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Setting up Symbol LS6004

Setting up Symbol LS6004

Setting up Symbol LS6004

Hi guys,

I've run into a rather frusterating situation.  I have very limited resources in my department so when asked to buy 20 barcode scanners for our retail locations I had to go the used route.

Unfortuantly the used route got me barcode scanners from the late 90's- which is fine but there is no documentation.

I have a symbol L56004-1015 (could be LS6004 cant read to well haha) with an RS-232 scanner.  I figured this would be an easy to setup- just plug in the cable to matching port and I expected it to light up.  Nice dice :(  I noticed there is a power input into the RS-232 cable.  I asked the guy I bought them from and he said he didnt have an power adapter he just plugged them in.  Anyone have any information what I am doing wrong?  do i need a power adapter?  Do i need a synapse device?  


I attached a picture of the scanners.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.



RE: Setting up Symbol LS6004

Have you tried calling Symbol?

Tech Support: 800.653.5350  

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