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BarCodeScannersDiscount.com Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ

1.  About Us
2.  Credit Card Security
3.  Sales Tax
4.  Payment Methods
5.  Shipping Charges
6.  Returns
7.  Backorders
8.     How to Contact Us
9.  Package Tracking
10. Municipal, Federal, & Non-Profit Orders
11. Central Contractor Registration or CAGE Code - United States Armed Forces
12.Small Business & Corporate Orders
13.Elementary Schools, High Schools, Colleges, & University Orders
14.Industry Links
15.Manufacturer's Warranty
16.International Order's
17.RoHS Environmental Standards
18.Refusals
19.Damaged Product's
20.Privacy Policy
21.Service Contract's & Extended Warranties
22.Thank you for your Patronage
23.Shipping Coupon for Continental US Only.

1. About Us:
BarCodeScannersDiscount.com is an Auto Id POS Solution Provider. Since 2002 we have specialized in auto id solutions for both large and small businesses. Our core business is barcode scanners, barcode printers, barcode software, barcode verifiers, mobile computers, point of sale products, barcode labels & ribbons, id card printers, and id card software. We represent industry leading companies as a Solution Partner often providing our customers with exceptional pricing and extensive support.
In our quest for excellence, we have partnered with Cognitive Solutions, Datacard Group, Datalogic Scanning, Datamax O'Neil, Fargo Electronics, Honeywell Scanning and Mobility, RedBeam Tracking Software, SATO America, Unitech, WASP, and ZebraCard to provide you with the best line of bar code products with the lowest cost of ownership. We strive everyday to earn your business with:

  • Low Price Guarantee
  • Pre and Post Sales Support
  • We Sell only Brand New Products from OEM with full warranty coverage
  • Experienced, professional, courteous account representatives
  • Superior Online Shopping Experience with Toll Free Technial Support available

    2. Is it safe to use my credit card? to use my credit card?
    ecommerce provided by Yahoo! Small Business
    Yes!  BarCodeScannersDiscount.com has been an Online Merchant since 2003 and take's every precaution to make your shopping experience safe. We work very hard to make your transactions secure. Our Web-site is hosted by Yahoo!™ Store which utilizes industry standard 256 bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Encrytion. Similarly, as always you can call one of our Account Representatives to place your order, by calling us toll free at 1-866-204-1382. All account information submitted to us is kept confidential and secure.

    3. Do I have to pay state sales tax?
    All orders shipped into New York State are subject to NY Sales Tax. Sales tax will only apply to residents of New York. We do not collect sales taxes for any other state.

    Canadian Orders are subject to GST. See current rates for your province Canada 2010 GST Rates

    4. How can I pay for my purchase? for my order?
    Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and PayPal
    We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and PayPal. We also accept checks and money orders. Orders paid by check will usually not be processed until the funds have been verified. If you prefer to order offline please fill out the Bar Code Scanners Discount Offline Order Form. If you are sending a check, please make the check payable to:JWF Enterprises

    Remit to: JWF Enterprises
    BarCodeScannersDiscount.com
    116 Kingsley Road
    Rochester, NY 14612-5422


    5. How much will my shipping charges be?
    Domestic Shipping Free FedEx/UPS Ground Shipping for Online Orders within the continental United States of America. In addition, we offer a host of expedited shipping options for you to select from. The total cost of goods, shipping charges (if applicable) and sales taxes (New York residents) are clearly displayed before you place your order.
    International Shipping is available online through our webstore. Online shipping options include UPS Worldwide Express and UPS Worldwide Expedited.
    Offline International Shipping is provided through DHL, FedEx, Purolator, United States Postal Service, and UPS. All domestic and international shipping is shipped prepaid. In addition, we reserve the right to ship freight collect and best method at our discretion. For an offline International Shipping rate quote please e-Mail us the shipping address and the order details for a DHL, FedEx , UPS, USPS carrier quote to your ship to address. e-Mail us @ sales@BarCodeScannersDiscount.com Be sure to include the quantity, part number, shipping method (i.e. no. of days required) and your shipping address.

    BarCodeScannersDiscout.com is not responsible for destination countries duties/taxes. Please note, some countries require the customers "tax id number" to clear customs. Hence, you may be requested to furnish your tax id number to assist us in processing your international shipment through customs. *All Domestic and International Orders are vigorously screened against fraud.

    6. What if I need to return my order?
    Hardware includes barcode scanners, printers, cash drawers, swipe readers, and accessories. For a product to be returned it must be unused and factory sealed with all of the original packaging. 30 day return policy. (i.e. from the date the order is shipped).
    Note: The following hardware is non-returnable: Opticon OPN-2006, OPN-2003, OPN-2001, and OPN-3002i. Moreover, all print heads are non-returnable.
    Software - 30 day return policy on Boxed Software (i.e. from the date of invoice). Software must not be opened. Software box must still be shrink wrapped from the factory. Keyless or Electronic Delivery Software sent via a e-Mail link for uploading software are non-returnable, non-refundable.
    Software Demos are available for you to, "try before you buy". Please request a demo copy for your review to make sure the software meets your specifications.
    Media - All bar code labels, bar code ribbons, and plastic card printer supplies are non-returnable. Evaluation labels and ribbons are available for most printers for you to "evaluate" before you purchase. Please request sample media to make sure the media meets your specifications. You may return an item in its original condition for a refund or credit within 30 days of receipt. Shipping charges can only be refunded if the return is due to our error. A restocking fee of $25 dollars will be assessed on orders over $250 dollars, and a $50 dollar fee for orders over $500 dollars. All returns must be returned in their original packaging with all of the manuals and accessories included with the product in like "new" condition. After a return has been received, it will take 1-2 weeks to process. If using a credit card, refunds will be credited to your account. If paying by check or money order, a refund check will be mailed to you.

    Please call us at (866) 204-1382 to get a Return Material Authorization Number (RMA#) to process your return. Please mark the RMA number on the outside label of the box, this will insure that you receive credit for your return.  For your protection, we suggest using UPS, FedEx, DHL or insured United States Postal Service Parcel Post for shipping returns.   

    BarCodeScannersDiscount.com RMA Policy

    1. A Return Materials Authorization (RMA) number is required for all returns.
    2. An RMA number is valid for 30 days.
    3. The RMA number must be visible on all returns. Do not write on the original product box!
    4. BarCodeScannersDiscount.com does not accept returns of print heads, bar code media, software or service contracts.
    5. Misships must be claimed within 15 days of BarCodeScannersDiscount.com invoice date.
    6. Product will be returned to customer under the following circumstances:
    a. If a product is returned missing any components sent with the original order.
    b. If the condition of the returned product is in any way misrepresented.
    c. If the received product is damaged in any way.
    d. If there is not a valid and visible RMA number.
    e. If a product returned on a DOA is tested as full functioning product.
    f. If product is received over 30 days after the date the RMA number is issued.

    7. What if you don't have an item in stock??
    If an item you ordered is out of stock, it will be back-ordered automatically (domestic orders only). For international orders, we will e-Mail you of the missing items to confirm the balance of your order.

    8. Have a question?
    Have a question? Please contact us via e-Mail @ sales@BarCodeScannersDiscount.com (e-Mail's are responded to within 24 hours)
    Telephone: Call us Toll Free at 1(866)204-1382 8:00am - 8:00pm EST
    Fax: 1(585)663-9363

    We want to hear from you!
    We are continually making our website more customer centric and would appreciate any input. Please send us your e-Mail

    9. How do I track my order? my order?
    All tracking numbers and Invoices are emailed.
    For Online Orders: UPS, FedEx, USPS and Purolator tracking numbers will be posted for your review. LTL courier tracking numbers are emailed.

    10. Do you accept purchase orders from local municipalities, state government, and federal government?
    Yes! We accept Purchase Orders from local, state, and federal governments. Similarly, we accept purchase orders from non profit organizations. See the link below for more info on addressing your Purchase Order(s)

    11. Do you have a CAGE Code for the United States Armed Forces?
    Yes! We are listed with the Central Contractor Registration (CCR)
    CAGE Code No. 3HXA3

    12. Do you accept purchase orders from small businesses, non-profit organizations, corporations?
    Yes! We accept Purchase Orders from businesses and corporations. See the link below for more info on addressing your purchase orders.

    13. Do you accept purchase orders from elementary schools, high schools, colleges, and universities?
    Yes! We accept Purchase Orders from public and private (elementary schools, high schools, colleges, and universities). See the link below for more info on addressing your Purchase Order(s)

    Please make your Purchcase Order out to:

    JWF Enterprises
    BarCodeScannersDiscount.com
    116 Kingsley Road
    Rochester, NY 14612-5422


    Fax your Purchase Order to (585) 663-9363 or e-Mail us at: sales@BarCodeScannersDiscount.com

    14. Industrial & International Bar Code Industry Associations

    15. What is the manufacturers warranty?

    Company Manufacturer Warranty/DOA
    3M Touch Systems (MicroTouch) 5 year warranty on sensor and touch controller; 3 year warranty on monitors. DOA - 45 days.
    American Power Conversion 2 year warranty. Customer calls APC before RMA. DOA - 30 days.
    APG Cash Drawer 2 year standard warranty. Series 4000: 3 year warranty.
    Cherry Electrical Products 1 year warranty. DOA - 30 days.
    Citizen 1 - 2 years warranty depending upon model. DOA - 30 days.
    Cognitive Solutions 2 year warranty. DOA - 30 days.
    Datacard Group 24 month warranty on printer/printhead. DOA - 30 days.
    Datamax O'Neil 3 year warranty on I-Class, 5 year warranty on W-Class, 1 year on all other printers. Printhead warranty is 1 year or 1,000,000 linear inches of printing, whichever comes first. DOA - 30 days from invoice date (no DOA on printheads).
    Datalogic Scanning (formerly PSC/Percon) PowerScan: 3 year warranty
    QuickScan 6000 Plus: 5 Year Warranty
    QuickScan 1000: 2 year warranty
    Magellan: 1 year warranty
    IP Products: 30 months
    Decoders: 5 year warranty
    Software: First incident resolved free. Additional incidents require maintenance agreement
    Elo Touch Systems Accutouch 2-5 years, Intelltouch - 2/10/5 year. DOA - 45 days from date.
    Eltron Card Printers 1 year warranty. DOA - 30 days.
    Epson America 1 - 2 years warranty depending upon model. DOA - 30 days.
    Fargo Electronics Fargo Persona Printers 2 year warranty. Printheads 1 year/ unlimited passes with UltraCard cards. DOA - 30 days.
    Honeywell Scanning and Mobility(formerly Hand Held Products) Input products - 180 days to 5 year warranty, depends upon model.
    PDT products - 90 days to one year warranty, depends upon model. DOA - Call for details.
    ICVerify 1 year warranty on hardware. DOA - 30 days.
    ID TECH 1 year warranty. DOA - 30 days.
    ImageWare Systems EpiSuite Products 30 days from invoice
    Intermec Technologies Corp. 1 year warranty. (3 year warranty on Sabre™ Scanners, 1800 Series and 9730. 30 days on software.) DOA - 30 days from invoice date.
    Ithaca Peripherals (Transact) 2 year warranty. DOA - 30 days.
    Javelin Systems Inc. 1 year warranty. DOA - 30 days from invoice date.
    Loftware 90 day replacement policy from invoice date for distribution media, manuals and licenses. Key warranty policy: non functioning keys will be replaced free of charge for one year from the ScanSource invoice date. Beyond one year for broken, lost or stolen keys call .
    Logic Controls 1 year warranty. DOA - 30 days.
    Mag-Tek 1 year warranty on MICR, Wedge and RS232 readers. 90 day warranty on TTL readers.
    Metrologic 24 month warranty from date of manufacture. Voyager Series - 5 years from date of manufacture. (Voyager BT Series - 2 years). MS7320/Horizon - 3 Years from date of manufacture. DOA - 14 days.
    MMF Cash Drawer 2 year warranty from manufacture date. DOA - 30 days.
    Monarch Marking Systems All printers have a one year depot level warranty. Printheads for 9800 and 9400 Series: 1 million inches prorated. Printheads for Pathfinder, Rascal and Renegade: 1 year. DOA - 30 days from invoice date.
    NFive - CardFive 30 days from invoice.
    NCR 7448, 7451, 7460 workstations 90 day depot. All other workstations 90 days on site. 7837, 7892 scanners 90 day depot. All other scanners 90 days on site. PC/Servers one year warranty.
    Opticon 5 year warranty except laser products. Laser products have 2 year warranty. DOA - 30 days.
    Pioneer 1 year. Call Pioneer direct for DOA information.
    Preh 1 year. DOA - 30 days.
    RJS 1 year warranty. DOA - 30 days.
    Sato 1 year warranty on printers, 1 year or 500,000 linear inches on printheads, whichever comes first. DOA - 30 days.
    STAR Micronics Receipt Printers: 3 Year Warranty. Warranty Service: (732) 623-5555 x105
    Symbol Technologies
    Motorola
    Zebra Enterprises
    Zebra Technologies
    Accessories, serialized: 90 day warranty
    Accessories, unserialized: 30 day warranty
    Scanners: CS Series: 90 day warranty
    Scanners: LS2200 and DS6600 Series: 60 month warranty
    Scanners: LS9208 Series: 30 month warranty
    Scanners: LS4208 Series: 60 month warranty
    Scanners: LS1203, LS4278, DS3400, M200 Series: 36 month warranty
    Terminals: 1 Year standard warranty
    Teklynx Electronic (i.e.eMail) Software Link Downloads are not returnable.
    1 Year Warranty on defective Hardware Keys
    Unitech Pen Wands: 1 year warranty.
    MS180/MS210 CCD Handheld Scanners: 3 Year Warranty.
    DOA - 30 days.
    Verifone 1 year repair. 800-654-1684. Call Verifone direct for DOA information.
    WASP Bar Code Software 30 days from invoice date.
    Zebra Technologies Printheads: 6 month warranty. Printers: 1 year warranty. Printserver II: 3 year warranty. Keyboard Display Units: 6 month warranty. DOA - 30 days. No DOA's on printheads.

    16. Do you ship internationally?
    Yes. We ship to any country that FedEx, UPS, DHL, or the Untied States Postal Service offers service. Based on a comparison of rates and service featurs (tracking and insurance) will determine which carrier is selected. Please Note: some priority shipping services may not be available for your country (e.g. FedEx International Priority).

    17. What are RoHS compliant products?
    The RoHS Directive stands for "the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment". This Directive bans the placing on the EU market of new electrical and electronic equipment containing more than agreed levels of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardants. The RoHS Directive and the UK RoHS regulations came into force on 1 July 2006.

    18. What if an order is refused? Refused Orders are subject to a $25 dollar refusal/restocking charge.

    19. What if an order is damaged during shipment? Please contact us immediately for an RMA# to have the order returned. If you have any questions or concerns please call an Account Representatives at 1-866-204-1382.

    20. What is BarCodeScannersDiscount.com's Privacy Policy? Please refer to our company Pricacy Policy Section for your review. If you have any questions or concerns please call one of our Customer Account Representatives at 1-866-204-1382.

    21. How do I purchase a Service Contract or Extended Warranty for a recent purchase or product of interest? Please contact us before purchasing your product or within 30 days of purchase for information regarding a Service Contract or Extended Warranty for your product of interest.Honeywell Metrologic Service Contracts Bar Code Scanners - Mobile Computers (Call for pricing)

    22. Your patrongage is greatly appreciated. We'd like to take this opportunity to thank all of our online and offline customers who have been so important to us over the last 14+ years and look forward to continuing to exceed your expectations in the future.

    23. Free Ground Shipping within the continental United States. Please enter Coupon Code bcsd1 in the Coupon Code Box at Check Out.
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