Bar Code Scanner Purchasing Considerations

Bar Code Scanner Purchasing Considerations

Bar Code Scanner Purchasing Considerations


1. What type of bar code do I need to scan?
2. How many scans will I need to make per day?
3. Will my application change in the future?
4. Will the scan volume change in the future?
5. Will my application require a rugged scanner capable of withstanding being dropped?
6. Do I need to scan in a cold or hot environment?
7. Will my scanner be used in a health care environment?
8. Do I need a FIPS Certified Scanner?
9. Do I need an ESD Safe Bar Code Scanner?
10. Do I need a Cordless Bar Code Scanner? If so, what type of range will I need from the cradle?