FMD Barcode Scanner Setup Instructions
The IPU has sent you a barcode scanner to help you prepare for the introduction of the FMD Legislation in February 2019.
If you require another scanner or if you need to replace a scanner please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone us directly on 01 6205742.
When you are ready, plug in your barcode scanner using the USB connection, to your PC and follow the steps below.
Step 1 - Scan this code
Scanner beeps 4 times
Step 2 - Scan this code
Scanner beeps twice.
Final Step - Scan this code
Scanner beeps 4 times. Delay - Scanner will beep 4 times again
Congratulations, your barcode scanner is now set-up and ready to use. Should you have any issues please email email@example.com
Restore Default Settings
If you’ve lost track of what code was scanned or your scanner isn’t working as it was, please scan the below code to restore your scanner to default settings.
What is an Inverse Code and why it’s needed*?
*This step is required for the day-to-day use of hand scanners in the Pharmacy environment
The barcode we’re all familiar with is black bars or black squares on a white background. These are the codes that you’ll see below. The scanner is set up by default to read these codes.
If, however, you require to read a code with white bars or white squares on a black background then your scanner is required to be set up in a certain way.
Scanning the codes above will enable the scanner to read both types of codes mentioned above. Please scan the codes above in the order in which they appear when the scanner is connected to your PC. Once scanned you can use the scanner as normal, it will work just like all regular scanners.