This short video
demostrates how to scan FMD packs and
provides useful tips for scanning.
Check your scanner
Use the 'IMVO
Check your scanner' guidance to test if your scanner is set up correctly. As
part of checking your scanner you will need to determine which mode your
scanner is in. The “Check your scanner” guidance will help you do this.
identify problems with your scanner after carrying out those tests, then
proceed to the relevant 'IMVO Fix your scanner' guidance for your scanner make
and mode. These documents will help you fix any problems with your scanner and
set it up correctly.
If you identify
problems with your scanner after checking it, then you need to ‘fix’ it. This is done by scanning a series of barcodes that
will set your scanner to the correct configuration:
The instructions for fixing
the scanner depend on what make it is and the mode it is set up in (keyboard
wedge or serial mode. Look at the scanner to see what make it is. See IMVO ‘Check
Your Scanner’ for details of how to find out what mode it is in.
IMVO has drawn up guidance on
how to fix Datalogic and Honeywell scanners as these are the most commonly used
FMD scanners in Ireland.
If you have a Datalogic or
Honeywell scanner, follow the instructions in the the relevant ‘Fix Your Scanner’ guidance below. There are 4
different versions so use the one that corresponds to your scanner’s make and mode.
If you are using any other make
of scanner, your FMD software provider may be able to advise you on how to
If you’re unsure what to do
next, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, including the make of your
scanner in your email.
* If you are having difficulties downloading any of the Check Your Scanner or Fix Your Scanner documents please email us at email@example.com and we will send the documents to you by email