MK500 application development

I am looking to write a program for the MK500 for a Time and Attendance application in C# and VS2008.

 

Can someone supply a sample program I can review for controlling the built-in scanner?  I have downloaded and installed the EMDK version 2.9.  If there are sample programs provided with it I can't find them.

 

I have also downloaded and attempted to use a program uploaded by a Motorola support person (I can't relocate the link) but it fails when run.

 

Even the demo app installed on the unit fails.  When I run the demo app (ScanSamp2 Example is what appears in the title bar) I get a:

 

Failure during read attempt  A0000023

 

If I reply 'Yes' to the prompt to retry the scan the message repeats.

 

 

The unit I have is a MK590-A0D30DB9GWTWR.

 

Thanks

Anonymous (not verified)
Scanner problems usually

Scanner problems usually occur because there are 2 apps trying to use the scanner at once.  Do you have scanwedge or datawedge running on this device?  If so, they will usually need to be stopped or disabled before another app can open the scanner.

There are sample apps that come with the EMDK.  They get installed under \Users\public.  There's a link installed on your PC, but I think it's hard to find on Win8+

file:///C:/Users/Public/Motorola%20EMDK%20for%20.NET/v2.9/SampLauncher2008.htm

The demo apps are typically written for a device with a trigger, so you will need to do a soft trigger in your app to get it started (lit up) and you will want to set it for presentation mode.

this.barcode21.Config.ReaderParameters.ReaderSpecific.ImagerSpecific.AimType = Symbol.Barcode2.Design.AIM_TYPE.AIM_TYPE_PRESENTATION;

Another possibility.  Is the device you have a prototype device/engineering sample? (it would have a sticker saying that).  The early prototypes of these devices had differences relating to the scanners.  If this is a prototype device, that may be your problem.  You will want to be working with a production version of this device.

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Larry Nissen
Dan,Thanks for your response

Dan,

Thanks for your response.

Tech support had me re-flash the unit and that took care of the error codes.

Thanks for the pointers to the EMDK sample programs.  That is one place I never would have thought of looking.

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Kiran Kumar s
Hi,   I need a help for 

Hi,   I need a help for  MK500 barcode scanner  Auto Trigger in the c# application.

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