ScannerConfig.PicklistEx Software vs. Hardware

The EMDK offers to set PicklistEx Software or Hardware. How do I set this value correct if I have to support different devices (TC51, TC56 TC75x)?

- Is PicklistEx.HARDWARE "better" than PicklistEx.SOFTWARE

- Is PicklistEx.HARDWARE devicespecific?

- Is it possible to check if PicklistEx.HARDWARE is supported

- What happens if I set PicklistEx.HARDWARE on a device that does not support that (error, no picklist mode, softwaremode)?

Paul Sage
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I'm having the same issue. I'm setting picklistex to Hardware and its working on TC51, TC52 and others but crashing on a customer's TC20 which I don't have access to. So I need to know if there is a way of detecting whether its supported and which one should be used. I could try catching exceptions to figure it out but that seems a bit hacky.

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