Sony MRW-EA7 Barcode Reader User Manual

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Connecting the
Reader/Writer to a
Simply connect the reader/writer to a
computer using the supplied USB cable.
1 Start the computer.
2 Connect the smaller connector
of the USB cable to the USB port
on the rear of the reader/writer.
3 Connect the larger connector of
the USB cable to the USB port on
the computer.
The computer recognizes the reader/
writer as a removable disk, and the
reader/writer is ready for use.
Do not connect to the USB port on the computer
via an external USB hub.
Depending on the computer and the status of its
operating system, the reader/writer may not
operate or may become unstable. If this occurs,
refer to the “Troubleshooting” section. (Page 17)
After disconnecting the USB cable, wait at least
5 seconds before reconnecting it. (Otherwise, the
reader/writer may not be recognized.)
When two or more USB devices are connected to
one computer, the reader/writer is not guaranteed
to operate simultaneously with some types of
USB device.
You cannot access two or more memory cards
simultaneously on a single computer by
connecting additional memory card devices.
Remove any memory cards from the reader/
writer or turn off the other devices.
Notes for Windows
On some computers, a message may appear
asking you to insert the operating system
disc. When this happens, follow the
computer’s instructions.
On some computers, the USB Mass
Storage will function at reduced speed
message may appear, indicating that a hi-
speed USB device has been connected to a
USB port which does not support hi-speed
USB. If your computer has multiple USB
ports, try connecting to a different port.
Otherwise, close the message and continue
using the reader/writer with the current
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