We have success with the CipherLab 1660/1661 bluetooth wireless barcode scanner working with iPads.
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From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Dave Caroline
Sent: Monday, November 03, 2014 4:28 PM
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Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Wireless barcode scanners
I use an old Wasp barcode scanner to scan my spine barcodes when stock checking a shelf or box of manuals. I think ease of use matters. The laser line makes it easy to point and fast, it looks so wrong to me watching people use pads to take pictures, also no waiting for mechanical focus.
On 03/11/2014, Cary Gordon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> You could simply use an iPad as a barcode scanner. Disintermediate!
>> On Nov 3, 2014, at 12:58 PM, Edward M. Corrado <[log in to unmask]>
>> This is slightly off-topic but I can't think of a better place to ask.
>> I have been asked to investigate wireless barcode scanners, and
>> preferably ones that can work with an iPad (or be connected to an
>> iPad), for inventory purposes. I have found a few used in the retail
>> environment but I was wondering of anyone has bought any recently
>> that they like. Even if you have a wireless barcode scanner that
>> isn't designed to work with an iPad that you recommend, I'd like to
>> hear about it. I know this is vaugue, but that is intentional, I am
>> trying to cast a wide net in hopes to hear what others have done that
>> might be of interest since we are just starting to look into this.