Harness the Power of Smart Printing with Intermec by Honeywell

by George Brown February 5, 2014 AIDC

Intermec Smart Printers can run programs right inside the printer, so you can create simple labeling applications that dramatically increase worker speed and accuracy. In this video, see how a fruit producer has created a simple application for printing produce labels using an Intermec by Honeywell PM Series mid-range industrial printer, taking full advantage of […]

Datalogic and the University of Oregon – Partners in Innovation!

by Nathan Lord November 7, 2013 AIDC

Recently, Datalogic released a new promotional video to announce their agreement with the University of Oregon recognizing Datalogic as the Official Automatic Data Capture Provider of the University of Oregon. This video is just one of many exciting activities planned as part of the sponsorship agreement. Federica Guiotto, Director of Worldwide Marketing for Datalogic, states, […]

How often should I clean the printhead on a Thermal Barcode Printer?

by ScanSource Technical Services January 20, 2013 Barcode Printing

Frequent cleaning of a thermal barcode printer’s printhead is one of the best ways to extend its lifespan.  While there are many variables that affect the printhead lifespan, such as printhead pressure, heat settings, thickness of the media, even the type of labels being printed, regular cleaning is the single most important action one can […]

What the heck is Motionix™ technology?

by Nathan Lord December 10, 2012 POS

My friends over at Datalogic ADC, as well as myself from time to time, like to throw around the word “motionix” when discussing differentiators on some of the Datalogic handheld scanning devices. But that’s sort of like talking about WHIP and WAR to someone who doesn’t like sports (those are baseball stat terms if you […]

Printronix Wishes the Barcode a Happy 60th Birthday

by Nathan Lord October 16, 2012 AIDC

In the past here at ScanSource we’ve blogged about the birthday of the barcode, and we’ve celebrated the first scanning of a UPC barcode! In keeping with this theme, Gary Stockton, Senior Online Marketing Specialist for Printronix, took us on a walk down memory lane to wish the barcode a happy 60th birthday! Taking us […]

Coming to Partner Conference? Come a day early for your health!

by Nathan Lord August 29, 2012 Cloud Computing

As many of you may have already heard, ScanSource is throwing quite the party here in Greenville, SC Sept. 10-12 to celebrate 20 years of partnering with VARs in this industry. We’re rolling out the red carpet with Darius Rucker, BMWs, golf, guns… oh yeah, and some great content from some awesome speakers and manufacturers, […]

Managed Service & Support – Getting it Right and Why it’s So Hard

by Kevin Price August 23, 2011 AIDC

The managed service movement has been changing the way information technology is acquired, consumed, and managed for some time. However, so far it has had little impact on enterprise mobile computing, AIDC, or POS technology sectors. Today it is most commonly applied to servers, desktops, storage, and networking. The customers that have embraced it are […]

ScanSource POS & Barcoding celebrates the birthday of the UPC barcode with an edible barcode cake

by Aaron Moller June 28, 2011 ScanSource POS & Barcode
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ScanSource POS & Barcoding celebrates the first scanning of a UPC barcode with a Juicy Fruit cake, complete with an edible, scannable UPC barcode. The idea for the cake came from the first product ever scanned at a grocery store, Marsh’s supermarket in Troy, Ohio, which was a 10-pack (50 Sticks) of Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit […]

The ubiquitous barcode is celebrating a birthday today. Bravo for the barcode!

by Greg Dixon June 24, 2011 AIDC

Such a pronouncement caused me to do a little research. That’s natural for a guy like me.  I research every geeky thing that anyone can think up, including how to barcode a pig, and now the birth of the barcode itself.  As it would happen, I’ve had quite a history of my own with my […]

Zebra 140Xi4: How to Reset Printer to Factory Defaults

by ScanSource Technical Services May 26, 2011 Barcode Printing
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To reset defaults through the front panel, Press two times. The LCD will read SAVE CHANGES. Press until LOAD DEFAULTS is displayed. Press again. The printer will then display LOADING DEFAULTS. Once the printer has reset to default it will perform a self calibration. Still have questions or technical trouble? If your already a ScanSource […]