Recommended settings for AscendScan and the MC2180 inventory scanner

From the scanner’s Main Menu, press 3 for Settings.

Found Item Default Qty: If required, press 1 to change this setting.

  • (recommended) 1: When a barcode is recognized by the scanner, a quantity of one is recorded by default.
  • QOH: When a barcode is recognized by the scanner, the quantity in stock for the product at the time the product file was created is recorded by default.

Not Found Item Default Qty: If required, press 2 to change this setting.

  • (recommended) 0: When a barcode is not recognized by the scanner and the Allow Not Found option (below) is enabled, a quantity of zero is recorded by default.
  • 1: When a barcode is not recognized by the scanner and the Allow Not Found option (below) is enabled, a quantity of one is recorded by default.

Allow Not Found: If required, press 3 to change this setting.

  • (recommended) N: When a barcode is not recognized by the scanner, the item is not recorded in the scan file.
  • Y: When a barcode is not recognized by the scanner, the item is recorded in the scan file.

Exclude Items w/Zero QOH: If required, press 4 to change this setting.

  • Y: Items which were not in stock at the time the product file was created are not recognized by the scanner.
  • (recommended) N: Items which were not in stock at the time the product file was created are recognized by the scanner, and are recorded in the scan file.

Beeper Volume: Press 5 to adjust the volume of the scanner's audible alert sound.

  • Low: The quietest alert setting.
  • Med: The mid-level alert setting.
  • Hi: The loudest alert setting.

Press 6 to save changes.

When the Settings have been saved prompt displays, press Enter.

Press 0 to exit the Settings screen.


Additional Resources

Article: Install my inventory scanner

Article: My inventory scanner isn't working

Article: My inventory scanner isn't connecting to Windows Mobile Device Center

Video: Troubleshooting the MC2180

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