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Topic: Barcode Scanner (Read 958 times) previous topic - next topic

ahhreeyell

I'm working on an Arduino project that entails using a barcode scanner with a USB interface. Could this work with a USB shield, what model/brand USB shield should I purchase, and how do I get the Arduino to read the barcodes and store them? Is there some sort of library for this?

jroorda

If you had to develop this from scratch I would go for a RS232 bar-code scanner, but it looks like someone has already worked out how to do what you want.

Courtesy of the Google Machine, as my old boss would say.

http://www.circuitsathome.com/mcu/connecting-barcode-scanner-arduino-usb-host-shield

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