Reviews and Problems with Wasp BarCode WWS 800 Freedom Scanner
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23 September 2014
Summary: Not for me. I'm going to try a Symbol scanner. I wish this unit better but I think there are significant issues that prevent me from using it.
Pros: Not many that I can think of.
Cons: I have been a fan of Wasp products for years. This product is not on par with the quality of their products. Here are my two issues. *The volume of the beep is terribly loud. You can change the frequency of the beep but you can't adjust the volume. I don't need everyone in the company hearing bar...
Summary: The WWS 800 CCD scanner is much cheaper than the WWS 850 laser scanner - but I found that it was inferior in all ways. Unless there was perfect lighting and a perfect barcode, the 800 couldn't decode the scan. The 850 is much more expensive but can read barcodes in any light and with many flaws.
Summary: Recently a client got this product from somewhere. (I don't know if it is from here)If you like to get your IT staff some work out, this one would be a good try. CD comes in the box is 4 years old manual, no details in RS 232 port setting. Got their support to send me the link...
Summary: We purchased this unit because we had a spare RS232 interface on the PC. After installing it and following instructions on how to activate the RS232 interface on the base, we still couldn't get it to operate.
Summary: The *beep* sound the scanner makes is somewhat loud and can be disruptive if used in a quieter environment.
Pros: Great barcode recognition, lightweight, good battery life.
Cons: The tagline says Retail but it is not! The description says *no charger included* but it is also missing the instruction booklet that comes with the retail version, and arrived in a cardboard (OEM) box. Not my idea of retail... The CD just has PDF's of manuals for all their products. Quite unimpr...