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jflair1980

Joined: May 10
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Posted: 12 May 2010, 15:47
I don't understand the scanner. On my phone there is a thin red line but when I put it up to a bar code it doesn't do anything. Am I missing anything?
elsobes

Joined: Apr 10
Posts: 13

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Posted: 12 May 2010, 16:02
make sure there's adequate lighting, no creases in the bar code, and no glares. give it 10-15 seconds. My droid takes a bit to focus on the bar code but when it reads it, there's a pretty loud beep. Hopefully that helps
Jsauter

Joined: Apr 10
Posts: 51

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Posted: 12 May 2010, 17:15
Also, hold it as still as you possibly can.

I find that 95% of the bar codes are not in the system for products up here in Canada. How about down in the States?
enu021000

Joined: Apr 10
Posts: 162

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Posted: 12 May 2010, 18:16
About 95% are in the system, even store brand products. I even scanned in my vitamins and herbal tea.
- Elizabeth
"Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat." -Jill Johnson
Jsauter

Joined: Apr 10
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Posted: 12 May 2010, 22:43
That's cool. I am doing my part to add things as I find them!



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