[clug-talk] OT - Request: Bar Code & Mag Stripe Scanner

Dafydd Crosby dcrosby at userful.com
Mon Mar 5 08:20:16 PST 2012

The one you're thinking of is called the CueCat - you can still get them 
pretty cheap (under 10 bucks in some places), and it only took me 5-10 
minutes to "de-claw" mine.


On 03/04/2012 10:15 PM, TekBudda wrote:
> Hi Mel,
> That is ideally the one I would love to get.  Used one of those at
> another job.  Nice shape, easy to program&  use.  Sigh!
> Never heard of the mouse-shaped one.
> On 12-03-04 07:54 PM, Mel Walters wrote:
>> On Sun, 2012-03-04 at 17:25 -0700, TekBudda wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> Just thought I would check the list&  see if anyone had a barcode
>>> scanner (USB preferred but PS/2 would be acceptable as well) that they
>> I have the Symbol LS4208. Unfortunately I am using it quite a lot lately
>> redoing my books list and got some new books to enter too.
>> Was it someone in CLUG who talked about that mouse shaped scanner?
>> Unlikely they are easy to find though.
>> Mel
>>> didn't need.  I am in the process of cataloging books, CD's, etc. for
>>> insurance purposes&  it would go a lot quicker if I didn't have to enter
>>> everything manually.
>>> Ideally if you had a magstripe reader as well, that would be good.  I
>>> just want to play with one.
>>> I had access to both of these at a previous job but not there anymore.
>>> Have looked at some pricing out there, but the prices are a little out
>>> of my reach at this moment.
>>> TekBudda

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