Re: [OVC-demo-team] Cue Cat Scanners

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Wed Feb 25 2004 - 17:17:22 CST

I can donate mine to the cause.


At 9:41 AM -0800 2/25/04, Alan Dechert wrote:
>We will use very inexpensive barcode scanners for the demo. I bought 18 of
>them on eBay for $11.50 (around $20 including shipping). They needed some
>modification to output plain text--I killed two in the process. I have one
>left. I gave out the rest of them.
>If you would like to have one to test with, you might want to buy one from
>eBay. In ones or twos, they can be had for around $8 ea (these plug into
>the keyboard port). Here's an example of one--already modified--that went
>for $1.00 (plus $5.95 S&H):
>There is also a USB version (costs a bit more) that will work with laptops
>and Macs.
>Alternatively, there are a few people on this list that I sent scanners to
>that aren't using them. Perhaps they could offer to send theirs to someone
>that can use it. Or, if someone wants to send me a check to cover this, I
>will buy some more and distribute them.
>Alan D.

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