LS3408 Beeper Definitions

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Motorola LS3408 Beeper Definitions

The Motorola LS3408 scanner emits different beeper sequences and patterns to indicate its status. The table below defines beep sequences that occur during both normal scanning and while programming the scanner,

Standard Use

Beeper Sequence Indication
Short low/short medium/short high beep sequence Power up.
1 short high beep A bar code symbol was detected (if decode beeper is enabled).
4 low long beeps A transmission error was detected in a scanned symbol. The data is ignored.
5 low long beeps Conversion of format error.
Short high/short high/short high/long low beep sequence RS-232 receive error.

Parameter Menu Scanning

Beeper Sequence Indication
Long low/long high beep sequence Incorrect programming sequence or Cancel bar code scanned. Scanner remains in program mode.
Short high/short low beep sequence Keyboard parameter selected. Enter value using bar code key pad.
Short high/short low/short high/short low beep sequence Successful program exit with change in the parameter setting.
Short low/short high/short low/short high beep sequence Out of host parameter storage space.

USB Only

Beeper Sequence Indication
4 short high beeps Scanner did not complete initialization. Wait several seconds and scan again.
Short low/short medium/short high beep sequence after scanning a USB Device Type Communication with the bus must be established before the scanner can can operate at the highest power level.
Short low/short medium/short high beep sequence occurs more than once The USB bus may put the scanner in a state where power to the scanner is cycled on and off more than once. This is normal and usually happens when the PC cold boots.

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