Longshot: Symbol PDT 1510A as a terminal
rigdonj at cfl.rr.com
Fri Apr 7 10:08:08 CDT 2006
At 08:27 PM 4/1/06 +0200, you wrote:
>On Wed, 2006-01-25 at 14:44 -0700, Richard wrote:
>> In article <012301c621e6$e71efc00$5f25fea9 at ibm23xhr06>,
>> "John Allain" <allain at panix.com> writes:
>> > I recently obtained a Symbol Technologies 1510A made as a dedicated
>> > laser scanner, that is, eprom'ed to do a specific task. [...]
>> Is this a handheld unit? I am unfamiliar with this device. Do you
>> have a picture or link to a page on it?
>My Symbol machines are all ruggedized versions of standard-ish small
>machines from the day - sometimes with extras. Mine has some WLAN card
>and a barcode scanner.
FWIW NASA surpluses tons of the Symbol bar code readers at auction at
KSC. Recently they've started listing them as Export-Controlled items.
Anybody have any idea why?
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