Programming Guide: Symbol (Motorola/Zebra) LI4278 Scanners

RetailOps 2.0 includes new features requiring special configuration for barcode scanners. This simply alerts RO that, when scanning, a barcode will be sent to RO. Read the instructions below to program your scanner.

Please note:

  1. Your instance must be upgraded to RetailOps Version 2.1 and above to function properly.
  2. The Symbol LI4278 scanner is identical to the Motorola LI4278 scanner and the Zebra LI4278 scanner.
  3. You will need to print this article with the barcodes below and scan them in the sequence indicated.

1. Set Factory Defaults

Scan this barcode to reset the scanner to its factory default settings.

1. Set Factory Defaults

2. Set Data Transmission Format

Scan this barcode to set the scan data format for your scanner.

2. Set Data Transmission Format

3. Set the Prefix

Scan the following barcodes to set the prefix for your scanner.

3. Set the Prefix

4. Pair the Scanner to the Cradle

After configuration, you must pair the wireless scanner with the cradle again. To do so, scan the pairing barcode on the cradle, which should be the cradle's serial number (S/N).

Known Issues With These Scanners

In our testing, we've uncovered the following minor issues with the use of Symbol (Motorola/Zebra) LI4278 scanners.

  • If your computer goes into Sleep mode, the cradle may deactivate at this time. When you use your computer again, you will need to pair the scanner to the cradle again.
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