What is an MX009 cable and how to choose the correct cable variant? The computer is replaced by a computer with USB ports only, can I still use the scanner? Is it possible to convert a serial or keyboard wedge device to a USB keyboard or USB serial device? What MX009 cables are available as your price list doesn't mention any? My product is not listed in the MX009 user guide, what options do I have? The RS232 scanned is not working with a USB cable. No scan beam from the unit. How to convert Keyboard Wedge Interface to USB Interface? Currently connected keyboard wedge and now require USB. How to change RS-232 interface to USB Keyboard? I have purchased a legacy Metrologic Scanner with -41 RS232 interface and standard USB cable 59-59235, but the scanner does not work connected to USB interface.
Note: Scanners to which this solution applies and are not listed in the configuration guide are considered 'MetroSelect Compatible' and or 'Powerlink compatible'. MetroSelect compatible scanners manufactured before May 2002 require a special configuration in order to work with the MX009 cable adapter (see pages 25 -29 in the MX009 Converter Configuration Guide).
Below there is a picture of the MX009 cable.The cable has an in-line bulge which contains a small circuit board which converts the data from the scanner from RS232 to USB and sets the emulation according to the cable selected. Review the Matrix of available MX009 cables that references all applicable products, and for all traditional MX009 options check page 4 and 5 in the MX009 Converter Configuration Guide. Options to consider for ordering are: