Microscan Tips and Tricks

This Blog was created to help people solve bar code and data collection applications with Microscan bar code readers and vision systems.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Cloudlink images won't load

Try deleting these two files after you log in using filezilla target and password - no port#



refresh your browser and you should start to see images


Thursday, February 02, 2017

Microhawk USB Reader runs on Linux

This tiny bar code reader or vision camera has a micro USB connection on the back.  Linux drivers exist to integrate this into most systems.  Contact us for more info

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Use Autovision from Microscan for AIM DPM Verification

Screen shot shown grading a dot peen datamatrix mark on metal using the Vision Hawk smart camera.  This camera from Microscan features an optional bar code verification software package.  It enables ISO 15415/6 and AIM DPM grading.  An NIST traceable calibration standard is also available.  Contact us for more information.

Use Microscan Autovision to Detect UV Ink Striping Presence

Here's a screen shot of the Autovision software detecting a UV stripe on a product.  Using a 365nm UV light illuminates the ink for the vision system to see it..  Contact us for more info.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Check length of Datamatrix codes in Vision Scape

The other symbologies have a tool to check the length of the decoded text but not Datamatrix. Here's a way to insert an if statement into vscape that checks the length and compares it to what you want.
Helpful if there are  multiple codes in the field of view.  Contact us for more info

Friday, October 21, 2016

Color MV-40 5mp Camera and Autovision 4.0 Indentifies 24 colors

here's is a screen shot of the MV40 identifying 24 colors.  contact us for more info

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

How to change the IP on pre autovision 4.0 cameras

If you use hyperterminal and connect to the current IP address of the camera port 23

Type BP_Dump   - then a list of settings goes by
Type BP_DHCP=0
Type BP_UpdateIP "","",”

Cycle power and it will be the new IP when you reconnect

Friday, October 14, 2016

Micro Hawk Posters

Showing the new products from Microscan