How to Programmatically Set the Aim Type on an MC90xx to Be Cold Boot Persistent

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Question

How to Programmatically Set the Aim Type on an MC90xx to Be Cold Boot Persistent

Facts

MC90xx

Answer

Cold booting sets the control panel settings back to factory defaults.

Create a registry key and place it in the Application folder of the MC90x0x
  1. Set the type of aim to use.         
Aim Types (the default is set to trigger):
  • Trigger- For two-staged triggers; press the trigger slightly (stage 1) and laser appears as set by “Aim Mode”, then fully press trigger (stage 2) and the laser is turned on for reading bar codes.
  • TimedHold- Laser appears as set by “Aim Mode” for the “Aim Duration”, when the trigger is pressed and held.  At the end of this time, the laser is turned on for reading bar codes.
  • TimedRelease- Laser appears as set by “Aim Mode” while the trigger is pressed. When released, the laser is turned on for reading bar codes.
  1. The registry key can be found at:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Drivers\BuiltIn\BarCodeReader\Settings]\
        "ReaderParams"=
 
    3.   Export the registry key and place the .reg file into the Application folder on the MC90XX. 
    4.   Cold boot to test.