LS2208 not Scanning Bar Codes Printed on a Reflective Surface

Article ID: 24226152

Symptom

LS2208 scanner will not decode or will misread when scanning a bar code that is printed on a reflective surface or is embedded under shrink wrap.

Facts

LS2208

Root Cause

Scanning a bar code that is printed on a reflective surface or is under a reflective wrapping may result in a misread due to light refraction.

Resolution

Bar codes must be printed on a non-reflective surface and reflective wrap must be removed.