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CS60 and CS60-HC Series Companion Scanner Support

Zebra CS60 scanner
Zebra CS60-HC scanner



Here are support and repair resources for your Barcode Scanner. 

+ First Time Setup / Getting Started

The Setup guidelines below will take you to English documentation. You can access the localized User Guides in the MANUALS section.

 Confirm that you have the following equipment.

  • CS6080 scanner
  • CR6080-SC Cradle 
  • Zebra proprietary USB-C to USB-A cable
  • (Other host interfaces setup are described in the CS6080 Companion Scanner Product Reference Guide (for example,  Keyboard Wedge Interface)

First Time Connection steps

1.    Connect the USB-C end of the USB cable to the CR6080 cradle.

2.    Connect USB-A end of the cable to your computer USB port. 

3.    Confirm that the CR6080 cradle has a Green LED indicating power.

4.    Press the CS6080 trigger and confirm a scan beam is present.

Note: It is recommended to fully charge the CS6080 battery before first use

5.    Scan Return to Factory Defaults programming barcode from the CS6080 Quick Start Guide.

Note: When scanning a programming barcode from a screen/monitor, increase magnification to a minimum of 125%. This will ensure good barcode quality for a successful scan.

6.      To pair the CS6080 scanner with the CR6080 cradle, insert the scanner in the cradle or scan the pairing bar code. See Pairing Methods

*A high/low/high/low/beep sequence indicates that the pairing bar code was decoded. When a connection between the cradle and digital scanner is established, a low/high beep sound.

7.    To test sending a barcode, open a text document in an application such as Microsoft Word or Notepad.

Ensure that you can type into the text document using your keyboard.

Scan a product barcode.

8.    The scanned barcode will be displayed in the text document.

Keyboard Language (Country Code) Information

If Windows is configured for a region’s local keyboard and does not use an English keyboard layout, transferred barcode data may appear inaccurate.

Identify the language Windows uses and scan a compatible keyboard language configuration barcode (country code) USB Country Keyboard Types (Country Codes)

Consult the CS6080 Scanner Product Reference Guide (or available language copy) for additional scanner setup information.

+ Drivers

  • USB CDC Driver Support

    The driver is used to emulate a virtual RS232 Communication port using a USB port on a Windows PC.

+ Manuals

  • CS6080 Scanner Product Reference Guide (en)

    MN-003827-06EN Rev. A

    Download 24 MB
  • CS6080 Accessories Regulatory Guide (en)

    MN-003855-01EN Rev. A

    Download 561 KB
  • CS6080 Scanner Quick Start Guide (en)

    MN-003828-04EN Rev. A

    Download 2 MB
  • Healthcare Scanners Configuration and Quick Setup Guide for Allscripts (en)

    MN-004101-01EN Rev. A

    Download 407 KB
  • Healthcare Scanners Configuration and Quick Setup Guide for Cerner (en)

    MN-004102-01EN Rev. A

    Download 416 KB
  • Healthcare Scanners Configuration and Quick Setup Guide for Epic (en)

    MN-004103-01EN Rev. A

    Download 408 KB
  • Healthcare Scanners Configuration and Quick Setup Guide for Meditech (en)

    MN-004104-01EN Rev. A

    Download 408 KB
  • Multicode Data Formatting and Preferred Symbol User Guide

    MN-002895-02 Rev. A

    Download 3 MB
  • Plural Stage Programmer’s Guide (en)

    Programming barcodes for Plural Stage barcode decoding.

    Download 626 KB
  • Zebra Scanner SDK for Android Developer Guide (en)

    This SDK enables developers to create Android app that fully control a Zebra scanner with both a cabled and Bluetooth connection.

    Download 2 MB
  • Advanced Data Formatting Programmer Guide

    Programing barcodes and instructions for customizing scanned data.

    Download 1 MB

+ Utilities

+ Developer Tools

  • Scanner SDK for Windows

    Scanner Software Developers Kit (SDK) for Windows includes Sample applications for C++ and C#, OPOS, JPOS, and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) drivers and test utilities.

  • Scanner SDK for Android

    Scanner Software Developers Kit (SDK) for Android enables the development of custom scanner control apps for Zebra scanners.

  • Scanner SDK for Linux

    Scanner Software Developers Kit (SDK) for Linux includes the JPOS driver, Development libraries and header files for application developers, and Test and Sample utilities.

  • Scanner SDK for iOS

    Scanner Software Developers Kit (SDK) for iOS enables MFi or Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) cordless scanners to be connected and controlled by an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch without using a cradle.

+ Troubleshooting

Top 5 CS6080 Companion Scanner Knowledge Articles

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