Honeywell Scanner Setup – CNP

Install HSM USB Serial Driver v3.5.25

This article covers Windows setup only.

  1. Copy the installer to the local device and extract the .zip
  2. Install the HSM USB Serial Driver v3.5.25
    1. Open a Command Prompt as Administrator.
    2. Navigate to the installer directory. cd path\to\the\installer\directory
    3. Run ./setup.bat /silent /install /machine
  3. Confirm the drive package installation in Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs.

Configure Scanner

  1. Open Device Manager.
  2. Plug the scanner into a USB port on the device.
  3. Confirm the scanner name is listed under Ports (COM & LPT).
    • If the scanner appears as USB Serial Device, check driver installation. Device is using the generic Windows driver. Confirm the Honeywell driver installed correctly.
    • If the scanner appears as an HID device, scan the USB Serial Emulation code in the device support manual.
  4. Set the scanner port and baud rate.
    1. Right click the scanner and select properties.
    2. Click the Port Settings tab.
    3. Set the following parameters:
      • Bits per second: 9600
      • Data bits: 8
      • Parity: None
      • Stop bits: 1
      • Flow control: None
    4. Click Advanced.
    5. Set the COM port number:
      • COM Port: COM8 or the COM number set in Newton for the POS line.
    6. Click OK on both windows to save settings.

Test Scanner

Test the scanner input using a serial terminal emulator.

Test Scanner Using Putty Terminal

  1. Open Putty terminal.
  2. Select connection type: Serial.
  3. Enter the COM port in the Serial Line. The device COM port can be found in Device Manager under Ports (COM & LPT).
  4. Open the connection.
  5. Scan a test barcode. The text will appear in the terminal window.

If access to NewtonPOS on the device is available at the time of installation, confirm the scanner is working in NewtonPOS as well.

Updated on July 27, 2021

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