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Thread: Re: Barcode and the PIC
picon face BY : David W. Duley email (remove spam text)

In a message dated 97-09-16 07:08:35 EDT, you write:

 I like the looks of that chip - it looks to be available locally and is
only 25$ or so in single quantitys.  I found a wand at a surplus place and
it is only 25$ or so.  I feel that with a basic Stamp and a weekend or two I
could build a wedge for under 100$ and still have bragging rights.  The next
step would be interface a LCD Module and a some eeprom for scan storage and
make it portable so we can walk around and scan the books on the shelves
then dump it back to the PC. >>

Last I checked, comercial taiwanese units were about $100!
The one I saw came with the wand and an interface to the PC keyboard.

Dave Duley

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