How do I Reset a Symbol PDT-3100 Barcode Scanner?

The Symbol PDT 3100 Barcode Scanner is a portable, lightweight, wireless barcode scanner. Barcode scanners, including the PDT 3100, are used in many industries to track inventory, ring up merchandise or track and record the location of any items with a barcode on it. Like many other electronic devices, the PDT 3100 could develop a problem that requires the device to be reset. On the PDT 3100, this is accomplished by performing a cold boot. This process varies depending on the type of PDT 3100. After the cold boot, the PDT 3100 display will show system information and be ready for a new setup configuration.

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Barcodes are used in many industries to track and report products and processes.

PDT 3100 21 Key Terminal

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Power off the PDT 3100 by pressing the “I/O” button.

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Press and hold the “UpArrow,” “4” and “Enter” buttons.

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Press and release the “I/O” button.

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Release the “UpArrow,” “4” and “Enter” buttons. The scanner will restart.

PDT 3100 35 Key Terminal

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Power off the PDT 3100 by pressing the “PWR” button.

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Press and hold the “UpArrow,” “Func” and “Space” buttons.

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Press and release the “PWR” button.

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Release the “UpArrow,” “Func” and “Space” buttons. The scanner will restart.

PDT 3100 46 Key Terminal

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Power off the PDT 3100 by pressing the “PWR” button.

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Press and hold the “A,” “B” and “D” buttons.

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Press and release the “PWR” button.

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Release the “A,” “B” and “D” buttons. The scanner will restart.