One of the easiest and most beneficial peripherals you can add to BusinessMind for Jewelers is a good barcode scanner.
A barcode scanner can help your jewelry store in a several ways:
- Scan items at the Jewelry POS
- Scan items when doing a Physical Inventory
- Scan jewelry Repair Bags for tracking
- Scan jewelry item to quickly create catalogs
- Scan jewelry for a quick way of searching
Those are just some of the areas a barcode scanner can be used in BusinessMind for Jewelers. Basically, you can use a barcode scanner almost anywhere where typing a jewelry SKU by hand is required. Using a barcode scanner will be more efficient, more accurate and saves time.
We recommend the following barcode scanner for use with BusinessMind for Jewelers in both a retail or manufacturing/wholesaling capacity:
Most quality programmable USB barcode scanners which can operate in keyboard emulation mode will work well with BusinessMind. However, we found in our testing that the Honeywell Hyperion 1300g is the most accurate and easiest to program.
There are other higher priced barcode scanners which have a more poweful laser, however, this one is perfect for most jewelry business applications and comes in at a good price point.