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Barcode scanning - serialport DataReceviedHandler problem

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 07, 2010    Points: 0   Category :.NET Framework

Your help is appreciated, I need some guidance..

I'm using the example found here with a Microscan MS-3 reader, that has ports for Host & Network with a PLC.


The problem arises when I scan a barcode, it seems to chop it into two pieces. In debug I can see it fire the DataReceviedHandler twice? Why is that with one scan?

Here is my code which is very similar to the MS version linked above except I added the bytes read into the console which is cinsistent to where it seems to do a newline. So if my barcode is say 1PL861T9AE, the scan gets split into 1PL861T9 one one line then AE on the next.

Imports System
Imports System.IO.Ports
' http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.io.ports.serialport.datareceived.aspx

Module Module1

  'Dim sp As New SerialPort
  Dim mySerialPort As New SerialPort(

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