The Minfos wireless scanner software has been designed to enable you to quickly and efficiently manage stock and ordering in Minfos using a wireless scanner.

The following wireless scanner models are currently supported:

  • Intermec CN50
  • Symbol MC 3090
  • Symbol MC 3190
  • Datalogic Memor
  • Datalogic Skorpio

Log into the Minfos wireless scanner

1. Open the Minfos PDA Server icon on your workstation.

2. Select the shortcut to PDAClient. The Minfos wireless scanner software is launched and the Login screen is displayed.

3. In the User ID textbox, enter your user ID number e.g. BR1.

4. In the Password textbox, enter your password e.g. BR1.

5. Select the Login button to log in to the Minfos wireless scanner software. Alternatively, select the Cancel button, to close the Minfos wireless scanner software.

 

Stock Control

The Stock Control screen of the Minfos wireless scanner software enables you to:

  • Control stock: Including marking products as stocked, queuing labels, and making quick fixes to products
  • Perform a stocktake: Refer to Stocktake via Wireless Scanner for full instructions
  • Manage the pricing of products

When you successfully log in to the Minfos wireless scanner software, the Stock Control tab of the Stock Control screen is displayed by default.

 

The Stock Control tab

The Stock Control tab of the Stock Control screen enables you to mark products as stocked, queue labels, and make quick fixes to products.

An example of the Stock Control tab is shown below.

The checkboxes on the Stock Control tab enable you to select the action to be performed on the products you scan. You can select multiple checkboxes at a time to perform multiple functions at the same time.

Mark a product as stocked

1. On the Stock Control tab of the Stock Control screen, select the Mark as Stocked checkbox.

2. Scan the product barcode.

The Product and Name textboxes are then populated with the barcode and name.

3. Check that the barcode and name are correct and then select the Update button. The product is then marked as stocked in your store’s database.


Queue labels for printing

1. Select the Queue Labels checkbox. The Product and Shelf textboxes are displayed.

2. Ignore the Product textbox.

3. In the Shelf textbox, enter the number of shelf labels to queue.

4. Select the Product textbox and then scan the product barcode.

The Product and Name textboxes are then populated with the barcode and name.

5. Check that the barcode and name are correct and then select the Update button. The specified number of labels are then added to the Label Queue.


Make quick fixes to products

To quickly change details about how a product is categorised in your store’s database:

1. On the Stock Control tab of the Stock Control screen, check the Quick Fix checkbox.
The Quick Fix screen is displayed.

2. In the combo box at the top of the Quick Fix screen, select one of the following types of category to be applied to the scanned products:

  • I.E.U.
  • Class
  • Brand
  • Department
  • Company
  • Price Policy
  • Location

3. Select the magnifying glass button.  Magnifying glass.png

 

4. Select the required category, and then select the Okay button.

The selected category is displayed on the Quick Fix screen.

5. To remove the specified category from the Quick Fix screen, select the category and then select the Remove button.

The category is then removed from the Quick Fix screen.

6. When you have selected the correct category, click the Save button, to close the Quick Fix screen and return to the Stock Control tab of the Stock Control screen.

Note: To close the Quick Fix screen without specifying any categories, follow step 5 above to remove any categories that you have selected from the table, and then select the Save button.
7. Scan the product barcode.
The Product and Name textboxes are then populated with the barcode and name.

8. Check that the barcode and name are correct, and then select the Update button. The product is then assigned to the category you selected.

 

Apply product changes across all three tabs of the Stock Control screen

1. On the Stock Control tab, check the Apply to Stocktake and Pricing checkbox.

2. If you then select a product on the Stock Control, Stocktake, or Pricing tab:

  • The other two tabs are also populated with the same product.
  • When you update the product on one tab, any changes made on the other two tabs are also applied.