Remote Data Collection (optional)
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The optional Design Manager Data Collection System is a flexible way to work with both special order inventory and stock inventory items using bar code labels and a portable handheld scanner. By organizing items and tasks into logical groups called “Lots,” the system allows the user to track items to and from a job site, transfer items to projects for proposal/billing, receive items, deliver items, create a point of sale invoice, transfer items to and from warehouses and showrooms, and perform physical counts.
To use this system you will need the optional Design Manager Data Collector software and a handheld portable scanner. You will also need to print labels from the Design Manager software that are compatible with the scanner.
Contact Sales@designmanager.com or 800-836-2999 for more information or to purchase this additional module.
The following scanners work with Design Manager and can be purchased directly from Design Manager, Inc.:
The Symbol CS3000 scanner is small and can be used for all data collection functions in Design Manager except for the Project Transfer function, which requires the scanner to have a display. However, a Project List can be created and then imported into the Project. This scanner is compatible with the ProCloud version ONLY and is compatible with both Mac & Windows PC's. This device does not require any installation; it should be ready to plug in and go.
Symbol/Motorola CS 1504 – This scanner is inexpensive and very small. It is designed to fit on a keychain and can used by a client or designer to gather a simple list of items from a showroom or warehouse. That list can be sent to a Point of Sale Invoice or to a Project for specifying. It can be used for all data collection functions in Design Manager except for the Project Site Transfer function which requires the scanner to have a display. ***NOTE: As of February 2016, this scanner is no longer available for purchase, it has been discontinued by the manufacturer. ***
Unitech HT580 – This scanner is small, light and portable with a 4 line display. It can be used in all aspects of the Design Manager System and plugs into the computer via a USB port. ***This scanner is no longer available for purchase, it has been discontinued by the manufacturer.***
Datalogic/Percon/PSC PT 2000 – Support for this scanner is provided for backward compatibility with older versions of Design Manager. ***This scanner is no longer available for purchase, it has been discontinued by the manufacturer.***