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jpos control issue

I am using honeywell handheld bar code scanner in POS with JPOS controls. Scanner is scanning bar code very fast but application is not ready to handle. application is busy pull item information from Database. I want slow scanner down. is there a way?
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MehtaJasmin
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MehtaJasmin
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CEHJCommented:
Is a human scanning the barcode?
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MehtaJasminAuthor Commented:
yes
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CEHJCommented:
So - if the app isn't responding in time, you have two options

a. slow down the human
b. speed up the app
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MehtaJasminAuthor Commented:
please explain how?
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CEHJCommented:
please explain how?
Using method a or method b?
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MehtaJasminAuthor Commented:
please explain steps
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CEHJCommented:
Using method a or method b?
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MehtaJasminAuthor Commented:
Can you tell me in jpos control how do we add delay, that will fix my issue?
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CEHJCommented:
Can you tell me in jpos control how do we add delay,
How do you add a delay to WHAT?
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MehtaJasminAuthor Commented:
delay to jpos control
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CEHJCommented:
Sorry, there's some confusion i think. The situation so far is that the application (of which jpos is part) cannot keep up with the scanning. Is that correct?
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MehtaJasminAuthor Commented:
Application is fine, that suppose to take that much time, as i mentioned in my question, we need to slow down scanner. jpos control is where we need to make change.
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krakatoaCommented:
Application is fine

You said exactly the *opposite* in your question.
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hdhondtCommented:
Tell the human to wait longer, and to move the scanner more slowly.
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CEHJCommented:
MehtaJasmin, you seem to have decided what the solution is to your problem, so, for what it's worth:

http://jpos.org/doc/javadoc/org/jpos/util/ThroughputControl.html
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MehtaJasminAuthor Commented:
I fixed it by configuring delay on device itself but you tried to help so grading you excellent, enjoy
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CEHJCommented:
I fixed it by configuring delay on device itself but you tried to help so grading you excellent, enjoy

Well of course the user might still consider it broken as the scanner won't respond at the speed they want ;) IOW, that's the next best thing to my choice a. remedy
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