DIAD sound level - too low

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Brianable, Apr 18, 2015.

  1. Brianable

    Brianable New Member

    My DIAD is as silent as a whisper - anybody know how to make it more audible so I can hear it when it scans?
  2. ZQXC

    ZQXC Guest

    drop it from about 2 feet / the sound usually returns
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  3. Rainman

    Rainman Its all good.

    Very true.
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  4. ZQXC

    ZQXC Guest

    That's why I said it.
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  5. nystripe96

    nystripe96 Active Member

    Yup, drop it like it's hot
  6. Shifting Contents

    Shifting Contents Most Help Needed

    Haven't had this problem with the 5 but the 4 was horrible about it. Used to just bang it pretty hard on the steering wheel and that would help.

    If that didn't work I'd just pay attention to the laser. Once the Diad scans the laser shuts off. If it doesn't get a scan it stays on longer.
  7. Few things are worse than delivering bulk to a manufacturer with all that machinery running & you're not sure if it scanned or not. Have to try & scan some of the parcels up close to your ear like a 90 year old. Huh?!
  8. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    Have them swap your diad with another in the rack. They will never send them out to be fixed.
  9. burrheadd

    burrheadd Superstar

    Bang it on the 1000 shelf once or twice almost always fixes whatever's wrong
  10. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    There is a way to increase the volume without sending it out for repair or banging it on the 1000 shelf. Get with your OMS clerk Monday morning and ask him/her to do this for you.
  11. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Check the little slots where the sound comes out. Are they clean and open?
  12. edd_tv

    edd_tv Cardboard picker upper

    Did you turn it off then turn it back on?
  13. rod

    rod retired and happy

    If you bang it hard enough you can get a new one.
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  14. Funfact

    Funfact Well-Known Member

    I'm still trying to figure out how to turn the sound off so I can sneak up on a house and scan a delivery notice without the people knowing I'm outside the door so I don't have to get the signature and bring the package back to the building so I have to deliver it again the next day. :rofl:
  15. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    Take off your Beats headphones.
  16. DriverMD

    DriverMD Active Member

    This doesn't sound like a problem at all.
  17. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    I'm not sure how you do that, but I would say to ask a split driver. They are pros at that, especially on Friday's and call tags anytime.
  18. PASinterference

    PASinterference Yes, I know I'm working late.

    Check the speaker port. I spray mine diwn with antibacterial spray at least 6 times a day and if some gets in there the sound will be muffled. I know. Im a germaphobe.
  19. 9.5er

    9.5er Well-Known Member

    For the double bonus bang it against the back up monitor when the screen is acting goofy. Works like a charm.
  20. E-racer

    E-racer New Member

    Tried that with the customer that keeps grabbing my butt.....