Friday, November 27, 2009

Holiday Gift Guide - Buying the Right Scanner

By Jonathan Higgins

It's that time of the year again finding the right gift for that special loved one. How about a scanner? Here are 5 things you should keep in mind when buying a scanner.

1. What type of scanners is needed for their area? Please visit our sister website PoliceScanners.net to find the right scanner.

2. Deciding Base/Mobile Vs Hand Held - Base/Mobile Scanner are normally kept one location. Hand Held Scanner is great for someone that wants the scanner everywhere they go.

3. Scanner Programming options - Software or HomeTown Programming. If they are not computer savvy HomeTown Programming is the best option. HomeTown Programming means the scanner will be ready to go out of the box! HomeTown Programming takes 7 to 14 business days, so get your order in early!

4. Accessories
Make sure they have everything they need to when they get there new scanner! Carry Case, Computer Cable, Software, and so on. With each scanner on our website you can make your own package.

5. Make sure you select the best shipping option, visiting our Holiday Shipping Schedule.