VxBatch Hardware Setup

Hardware Overview

VxBatch consists of a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) laptop with VxBatch software pre-installed and a Fujitsu scanner:
VxBatch Laptop and Scanner
The VxBatch laptop is stored in the same case as the VxAdmin laptop, along with necessary cables and adapters, in an Orange Apache 4800 Case.
The Ballot Scanner laptop is below the Election Manager laptop and the second layer of protective foam.

Hardware Setup

Ballot Scanner can be set up through the following steps:
  1. 1.
    Unbox Laptop: remove the laptop from the case and plug in the included charger to the laptop and outlet.
  2. 2.
    Unbox Scanner: remove the scanner from the box and plug in the included power cord to the scanner and outlet.
  3. 3.
    Connect Laptop to Scanner: use the provided USB cable in the scanner box to connect the laptop to the scanner.
  4. 4.
    Turn on Laptop: turn on the laptop using the power button in the top-left of keyboard. The Ballot Scanner does not require any authentication and will boot directly into the Ballot Scanner app.
  5. 5.
    Turn on Scanner: turn on the scanner using the front power button.
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