How to Download and Install the iScan Software for RadioShack PRO-668 Digital Scanner
The RadioShack PRO-668 Digital Scanner is a handheld scanner that can receive analog and digital signals from various radio systems. It can also be programmed and updated using a PC application called iScan. In this article, we will show you how to download and install the iScan software for your PRO-668 scanner.
Step 1: Download the iScan software
There are two ways to download the iScan software for your PRO-668 scanner:
From the RadioShack website: Go to https://www.radioshack.com/products/radioshack-pro-668-handheld-digital-scanner and scroll down to the \"Downloadable Content\" section. Click on the \"CPU Update\" link and save the file \"PRO668.exe\" to your computer[^1^].
From the Facebook group: Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/809759642433559/files/ and look for the file \"pro668.zip\". Download and unzip the file to your computer[^2^].
Step 2: Install the iScan software
Once you have downloaded the iScan software, follow these steps to install it on your computer:
Run the file \"PRO668.exe\" or \"pro668.exe\" depending on which source you downloaded it from.
Follow the instructions on the screen to install the iScan software. You may need to accept a license agreement and choose a destination folder.
When the installation is complete, you should see a shortcut icon for iScan on your desktop or in your start menu.
Step 3: Connect your scanner to your computer
To use the iScan software, you need to connect your PRO-668 scanner to your computer using a USB cable. Follow these steps to do so:
Turn off your scanner and remove the batteries.
Insert a microSD card into the slot on the side of your scanner. This is where the scanner data will be stored.
Connect one end of the USB cable to your scanner and the other end to your computer.
Turn on your scanner. It should display \"Mass Storage Mode\" on the screen.
Your computer should recognize your scanner as a removable drive. You can access it using Windows Explorer or any file manager.
Step 4: Update and program your scanner using iScan
Now that you have installed and connected your scanner, you can use the iScan software to update and program it. Follow these steps to do so:
Launch the iScan software from your desktop or start menu.
Select your scanner model (PRO-668) from the drop-down menu at the top left corner of the screen.
To update your scanner firmware, click on \"Update CPU Firmware\" or \"Update DSP Firmware\" depending on which one you need. Follow the instructions on the screen to download and install the latest firmware version for your scanner[^1^].
To update your scanner library, click on \"Update Library\". Follow the instructions on the screen to download and install the latest library version for your scanner[^1^]. The library contains information about various radio systems and frequencies that you can scan.
To program your scanner, click on \"Browse Library\". You can search for radio systems by location, service type, or keyword. You can also create custom scan lists by selecting or deselecting channels. When you are done, click on \"Write To Scanner\" to transfer your settings to your scanner[^1^].
Step 5: Disconnect your scanner from your computer
When you are done using the iScan software, follow these steps to disconnect your scanner from your computer:
Close the iScan software.
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