Question / Problem:
The Panasonic KV-S1027C and the KV-S1027C MK2 have the same physical design and color scheme. Both models have KV-S1027C printed on the front of the scanner. How can a visual inspection of the scanner help determine whether it is the scanner is a KV-S1027C or a KV-S1027C MK2?
Answer / Solution:
The Panasonic KV-S1027C and KV-S1027C MK2 scanners can be differentiated by the number and type of ports on the back of the scanner. The KV-S1027C MK2 added a an RJ-45 Ethernet port (also known as a LAN port or simply a network port) that is not present on the original KV-S1027C.
When viewing the back of the scanner, each model contains the following ports along the lower edge in the order listed:
- Panasonic KV-S1027C:
USB 3.0 | C14 Power
- Panasonic KV-S1027C MK2:
RJ-45 Ethernet | USB 3.0 | C14 Power