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Skublox terms and definitions

In our Help section, you’ll encounter many unique terms that are specific to Skublox. Elevate your expertise by mastering the various terms and their respective definitions. For a comprehensive understanding of the terminology, refer to the table below:

TERM DEFINITION

12V Repeater

A device that supplies additional 12V power to the Skublox system.

Also known as a Power Injector.

Alias

An alternative reference for a given product.

Adding an Alias to a product makes it easier to find it in the system and the warehouse.

Controller

Dedicated Skublox PC or tablet running Microsoft Windows and the Skublox Controller App.

Hub Device

A device that plugs into the Controller via USB with a standalone power supply. It’s controlled by the Skublox Controller App.

Picklist

A list consisting of the items for orders.

Learn more about picklists.

Android Scanner (Zebra TC21)

An Android barcode scanner that allows for greater mobility when scanning and sorting orders.

Scanner Ring

A wearable barcode scanner that allows for greater mobility when scanning and sorting orders.

Shadow SKU

A type of virtual product that “shadows” another product. Its inventory is linked to an actual inventory SKU, but it can have its own alternate product profile.

A Shadow SKU can have a Product ID, description, image, and title that is different from the Parent SKU.

Shipper

A person who works on the shipping side of the Skublox Wall.

Shipper Light

A small ethernet-cable-connected device that lights up in green to signal that the order is ready to be shipped.

SKU

 Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) is the unique product code assigned to a product. SKUs are used as the primary product identifier.

Typically, merchants create their own code as the product SKU.

Skublox Controller App

Universal Windows Platform (UWP) application that is installed on the Controller.

Skublox Wall

A collection of Slots and their respective Sorter and Shipper Lights.

Slot

Compartment for sorting product units.

Sorter

A person who works on the sorting side of the Skublox Wall.

Sorter Light

A small ethernet-cable-connected device that lights up in a specific color to signal status.

A Sorter Light can light up in Red, BlueYellow, Green, Magenta, and Cyan.

UPC

Universal Product Code (UPC) is a type of code printed on the retail product packaging to help identify a particular item.

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