2016 Best

BARCODE SCANNERS

REVIEWS AND COMPARISONS



Ratings

Top ten barcode Scanners 2016, review

Electrical and optical performance

Scan rate (per sec)

330

240

100

547

200

200

200

100

55

72

Print contrast ratio

Min. 30% @ UPC/ EAN 100%

20%

30%

15%

35%

25% or more

35%

20%

30%

35%

Depth of field (mm)

0-330

380

260

762

2.5~600

0-250

2.5~600

430

350

178

Interfaces

Keyboard, RS-232C, HID USB, USB virtual COM port, Wand

USB, Keyboard Wedge, RS232, IBM 46xx (RS485)

USB, Keyboard wedge and RS-232

RS232, RS485 (IBM), USB, and keyboard wedge

USB

KBW /USB/RS-232

USB

Keyboard, Wedge, Synapse, USB, Wand

USB

Keyboard, Wedge, USB

Operational mode

Manual

Manual, presentation mode or auto trigger.

triggered or Auto-Scan (continuous mode) scanning modes.

Handheld and handsfree modes.

Auto Sense Mode, Trigger Mode

0

Trigger Mode

Manual

Auto & Manual

Manual

Light source (nm)

617

606 - 642

650

617

650

660

650

650

650

630

Light Immunity (lx)

10000

0 to 100,000

4844

108,000

5,000

80000

5000

4844

5000

4842

Resolution (mil)

4

3

5

3

3

4

3

5

3

4

Prompt

Blue LED indicators, and programmable tone & beep time beeper operation

0

Beeper volume,Beeper tone

0

Buzzer Indicator

7 tones or no beep and green LED indicator

Buzzer Indicator

0

Buzzer,Indicator

0

Character limit

0

0

0

0

90

0

90

100

90

72

Scan angle (deg)

42

Horizontal: 42.4; Vertical: 33

0

Horizontal 35

0

0

0

55

45 Inclined/60 Elevated

50

Roll Tolerance (deg)

0

42

30

45

0

60

0

30

360

42

Skew Tolerance (deg)

0

65

60

65

0

75

0

60

65

52

Pitch Tolerance (deg)

0

45

65

65

0

60

0

65

45

68

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Physical Characteristics

Operating voltage

5 VDC ±5%

4 VDC to 5.5 VDC

5 +/-10%VDC

0

5 VDC ± 5%

5 VDC ± 0.25V

5 VDC ± 5%

5 volts +/- 10%

5 VDC

5 VDC±0.25 V

Operating Current (mA)

100

450

100

0

85

180

85

175

85

125

Length (mm)

152.3

104

180

186

150

182

150

152

170

169

Height (mm)

104.9

160

62

98

87

86

87

84

98

51

Width (mm)

64.4

71

60

70

65

74

65

63

68

63

Weight (g)

120

147

122

224

129

150

129

150

153

100

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Environment

Storage Temperature (°C)

-20 to 60

-40 to 70

-40 to 70

-40 to 70

-20 to 60

-20 to 60

-20 to 60

-40 to 70

0-60

-40 to 60

Operating temperature (degree C)

0-50

0-50

0-50

0-50

0-45

0-45

0-45

0-50

0-45

0-40

Humidity

5% - 95% RH (non-condensing)

0% to 95% relative humidity, non-condensing

5% to 95% relative humidity, non-condensing

5% to 85% RH, non-condensing

5%~95% (non-condensing)

5% to 90% relative humidity, non-condensing

5%~95% (non-condensing)

5% to 95% (noncondensing)

5 % to 85 %

5% to 95%

Shock Resistance (m)

1.5

1.8

1.524

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

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Scanner Care

Brand

Tvs

Honeywell

Motorola

Motorola

iBall

Argox

iBall

Motorola

BBS

Honeywell

Scanner Type

Laser

Area- Imaging scanner

Laser

Bluetooth

Laser

CCD( charge couple device) scanner

Laser

Laser

Laser

Laser

Warranty (yr)

1

5

3

3

1

1

1

5

1

3



Review written by Uma Balakrishnan

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