Wireless Barcode Scanners

Wireless Barcode Scanners

Wireless or portable barcode scanners can mean one of two things:

  1. Normal Barcode Scanners with no wire connecting them to a terminal but using a radio frequency or Bluetooth connection between the scanner and its base station.
  2. A portable data terminal is also sometimes referred to as a wireless scanner. A PDT is a device with a display, keyboard and a scanner that either stores the scanned data in its memory for later download or transmits the data via Bluetooth or WiFi.
Wireless Bluetooth Barcode Scanner. Portable Data Terminal or Mobile Computer

Bluetooth Barcode Scanners

As stated before, these type of scanners use Bluetooth to communicate between the handheld scanner and its base station/charger. The base station is connected to a PC or other terminal with a USB cable. The scanners are also able to connect directly to a bluetooth enabled device such as a tablet or smartphone etc.

The working range between the scanner and its base station varies from 10 to 100 m depending on the manufacturer and model. The scanners use re-chargeable batteries for power and these are charged when the scanner is placed into the base/charger. The number of scans that the scanner can do on a charge average about 40 000 scans but again it depends on the manufacturer and model.

The Honeywell Voyager 1202g-bf wireless scanner does not use a battery but rather a “super capacitor” to power the unit, a first in its class! The scanner when placed in its charger takes about 35 seconds to charge and this will provide enough power for at least 100 scans.

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Honeywell Granit 1980i and Granit 1981i Barcode Scanners

New from Honeywell – Granit 1980i Extra Long Range Corded Barcode Scanner and the Granit 1981i Extra Long Range Wireless Barcode Scanner.

honeywell-granit1980iBoth the 1980i and the 1981i use area imaging technology and capable of reading 1D and 2D barcodes from 15cm to 15m. They’re packed with technologies that make them easy to use and take the guesswork out of scanning at extended ranges. Both models are IP65 rated to withstand harsh environments.

The barcode scanners can withstand 5000 drops to concrete from 1m and 50 drops from 2m, they can operate at a temperature as low as 30 degrees C.

honeywell-granit1981iThe 1981i Wireless scanner has a wireless range of 100m from the base. Bright visible aimer, configurable beeper and good read indicators provide clear feedback to the operator.

A single screw releases the cable on the wired 1980i whilst a quick twist and turn on the 1981i makes swapping batteries easy.

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pdf Granit 1980i Wired specifications

pdf Granit 1981i Wireless Specifications