Microscan Machine Vision & Auto ID Reader System

 

 

Microscan is a global leader in technology for precision data acquisition and control solutions serving a wide range of automation and OEM applications.

Founded in 1982, Microscan has a strong history of technology innovation which includes the invention of the first laser diode barcode scanner and the 2D symbology, Data Matrix.

Today, Microscan remains a technology leader in automatic identification and machine vision with extensive solutions for ID tracking, traceability and inspection.

Microscan focuses on technologies of automatic identification (auto ID), machine vision, and illumination with application solutions ranging from basic barcode reading up to complex machine vision inspection, gauging, and measurement. Our solutions help manufacturers around the world drive down cost and waste, automate critical manufacturing processes, and increase yields.

 

Vision MINI Smart Camera

 

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Overview

  • Ultra-Compact Shape and Size
  • OEM-Ready For Easy Installation
  • Storage for Multiple Jobs
  • Complete with Processor, Autofocus Lens, and Illumination
  • Simplified Programming with AutoVISION
  • Advanced Programming with Visionscape

World’s Smallest:  The Vision MINI is the world’s smallest fully integrated vision system. Its compact size allows flexible positioning in tight spaces. The lightweight and durable magnesium alloy case weighs less than 2 oz.
Powerful Capabilities:  Features a robust tool set to address a wide range of automation challenges
using vision technology. AutoVISION software provides an intuitive interface, step-by-step guides, and a library of presets that allow easy set up and deployment. Visionscape software is available for advanced users and more complex applications.

Long Term Availability and Reliability:  The Vision MINI delivers both high performance and reliability, along with the assurance of long term availability and support. This is essential for OEMs, who require uninterrupted availability throughout the lifecycle of their products, and enables them to focus on new development instead of obsolescence issues.

Specifications

Sensor Options: Progressive scan, square pixel.
Shutter: Software adjustable 10 μs to 16.7 ms
Shutter Type: Global (WVGA), Rolling (SXGA, QXGA) Sensor: 1/2 inch
WVGA: CMOS 752 x 480 pixels, up to 60 fps
SXGA: CMOS 1280 x 1024 pixels, up to 15 fps
QXGA (Color): CMOS 2048 x 1536 pixels, up to 5 fps

 

Software Options:
WVGA, SXGA:
AutoVISION included, Visionscape upgrade available
QXGA (Color): Visionscape included

 

Imaging Parameters:
Focal Range: 2 to 6” (50.8 to 152.4 mm) (autofocus)

 

Connector:
Type: 3 ft. cable terminated with High Density 15-pin D-Sub socket connector and USB Type B connector

Communication Protocols
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Standard Interface: RS-232 and/or USB 1.1 (Ethernet Emulation)

Readability Code

GS1 Databar
2D Symbologies Data Matrix
PDF417
Micro PDF
All standard linear bar codes

Applications

Vision MINI Smart Camera Capabilities

  • 1D/2D symbol decoding
  • Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
  • Symbol Quality Verification and OCV
  • Dynamic part location
  • Assembly verification
  • Dimensional measurements

Plus Visionscape Option

  • Image transformation and scaling
  • Precision calibration
  • Custom vision tools (scripting)
  • Program Control functions
  • 50+ machine vision tools

Industries Applications

  • Clinical instruments
  •  Printed circuit boards
  •  Electronics assembly
  •  Medical devices
  •  Component tracking
  •  Pharmaceutical packaging


Vision HAWK Smart Camera

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Overview

  • Easy connection to industrial control systems through Microscan Link
  • Storage for multiple jobs
  • Industrial protocols for production environments
  • Fully integrated with processor, autofocus
    lens and illumination
  • Simplified programming with AutoVISION™
  • Advanced programming with Visionscape®

Powerful Capabilities:  Features a robust tool set to address a wide range of automation challenges using vision technology. Combined with patented liquid lens autofocus, the Vision HAWK can easily cover almost any vision or barcode application.

Advanced Optical System:  High resolution modular optical zoom system enables the Vision HAWK to inspect objects and labels at distances from 33 mm to 2 m and beyond.

Rugged Design:  The Vision HAWK features a rugged industrial design with a cast alloy IP65/67 enclosure and M12 connectors. Integrated Ethernet protocols are included for high speed communication.

Specifications

MECHANICAL (Integrated Optics)
Height: 1.59” (40.5 mm)
Width: 2.27” (57.6 mm)
Depth: 3.79” (96.3 mm)
Weight: 10 oz. (280 g)

 

MECHANICAL (C-Mount Optics)
Height: 4.03” (102.3 mm)
Width: 2.27” (57.6 mm)
Depth: 1.59” (40.5 mm)
Weight: 11 oz. (320 g)



LIGHT SOURCE (Integrated Optics)  High output LEDs

 

SENSOR OPTIONS:
Sensor: 1/3 inch
WVGA: CMOS, 752 by 480 pixels, up to 60 fps
SXGA: CCD, 1280 by 960 pixels, up to 20 fps
WUXGA: 2/3 inch sensor, CMOS, 2048 by 1088 pixels,
up to 48 fps (only available in C-mount configuration)

 

SHUTTER OPTIONS:
WVGA: 25μs to 100ms (1/40,000 to 1/10), default = 400μs (1/2,500)
SXGA: 6μs to 100ms (1/150,000 to 1/10), default = 666μs (1/1,500)
WUXGA: 25μs to 100ms (1/40,000 to 1/10), default = 400μs (1/2,500)

 

IMAGING PARAMETERS
Focal Range: 1” (33 mm) to Infinity (liquid lens autofocus)

 

COMMUNICATION INTERFACE
Interface: RS-232 or Ethernet

Readability Code

GS1 Databar
2D Symbologies Data Matrix
PDF417
Micro PDF

All standard linear bar codes

Applications

Vision HAWK Smart Camera:

  • 1D/2D symbol decoding
  • Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
  • Symbol Quality Verification and OCV
  • Dynamic part location
  • Assembly verification
  • Dimensional measurements

Plus Visionscape Option

  • Image transformation and scaling
  • Precision calibration
  • Custom vision tools (scripting)
  • Program Control functions
  • 50+ machine vision tools

Automotive industry

  • Assembly verification
  • Part identification

Packaging

  • Label positioning
  • Contents verification

Electronics

  • Assembly verification and identification

Semiconductors

  • Packages and components


 

 

Microscan holds one of the world’s most robust patent portfolios for machine vision technology, with software solutions to accommodate all user levels and applications. AutoVISION™ features an intuitive interface for easy setup and deployment of vision applications, including scalability to Visionscape® for more complex configurations and advanced programming capabilities.


AutoVISION™

 

Overview

Complete Tool Set: AutoVISION includes Microscan’s powerful X-Mode decoding capability for 1D and 2D symbol reading along with trainable font-based OCR. For inspection and control applications AutoVISION includes simple yet powerful Locate, Measure, Count and Presence/Absence Tools. Decode and OCR Tools include links to match string input from serial or TCP ports. Easily validate the quality of printed text such as date/lot codes with Verification and OCV Tools.
Intuitive User Interface:  Features an intuitive user interface that guides the user to connect to a device, configure the hardware, program the job, and monitor results. Upon start up, it automatically detects all compatible devices and immediately begins configuration. Or use in ‘emulator’ mode with stored images on a PC.

Microscan Link Connectivity: Microscan Link connects parameters inside AutoVISION jobs to industrial control
systems. A connection to a PLC system can be created by simply clicking a “Link” button on the desired parameter to connect it.

Scalable with Visionscape: For applications demanding more flexibility or configuration options, easily upgrade to full functionality of Visionscape®, Microscan’s machine vision platform for both smart camera and PC-based systems. AutoVISION jobs can be opened with Visionscape FrontRunner enabling scripting and other advanced programming capabilities.

Multi-Language: Easily switch the interface between English, German, and Chinese languages.

Specifications

Hardware Requirements

  • Vision MINI Smart Camera (USB)
  • Vision HAWK or Vision HAWK C-Mount Smart Camera (Network)

PC Minimum Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows PC: Intel® Core™ i3 Duo, 1 USB or 1 Network
  • Windows XP (32 bit): SP3, 1 GB RAM
  • Windows 7 (32, 64 bit): SP1, 2 GB

Application

For novice vision users and common applications in all industries where machine vision is applied:

  • Assembly verification (automotive, medical devices, packaging)
  • Print quality inspection (pharmaceutical, other)
  • Package quality inspection (food and beverage)
  • Component presence/absence checking (electronics)
  • Part location (robotics, machine builder)
  • Part identification (automotive, electronics, packaging)

 


Visionscape®

Overview

Visionscape® machine vision software provides all of the elements required to develop and deploy machine vision applications. The software provides a point and click environment to develop, test, and install applications that can range from simple to sophisticated. Features include:

Auto ID Tools:  Decoding all standard linear barcodes, Data Matrix, and other symbols, Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and Verification (OCV), etc.

Image Processing Tools:  Image arithmetic, image rotation and warping, binary and grayscale morphology, edge enhancement, other image filtering, etc.

Image Analysis Tools:  Flaw detection, histogram analysis, blob analysis, template and pattern recognition, object location and orientation detections, etc.

Calibrated Dimensional Measurements:  Variety of pre-configured measurements such as line intersection, point-to-point distance, point-to-line normal, etc.

Intellifind Tool:
  Geometric pattern match tool for robust pattern location and pattern recognition in noisy images; includes scale measurement.

Color Support:  Color imaging, color visualization and other color tools allow color checking and identification applications. Color-based dimensional gauging applications are also possible.

Application Specific and Custom Tools:  User-defined expressions and math, custom scripted vision processing tools, etc.

FrontRunner:  FrontRunner engineering user interface enables quick and easy creation of complex vision applications that can be run on PC-based systems or downloaded to a smart camera, depending on specific application needs.

AppRunner:  In the AppRunner standard runtime interface, the user is provided with complete system status, with abilities to start/stop the application, collect and review failed images, and present other diagnostic information.

Open ActiveX:
  A complete set of ActiveX components allow the creation of custom user interfaces and creation of vision applications on the fly.

Customization: 
From operators on the factory floor to application engineers and developers, Visionscape software offers a configuration environment that can be tailored to different users for maximum productivity.

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Specification

Hardware Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows PC: Core2Duo, 1 USB or 1 Network
  • Work memory: > 256 MB
  • Display: VGA 64 K or True Color

Software Requirements

  • Windows XP (32 bit): SP3, 1 GB RAM
  • Windows 7 (32, 64 bit): SP1, 2 GB (Note: Only compatible with Visionscape 5.0 or later)

Applications

For advanced vision users and complex applications in all industries where machine vision is applied:

  • Assembly verification (automotive, medical devices, packaging)
  • Print quality inspection (pharmaceutical, other)
  • Package quality inspection (food and beverage)
  • Component presence/absence checking (electronics)
  • Part location (robotics, machine builder)
  • Part identification (automotive, electronics, packaging)


 

 

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Microscan has over 20 years of reliable performance in machine vision lighting.

 

Microscan’s NERLITE machine vision lighting products are designed to meet the demands of industrial automation environments, and enable machine vision and auto ID systems to perform reliably in thousands of diverse applications worldwide.

 

From standard lighting products to embedded applications to customized solutions, Microscan solves the most challenging machine vision lighting problems with a broad range of NERLITE illumination sources. A team of expert innovators evaluates each application and configures NERLITE products to meet the toughest challenges. NERLITE technology has the flexibility to meet your requirements.


 

NERLITE Smart Series DOAL®

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Stamped characters on a metal plate:

High contrast image allows inspection or reading

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Smart Series DOAL (Diffuse On-Axis Light) illuminators provide diffuse, uniform illumination for flat specular surfaces. With the coaxial lighting approach, specular surfaces perpendicular to the camera appear bright, while surfaces surfaces which are marked or embossed absorb light and appear dark. By providing greater uniformity than conventional sources, DOALs increase machine vision accuracy and repeatability.

 

  • Available in 3 colors and Infrared
  • 4 sizes are available
  • Smart Series Technology: Built-in controller with continuous and high output strobe modes
  • Provides superior uniformity throughout the illumination envelope
  • Compact, light weight package can be used on moving camera modules
  • Passively cooled models are available (DOAL 25 & DOAL 50)

 


CDI® Illuminators

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Image captured clearly shows date and lot code

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CDI (Cloudy Day Illuminators) provides self-contained continuous diffuse lighting performance. It is designed for critical applications involving inspection of highly faceted and undulating reflective surfaces, such as CD artwork verification and the inspection of solder patterns on circuit boards. CDI illumination allows products to be inspected in the package, including blister-packaged pharmaceutical products and computer chips inside a clear packaging tube.

 

  • Available in 2 colors
  • Outstanding uniformity
  • Self-contained cloudy day lighting for highly complex applications
  • Ideal for extremely difficult specular surfaces
  • Makes glass and clear plastic container surfaces disappear


Smart Series HI-BRITE Illuminators

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Large engine block:

Provides good contrast over large areas to perform product inspection.

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Smart Series HI-BRITE large area LED vision lighting provides a high intensity output, featuring IP67 industrial sealing and the brightest LEDs in their class. The compact lights include a built-in controller for a complete and easily integrated solution for rugged automation environments. Versatile 10° spot and 50° flood lens options allow them to be used at both near and far distances to accommodate a variety of applications.

 

  • Available in 2 colors and 3 sizes
  • Smart Series Technology: Built-in controller with continuous and high output strobe modes
  • High intensity output with state of the art LED vision lighting technology
  • IP67 enclosure with M12 connectors
  • Versatile 10 degree spot or 50 degree flood lens options


Smart Series Ring Illuminators

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Plastic bottle:

Defect on top of a plastic bottle is clearly identified

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Smart Series ring lights are a cost-effective, easily integrated solution for diffuse illumination of surfaces. With subtle adjustments to working distance and angle of light delivery, ring lights can deliver good image contrast for a minimal investment. Packaging and mounting advancements put the emphasis on durability and versatility for use in any lighting application.

 

  • Available in 3 colors, ultraviolet & infrared
  • 3 sizes available
  • Smart Series Technology: Built-in controller with continuous and high output strobe modes
  • Economical and widely-used general purpose designs
  • Optional adapter allows easy, direct attachment to camera lens
  • Optional fresnel lens accessories allow the illumination to be focused at various distances


Smart Series Pharmalite

 

Illumination Example

Smart Series Pharmalite is ideally suited for illuminating labels, packaging containers, and other products in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as a variety of other packaging applications. The dark field geometry evenly illuminates flat, glossy surfaces without glare or hot spots. The Pharmalite camera mounting bracket simplifies integration by allowing direct mounting of Microscan imagers, smart cameras and GigE cameras.

 

  • Smart Series: Built-in controller with adjustable intensity continuous mode and high output strobe mode
  • Integrated Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) feature for dimming and on-off control
  • Mounting bracket allows easy, direct attachment to a variety of cameras:
    • QX Hawk and Vision HAWK
    • C-Mount QX Hawk and Vision HAWK
    • Visionscape GigE Camera


Area Array Illuminators

 

Illumination Example

An Area Array’s general purpose, unidirectional design (adjustable via mounting position) may be used for dark field (creating shadows and specular reflection) or for bright field lighting for diffused surfaces.  As with other incident  lighting choices, subtle adjustments to working distance and angle of light delivery can deliver good image contrast for minimal investment.

 

  • Available in 3 colors, ultraviolet & infrared
  • 4 sizes available
  • Features an economical, general purpose design
  • Addresses a broad range of applications via light positioning in bright field or dark field
  • Sturdy housings combined with LEDs rated at up to 50,000 hours
  • Multiple arrays may be combined to address large field of view applications


Bar Illuminators

 

Circuit board:

Image captured shows high contrast Data Matrix symbols.

The LA Series of bar lights are an economical source of uniform incident lighting in a low profile, compact shape. Useful for both dark field (creating shadows and specular reflection) and bright field lighting,
adjustments to working distance and angle provide good image contrast on diffused surfaces. Models for continuous or strobe operation support static or high speed applications.

 

  • Available in 3 colors and 3 sizes
  • Provides even illumination in a concentrated area
  • Features an economical, general purpose design
  • Addresses a broad range of applications via light positioning in bright field or dark field
  • Diffuser accessory is included


Dome Illuminators

 

Bottom of aerosol can:

Uniform illumination of concave surface results in contrast against printed characters

Dome illuminators are an economical source of diffused, uniform light.  Their large, solid angle of illumination supports imaging of curved, shiny or bumpy surfaces.  They are a cost-effective alternative to NERLITE CDI illuminators for applications not requiring an on-axis lighting component.

 

  • Available in 2 colors
  • Economical and widely-used general purpose designs
  • Easily integrated
  • Continuous or strobed diffused LED illumination


Edge to Edge Backlights

 

Light bulb:

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The Edge to Edge Backlight Series provides sharp contrast to outline a part’s shape, find edges and view openings such as drilled holes. High intensity and uniformity are packed into a low-profile industrial package providing optimal thermal management of the LEDs. The lighting design provides the unique ability to mate multiple lights to provide larger illuminated areas.

 

  • Available in 3 colors and Infrared
  • 4 sizes are available
  • High level of uniformity for repeatable machine vision results
  • Edge-to-Edge technology allows multiple lights to be combined creating larger illuminated areas
  • M12 connectors for easy connections to power supplies, drivers or advanced controllers
  • Low profile, compact shape takes minimal space providing ease of integration within machinery


Dark Field Illuminators

 

Illumination Example:
Embossed logo on a metal surface: Low angle illumination provides a high contrast image

Dark field illuminators provide effective low-angle lighting to targeted regions. These machine vision lights enhance the contrast of surface features such as laser embossed or engraved marks or surface defects, and are particularly suited for applications such as BGA ball placement, reading laser-etched symbologies and inspecting surfaces with geometric contours.

Dark field illuminators use either a single tier of LEDs mounted at either 70º (DF 50 models) or 90º (DF 100, DF 150-1 models) to the optical axis, or three tiers of LEDs mounted at 75º to the optical axis (DF 150-3 models).

  • Available in 2 colors and 5 sizes
  • Provides effective, low-angle illumination
  • Enhances contrast of surface features such as laser embossed or engraved marks


2D Barcode Readers and Verifiers

Our 2D fixed-mount readers feature the latest imaging technology for decoding both 2D symbols, such as Data Matrix, and linear barcodes.  Specialty readers are available for high speed reading, ESD-sensitive applications, and decoding the most challenging direct part marks (DPM).


MS-4 Ultra-Compact Barcode Imager

The MS-4 barcode imager is designed specifically for embedded barcode applications. Currently the world’s smallest high resolution barcode imager, the MS-4’s ultra-compact size and wide angle optics provide the widest field of view available for reading any symbol at close range.

  • Decodes/second: up to 10
  • Wide Field of View
  • Optional USB Connectivity

Overview

It is the ideal barcode imager for OEM design engineers who need to read 2D symbols in tight spaces with 100% data integrity.
Compact & Lightweight:   The MS-4 is the world’s smallest high performance barcode imager. Its small form allows flexible positioning in tight spaces. The lightweight and durable magnesium alloy case weighs less than 2 oz.

Wide Field of View:  The MS-4 has an extremely wide field of view and reads linear codes or 2D symbols as close as 1” (25 mm).

Omnidirectional Reading:  Linear codes or 2D symbols can be decoded in any orientation.  The MS-4 removes the restriction of planning for laser line alignment.

Mounting Flexibility:  The MS-4’s compact size, right angle mirror option, and corner-exit cable conserve cubic space to create the tightest fit possible within instrumentation and equipment.
Real-time Controls:  The inputs include a trigger signal, a “new master” input, and a programmable input for resetting counters or releasing outputs. The outputs can be configured to activate upon a variety of conditions including matchcode and diagnostic operations.

Specification

Mechanical
Height: 1” (25.4 mm)
Width: 1.80” (45.7 mm)
Depth: 2.10” (53.3 mm)
Weight: 2-oz (57 g)

Read Parameters
Pitch: ±30° Skew: ±30° Tilt: 360°
Decode Rate: Up to 10 decodes per second

Communication Protocols
Standard Interface: RS-232, RS-422 or USB

Connector
Type: 3 ft. cable terminated with High Density 15-pin D-Sub socket or USB type A connector

Light Source
Type: High output LEDs

Light Collection Options
Progressive scan, square pixel. Software adjustable shutter speed, electronic shutter
VGA: 640 by 480

Symbology Types
2D Symbologies: Data Matrix (ECC 0-200), QR Code
Stacked Symbologies: PDF417, Micro PDF417, RSS (Composite & Stacked)
Linear Bar Codes: Code 39, Code 128, BC 412, I2 of 5, Pharmacode, UPC/EAN, Codabar, Code 93

Symbolizes

2D symbologies

PDF417

GS1 Databar (RSS)

Micro PDF

All standard linear bar codes

Applications

  • Clinical instruments
  • Bank ATMs
  • Parking kiosks
  • Point-of-sale terminals
  • Robotics

 

 


MS-4X Ultra-Compact DPM Imager

  • Decodes/second: up to 10
  • X-Mode Decoding Technology
  • Wide Field of View
  • Optional USB Connectivity

The MS-4X features ultra-compact size and wide angle optics to provide the widest field of view available for reading any symbol at close range. Aggressive decoding is ensured through X-Mode technology, which reads direct part marks and damaged or difficult symbols with no configuration or setup required.

High performance, flexibility, and advanced decoding make the MS-4X the ideal imager for reading difficult codes in tight spaces.

 

Overview

X–Mode Technology:   Our patented X-Mode technology provides easy setup and deployment of the MS-4X in any application. In addition to reliable decoding of damaged or difficult linear codes and 2D symbols, the MS-4X features advanced decode algorithms to read a wide range of direct part marks.
Compact & Lightweight:   The MS-4X is the world’s smallest high performance imager. Its small form allows flexible positioning in tight spaces. The lightweight and durable magnesium alloy case weighs less than 2 oz.

Wide Field of View:  The MS-4X has an extremely wide field of view and reads linear codes or 2D symbols as close as 1” (25 mm).

Mounting Flexibility:  The compact size, right angle mirror option, and corner-exit cable of the MS-4X conserve cubic space to create the tightest fit possible within instrumentation and equipment.
EZ Trax™ Option:  Image capture and storage software provides tracking of symbol images.

Specification

Mechanical
Height: 1” (25.4 mm)
Width: 1.80” (45.7 mm)
Depth: 2.10” (53.3 mm)
Weight: 2 oz. (57 g)

Read Parameters
Pitch: ±30° Skew: ±30° Tilt: 360°
Decode Rate: Up to 10 decodes per second

Communication Protocols
Standard Interface: RS-232, RS-422 or USB

Connector
Type: 3 ft. cable terminated with High Density 15-pin D-Sub socket or USB type A connector

Light Source
Type: High output LEDs

Light Collection Options
Progressive scan, square pixel. Software adjustable shutter speed, electronic shutter
VGA: 640 by 480

Symbology Types
2D Symbologies: Data Matrix (ECC 0-200), QR Code, Micro QR Code, Aztec Code
Stacked Symbologies: PDF417, Micro PDF417, GS1 Databar (Composite & Stacked)
Linear Bar Codes: Code 39, Code 128, BC 412, I2 of 5, Pharmacode, UPC/EAN, Codabar, Code 93, PLANET, PostNet, Japanese Post, Australian Post, Royal Mail, Intelligent Mail, KIX

Symbologies

GS1 Databar
2D Symbologies Data Matrix
 PDF417
Micro PDF

All standard linear bar codes

Applications

  • Clinical Instruments
    • Embedded barcode reading
    • Sample tracking and vial reading
  • Medical Devices
    • Dot peen or laser marks on products
  • Electronics
    • Laser markings on printed circuits boards, flex circuits
    • Sub-assembly tracking
  • Semiconductors
    • Laser marks on packages and components


MS-4Xi Ultra-Compact Ethernet Imager

  • Decodes/second: up to 10
  • X-Mode Decoding Technology
  • Integrated Ethernet Connectivity
  • 10 to 30 VDC

The MS-4Xi features ultra-compact size and wide angle optics to provide the widest field of view available for reading any symbol at close range. Aggressive decoding is ensured through X-Mode technology, which reads direct part marks and damaged or difficult symbols with no configuration or setup required.
Easy setup and advanced decoding make the MS-4Xi the ideal imager for reliable reading in almost any automation environment.

Overview

X–Mode Technology:   Our patented X-Mode technology provides easy setup and deployment of the MS-4Xi in any application. In addition to reliable decoding of damaged or difficult linear codes and 2D symbols, the MS-4Xi features advanced decode algorithms to read a wide range of direct part marks.
Embedded Ethernet:   Integrated Ethernet TCP/IP is included for industrial connectivity and high speed communication.
Compact & Lightweight:   The MS-4Xi is the world’s smallest high performance imager. Its small form allows flexible positioning in tight spaces. The lightweight and durable magnesium alloy case weighs less than 2 oz.

Wide Field of View:  The MS-4Xi has an extremely wide field of view and reads linear codes or 2D symbols as close as 1” (25 mm).

Mounting Flexibility:  The compact size, right angle mirror option, and corner-exit cable of the MS-4Xi conserve cubic space to create the tightest fit possible within instrumentation and equipment.

Specification

Mechanical
Height: 1” (25.4 mm)
Width: 1.80” (45.7 mm)
Depth: 2.10” (53.3 mm)
Weight: 3.2 oz. (91 g)

Read Parameters
Pitch: ±30° Skew: ±30° Tilt: 360°
Decode Rate: Up to 10 decodes per second

Communication Interface
Interface: RS-232 and Ethernet

Connector
Dual Cable: 6 ft. industrial Ethernet cable with RJ45 plug; and 3 ft. cable with M12 plug

Light Source
Type: High output LEDs

Light Collection Options
Progressive scan, square pixel. Software adjustable shutter speed, electronic shutter
VGA: 640 by 480

Symbology Types
2D Symbologies: Data Matrix (ECC 0-200), QR Code, Micro QR Code, Aztec Code
Stacked Symbologies: PDF417, Micro PDF417, GS1 Databar (Composite & Stacked)
Linear Barcodes: Code 39, Code 128, BC 412, I2 of 5, UPC/EAN, Codabar, Code 93,
Pharmacode, PLANET, PostNet, Japanese Post, Australian Post, Royal Mail, Intelligent Mail, KIX

Symbologies

GS1 Databar
2D Symbologies Data Matrix
PDF417
Micro PDF

All standard linear bar codes

Applications

  • Clinical Instruments
    • Embedded barcode reading
    • Sample tracking and vial reading
  • Medical Devices
    • Dot peen or laser marks on products
  • Electronics
    • Laser markings on printed circuits boards, flex circuits
    • Sub-assembly tracking
  • Semiconductors
    • Laser marks on packages and components


MINI Hawk Imager

  • Decode speed and read range: Varies by model
  • X-Mode decoding technology
  • Autofocus
  • Optional USB connectivity

MINI HAWK 3: 3 megapixel resolution imager
MINI HAWK HR:
High resolution imager
MINI HAWK HS: High speed imager
MINI HAWK ESD Safe: ESD safe design features nickel coating and ESD-safe labels and cabling

 

The MINI Hawk is a powerful miniature imager that solves a wide range of data tracking and traceability needs across all industries. It provides aggressive barcode reading algorithms and easy setup for any 1D, 2D, or direct part mark (DPM) application. Reliable decoding is ensured through X-Mode technology, which reads damaged or difficult symbols with no configuration or setup required.
With easy setup, powerful image processing, and multiple configurations, the MINI Hawk is an ideal solution for any barcode or DPM application.

Overview

X–Mode Technology: Our patented X-Mode technology provides easy setup and deployment in any application. In addition to reliable decoding of damaged or difficult linear codes and 2D symbols, the MINI Hawk features advanced decode algorithms to read a wide range of direct part marks.
Autofocus:  For real time dynamic autofocus, position the symbol at the center of the field of view, and push the EZ button. The MINI Hawk automatically adjusts focal distance and sets internal parameters to optimize the symbol.
Flexibility:  Mulitple resolutions are available to provide solutions to a wide range of applications.
Wide Field of View:
  Read symbols as large as 2” (50.8 mm) square as close as 1” (25.4 mm) with diffractive field illumination and optional right angle mirror.
Compact and Lightweight:  Miniature form factor fits easily in tight spaces, and is lightweight for mounting into robotic applications.

Specification

Mechanical
Height: 1” (25.4 mm) Width: 1.80” (45.7 mm)
Depth: 2.10” (53.3 mm) Weight: 2 oz (57 g)

Light Source
Type: High output LEDs

Light Collection Options
Progressive scan, square pixel. Software adjustable
shutter speed, electronic shutter
MINI HAWK 3: 2048 by 1536 pixels (QXGA)
MINI HAWK HR: 1280 by 1024 pixels (SXGA)
MINI HAWK HS: 752 by 480 pixels (WVGA)

Read Parameters
Pitch: ±30° Skew: ±30° Tilt: 360°
Decode Rate: Up to 60 decodes per second (HS model)
Focal Range: 1.3 to 9.3” (33 to 236 mm) (autofocus)

Connector
Type: 3 ft. cable terminated with High Density 15-pin D-Sub socket connector or USB Type A connector
Communication Protocols
Standard Interface: RS-232, RS-422, or USB

Symbologies

GS1 Databar
2D Symbologies Data Matrix
 PDF417
Micro PDF

All standard linear bar codes

Applications

Assembly line manufacturing

Component tracking

Automotive

  • Dot peen mark on power-train components
  • Laser marks on automotive electronics components

Medical Devices:

  • Laser marks on components

Electronics:

  • Laser markings on printed circuits boards, flex circuits

Semiconductors:

  • Laser marks on packages and components


MINI Hawk Xi Miniature Autofocus Ethernet Imager

  • Decode speed and read range: Varies by model
  • X-Mode Decoding Technology
  • Autofocus
  • Integrated Ethernet Connectivity
  • 10 to 30 VDC

Overview

Decode Any Symbol:  The MINI HAWK Xi consistently reads damaged, distorted or otherwise challenging direct part marks with our patented decode algorithms.
Autofocus:  For real time dynamic autofocus, position the symbol at the center of the field of view, and push the EZ button. The MINI HAWK Xi automatically adjusts focal distance and sets internal parameters to optimize the symbol.
Embedded Ethernet:  Integrated Ethernet TCP/IP is included for industrial connectivity and high speed communication.
X–Mode Technology:  In addition to the most aggressive decoding available, X-Mode technology provides easy setup and deployment of the MINI Hawk Xi in any application.
Compact and Lightweight:  Miniature form factor fits easily in tight spaces, and is lightweight for mounting into robotic applications.

Specification

Mechanical
Height: 1” (25.4 mm)
Width: 1.80” (45.7 mm)
Depth: 2.10” (53.3 mm)
Weight: 3.2 oz (91 g)
Light Source
Type: High output LEDs
Light Collection Options
Progressive scan, square pixel. Software adjustable shutter speed, electronic shutter
SXGA: 1280 by 1024 pixels
WVGA: 752 by 480 pixels
Read Parameters
Pitch: ±30° Skew: ±30° Tilt: 360°
Decode Rate: Up to 60 decodes per second (HS model)
Focal Range: 1.3 to 9.3” (33 to 236 mm) (autofocus)
Connector
Dual Cable: 6 ft. industrial Ethernet cable with RJ45 plug; and 3 ft. cable with M12 plug
Communication Interface

Interface: RS-232 and Ethernet

Symbologies

GS1 Databar
2D Symbologies Data Matrix
 PDF417
Micro PDF

All standard linear bar codes

Applications

  • Assembly line manufacturing
  • Component tracking
  • Automotive
    • Dot peen mark on power-train components
    • Laser marks on automotive electronics components
  • Medical Devices
    • Laser marks on components
  • Electronics
    • Laser markings on printed circuits boards, flex circuits
  • Semiconductors
    • Laser marks on packages and components


QX Hawk Flexible Industrial Imager

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  • Decodes/second: up to 60
  • Read range: varies by configuration
  • Liquid lens autofocus & modular zoom
  • Optional C-Mount lens model
  • Integrated Ethernet networking
  • Advanced X-Mode decoding algorithms
  • Simple plug and play connectivity
  • Compact, rugged IP65/67 enclosure
  • Optional Embedded Ethernet TCP/IP & EtherNet/IP

The QX Hawk is the world’s first imager to be fully integrated with liquid lens technology, enabling infinite focus flexibility. Bridging the gap between ease of use and performance, the QX Hawk features a high resolution modular optical zoom system, aggessive X-Mode decoding, and simple plug and play connectivity.

The QX Hawk imager easily reads any barcode or 2D symbol, including challenging 2D direct part marks (DPM), in any environment, within seconds of installation.

Overview

Advanced Optical System
Advanced imaging technology includes a high resolution modular optical zoom system that enables the QX Hawk to read marks at distances from 20 mm to 2 m and beyond. Combined with patent pending liquid lens autofocus, the QX Hawk can easily cover almost any auto ID application.

Decode Any Symbol
Using best-in-class X-Mode decode algorithms, the QX Hawk consistently captures everything from low contrast, damaged, or otherwise challenging direct part marks, to a high density 3.3 mil Data Matrix, to a very large linear barcode.

Powerful Performance
The QX Hawk is powered by a dual core ARM/DSP processor to allow both high speed image capture and real time configuration and communication. The embedded processing, combined with three high speed inputs/outputs directly from the reader, enable the QX Hawk to provide line level control functions.

Specification

  • Decodes/second: up to 60
  • Read range: varies by configuration
  • Liquid lens autofocus & modular zoom
  • Integrated Ethernet networking
  • Configuration Options: 0.4MP CMOS or 1.3MP CCD

MECHANICAL (Integrated Optics)
Height: 1.59” (40.5 mm)
Width: 2.27” (57.6 mm)
Depth: 3.79” (96.3 mm)
Weight: 10 oz. (280 g)
MECHANICAL (C-Mount Optics)
Height: 4.03” (102.3 mm)
Width: 2.27” (57.6 mm)
Depth: 1.59” (40.5 mm)
Weight: 11 oz. (320 g)
LIGHT SOURCE (Integrated Optics)

Type: High output LEDs
LIGHT COLLECTION OPTIONS
Progressive scan, square pixel.
Shutter: Software adjustable 1/60 to 1/100,000
CMOS WVGA: 752 by 480 pixels
CCD SXGA: 1280 by 960 pixels

READ PARAMETERS
Pitch: ±30° Skew: ±30° Tilt: 360°
CMOS Decode Rate: Up to 60 decodes per second
CCD Decode Rate: Up to 20 decodes per second

 

Symbologies

GS1 Databar
2D Symbologies Data Matrix
PDF417
Micro PDF

All standard linear bar codes

Applications

  • Printed circuit boards
  • Electronics and semiconductor manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Medical devices


UID DPM Compliance Verifier

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  • Verification Standards:
    • ISO/IEC 16022
    • ISO/IEC 15415
    • AS9132
    • AIM DPM Guidelines
    • MIL-STD-130
  • Ethernet Connectivity
  • Easy One Button Calibration and Operation
  • Secure Mode For Operation Within Secure Facilities

The DPM Verifier (for Direct Part Marks) is a UID Compliance Verifier that evaluates and verifies symbols according to specifications in MIL-STD-130 and DFAR 252.211-7003. The DPM Verifier is designed to analyze and verify Data Matrix symbols that are directly marked by dot peen, laser etch and chemical etch on materials such as metal, plastic, and rubber.

UID Compliance Verification products allow U.S. DoD (Dept. of Defense) suppliers and subcontractors to easily and consistently comply with a wide range of UID regulations.

Overview

Flexible Mounting:  For maximum flexibility within any application or workspace, the DPM Verifier can be used as a standalone desktop unit, portable verifier or mounted to an optional stand.

Direct Part Marks:  The DPM Verifier is designed for validation and verification of UID Data Matrix direct part marks with a variety of shapes and sizes. A variety of lighting options provide the necessary compliance for testing UID data syntax strings and evaluating symbol quality.

Reports:  The DPM Verifier includes reporting features with quality assurance and repeatable/ auditable results.  Reports are detailed, and verification results are archived for backup and compliance audits.
UID Compliance:  Since implementation of the UID inititative, most goods destined for the U.S. DoD must be permanently marked with a UID code. UID Compliance Verifiers enable the DoD and their suppliers and subcontractors to meet the requirements in UID standards such as MIL-STD- 130 and DFAR 252.211-7003.

Specification

Mechanical
Height: 7.95″ (201.9 mm)
Width:6.1″ (154.9 mm)
Length:6.07″ (154.3 mm)

Read Parameters
Image Field: 1.19″ x 0.86″ (30.2 mm x 21.8 mm)
Min. Element Size: 0.0075″ (0.19 mm)

Communication Protocols
Standard Interface: Ethernet
Maintenance Purposes: RS-232
Light Source

Type: Class I LED, Red LED
External: 640 nm
Diffuse Perpendicular 90° Dome (D)
Medium Angle 45° (45Q)
Low Angle 30° (30Q, 30T and 30S)

Minimum PC Requirements
• Host PC running Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Vista
• At least a 2 GHz CPU
• At least 512 MB RAM
• CD-ROM drive
• At least 100 MB of available hard disk space
• A 10/100 MB Network (Ethernet) interface
• Display capable of displaying at least 1024 by 768 pixels, true colors

Symbols Verified
Data Matrix (ECC 0-200)

Standards
• AIM DPM-1-2006
• ISO 16022
• ISO 15415
• ISO 15434
• ISO 15418
• SAE AS9132 Laser
• SAE AS9132 Dot Peen
• SAE AS9132 Electro-Chemical Etch
• DFAR 252.211-7003
• MIL-STD-130L
• MIL-STD-130L Change 1
• MIL-STD-130M
• MIL-STD-130M Change 1
• MIL-STD-130N
• Guide to Uniquely Marking Items Version 1.4
• Guide to Uniquely Marking Items Version 1.5
• Guide to Uniquely Marking Items Version 1.6
• ATA SPEC200 Chapter 9 and ANSI MH10

Symbologies

Data Matrix (ECC 0-200)    

Applications

U.S. DoD suppliers of:

 

  • Aerospace parts
  • Automotive parts
  • Electronics
  • Any UID Data Matrix direct part marks (laser, dot peen, chemical etch, photo etch, thermal print, etc.)


UID LDP Compliance Verifier

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  • Verification Standards:
    • ISO/IEC 16022
    • ISO/IEC 15415
    • AS9132
    • AIM DPM Guidelines
    • MIL-STD-130
  • Ethernet Connectivity
  • Easy One Button Calibration and Operation
  • Secure Mode For Operation Within Secure Facilities

The LDP Verifier (for Labels and Data Plates) is a UID Compliance Verifier that evaluates and verifies symbols according to specifications in MIL-STD-130 and DFAR 252.211-7003. The LDP Verifier has been specially developed for checking and verifying UID Data Matrix markings on labels and data plates.

UID Compliance Verification products allow U.S. DoD (Dept. of Defense) suppliers and subcontractors to easily and consistently comply with a wide range of UID regulations.

Overview

Labels and Data Plates:  The LDP Verifier is designed for verification of labels and data plates with thickness up to 0.125 inch (3.17 mm).

Integrated Design:  The LDP Verifier is a standalone unit, connected to a host PC, that contains appropriately fixed lens and lighting systems required for testing UID data syntax strings and evaluating symbol quality.

Reports:  The LDP Verifier includes reporting features with quality assurance and repeatable/auditable results. Reports are detailed, and verification results are archived for backup and compliance audits.

UID Compliance:  Since implementation of the UID inititative, most goods destined for the U.S. DoD must be permanently marked with a UID code.  UID Compliance Verifiers enable the DoD and their suppliers and subcontractors to meet the requirements in UID standards such as MIL-STD- 130 and DFAR 252.211-7003.

Specification

Mechanical
Height:
11.06″ (280.92 mm)
Width:  10″ (254 mm)
Length: 13″ (330.2 mm)

Read Parameters
Max. Label/Data Plate Thickness: 0.125″ (3.175 mm)
Depth Of Field: 0.125″ (3.175 mm)
Min. X dimension: 0.0075″ (0.19 mm)
Image Field: 1.0″ x 0.75″ (25.4 mm x 19.05 mm)

Communication Protocols
Standard Interface: Ethernet
Maintenance Purposes: RS-232 baudrates from 600 bit/s to 115.3 Kbits/s
Light Source

Type: Embedded Class I LED
External: 640 nm
Diffuse perpendicular (90°) light
Laser target beam
Class II laser to IEC 60825-1
Minimum PC Requirements

• Host PC running Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Vista
• At least a 2 GHz CPU
• At least 512 MB RAM
• CD-ROM drive
• At least 100 MB of available hard disk space
• A 10/100 MB network (Ethernet) interface
• Display capable of displaying at least 1024 by 768 pixels, true colors
Symbols Verified

Data Matrix (ECC 0-200)

Standards
• AIM DPM-1-2006
• ISO 16022
• ISO 15415
• ISO 15434
• ISO 15418
• SAE AS9132 Laser
• SAE AS9132 Dot Peen
• SAE AS9132 Electro-Chemical Etch
• DFAR 252.211-7003
• MIL-STD-130L
• MIL-STD-130L Change 1
• MIL-STD-130M
• MIL-STD-130M Change 1
• MIL-STD-130N
• Guide to Uniquely Marking Items Version 1.4
• Guide to Uniquely Marking Items Version 1.5
• Guide to Uniquely Marking Items Version 1.6
• ATA SPEC200 Chapter 9 and ANSI MH10

Symbologies

Data Matrix (ECC 0-200)     

Applications

U.S. DoD suppliers of:

  • Aerospace parts
  • Automotive parts
  • Electronics
  • Any UID Data Matrix – labels and data plates


Laser Barcode Scanners

Laser barcode scanners are ideal for applications that require high speed reading of linear codes or stacked symbols. From small products for embedded OEM applications to rugged laser barcode scanners for industrial use, Microscan offers a wide range of quality products to read linear barcodes and stacked symbols, with features such as high speed reading, wide field of view, symbol reconstruction, and aggressive decoding technology.

CLICK HERE to view a comparison chart of our Industrial Laser Products.


 

MS-2 Ultra-Compact CCD Reader

  • Scans/second: up to 530
  • Read Range: 0.8 to 12.8” (20 to 325 mm)
  • Low 5V Power Draw
  • IP54 Enclosure
  • USB, RS-232 Interface Options

The user-friendly MS-2 is a fully packaged CCD reader, offering easy integration and several configurations to meet a variety of needs. Advanced CCD technology is coupled with world-class algorithms to ensure easy and accurate decoding of small, damaged or poorly printed codes.

High performance and flexibility make the MS-2 the optimal embedded reader for reading difficult codes.

Overview

Compact & Lightweight:  The 1.75” (44.5 mm) square by 0.85” (21.6 mm) tall reader weighs less than 2 ounces (57 g) for easy mounting onto robotic equipment or into tight spaces.

Visible Indicators:  Illuminated LEDs on top of the reader provide visual confirmation of reader status.

Versatility:  Low and high density scan angle versions allow flexible configuration for a wide range of applications.
Reading Capabilities:
  The MS-2 can easily read the most difficult codes, and excels at reading on highly reflective surfaces.

ESP®Easy Setup Program:  Single-point software provides quick and easy setup and configuration of all Microscan readers.

Specification

Mechanical
Height: 0.85” (21.6 mm)
Width: 1.75” (44.5 mm)
Length: 1.75” (44.5 mm)
Weight: 2 oz. (57 g)

Design
Flash memory sensor: CCD linear image sensor
Optics: 660 nm visible LED
Bright and sharp scan line

Scanning Performance
Scan Rate: Up to 530 per second
Decode Rate: Up to 55 per second
Min. X dimension: Down to 3.3 mil (.084 mm) on Code 39
Depth of field: .8 to 12.8” (20 to 325 mm)
Barcode width: Up to 7” (178 mm) on 20 mil (0.5 mm) resolution code

Communication
Interface: USB, RS-232

Cable and Connector
Type: 3-ft cable terminated with a 15-pin HD D-sub socket connector or USB type A connector

Symbologies
UPC (E&A), EAN, Code 39, Code 128, UCC EAN 128, I 2 of 5 (Interleaved, Industrial and Standard), Codabar, Code 93, Plessey, GS1 Databar, PDF417, China Postal Code

Symbologies

 Linear  Code 128
GS1 Databar (RSS)  GS1 Databar
PDF417

Applications

  • Clinical instruments
  • Bank ATMs
  • Parking kiosks
  • Point-of-sale terminals
  • Robotics


 

MS-3 Compact Laser Barcode Scanner

  • Decodes/second: up to 1000
  • Read Range: 2 to 10” (51 to 254 mm)
  • Wide Scan Angle
  • IP54 Enclosure

The MS-3 laser barcode scanner offers the fastest read performance in embedded compact barcode scanners. The wide scan angle of 70 degrees is coupled with ultra-compact size and flexible mounting.

High performance and flexibility make the MS-3 the optimal choice for reliable reading in embedded instruments.

Overview

Compact & Lightweight: The 1.75” (44.5 mm) square by .85” (21.6 mm) tall scanner weighs only 2 ounces (57 g) for easy mounting onto robotic equipment or into tight spaces.
High Scan Speed:  Adjustable scan speed from 300 up to 1000 decodes per second and Microscan’s world-class decode algorithms ensure accurate reading every time.
Wide Scan Angle:  The wide scan angle of over 70 degrees and a factory customizable focal point add up to space savings within your system, allowing greater flexibility with positioning.
Visible Indicators:  Illuminated LEDs on top of the scanner provide visual confirmation of the scanner performance.

Real-time Controls:  The inputs include a trigger signal, a “new master” input, and a programmable input for resetting counters or releasing outputs. The outputs can be configured to activate upon a variety of conditions including matchcode and diagnostic operations.

Specification

Mechanical
Depth: 1.75″ (44.5 mm)
Width: 1.75″ (44.5 mm)
Height: .85″ (21.6 mm)
Weight (standard case): 2 oz. (57 g)
Scanning Parameters
Options: single line, fixed raster
Scan rate: Adjustable from 300 to 1000 scans/second, default=500
Scan width angle: >70°
Pitch: ±50°
Skew: ±40°
Label contrast: 25% min. @ 650 nm
Comunication
Interface: RS-232, RS-422/485 (up to 115.2k), Keyboard Wedge, USB
Connector
Type: 3 ft. cable terminated with High Density 15-pin D-Sub socket connector
Symbologies
Code 39, Codabar, Code 128, I 2 of 5, Code 93, UPC/EAN, Pharmacode, PDF417 (option)

Symbologies

All standard linear bar codes

PDF417

MicroPDF

Applications

  • Clinical instruments
  • Bank ATMs
  • Parking kiosks
  • Point-of-sale terminals
  • Robotics


MS-9 High Speed Barcode Scanner

  • Decodes/second: up to 2000
  • Read Range: 1 to 9” (25 to 229 mm)
  • OMR Reading
  • IP54 Enclosure

The MS-9 barcode scanner delivers a decode rate unmatched among small fixed-mount scanners.  The superior processing of the MS-9 provides multiple looks at a given label, ensuring data integrity.  MS-9 also has an option to read OMR (Optical Mark Recognition).

The MS-9 is the ideal barcode scanner for high speed processing applications.

Overview

Ultra-High Scan Speed:  The MS-9 barcode scanner processes 2000 scans per second in real time, delivering superior performance in high throughput applications. High decode speed also provides several scans of the symbol which increases data capture accuracy.
Compact Size:
  The small size and compact shape of the MS-9 allows mounting flexibility and easy integration into existing machinery.
Preventative Maintenance:  Internal diagnostic tools monitor operating conditions and send user-defined messages to alert the operator when thresholds have been exceeded.
Visible Indicators:  Illuminated LEDs on top of the scanner provide visual confirmation of scanner performance.
Real-time Controls:
  The inputs include a trigger signal, a “new master” input, and a programmable input for resetting counters or releasing outputs. The outputs can be configured to activate upon a variety of conditions including matchcode and diagnostic operations.

Specification

Mechanical  
Depth: 3.0″ (76.2 mm)
Width: 2.275″ (57.8 mm)
Height: 1.625″ (41.3 mm)
Weight: 11 oz. (311 g)
Communication
Interface: RS-232, RS-422/485, Daisy Chain
Scanning Parameters
Mirror Type: Rotating, single line 9-faceted mirror
Optional Raster: 9 raster lines over a 2° arc
Scan Rate: 2,000 per second
Scan Width Angle: 56°
Pitch Angle: ±50° Skew angle: ±40°
Protocols

Point-to-Point • Point-to-Point w/RTS/CTS • Point-to-Point w/RTS/CTS & XON/XOFF • Point-to-Point w/XON/XOFF • Polling Mode D • Multidrop • User-Defined • User-Defined Multidrop • Daisy Chain
Connector
3 ft. (914.4 mm) cable terminated with a high density 15-pin D-Sub plug connector

Symbologies
Code 39, Codabar, Code 128, I 2 of 5, Code 93, UPC/EAN, GS1 Databar (Linear and Stacked)
Optional: Patented OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) or Pharmacode

Symbologies

All standard linear bar codes

GS1 Databar (RSS)

Applications

  • Document handling
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Packaging


QX-830 Industrial Barcode Scanner

  • Scans/second: 300 to 1400
  • Read Range: 1 to 30” (25 to 762 mm)
  • Optional Embedded Ethernet TCP/IP & EtherNet/IP
  • IP65 Enclosure

The QX-830 industrial barcode scanner combines revolutionary flexible connectivity with high performance decoding capabilities to reliably read 1D barcodes in almost any automation environment. In addition to the Quick Connect System and X-Mode Technology, the QX-830 features IP65 industrial sealing and optional embedded Ethernet protocols.

High performance, simple connectivity, and IP65 enclosure make the QX-830 an ideal industrial barcode scanner for any industrial application.

Overview

Quick Connect System:  M12 Ultra-Lock™ connectors and cordsets.  Plug and play setup.  Single or multi-scanner solutions

X-Mode Technology:  Decodes damaged, poorly printed, or misaligned codes.  Ensures high read rates and throughput.

High Performance:  Aggressive decoding capabilities allow reliable reading of barcodes out to 30” (762 mm), at up to a 10” (254 mm) beam width.

Real-time Feedback:  Visible LED indicators on the side of the scanner and a “good read” green flash projecting from the front window provide confirmation of the scanner’s performance.  The green flash is visible within a complete 360 degree radius from the scanner.

Ethernet Protocols:  The QX-830 includes optional embedded Ethernet TCP/ IP and EtherNet/IP for high speed communication.

Flexibility:  The compact size of the QX-830 allows flexible positioning for a variety of applications.

Specification

Mechanical
Depth: 2.59″ (66 mm)
Width: 3.47″ (88 mm)
Height: 1.38″ (35 mm)
Weight: 7.5 oz. (212 g)
Communication Interface

Interface: RS-232/422/485 or Ethernet
Symbologies
Standard: Code 39, Codabar, Code 93, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 128, PDF417, Micro PDF417, Pharmacode, UPC, GS1 Databar
Applications Standard: UCC/EAN-128, AIAG
Laser Light
Type: Laser diode
Output Wavelength: 655 nm nominal
Operating Life: 50,000 hours @ 25° C
Safety Class: Visible laser: CDRH Class II, 655 nm
Scanning Parameters
Mirror Type: Rotating, 10-faceted
Optional Raster Mirror Image: 10 raster scan lines over a 2° arc (or 0.500″ raster height at 8″ [203 mm] distance)
Scan Rate: Adjustable from 300 to 1400 scans/sec. Scan Width Angle: Typically 60°
Pitch: ±50° max. Skew: ±40° max.
Label Contrast: 25% min. absolute dark to light differential at 655 nm wavelength
Protocols
Point-to-Point, Point-to-Point w/RTS/CTS, Point-to-Point w/XON/XOFF, Point-to-Point w/RTS/CTS & XON/XOFF, Multidrop, Daisy Chain, User-Defined Multidrop, Ethernet TCP/IP, EtherNet/IP

Symbologies

All standard linear barcodes
PDF417
MicroPDF
GS1 Databar

Applications

  • Any industrial environment from light to heavy duty
  • Conveyor lines
  • Packaging and sortation
  • Electronics production
  • Embedded within machinery


QX-870 Industrial Raster Laser Scanner

  • Scans/second: 300 to 1400
  • Read Range: 1 to 30” (25 to 762 mm)
  • Optional Embedded Ethernet TCP/IP & EtherNet/IP
  • IP65 Enclosure

The QX-870 laser scanner partners the latest technologies in barcode reading and connectivity into an easy to use solution for barcode track, trace and control applications. Simple to set up and deploy, it features a programmable sweeping raster to read multiple codes, in varying locations, even if they are damaged or misaligned.

With plug and play setup, IP65 industrial sealing, and the most aggressive decode algorithms available, the QX-870 an ideal laser scanner for any industrial application.

Overview

Quick Connect System:

  • M12 Ultra-Lock™ connectors and cordsets
  • Plug and play setup
  • Single or multi-scanner solutions

X-Mode Technology:

  • Decodes damaged, poorly printed, or misaligned codes
  • Ensures high read rates and throughput


High Performance:  Aggressive decoding capabilities allow reliable reading of barcodes out to 30” (762 cm), at up to a 10” (25.4 cm) beam width.
Intelligent Raster:  In addition to sweep angle and speed controls, the QX-870 features a programmable raster with intelligent auto framing technology. Advanced software will automatically frame the raster height and width of the laser to match the barcode, allowing selective targeting of codes within a single read cycle.
Ethernet Protocols: The QX-870 includes optional embedded Ethernet TCP/IP and EtherNet/IP for high speed communication.

Specification

Mechanical
Height: 4.29” (109 mm)
Width: 3.74” (95 mm)
Depth: 1.76” (45 mm)
Weight: 16 oz. (453 g)
Communication Interface
Interface: RS-232/422/485 and/or Ethernet
Symbologies
Standard: Code 39, Codabar, Code 93, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 128, PDF417, Micro PDF417, Pharmacode, UPC, GS1 Databar
Applications Standard: UCC/EAN-128, AIAG
Laser Light
Type: Laser diode
Output Wavelength: 655 nm nominal
Operating Life: 50,000 hours @ 25° C
Safety Class: Visible laser: CDRH Class II, 655 nm
Scanning Parameters
Mirror Type: Rotating, 10-faceted
Scan Rate: Adjustable from 300 to 1400 scans/sec. Scan Width Angle: Typically 60°
Pitch: ±50° max. Skew: ±40° max.
Label Contrast: 25% min. absolute dark to light differential at 655 nm wavelength
Protocols
Point-to-Point, Point-to-Point w/RTS/CTS, Point-to-Point w/XON/XOFF, Point-to-Point w/RTS/CTS & XON/XOFF, Multidrop, Daisy Chain, User-Defi ned Multidrop, Ethernet TCP/IP, EtherNet/IP

Symbologies

All standard linear bar codes
PDF417
MicroPDF
GS1 Databar

Application

  • Any industrial environment from light to heavy duty
  • Automotive assembly
  • Packaging and sorting
  • Electronics production
  • Embedded within machinery