The Honeywell MS7580 Genesis barcode reader is dark gray in color, contains an area imager, and can be used to scan and decode linear one-dimensional (1D), two-dimensional (2D), and Portable Document Format 417 (PDF417) barcodes. The barcode reader can be held in the hand or placed on a counter or surface for fixed position use. An area imager allows the barcode reader to scan and decode linear one-dimensional (1D), two-dimensional (2D), and Portable Document Format 417 (PDF417) barcodes. The imager's LEDs are shielded to reduce light flashes. A CodeGate setting prevents barcode data from being transmitted until a button is pushed to help reduce accidental scans. The CodeSelect function enables the barcode reader to capture up to seven barcodes at once and output the data in a predetermined order. The barcode reader can be connected to a host system's serial or USB port or to a keyboard wedge (sold separately) to transmit barcode data. Onboard memory enables the reader to store barcode data. A TotalFreedom feature enables barcode formatting, parsing, and decoding software to be installed directly on the barcode reader instead of the host system. Honeywell Remote MasterMind software can be used by an administrator to manage the device remotely.
This product weighs 340 g (12 oz.) and measures 150 x 83 x 80 mm/5.9 x 3.3 x 3.2 inches (H x W x D). (H is height, the vertical distance from the lowest to highest point; W is width, the horizontal distance from left to right; D is depth, the horizontal distance from front to back.) It can withstand drops of up to 1.5 m (5'). For a complete set of product specifications, please see the manufacturer's brochure.
Barcode scanners, also known as barcode readers, can be used to scan and decode barcodes and to transmit barcode data to a computer or another host system. Barcode readers with a single-line laser can be used to scan linear, one-dimensional (1D) barcodes. Some lasers can produce light in an omnidirectional pattern to allow scanning of barcodes from different angles. Other barcode readers contain CCD (charge-coupled device) light sensors instead of a laser for accuracy and wear resistance. Barcode scanners with raster scanning, area imaging, and other scanning technologies can allow scanning of two-dimensional (2D) or Portable Document Format 417 (PDF417) barcodes, among other types. Some barcode readers provide onboard flash memory to allow the storage of barcode data before transmitting it to a computer or host system through a USB cable or wireless WLAN or Bluetooth connection. Many barcode readers have a handle for handheld use and come with a stand or a charging cradle for fixed position applications, while others are designed for stationary use on a counter or another flat surface. Some portable readers are small enough to be carried in a pocket or attached to a lanyard. Barcode readers are used at retail checkout counters and other points of sale (POS) locations and in warehouses and shipping facilities.
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