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Information on Industrial Barcode Scanners

Barcode Scanner manufacturers understand that some environments are just too rough or harsh for standard retail class barcode scanners. Industrial barcode scanners were designed with these environments in mind, including rubberizing to protect against drops and industrial sealing to keep the elements out.

POSGuys offers a variety of industrial barcode scanners with varying capabilities. We carry only quality industrial barcode scanners from companies like: Motorola, Honeywell, Datalogic and Intermec.

To better differentiate between uses, we have separated the industrial barcode scanner section into three subcategories:
  1. General Industrial Barcode Scanners - Long-range, rugged scanners, designed for heavy industrial use
  2. Cordless Barcode Scanners - Can scan up to 300 ft from a pc; Usually use Bluetooth secure wireless technology.
  3. Barcode 2D Imagers - Read 2-dimensional barcodes; provide long-range barcode scanning.
The industrial barcode scanners POSGuys.com carries are all hand held style barcode scanners, available with a variety of interfaces. The most common interface is USB, as almost every PC manufactured today has at least 1 interface, however options are available for RS-232 Serial and PS/2 Keyboard wedge. If cabling lengths and tangling are a concern, cordless barcode scanners provide an excellent alternative. Cordless barcode scanners connect with a base station or Bluetooth node to send barcode data to a computer or PDA.

For more in-depth information on choosing the right barcode scanner for your business needs, consult our Buying Guide, or call a member of our trained sales team at 1-800-903-6571.