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Which Handheld Inventory Scanner is Right for You?

Know scanner features and your scanning requirements before you shop for a handheld inventory scanner.

Handheld inventory scanners are the most popular type of barcode scanner due to their flexibility and ease of use when managing inventory. They are also ideal for completing transactions at the point of sale (POS) and tracking assets. Manufacturers such as Motorola Symbol, Honeywell, and Datalogic offer corded and cordless styles with laser, linear imager, or 2D area imager scan ... Read More »

Inventory Scanners: What’s Hot? What’s Not?

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It’s time for our next episode of “What’s Hot? What’s Not?” Today’s topic is inventory scanners. A lot has changed over the past five years or so. In fact, today’s barcode scanners and mobile computers offer many new and improved features that deliver top performance in multiple industries and environments. Ready to see what’s changed? Want to know how you ... Read More »

QuickScan Lite QW2120 Scans Long, Wide Barcodes

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The QuickScan Lite QW2120 doesn’t care if you are a bit short or a little too wide. It will scan you all the same. That’s the message Datalogic sends to barcodes around the world with this entry-level linear imager. To keep productivity levels high, the Datalogic QuickScan Lite QW2120, reads damaged or poorly printed barcodes, including ones that are unusually ... Read More »

Honeywell Hyperion 1300g Linear Imaging Scanner Hangs Tough, Lasts Years

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The Honeywell Hyperion 1300g linear imaging scanner shows that some scanning devices can be truly future-proof, leading to years of hassle-free performance. Ideal for scan-intensive and light industrial applications, the Honeywell Hyperion 1300g linear imaging scanner offers a solid combination of performance, ergonomics, and durability for: Warehouse management Inventory control Asset tracking Eliminates the need for specialty scanners Speed comes ... Read More »

Intermec SR61XR Handheld Scanner: World’s First for Near/Far Scanning

Intermec SR61 XR Handheld Scanner

With the Intermec SR61XR handheld scanner, there is no need to own multiple devices for near and far scanning. The world’s first scanner with integrated near/far area imaging technology handles both 1D and 2D scanning from 6 inches all the way to 50 feet away. The Intermec SR61XR’s scanning technology can create significant savings for businesses that need the flexibility ... Read More »

How to Purchase a Mobile Computer

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So, you’ve decided to purchase a mobile computer. Now what? To ensure you buy the right solution for your organization, start by identifying your requirements for: Mobile Computer Type Scan Engine Operating System Connectivity Software Applications Features Accessories Budget Mobile Computer Type Mobile computers can be categorized into the following types: Handheld Wearable Vehicle-Mounted Tablets Smartphones Hazardous Environment Within each ... Read More »

Compare 1D and 2D Barcode Scanners

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To compare 1D and 2D barcode scanners, it’s helpful to know which scan engine reads what type of barcode. 1D barcode scanners Laser scanners are the most popular type of barcode scan engine because they can scan barcodes at distances greater than two feet. However, they only read linear, or one-dimensional (1D), barcodes such as UPC-A, which is widely used ... Read More »

Barcode Scan Engines

Barcode Scanner Types

There are three primary barcode scan engines: laser, linear imager, and 2D area imager. Each works differently to accommodate the needs of specific environments and industries. Laser A laser scan engine shoots a laser beam toward a mirror. The mirror moves, which causes the laser to sweep across the barcode in a straight line. A diode measures the level of reflection ... Read More »

Motorola LI2208 Drives Fast, Comfortable 1D Scanning

Motorola LI2208

The Motorola LI2208 does more than just scan. This corded linear imager helps workers scan faster and farther, resulting in better productivity and happier customers. Businesses can leverage the Motorola LI2208 to drive productivity at the retail point-of-sale, event registrations, and in light industrial settings. “Building on the legacy of Motorola Solutions’ most popular scanner, the LS2208, the next-generation LI2208 ... Read More »