Using the Bar Code Reader
Performing a Bar Code Read Operation
Turn on the Data Collector, position the reader
port close to the bar code you want to read,
and then press the trigger key.
The reader port emits a laser to read the bar
code. The read indicator lights green when the
read is successful.
• If you have problems with the read operation, change the angle
between the label and Data Collector, or move closer and then try
• If the bar code is larger than the diameter of the Data Collector's reader
port, try moving the Data Collector a bit farther away from the bar code.
• The Data Collector should be able to read a bar code from the
maximum distance of 38 centimeters under the following conditions.
Ambient Light: 500 lux (fluorescent)
PCS: 0.9 min.
Minimum Bar Width: 1.2 mm
ITF (extended version)
Approximately 38 cm
• Wavelength: 670 nm
Maximum output: 1.0 mW
Use of controls or adjustments or
performance of procedures other
than those specified herein may
result in hazardous radiation