News | November 12, 2013

Datalogic PowerScan PBT9500 Imager Now Available

Offering Cordless Simplicity to Aim, Trigger, Decode

Datalogic, a world leader in automatic data capture and imaging technologies, is happy to announce the addition of the PowerScan PBT9500 imager to the PowerScan 9500 family of imagers. This reader utilizes Bluetooth wireless technology offering freedom of mobility coupled with intuitive and effortless scanning capabilities for the user.

“Recently launched, the PowerScan 9500 tethered models have been successfully received in the marketplace, already demonstrating their value in the field,” comments Giulio Berzuini, General Manager & VP, HandHeld Scanners, Datalogic ADC. “Now with the addition of the PowerScan PBT9500 imager, Datalogic is able to offer enhanced productivity when greater mobility is necessary coupled with best-in-class reading capabilities through high speed imaging 2D optics and depth of field.”

The PowerScan 9500 series of imagers represents the new 2D handheld area imagers with rugged mechanics for industrial applications. These imagers combine omnidirectional reading capabilities with state-of-the-art optical characteristics. These features result in the ability to read any bar code regardless of the reader’s orientation, from contact to over 1.0 m/3.3 ft, dependent on the resolution of the bar code. In addition, Datalogic’s latest decoding software guarantees snappy omnidirectional reading of both 1D and 2D codes in various types of environments.

Elements specific to Datalogic’s PowerScan PBT9500 imager include Bluetooth2.0 wireless technology compliancy allowing for Class 1 or Class 2 configuration via software, excellent power management, long lasting battery life guaranteeing more than one shift of intensive scanning and a quick 3-second battery change when needed. The cradle/charger offers different options such as additional battery slots and various interfaces. The PowerScan imager cradle supports up to four devices connected in a Piconet (multiple scanners connected to the same receiver).

Performance points found within the complete PowerScan 9500 series of imagers include: Datalogic’s patented ‘Green Spot’ technology within the 3GL (3 green lights) feature that allows for visual good-read feedback and Motionix motion-sensing technology.  Standard versions with fixed focus objectives, high performance models allowing the imager to adapt the focus from different distances, and Direct Part Marking (DPM) models are all available in answer to various industrial needs. The PowerScan 9500 family guarantees user comfort through ergonomic designs that include a well-balanced weight, handle shape and intuitive aiming system which allows for a high first pass read rate. These area imagers use a soft-pulsed white illumination light that is very gentle on the eyes offering comfort to the operator in scan intensive settings.

Datalogic PowerScan imagers are built to last. Their rugged design guarantees reliable, long term operation. Usage in the toughest environmental conditions does not impact their performance or reliability enhancing the consumers’ bottom line and return on investment.

About Datalogic ADC
Datalogic ADC, the world leader in Automatic Data Capture, offers state of the art solutions with fixed position retail scanners, handheld scanners and mobile computers. Datalogic ADC’s range includes in-counter and on-counter point of sale scanners, general purpose and ruggedized handheld scanners, rugged mobile computers, industrial PDAs and vehicle mount computers. Solutions for applications in several sectors include healthcare, hospitality/entertainment, manufacturing, retail, services and transportation & logistics.

Businesses in the retail sector can particularly benefit from Datalogic ADC’s vision-based technology solutions, analytical tools, self-shopping solutions and consumer relationship technologies.

A division of the Datalogic Group, Datalogic ADC is headquartered in the US with a presence in over 120 countries.

About Datalogic Group
Datalogic Group is a global leader in Automatic Identification with a specific focus on the Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation sectors. As a world-class total solutions provider and producer of bar code readers, data collection mobile computer and vision systems, Datalogic offers innovative solutions for a full range of applications in the manufacturing, retail, healthcare and transportation & logistics industries. Datalogic S.p.A., listed on the STAR segment of the Italian Stock Exchange since 2001 as DAL.MI, is headquartered in Lippo di Calderara di Reno (Bologna). The Group's recent acquisition of Accu-Sort Systems Inc., a leading supplier of Automatic Identification products and solutions in the United States, has doubled its presence in the Industrial Automation market, escalating Datalogic to undisputed leadership in the Industrial Bar Code Scanners segment with a market share of 31%. Datalogic Group as of today employs more than 2,400 members of staff worldwide, distributed in 30 countries across Europe, the Americas and the Asia Pacific region. In 2011 Datalogic Group achieved revenues for 425,5 million Euro and invested over 26 million Euro in Research and Development with a portfolio of over 1,000 patents across the world. For more information, visit www.datalogic.com.

SOURCE: Datalogic ADC, Inc.

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