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HR42 SR Halibut

Handheld Scanners

Designed and built to raise the bar, the HR42 SR Halibut provides maximized performance and a reliable rugged exterior. With its megapixel camera, the handheld scanner achieves an entirely new level of performance that allows it to scan virtually every 1D and 2D barcode printed on paper, plastic and metal, as well as a range of direct part marks (DPMs).

1D & 2D
1.8M drop
Dual Interface
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The following products will be discontinued at set dates due to having better alternatives or outdated technology.
EOL Date: product discontinuation date, the last day of accepting order for this product.
EOM Date: service & support discontinuation date, the last day of providing software upgrade, parts & repair service for this product.
HR42 SR Halibut product discontinuation date
Partnumber Description EOL date EOM date
HR4250-S5 2D CMOS Handheld Reader Mega Pixel, Standard Range (Black surface) with 3 mtr. coiled USB cable. Autosense, smart stand ready (Halibut)
HR4250-S8 2D CMOS Handheld Reader Mega Pixel, Standard Range (Black surface) with 2 mtr. RS232 cable and multiplug adapter. Autosense, smart stand ready (Halibut)

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Scan virtually any barcode.
Streamline and optimize your production line with the HR42 SR Halibut. Using advanced technology, the device enhances the scanning of virtually every 1D and 2D barcode printed on paper, plastic and metal, as well as a range of direct part marks (DPMs).

Unrivaled performance.
With its megapixel camera, the HR42 SR Halibut raises the bar for handheld scanners. It is able to read small, dense barcodes and damaged barcodes faster and more accurately, ensuring maximum productivity no matter what.

User-friendly aiming technology.
Designed with the end user in mind, the HR42 SR has a crisp and accurate laser aimer for point-and-shoot scanning.

Rock-solid architecture.
Your employees can confidently use the HR42 SR Halibut all day everyday due to its drop resistant housing (1.8m). Designed for light industrial environments, the HR42 SR Halibut just works, even if they bump or drop it.

Available with auto-sense stand for hands-free applications.

Application scenarios.
Light-industrial applications, including electronic assembly, production line, healthcare, postal and financial.

Technical specifications

Data Capture
1D All major 1D symbologies, including EAN-13, EAN-8, UPC-A, UPC-E, ISSN, ISBN, Codabar, Code 128, Code93, ITF-6, ITF-14, Interleaved 2 of 5, Industrial 2 of 5, Standard 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5, GS1 Databar, Code 39, Code 11, MSI-Plessey, Plessey.
2D All major 2D symbologies, including PDF417, QR Code, Data Matrix, Aztec, Maxicode.
Image Sensor CMOS 1280×960
Aiming 650nm laser diode
Illumination White LED
Scan Modes Level Mode, Sense Mode, Continuous Mode, Batch Mode
Scan Rate 60 frames per second
Depth of Field EAN 13 (13mil) 45-410mm
Depth of Field Code 39 (5mil) 110-250mm
Depth of Field PDF417 (6.67mil) 115-250mm
Depth of Field DataMatrix (10mil) 100-250mm
Depth of Field QR (15mil) 70-280mm
Field of View Horizontal 40.5°
Field of View Vertical 30.4°
Scan Angle Roll 360°
Scan Angle Pitch ±50°
Scan Angle Skew ±50°
Motion Tolerance 2m/s
Minimal Print Contrast 25%
Processor DDR3, 800Mhz
Buttons Trigger
Current @ 5VDC Operating 266mA (typical), 344mA (max.)
Current @ 5VDC Standby 109mA
Dimensions (mm) 115(L)×74(W)×161(H)mm
Input Voltage 5VDC ± 5%
Interfaces RS-232, USB
Material PC, ABS
Notifications Beep, LED indicator
Power Consumption 1289.6mW (1251mW (typical) )
Power Supply Input DC5V, 1.5A
Power Supply Output AC100~240V, 50~60Hz
Weight 173g
Operating Temperature -20℃ to 50℃ (-4°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -40℃ to 70℃ (-40°F to 158°F)
Humidity 5%~95% (non-condensing)
Electro Static Discharge (ESD) ±8 kV (direct discharge), ±16 KV (air discharge)
Drop 1.8m
IP Rating IP42
Hardware FCC Part15 Class B, CE EMC Class B,IEC 60825-1,KC
Standard 5 years


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