Newland Launches Fixed Mount Powerhouse: The FM430 Barracuda
Newland EMEA, manufacturer of some of today’s fastest and most versatile barcode scanning equipment, has announced the rollout of a their new fixed mount scanner: the FM430 Barracuda. The highly anticipated barcode scanner will be the centerpiece of their stationary scanner portfolio.
Combining Superb Programming with a Megapixel Camera
The new FM430 Barracuda is Newland’s most aggressive and efficient fixed mount scanner to date, making it a strong all-round solution. It’s equipped with a megapixel camera that scans virtually any 1D and 2D barcode with impressive speed and ease. On top of that, its programming, IR sensor and light sensor help keep users moving, even in low light conditions. The combination of these features is what makes the device really knock the socks off similar scanners in the industry. It allows it to pick up on barcodes quickly, making it easy to use, even for inexperienced users.
Secondly, it ensures this performance is not affected by ambient lighting. The brightness of the fixed mount scanner, which has a white light, adjusts automatically based on the light that reflects off the barcode. This makes it optimal for scanning from phone screens and makes for worry-free scanning in a dark environment.
Additional benefits include a small footprint (41.5 x 49.5 x 24.3mm) and options to relieve manual labor with handsfree scanner or to use a manual trigger button instead. An optional red cross laser aimer can make scanning even more intuitive and and IP54 makes the FM430 Barracuda a reliable option for outdoor use when placed in a housing.
Versatile in all Industries
The device shows its flexibility in its wide range of possible applications. Retailers looking for POS scanning solutions, including those with customer-facing applications like loyalty and mobile payment, can use the FM430 Barracuda to make sure lines stay short and customers stay happy. Additionally, its small footprint makes it a great solution for self-service kiosks, like e-commerce pick-up or parking ticket machines. Other possible application scenarios include event ticket redemption, gaming cash outs, postal services, transport boarding passes, access control and production line.
A Leap Up: the FM420 to the FM430 Barracuda
The FM430 Barracuda will be replacing Newland’s FM420, a bestselling fixed scanner. The new unit is a leap up in many ways, including speed, lighting, programming and depth of field. However, swapping is easy because of similarities in size and fixing points and the easy integration of the device.
The Fm430 Barracuda will be available beginning January 2018.