OEM scan engines

the EM20-80 combines compact construction and optimized on-screen scanning

As the newest member in the EM20 series, the EM20-80 is quicker and more compact than ever. With easy barcode reading from screen and a wide angle, there is no doubt that the EM20-80 is ready for whatever barcode is presented to it.


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Suggested industries:

Self service
Smart home
Mobile payment
Optimized on-screen barcode capture.
Making it incredibly reader friendly, the CPU powered EM20-80 is ready for whatever smartphone or tablet is presented to it. Not only is the EM20-80 optimized for screens, but also features excellent near field reading, a wide view angle and snappy barcode reading.
Designed for reliability.
The single PCB construction and vibration proof connectors make the EM20-80 resistant against vibration and improve reliability.
Compact construction.
The updated EM20-80 is the newest generation in the EM20 series and is lighter, thinner and more compact than ever. No matter the device, the EM20-80 can be easily integrated.
Power efficiency.
The advanced technology incorporated in the EM20-80 helps reduce its power consumption and lengthens service life.
Multiple Interfaces.
The EM20-80 supports USB, RS-232 and TTL-232 interfaces to meet diverse industry needs.

Technical specifications

Image Sensor640x480 CMOS
IlluminationWhite LED
Depth of Field EAN13 (13mil)25mm-110mm
Depth of Field PDF417 (6.67mil)35mm-45mm
Depth of Field Data Matrix (10mil)35mm-50mm
Depth of Field QR (15mil)0mm-90mm
Minimal Print Contrast30%
Scan Angle Roll360°
Scan Angle Pitch±40°
Scan Angle Skew±45°
Field of View Horizontal68°
Field of View Vertical51°
Data capture
1DEAN-8, EAN-13, UPC-E, UPC-A, Code 128, UCC/EAN128, I2Of5, ITF-14, ITF-6, Matrix 25, CodaBar, Code 39, Code 93, ISSN, ISBN, Industrial 25, Standard 25, Plessey, Code11, MSI-Plessey, UCC/EAN Composite, GS1 Databar, Code 49, Code 16K
2DPDF 417, QR Code, Micro QR, Data Matrix, Aztec, Maxicode, Chinese Sensible Code, GM Code, Micro PDF417 Code, Code One
Dimensions (mm)61.5(W)x65.5(D)x31.9(H)mm (max)
InterfacesTTL-232, RS-232, USB
NotificationsBeeper, Green LED Indicator
Input Voltage12-pin FPC connector: 3.3-5VDC±5% 4-pin box connector: 3.3-5VDC±5%
Current @ 3.3VDC Operating335mA (typical), 479mA (max)
Current @ 3.3VDC Standby93mA
Current @ 5VDC Operating237mA (typical), 319mA (max)
Current @ 5VDC Standby69mA
Power Consumption3.3VDC: 1103mW (typical) 5VDC: 1129mW (typical)
Ambient Light0~100,000lux (natural light)
Operating Temperature-40°C to 60°C
Storage Temperature-40°C to 75°C
Humidity5% to 95% (non-condensing)
OptionalUSB, RS-232, DC5V power adapter with RS-232 cable
Standard180mm FFC
Device Management
SoftwareEasySet (configuration)
CertificationsFCC Part15 Class B, CE EMC Class B
Warranty2 years


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