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MS-3 Series

Laser Barcode Reader

MS-3 Series

Ultra-Compact Laser Barcode Reader

Applicable codes Code 39, Code 128, Interleaved 2 of 5, Codabar, Code 93, UPC / EAN, Pharmacode
Scan mode Single line, fixed raster
Scan rate Adjustable from 300 to 1,000 scans / s, default=500
Scan width angle >70°
Pitch ±50°
Skew ±40°
Label contrast 25% min. at 650 nm
Communications Interface RS-232, RS-422 / 485, USB
Protocols Point-to-Point, Point-to-Point w / RTS / CTS, Point-to-Point w / XON / XOFF,
Point-to-Point w / RTS / CTS & XON / XOFF, Polling Mode D, Multidrop,
User Defined, User Defined Multidrop, Daisy Chain
I / O
Trigger input 3 to 24 V rated (1 mA at 5 VDC)
New Master 3 to 24 V rated (1 mA at 5 VDC)
Outputs (1, 2, 3) 5 V TTL compatible, can sink 10 mA and source 2 mA
Beeper Good read, Match/Mismatch, Noread
On / Off LEDs 1 status, 1 power, 5 read performance (representing percentage of good decodes)
Power requirement 5 VDC±5%, 200 mV p-p max. ripple, 260 mA at 5 VDC (typ.)
Laser light Type Semiconductor visible laser diode (650 nm nominal)
Safety class IEC 60825-1 Class II, 1.0 mW max.
temperature range
Operating: 0 to 50°C, Storage: -40 to 75°C
humidity range
Up to 90% (with no icing or condensation)
Operating life 40,000 hours at 25°C
Degree of
IP54 (category 2)
Weight Standard Approx. 106 g
Right Angle Approx. 136 g
Safety standards FCC, UL/c UL, CE, KC, RCM, EAC, BIS


High Density 15 Pin D-sub Socket Connector

MS-3 Series Specifications 2

a. Can sink 10 mA and source 2 mA.
b. The default is activated by connecting pin 8 to ground pin 4.
c. Chassis ground: Used to connect chassis body to earth ground only. Not to be used as power or signal return.

Read Ranges

MS-3 Series Specifications 4
MS-3 Series Specifications 5

Note: For Right Angle option, subtract 15 mm from read range. Read ranges are based upon optimal scan speed for specific symbol density.