Magellan 8300 Scanner/Scale

Magellan 8300 Scanner/Scale

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The Magellan™ 8300 bi-optic scanner is a high performance 5-sided scanner for medium volume checkout environments. It offers great performance, high quality and reliability, and outstanding value. It improves operational efficiency by achieving outstanding first-pass read rates and represents the next step in value and checkout productivity from the Magellan family and Datalogic Scanning.

The 8300 can be configured as either scanner or scanner/scale combination with Datalogic’s exclusive, patented All-Weighs® scale platter to ensure accurate produce and bulk food weighing at the checkout. Two remote scale display options are available; a single display on a pole and a dual display on a single pole for applications requiring separate displays for the cashier and customer. Magellan 8300 models are available in three lengths: long, medium, and short (scanner only) to accommodate various POS configurations.
  • Aggressive and ergonomic 360° 5-sided scanning for best in class scanning performance

  • Renowned Magellan brand quality and reliability

  • All-Weighs Scale Platter with integrated Produce Lift Bar or Produce Rail™ (Optional)

  • FirstStrike advanced decoding software delivers the best performance in reading poor quality labels

  • Flash memory for easy software upgrades in the field

  • Multiple interface solution supports all popular host interfaces

  • Powered auxiliary RS-232 port for easy integration of a handheld scanner

  • Supports GS1 DataBar™ codes

  • Checkpoint Systems and Sensormatic EAS compatible (Optional)

Decoding Capability
1D / Linear Codes Autodiscriminates all standard 1D codes including GS1 DataBar™ linear codes
Stacked Codes

GS1 DataBar Expanded Stacked
GS1 DataBar Stacked
GS1 DataBar Stacked Omnidirectional

AC Input

100-250 VAC, 50-60 H

Power Consumption Operating (Maximum): 8 Watts
Operating (Nominal): 7 Watts
Sleep Mode: 4 Watts

ESD Protection (Air Discharge) 25 kV
Humidity (Non-Condensing)

5 - 95%


Operating: 10 to 40 °C / 50 to 104 °F
Storage/Transport: -40 to 70 °C / -40 to 158 °F


Cradle: 340.2 g / 12.0 oz
Reader: 18.0 x 7.4 x 11.2 cm / 7.1 x 2.9 x 4.4 in

Colors Available Black; Grey

Depth (Below Counter): 10.2 cm / 4.0 in
Height (Above Counter): 13.0 cm / 5.1 in
Model 8301 (Short, Scanner Only): 35.6 cm / 14.0 in
Model 8302 (Medium, Scanner Only): 40.1 cm / 15.8 in
Model 8303 (Long, Scanner Only): 50.8 cm / 20.0 in
Model 8304 (Medium, Scanner/Scale): 40.1 cm / 15.8 in
Model 8305 (Long, Scanner/Scale): 50.8 cm / 20.0 in
Width: 29.2 cm / 11.5 in

Reading Performance
Motor Speed 4,500 rpm
Read Height 15.2 cm / 6.0 in
Read Rate (Maximum) 3,900 lines/sec.
Reading Indicators

Beeper (Adjustable Tone and Volume)
Good Read LED

Scan Lines 52
Scan Zone 360°
Sides Read 5 Sides