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Designed for fast-paced environments, the CR5000 is a presentation barcode reader that handles data from 1D, 2D and postal barcodes with speed and flexibility. Advanced data formatting capability provides dependable data integration into any platform, system or solution, including iOS applications; while customizable driver license formatting lets users target specific information to populate fields on loyalty, credit card applications, and more.

Featuring image capture technology, the CR5000 lets users store coupons or signatures without specialized software and an optional Age Verification mode supports business security without sacrificing efficiency. The CR5000 is more than a barcode reader, it’s a tool that adds workflow efficiency.

  • Hands-free operation or optional trigger reading large, heavy, bulk items

  • High speed, omnidirectional reading of 1D, 2D and postal barcodes

  • Quickly reads barcodes from mobile device screens

  • Compact, lightweight and ergonomic design

  • Programmable LED and audible tone user feedback indicators

  • Customizable driver license data formatting for loyalty and credit applications

  • Optional Age Verification solution

  • Data editing and formatting with JavaScript

  • Wired via Code’s rapid disconnect Affinity® cables, available in USB and RS232 and in a variety of straight and coiled lengths

  • Efficient power consumption

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Physical Characteristics  
CR5000 Dimensions 5.95” H x 2.80” L x 3.55” W
(151.14 mm H x 71.23 mm L x 90.30 mm W)
CR5000 Weight 11.2 oz (318 g)
IP Rating 52

User Environment  
Operating Temp. -20° to 55° C / -4° to 131° F
Storage Temperature -30° to 65° C / -22° to 150° F
Humidity 5% to 95% non-condensing
Decode Capability

1D: Codabar, Code 11, Code 32, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, Interleaved 2 of 5, GS1 DataBar (RSS), Hong Kong 2 of 5, Maxtrix 2 of 5, MSI Plessey, Pharmacode, Plessey, Straight 2 of 5, Telepen, Trioptic, UPC/EAN/JAN

Stacked 1D: GS1 Composite (CC-A/CC-B/CC-C), MicroPDF, PDF417

2D: Aztec Code, Data Matrix, Micro QR Code, QR Code, Han Xin

Proprietary 2D: GoCode® (Additional License Required)

Postal Codes: Australian Post, Intelligent Mail, Japan Post, KIX Code, PLANET, POSTNET, UK Royal Mail

Output Options
Formats: JPEG or PGM
Field Selection High Density or Wide Field
Data Editing JavaScript

Performance Characteristcs  
Field of View High Density Field: 30° horizontal by 20° vertical
Wide Field: 50° horizontal by 33.5° vertical
Focal Point High Density Field: 120 mm
Wide Field: 80 mm
Sensor CMOS 1.2 Megapixel
(1280 x 960) gray scale
Optical Resolution High Density Field: 960 x 640
Wide Field: 960 x 640
Pitch ± 60° (from front to back)
Skew ± 60° from plane parallel to symbol (side-to-side)
Rotational Tolerance ± 180°
Print Contrast 25% absolute dark/light reflectance differential, measured at 650 nm
Target Beam Single, blue targeting bar
Light Immunity
Sunlight: Up to 9,000ft-candles/96,890 lux
Shock Withstands multiple drops of 6’ (1.8 Meters) to concrete
Power Requirements

Reader @ 5vdc (mA): Average Idle Current = 150 mA; Maximum Idle Current = 350 mA; Continuous Scan Mode (100% Illumination Brightness) = 430 mA

Memory Capacity 128MB Flash ROM, 32MB RAM
Communication Interfaces RS232, USB 2.0 (Generic HID, HID Keyboard, Virtual Com Port)

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