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The CR3600 is a sleek, Bluetooth barcode reader that aggressively decodes 1D, 2D and postal barcodes while featuring a color screen and keypad that allows users to manually enter data in real time.

Designed specifically for mobile-related businesses, such as police departments, department of motor vehicles, retail companies and warehouse distributors, the CR3600 thoroughly handles all inventory management and data collection needs.

A variety of applications can be created and loaded onto the reader and can be accessed with a simple touch of a button. For ease of customization and integration, a JavaScript license is included with each device, as well as multiple JavaScript applications pre-installed with application source files available for advanced customization.

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

  • Lightweight, ergonomic barcode reader available in palm or handled configuration

  • Bright color screen for instant visibility to scanned data

  • Keypad for direct data input

  • Reliable Bluetooth communication

  • Quickly pairs with Bluetooth-enabled devices such as phones, tablets and printers

  • Durable, quick-release rechargeable battery cartridges

  • Battery status LED indicators with fuel gauge

  • Programmable LED, audible tone and vibration user feedback indicators

  • Unequaled performance on rounded, curved and shiny surfaces

  • Programmable buttons for customized work flow processes

  • Paging button to assist in locating reader (Charger Station with embedded CodeXML® modem option only)

  • Reads barcodes from mobile device screens

  • Powerful data management capability with JavaScript

Download Full Spec Sheets: Code Reader 3600 Specifications

Physical Characteristics  
4.9 oz (139 g) IP Rating 43
Reader Dimensions
1.4” H X 5.1” L x 2.0” W (36mm H x 130mm L x 51mm W)
Reader Dimensions
5.6” H x 5.1” L x 2.0” W (142mm H x 130mm L x 51mm W)
Charging Station Dimensions 2.4” H x 4.5” L x 3.3” W (60mm H x 115mm L x 83mm W)
5.5 oz (155.9 g)
6.9 oz (195.6 g)
Battery Weight 1.7 oz (48 g)
Charging Station with
Embedded Modem Weight
4.3 oz (121.9 g)
Charging Station without
Embedded Modem Weight
3.8 oz (107.7 g)
Active Area Dimensions
1.04” H x 1” W (26.5mm H x 25.5mm W)
IP Rating 54

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,
IATA 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5, GS1 DataBar (RSS), Hong Kong
2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5, MSI Plessey, NEC 2 of 5, Pharmacode,
Plessey, Straight 2 of 5, Telepen, Trioptic, UPC/EAN/JAN

Stacked 1D: Codablock F, MicroPDF, PDF417, GS1 Composite

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

Proprietary 2D: GoCode® (Additional License Required)
Postal Codes: Australian Post, Intelligent Mail, Japan Post, KIX
Code, Korea Post, Planet, Postnet, UK Royal Mail, UPU ID-tags

Formats: JPEG or PGM
Field Selection High Density or Wide Field
Time Stamp Real-Time Stamp
Data Editing JavaScript / CodeXML® Rules

Performance Characteristcs  
Field of View High Density Field: 30° horizontal by 20° vertical
Wide Field: 50° horizontal by 33.5° vertical
Focal Point Approximately 100 mm
Sensor CMOS 1.2 Megapixel (1280 x 960) gray scale
Optical Resolution High Density Field: 960 x 640
Wide Field: 960 x 640
Display Resolution 128 x 128 (RGB)
Pitch ± 60° (from front to back)
Skew ± 60° from plane parallel to symbol (side-to-side)
Rotational Tolerance ± 180°
Print Contrast 25% (1D symbologies) or 35% (2D symbologies) 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 @ 4.2vdc (mA): Typical = 179 mA; Peak = 331 mA;
Idle = 101 mA; Sleep = 25 mA

Charging Station with Embedded CodeXML® Modem:
USB max charge rate = 542 mA
USB trickle charge rate = 157 mA

Charging Station with External CodeXML® M3 Modem:
USB max charge rate = 495 mA
USB trickle charge rate = 123 mA

of Scans
Up to 30,000 scans per charge
Memory Capacity 128MB Flash ROM, 32MB RAM
Bluetooth Modem RS232, USB.2.0 (Generic HID, HID Keyboard, Virtual COM Port)
Communication Interfaces
Operational Modes
Bluetooth (Class II)
Warranty 2 Years; extended service plan available

  • Lithium-Ion Battery
  • Charging Station
  • Charging Station with Embedded
  • CodeXML® Modem
  • CodeXML® M3 Modem (external)
  • CodeXML® Router Software
  • USB Charging Cable, US, Europe/South America, UK Power Supplies
  • Various Cable Options Available. Visit for a list of compatible cables
  • Software Development Kits