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HawkEye® 1500 DPM Barcode Reader

HawkEye® 1500 DPM Barcode Reader

The HawkEye 1500 Series are high performance fixed-mount direct part mark (DPM) readers in a user-friendly smart camera format. The simple interface, advanced programming controls, and optional built-in symbol quality verification make the HawkEye 1500 a flexible and powerful series
of readers. Whether reading printed labels or a challenging low contrast DPM, the HawkEye 1500 Series provide cost-effective reliable reading solutions. HawkEye 1510: Flexible reader with multiple C-mount lens and lighting options

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HawkEye 1515: Universal reader for the broadest range of direct part mark reading applications

HawkEye 1525: Specializes in DPM reading with darkfield illumination, typically used for highly reflective parts

Optimized Decoding:  Industry-leading decoding algorithms allow the HawkEye 1500 series to consistently read damaged, distorted or otherwise challenging directly marked codes at high decode rates.

Built-In Connectivity: 
Built-in Ethernet and serial ports are available for setup, control and data transfer. Eight points of discrete digital I/O are also included.

ReadRunner Software:  The ReadRunner monitoring and setup software allows optimization of reading performance and remote monitoring of readers.

QuicSet Technology:  The patented QuicSet audio visual alignment pairs with unique auto-learn features to allow users to easily and reliably align and train the unit.

DPM Verification:  Built-in verification enables real time quality monitoring to ensure consistently high read rates. The optional license enables advanced 1D and 2D verification, including AIM DPM-1-2006 standards and user-defined custom verification.

Part Numbers

  • Decodes/second: up to 30
  • Read Range: Varies By Model
  • Patented QuicSet Technology
  • Integrated Ethernet Networking


Mechanical – HE 1510
Height: 2″ (50.8 mm)
Width: 2.25″ (57.15 mm)
Depth: 3.89″ (98.73 mm)

Mechanical – HE 1515
Height: 2.36″ (59.94 mm)
Width: 2.84″ (72.14 mm)
Depth: 4.59″ (116.51 mm)

Mechanical – HE 1525
Height: 2″ (50.8 mm)
Width: 2.25″ (57.15 mm)
Depth: 4.59″ (116.51 mm)

Light Collection
VGA: 640 by 480 pixels

Communication Protocols

Interfaces: TCP/IP, RS-232, Baud rates from 1200 bit/s to 115.2 kbit/s

Read Parameters
Minimum Contrast: 20% at 630nm
Speed: Up to 30 parts per second

Symbology Types
2D Symbologies: Data Matrix, PDF417, QR Code
Linear Barcodes: Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, UPC/EAN, UPC-E, UPC Supplementals, I2 of 5, BC412, Codabar, Postnet, Pharmacode, GS1 Databar and Composite

Verification Standards

2D Symbologies: ISO 15415, AIM DPM-1-2006, AS9132/IAQG
Linear Barcodes: ANSI/ISO 15416, DoD-IUID string validation based on MIL-STD-130N

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