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MS-2 Ultra Compact CCD Reader

MS-2 Ultra Compact CCD Reader

The user-friendly MS-2 is a fully packaged CCD reader, offering easy integration and several configurations to meet a variety of needs. Advanced CCD technology is coupled with world-class algorithms to ensure easy and accurate decoding of small, damaged or poorly printed codes.

High performance and flexibility make the MS-2 the optimal embedded reader for reading difficult codes.

Compact & Lightweight:  The 1.75” (44.5 mm) square by 0.85” (21.6 mm) tall reader weighs less than 2 ounces (57 g) for easy mounting onto robotic equipment or into tight spaces.

Visible Indicators:  Illuminated LEDs on top of the reader provide visual confirmation of reader status.

Versatility:  Low and high density scan angle versions allow flexible configuration for a wide range of applications.

Reading Capabilities:
  The MS-2 can easily read the most difficult codes, and excels at reading on highly reflective surfaces.

ESP®Easy Setup Program:  Single-point software provides quick and easy setup and configuration of all Microscan readers.

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Part Numbers

  • Scans/second: up to 530
  • Read Range: 0.8 to 12.8” (20 to 325 mm)
  • Low 5V Power Draw
  • IP54 Enclosure
  • USB, RS-232 Interface Options


Height: 0.85” (21.6 mm)
Width: 1.75” (44.5 mm)
Length: 1.75” (44.5 mm)
Weight: 2 oz. (57 g)

Flash memory sensor: CCD linear image sensor
Optics: 660 nm visible LED
Bright and sharp scan line

Scanning Performance
Scan Rate: Up to 530 per second
Decode Rate: Up to 55 per second
Min. X dimension: Down to 3.3 mil (.084 mm) on Code 39
Depth of field: .8 to 12.8” (20 to 325 mm)
Bar code width: Up to 7” (178 mm) on 20 mil (0.5 mm) resolution code

Interface: USB, RS-232

Cable and Connector
Type: 3-ft cable terminated with a 15-pin HD D-sub socket connector or USB type A connector

UPC (E&A), EAN, Code 39, Code 128, UCC EAN 128, Interleaved, Industrial and Standard 2 of 5, Codabar, Code 93, Plessey, GS1 Databar, PDF417, China Postal Code

Partner: Microscan

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