Datalogic PowerScan PM8300

Datalogic PowerScan®PM8300

Features

Industrial Handheld Laser Bar Code Reader with Datalogic's STAR Cordless System™

  • Optics available in Standard Range (contact up to 1.0 m / 3.3 ft) and Auto Range (20 cm to over 12.5 m / 8.0 in to over 41.0 ft)
  • Available in 3 models: basic, with display and 3-Key keypad, with display and full alphanumeric keypad
  • 100% Compatible with Datalogic’s STAR Cordless System™
  • Radio frequencies available in 433 MHz or 910 MHz
  • Point-to-point and multi-point transmission
  • Seamless roaming
  • Datalogic 3GL™ and loud beeper for good read feedback
  • User replaceable lithium-ion battery
  • Operates over a wide range of temperatures
  • Water and Particulate Sealing Rating: IP65 / IP64 (with display)
  • Drop resistance to 2.0 m / 6.5 ft

The PowerScan™ PM8300 cordless laser scanners are Datalogic Scanning’s premium line of rugged industrial handheld data collection products for linear codes. The PowerScan PM8300 series includes different models able to satisfy all customers’ needs; the PM8300 is the basic cordless model; the PM8300-D intermediate model includes a display and 3-key keypad; and the ultimate PM8300-DK model features a display and a full 16-key keyboard. The PM8300-DK model significantly increases the sophistication of interaction with the host system and opens up new potential uses of the scanner, making it suitable for applications that would normally require a more expensive portable data terminal. The mobile phone-like keyboard allows for the manual entering of bar codes that are not readable and enables easy management of simple code-quantity applications like inventory, picking, receiving, etc.

Narrow band radio communications with Datalogic’s STAR Cordless System™ provides the key to increased productivity and flexibility in the workplace. It offers scalable solutions from simple point-to-point applications to networking capabilities combined with seamless roaming for complex installations.

The PM8300 readers feature Datalogic’s exclusive 3 Green Lights (3GL™) for superior good read feedback. The patented ‘Green Spot’ directly on the code and dual Good Read LEDs on the top and back of the cap adds increased visibility at any angle. Superior reading performance is enhanced by Datalogic’s patented PuzzleSolver™ technology for fast and accurate reading of standard, poorly printed and damaged codes.

The PM8300 reader’s mechanics have been developed and tested to withstand extreme environmental conditions maintaining consistent reading performance without degrading performance or reliability. Its ergonomic enclosure is lightweight and well balanced to ensure optimal operator comfort during scan intensive operations. A built-in metal tether hook for suspended applications ensures workplace productivity.

Multi-interface capabilities feature the most popular interfaces: RS- 232, Keyboard Wedge, Wand Emulation and USB. The Datalogic Aladdin™ configuration program provides user-friendly features that simplify the start-up procedure, even for inexperienced users.

Specifications

Cordless Communications
 

  • Datalogic STAR Cordless System™
    • Effective Radiated Power
      • 433.92 MHz
        <10 mW
      • 910 MHz
        <1 mW
    • Multi-Point Configuration
      • Max. Readers in Same Area
        • 2000
      • Max. Readers per Radio Receiver
        • 32
    • Point-to-Point Configuration
    • Radio Frequency
      • 433.92 MHz
      • 910 MHz
    • Radio Range (Open Air)
      • 433.92 MHz
        Up to 50 m / 164 ft
      • 910 MHz
        Up to 30 m / 98 ft
    • Seamless Roaming
    • Two Way Communications

Decoding Capability
 

  • 1D / Linear Codes
    • Autodiscriminates all standard 1D codes including GS1 DataBar™ linear codes
  • Stacked Codes
    • Code 16K
      • True
      • True
    • Code 49
      • True
      • True
    • GS1 DataBar Expanded Stacked
    • GS1 DataBar Stacked
    • GS1 DataBar Stacked Omnidirectional

Electrical
 

  • Battery
    • Battery Type
      • Li-ION 2150 mAh
    • Charge Time
      • External Power
        • 4 Hours
      • Host Power
        • 10 Hours
    • Reads per Charge
      • + 60,000
  • Cradle Indicator LEDs
    • Battery Charging (Red)
    • Charge Completed (Green)
    • Power/Data (Yellow)
  • Current
    • Operating (Typical)
      • External
        1 A @ 10 V, 330 mA @ 30 V
      • POT
        500 mA
  • Input Voltage
    • External
      10 - 30 VDC
    • POT
      5 VDC +/- 10%

Environmental
 

  • Ambient Light
    • Immune to light exposure in offices/facilities and direct exposure to sunlight
  • Drop Resistance
    • Withstands 50 drops from 2 m / 6.6 ft to concrete
  • ESD Protection (Air Discharge)
    • 20 kV
  • Humidity (Non-Condensing)
    • 90%
  • Particulate and Water Sealing
    • PM8300
      IP65
    • PM8300-D, PM8300-DK
      IP64
  • Temperature
    • Operating
      • -20 to 50 °C / -4 to 122 °F
    • Storage/Transport
      • -20 to 70 °C / -4 to 158 °F

Interfaces
 

  • Keyboard Wedge
  • RS-232
  • RS-485
    • BC8060 Only
  • USB
  • Wand

Physical Characteristics
 

  • Colors Available
    • Yellow/Black
  • Dimensions
    • Cradle
      24.0 x 10.8 x 9.5 cm / 9.5 x 4.3 x 3.7 in
    • PM8300
      20.7 x 11.4 x 6.9 cm / 8.1 x 4.5 x 2.7 in
    • PM8300-D, PM8300-DK
      21.0 x 11.4 x 6.9 cm / 8.3 x 4.5 x 2.7 in
  • Display
    • PM8300-D, PM8300-DK
    • Display Type
      • Graphic with backlight
    • Font Dimensions
      • User selectable (4 lines x 16 columns default)
    • Screen Dimensions
      • 32 x 96 pixels
  • Keypad
    • PM8300-D Only
      3-Key Keypad
    • PM8300-DK Only
      16-Key Keypad
  • Weight
    • Cradle
      380.0 g / 13.4 oz
    • Reader
      395.0 g / 13.9 oz

Reading Performance
 

  • Light Source
    • 630 - 680 nm VLD
    • Aiming
      • 630 - 680 nm VLD, Activated by 'Double-Click' Trigger
  • Print Contrast Ratio (Minimum)
    • 15%
  • Read Rate (Maximum)
    • 35 +/- 5 scans/sec.
  • Reading Angle
    • Pitch
      • 5 to 55° / -5 to -55°
    • Roll (Tilt)
      • +/- 20°
    • Skew (Yaw)
      • +/- 60°
  • Reading Indicators
    • Beeper
    • Datalogic Three Green Lights (3GL™) Good Read Feedback
      • Datalogic 'Green Spot' on the Code
      • Dual Good Read LEDs
    • Good Transmission
  • Resolution (Maximum)
    • PM83X0
      0.076 mm / 3 mils
    • PM83X0 Auto Range
      0.190 mm / 7.5 mils

Reading Ranges - Typical Depth of Field
 

  • Minimum distance determined by symbol length and scan angle.
  • Printing resolution, contrast, and ambient light dependent.
  • PM8300
    • 5 mils
      • 2.1 to 13.3 cm / 0.8 to 5.2 in
    • 7.5 mils
      • 3.5 to 24.2 cm / 1.4 to 9.5 in
    • 10 mils
      • 2.9 to 42.8 cm / 1.1 to 16.8 in
    • 13 mils
      • 2.3 to 55.1 cm / 0.9 to 21.7 in
    • 20 mils
      • 6.3 to 78.5 cm / 2.5 to 30.9 in
    • 40 mils
      • 2.5 to 97.8 cm / 1.0 to 38.5 in
  • PM8300 AR
    • 7.5 mils
      • 7.0 to 46.5 cm / 2.7 to 18.3 in
    • 10 mils
      • 10.8 to 99.9 cm / 4.2 to 39.3 in
    • 13 mils
      • 12.7 to 147.3 cm / 5.0 to 58.0 in
    • 20 mils
      • 7.0 to 215.9 cm / 2.7 to 85.0 in
    • 40 mils
      • 16.0 to 340.0 cm / 6.3 to 133.8 in
    • 55 mils
      • 0.2 to 4.1 m / 0.7 to 13.5 ft
    • Reflective - 100 mils
      • 1.5 to 12.5 m / 4.9 to 41.0 ft

Safety & Regulatory
 

  • Agency Approvals
    • The product meets necessary safety and regulatory approvals for its intended use.
    • The Quick Reference Guide for this product can be referred to for a complete list of certifications.
  • Environmental Compliance
    • Complies to EU RoHS
  • Laser Classification
    • Caution Laser Radiation - Do not stare into beam
    • CDRH Class II
    • IEC 60825-1 Class 2

Utilities
 

  • Datalogic Aladdin™
    • Datalogic Aladdin configuration program is available for download at no charge

Warranty
 

  • 3-Year Factory Warranty

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