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The MS146 barcode card reader is designed for time and attendance, security, and access control applications that use badges, cards, or forms.
The MS146 reader is versatile enough to fit applications across the board. It can read ID cards for check-in, check-out, and access control. The infrared MS146 reads barcodes that have been secured by black panels to prevent photocopying.
• Library Cards
• Access Control
• Time / Attendance
The MS146 barcode card reader is easy to integrate into your business. With a large reading slot, the MS146 is a suitable solution for cards of many different sizes and widths.
Multiple interface options and an infrared model ensures that there’s an MS146 perfectly suited for your business. Mount the MS146 to a wall or desktop for easy access. The reader is multidirectional, making installation that much easier.
With the MS146 you can rest assured knowing you’ve made a lasting investment. The high-quality sealing on the optical system protects the device from dust, dirt, and even water spills.
The MS146 is at home in industrial settings, enduring repeated use and exposure to hazards without wearing out or degrading in any way.
The MS146 reads 2-27 inches per second at a high resolution and with a flexible reading angle. Advanced data editing is available on this device, enabling you to tailor your solution to your exact needs.
• Multidirectional reading
• Desktop or wall mountable
• Multiple interface options
• Withstands repeated 5-foot falls to concrete
• Environmentally sealed against water and dust
• Advanced data editing
• IP54 environmental seal against moisture and dust
• Warranty: 2 years
|Scans 1D Barcodes||•||•|
|Scans 2D Barcodes|
|Scans Infrared Barcodes||No||Yes|
|Light Source||660nm LED||930nm LED|
|Keyboard Wedge (PS/2)||•||•|
|Drop Threshold||5 Feet||5 Feet|
|Warranty||2 Years||2 Years|
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|MS146-IRCB00-SG||MS146, Infrared, RS232 - (Power Adapter Sold Separately)|
|MS146-IRCB0M-SG||MS146, Infrared, RS232, Mounting Bracket - (Power Adapter Sold Separately)|
|MS146-ITCB00-SG||MS146, Infrared, Laser Emulation (9-Pin Squeeze)|
|MS146-IUCB00-SG||MS146, Infrared, USB|
|MS146-IUCB00-SG||MS146, Infrared, USB, Mounting Bracket|
|MS146-RRCB00-SG||MS146, Visible Light, RS232 - (Power Adapter Sold Separately)|
|MS146-RUCB00-SG||MS146, Visible Light, USB|
|MS146-RUCB0M-SG||MS146, Visible Light, USB, Mounting Bracket|
|Light Source||Visible light: 660nm LED
To read a barcode symbol, it is illuminated by a scanner. Light is reflected back in varying amounts, depending on the bars and spaces. These differences are translated into signals by a light detector inside the scanner. The signals are converted into various combinations to stand for specific characters.
Infrared: 930nm LED
In the case of infrared barcodes, a layer of security is added to an otherwise low-security technology. Special black obscuration panels cover the barcode label to prevent photocopying, making it readable only by an infrared barcode reader.
|Depth of Field||.07 inch|
|Print Contrast||0.6 minimum|
|Scan Speed||2.0" - 30" per second|
|Types||Code 39 standard and full ASCII, EAN-13, UPC-A, EAN-8, UPC-E, Standard 2 of 5, Code 128, Code 93, MSI, Code 11, Code 32, Delta Code, Label Code, Plessey Code, Codabar|
|Types||USB, Keyboard Wedge, RS232, TTL (undecoded)|
|Dimension||3.75”H x 1.375”W x 1.875”D|
|Drop Test||5-foot drop threshold|
|Power Consumption||35mA for TTL 5V DC 5%
|RS232 Model||Power supplied through pin #9|
|Operation Temperature||32 to 122ºF|
|Storage Temperature||4 to 140ºF|
|Humidity||0 ~ 95% RH non-condensing|
|Main Unit||2 years|
|Cables, Adapters||90 days|
|MS146 User Guide|
|MS146 Barcode Printing Guide
Guideline for printing barcodes on a card
|Scanner Configuration Guide|
|Mounting Bracket Measurements
This document shows the dimensions and placement of the screw holes for the MS146 mounting bracket.
Com to Keyboard
Software utility for converting RS232 scanner input into keyboard input.
Scanner Configuration Manager
Software utility for scanner configuration.
|EZ-Utility for Scanner Configuration
Configuration Software for Windows, compatible with the following model numbers: MS146-ITCB00-SG MS146-IRCB00-SG MS146-IRCB0M-SG MS146-IUCB00-SG MS146-IUCB0M-SG MS146-RRCB00-SG MS146-RUCB00-SG MS146-RUCB0M-SG