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  • DataMan 8600 Series: DPM, 2-D and

    1-D Handheld Barcode Readers

    Supercharged Direct Part Mark reading performance for the most challenging barcodes

    DataMan® 8600 series image-based ID readers provide the world’s most advanced barcode reading technology for decoding DPM, 2-D and 1-D codes of varying sizes, quality and marking or printing methods. These handheld DPM barcode readers are designed for the harshest factory floor environments. Equipped with an advanced imaging system and patented flexible lighting technology, the DataMan 8600 series of barcode readers decode the most challenging Direct Part Mark (DPM) barcodes on the widest variety of surfaces. And, the modular communication design supports Ethernet with Industrial Protocols as well as corded and wireless modules to ensure the DataMan 8600 series of readers are ready to meet your application communication requirements.

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    Most Powerful Direct Part Mark Handheld Barcode Reader  

    Cognex’s most powerful algorithms, 2DMax+ ™ and 1DMax+™ with Hotbars,™ enable the DataMan 8600 series image-based readers to decode the most challenging DPM barcodes in the most demanding industrial conditions.

    2-D Code Reading Technology
    For 2-D codes, the DataMan 8600 includes Cognex’s most robust and advanced 2-D algorithms to handle codes regardless of damage, distortion, perspective, low contrast and obstruction as well as small DPM codes.


    1DMax+ Technology with Hotbars
    For 1-D barcodes, the 1DMax+ algorithm with Hotbars™ image-analysis technology gives DataMan 8600 barcode readers unprecedented performance on damaged or difficult-to-read codes.

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    Most Advanced Handheld Imaging System

     DataMan 8600 - Modular Communications for Handheld Barcode Scanners   For superior image formation on any mark type and surface, the DataMan 8600 series readers features an improved, patented UltraLight®, faster image sensor along with a new liquid lens offering a larger depth-of-field. UltraLight illumination provides dark field, bright field and diffuse lighting all in one electronically controlled light. These technical advances enable the DataMan 8600 series readers to image barcodes faster and easier on the widest range of surfaces and at distances both near and far.

    Exclusive Modular Industrial Communications

    Equipped with Ethernet communication and industrial protocols, the DataMan 8600 series easily integrates with industrial automation equipment, making installation and maintenance fast and efficient. Additional industry standard communication options include USB, RS-232 and Bluetooth communication to an intelligent base station. Field interchangeable communication modules mean one reader can be configured to meet specific and ever changing communication needs.  DataMan 8600 - Industrial Design for Handheld Barcode Readers


    Industrial ID Protocols

    The Industry’s most challenging reading applications

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    DataMan 8600 readers are ideal for applications in any manufacturing environment that require robust DPM and label-based barcode technology and unparalleled reading capability:

    • Engine assembly
    • Transmission assembly
    • Automotive kitting
    • Aerospace
    • Incoming inspection
    • Oil and gas
    • Electronic manufacturing