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  • Handheld Barcode Readers: DataMan 8000 Series

    The most advanced handheld barcode reader ever

    The rugged DataMan® 8000 series of readers offers the industry’s most advanced technology for reading 1-D and 2-D codes regardless of size, quality, printing method or surface, and is the only industrial handheld barcode reader that offers Industrial Ethernet communication and liquid lens technology. 

    Two Model Options

    Available wireless and wired

    • The DataMan 8500 barcode readers incorporate Cognex patented UltraLight® technology for superior image formation on any mark type and surface.
    • The DataMan 8100 barcode readers feature integrated bright field illumination ideal for applications that require superior performance for well-printed 1-D and 2-D codes.
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    DataMan 8000 Series Features: 

    Superior Code Reading Performance for Optimum Read Rates

        1DMax+ Technology with Hotbars
    Extreme Perspective Damaged For 1-D barcodes, the 1DMax+ algorthim with Hotbars image-analysis technology gives DataMan barcode readers unprecedented performance on damaged or difficult-to-read codes.
        2DMax+ Technology
    Noisy Background Poor Focus For 2-D codes, 2DMax+ technology is best-in-class for decoding 2-D matrix symbologies as adopted in many industries for direct part marking (DPM) as well as for high speed printed applications.



    Optics Technology

    The DataMan 8000 series is equipped with patented auto-exposure algorithms and faster image acquisition and was the first industrial handheld barcode reader to offer integrated liquid lens performance. The faster imaging means readers can now be used in a dual focus mode, which allows users to increase the depth of field or to read a wide range of barcode sizes, from very large multi-inch barcodes to tiny 5 mil 2-D Data Matrix codes.


    Industrial Ethernet and Modular Communications for Maximum Flexibility

     DataMan 8000 - Modular Communications for Handheld Barcode Scanners

    The DataMan 8000 series of industrial barcode readers is also the first handheld reader to offer Ethernet communication with Cognex Connect™ capability for easy integration into your factory network for real-time product and part traceability.

    Cognex Connect provides the most flexibility for communicating via Industrial Protocols such as EtherNet/IP, PROFINET, SLMP (Seamless Message Protocol), Modbus TCP and more in addition to traditional support for USB and RS-232.


    Another first for the DataMan 8000 series is the modularity of the communication. The DataMan 8000 series field interchangeable communication modules enable the additional benefit of standardization on one reader platform in corded or cordless models.