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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 Handheld Barcode Reader Specifications

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220 mm x 115 mm x 85 mm


326 g

Operating Temperature

0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)

Storage Temperature

-40°C to 60°C (-40°F to 140°F)

Maximum Humidity

95% (non-condensing)


Polycarbonate housing with overmold


1280 x 1024 High Resolution Sensor


Laser Aimer, Class 1 and Class 2

Status Outputs

LED, Beeper and Vibration




Serial module: RS-232 , USB
Ethernet module: TCP/IP, FTP, industrial protocols: EtherNet/IP, PROFINET, MC protocol, Modbus TCP
Intelligent base station: RS-232, USB, Ethernet, industrial protocols
Bluetooth module communicates to intelligent Bluetooth base station
Wi-Fi module communicates to intelligent Wi-Fi base station




  • 1-D: UPC/EAN/JAN, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 39, Code 128, Code 93, Pharmacode, POSTNET, PLANET Code, GS1 Databar, IMB, Postal
  • 2-D: Data Matrix, QR, MicroQR, PDF417, MaxiCode, Aztec, Micro PDF417



UltraLight integrated bright field, dark field, diffuse


Variable focus liquid lens (0 to over 500 mm depending on code element size)



Power Supply Requirements

DataMan 8600 with Serial/USB: 5V - 6V DC, 5.0 W maximum LPS or NEC Class 2 power supply
DataMan 8600 with Ethernet: PoE Class 2 power supply DataMan 8600 with Bluetooth: 3.7V, 3100 mAh Li-ion battery
DataMan Intelligent Base Station: 24V, 13W maximum LPS or NEC Class 2 power supply




Compliant with RoHS directive 2002/98/EEC



Electrical: CE, CSA, UL 60950, EN/IEC 60950-1
EMI/RFI : FCC Part 15, CE (EMC and R&TTE Directives), ICES-003, RSS-210 Issue 8, KCC

Data Validation

US DoD UID Guidelines, GS-1, ISO15434 and ISO15418

Operating System

Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8

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