Ultra-Compact Digital Barcode ReaderBL-1300 series


Ultra Small Digital Barcode Reader, Standard Type, Front Raster


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Standard type


Reading direction


Scanning method



Light source

Visible semiconductor laser (wavelength: 660 nm)

Control output

85 μW

Pulse duration

112 μs

Laser class

Class 2 Laser Product (JIS C6802)


Supported codes

CODE39, ITF, Industrial2of5, Standard2of5, COOP2of5, CODABAR, CODE128, GS1-128, CODE93, UPC/EAN, GS1 DataBar

Number of readable digits

74 digits (148 digits for CODE128 with start character C)

Readable bar width

0.125 mm0.005"

Reading distance

65 to 500 mm 2.56" to 19.69" (narrow bar width: 1.0 mm 0.04")*1

Focal point

120 mm 4.72"

Largest readable label width

339 mm 13.35" (distance: 350 mm 13.78", narrow bar width: 1.0 mm 0.04")*2


0.4 or more

Scanning rate

500 to 1,300 scans/sec. (in units of 100 scans)

I/O specifications

Input terminals

Number of inputs

2 (IN1 and IN2)

Input format

No-voltage input

Output terminals

Number of outputs

4 (OUT1, OUT2, OUT3, and OUT4)


NPN open collector

Rated load

24 VDC, 30 mA

Leakage current (at OFF)

0.1mA or less

Residual voltage (at ON)

0.5V or less

Serial interface

Communication method

Conforms to EIA RS-232C

Communication speed

600, 1,200, 2,400, 4,800, 9,600, 19,200, 31,250, 38,400, 57,600, 115,200 bps

Synchronization between the transmitter and receiver


Data bit length

7 or 8 bits

Stop bit length

1 bit or 2 bits

Parity check

None, odd, even


Power voltage

5 VDC ± 5%

Voltage consumption

400mA or less*3

Environmental resistance

Enclosure rating


Operating ambientluminance

Sunlight: 10,000 lux, incandescent lamp: 6,000 lux

Operating temperature range

0 to +45°C 32 to 113°F

Ambient temperature for storage

-20 to +60°C -4 to 140°F

Operating ambient humidity

35 to 85% RH (No condensation)

Operating environment

No dust or corrosive gas present


10 to 55 Hz, 1.5 mm 0.06" double amplitude for 2 hours in each of the X, Y, and Z directions


Approx 115 g

*1 Specifications at 500 scans/sec.
*2 500 scans/sec. specifications
*3 In order to conform with UL/IEC60950-1, use a Limited Power Source defined by UL/IEC60950-1.

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