AS203 Auto-sensing mini barcode scanner

AS203 micro USB auto sensing barcode scanner enables your smartphone and tablet with enterprise-level barcode scanning capability. When the barcode scanner is pointed to a barcode in about 2 inches away, it will automatically trigger a barcode read. The installation process is just a matter of seconds, by simply plugging it into smartphone or tablet’s micro USB port.

The finest design with excellent craftsmanship:
AS203 micro USB mini barcode scanner represents a milestone of engineering breakthrough and software innovation. At the size of W19 x L21 x H12.5 mm (W0.75 xL0.83 x H0.49 in), AS203 is the smallest corded barcode scanner in the AIDC industry. Small as it is, its aggressive reading performance of 200 scans per second and great to ambient light from 0 lux to 70,000 lux are never compromised.

Operates w/o any software App or Driver in USB HID interface:
AS203 auto sensing barcode scanner allows itself to trigger a barcode read by simply pointing a barcode in about 2 inches away, it will shows the barcode value on where your computer device's cursor is instantly, not software, driver or App is needed. It supports all USB OTG enabled computer devices like Android, Windows, Mac and Linux. (Please be noticed, not all Android or Windows Phone devices are USB OTG enabled by default, to confirm if your device is USB OTG enabled by simply connecting your device with an external keyboard or mouse; if it works with the external keyboard or mouse, then it's USB OTG enabled)

Operates in USB HID interface by ScanKey® App:
AS203 micro USB mini barcode scanner is designed with a high-speed micro USB connector on the rear to be easily integrated with all major Android smartphone and tablets in the market. Through the user-friendly interface, USB HID, the installation of AS203 is just a matter of seconds. With the help of on-screen scan button, ScanKey® for Android, AS203 micro USB mini barcode scanner can be easily triggered by simply one tap on the screen. The virtual scan button will follow you wherever you go and into any app you launch without interrupting your app’s operation. The android device compatibility list with AS203 mini barcode scanner using ScanKey app.

Mobile barcode scanner:
AS203 Micro USB Mini Barcode Scanner is the best accessory for Mobile Data Collection Applications Most importantly, with the integration of AS203 micro USB mini barcode scanner and software applications on smartphones and tablets, the functionality of a mobile computer is completely fulfilled. That is, there is no need to buy a mobile computer whose cost is at least 30 times more than that of AS203 pocket mini barcode scanner. The reduction of overall ownership cost makes AS203 mobile barcode scanner a high return investment.

 

User Friendly
Reduction of Total Ownership Cost The USB HID interface adopted by AS203 micro USB barcode scanner makes integration of barcode scanning into mobile device easier than ever. No engineering change is required and less time is spent in product development. The total ownership cost is therefore lowered because user does not need to purchase a mobile computer for data collection application; all it takes is to plug AS203 into user’s mobile device and work with the apps that are easily downloaded from Google Play.

Unmatched Functionality
Operates in USB HID interface w/o any driver/software/App or w/ ScanKey® App One advantage that makes AS203 micro USB barcode scanner so brilliant is that it can be triggered by simply one tap on the application of smartphone or tablet, thanks to the unprecedented breakthrough of two-way communication of USB HID interface, which makes AS203 a micro USB barcode scanner with great compatibility for all the operating systems of most Android smartphones and tablets in the market. With two-way communication available, highly graphic and intuitive applications can thus be integrated with barcode scanning tasks, maximizing employee productivity and operational efficiency, with the elegant and easy interface that today’s employees expect. AS203 auto sensing barcode scanner allows itself to trigger a barcode read by simply pointing a barcode in about 2 inches away, it will shows the barcode value on where your computer device's cursor is instantly, not software, driver or App is needed. It supports all USB OTG enabled computer devices like Android, Windows, Mac and Linux. (Please be noticed, not all Android or Windows Phone devices are USB OTG enabled by default, to confirm if your device is USB OTG enabled by simply connecting your device with an external keyboard or mouse; if it works with the external keyboard or mouse, then it's USB OTG enabled)

Powerful Software
ScanKey® On-screen Button ScanKey® is an Android software application designed to enable user to trigger AS203 pocket barcode scanner and receive the scanned barcode data without interrupting the operation of user’s main application. A semi-transparent button will appear on the screen, and will follow you anywhere you go and into any app you launch. The button can be moved around to any corner you wish, making ScanKey® a great solution for user who needs to conduct multiple tasks with barcode scanning capability.

Excellent Performance
AS203 barcode mobile scanner delivers high performance barcode scanning that can capture any barcode in any condition, regardless of whether it is damaged, scratched, dirty or poorly printed. The scanner is also capable of reading barcodes under a wide range of ambient light condition from complete darkness to direct sunlight (70,000 lux), making it possible to operate in both indoors and outdoors applications.

Incredible Compability
Incredible Compatibility with Android Devices The great compatibility of AS203 mobile barcode scanner with OTG-enabled Google Android leads to rapid acceptance and training costs reduction, especially at a time when adoption of tablets and smartphones in the enterprise has become prevalent, which leads to high employee efficiency and business growth. According to a research report of Red Bend Software and Panasonic, tablets adopted by enterprise will grow from 13.6 million units, as of 2011, to 96.3 million units in 2016, at an annual growth rate of 48%.

Compact for Maximum Efficiency
Wearable Technology AS203 micro USB barcode scanner increases the flexibility for the light-duty users in barcode scanning applications. User can just take AS203 mini micro USB barcode scanner around and connect it into their mobile device to collect all the barcodes freely. Built with a pen clip on its cap, the AS203 gives user the freedom to carry the scanner around with shirt pocket. Its low-power feature, ultra-small size, mobility-oriented design and great compatibility with consumer mobile devices make AS203 the perfect choice as a wearable accessory.

Low Power Consumption
When connected with tablet or smartphone, AS203 micro USB barcode scanner becomes a vital part of the whole mobile data collecting device. Standby current of less than 50mA also benefits mobile application where low power consumption is a must. The battery power of mobile device can be saved and the operation time can be maximized accordingly.

Aesthetically Beautiful
The Most Beautiful Barcode Scanner Yet AS203, when held in hands, feels like a fine piece of jewelry. The quality and craftsmanship surrounding the AS203 micro USB mini barcode scanner has to be appreciated by every user who experiences it. It shares the similar refined and minimalist design language with the latest mobile device, such as diamond-cut beveled edge, smooth sandblasted aluminum surface and construction anodized in a subtle champagne gold hue. It is not only a barcode scanner, it is a perfect decoration that matches user's mobile devices.
Optical & Performance
Light Source
625nm visible red LED
 
Sensor Linear Imager sensor
Scan Rate
240 Scans/Sec
Resolution
5mil/ 0.127mm
Scan Angle
46°
Print Contrast
30%
Width of Field
107mm (13Mil Code 39)
D.O.F
(Environment:800lux)
5 Mil Code39: 35 ~ 45mm
10 Mil Code39: 30 ~ 95mm
15 Mil Code39: 35 ~ 120mm
13 Mil UPC/ EAN: 30~100mm
Physical Characteristics
Dimension W19×L21×H12.5 mm
Weight 20g
Color Gold
Material Aluminum
Trigger On-screen Button (ScanKey®)
Indicator N/A
Power
Operation Voltage 5 VDC ± 5%
Working Current < 100mA
Standby Current < 50mA
Connectivity
Interface/ Profile Micro USB (HID)
User Environment
Operating Temperature -0~50°C
Storage Temperature -20~60°C
Humidity 0%~95%RH (Non-condensing)
Drop Durability 1.5M
Sealing IP42
Ambient Light 70,000 Lux (Fluorescent Light)
1D Symbologies UPC-A/UPC-E, EAN-8/EAN-13, Industrial 2 of 5, Codabar, Matrix 2 of 5, Code 11, Code 93, Code 32, Code 128, Standard Code 39, Full ASCII Code 39, Interleaved 2 of 5, China Postal Code, MSI Plessy Code, UK Plessy Code, EAN/UCC 128, Telepen Code, IATA Code, GS1 Databar
Regulatory
EMC FCC Class B, CE
ESD Functional after 4KV contact, 8KV Air discharge
Safety WEEE, RoHS 2.0, IEC 62471
Description Notes Date Download
ScanKey® Android App User Manual User manual for On-Screen trigger button. Nov 20, 2015 nextlink
ScanKey® Android App The barcode scanner has built-in sensor to trigger a barcode read, however we also provide an optional On-screen App to trigger barcode scanner for your preference. You may also search 'Arkscan Scankey' from Google Play Store to download the App to the Android device. Nov 20, 2015 nextlink
AS203 Complete User Manual More barcode scanner configuration Dec 28, 2014 Download Now
AS203 Android SDK To integrate your Android App with the barcode scanner by triggering a barcode reading from your App Dec 28, 2014 Download Now
Most recent update for AS203
1. Newly add 'Deactivation Time or LED Timeout for AS203's auto-sensing feature':
LED will go off if no barcode is detected after deactivation time elapses, the LED’s deactivation time is 5 seconds by factory default setting, you may use this setting insturction to reset it now. Download Instruction for Deactivation Time 

2. Newly add 'LED light flash twice when there is a good data read':
By default setting, the AS203 doesn’t notice the user in any form when it’s a good data read since it doesn’t have a buzzer, nor a vibrator; however we can enable the barcode scanner’s LED light to flash twice as a notification of a successful read now. Download Instruction
 
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