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520-2D Digital 2D Bar Code Reader

The 520-2D Bar Code Reader features a USB keyboard interface and both 2D bar code reading ability and standard 1D barcode reading!

The 520-2D Omni-Directional Digital Bar Code scanner brings 2D bar code scanning to Worth Data customers! The 520-2D is a tethered USB keyboard output gun scanner that will easily connect to any PC running Windows® or Mac OS. Scanned data is displayed on the computer as keyboard data - transparent to any application you are running. Just scan a bar code and the data will appear wherever your cursor is placed.

The 520-2D reads most 2D bar codes as well as a standard 1D bar codes.  This scanner can read a 100% UPC code from 1" - 14" away, plus it can read very high density bar codes with narrow bars as small as 2.3 mil (.0023", .058mm).  This scanner also has a 2 year warranty and is only $399.00 including USB cable.


 520-2D Overview

  • Attaches as a USB HID Keyboard 
  • No software changes needed
  • Bar codes are transmitted as keystrokes to the computer
  • Compatible with Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, ME & 98SE
  • Omni-directional scanning lets you read from any angle
  • Special Laser Aiming for quicker scanning
  • Reads common 1D bar code types - UPC, Code 39, Code 128 etc...
  • Reads common 2D bar code types - PDF417, Maxicode, QR, DataMatrix etc...
  • Reads common postal bar codes - USPS® Intelligent Barcode & Postnet codes
  • Scan Bar Codes on LCD & LED Displays including Smart Phones
  • Rugged protective rubber bumper on gun
  • Ergonomic easy to use gun style scanner
  • Optional Hands-Free Stands Available
  • FCC Approved 
  • Two Year Warranty
  • Made In USA of US and Imported Parts

520-2D Details

Using the 520-2D reader to scan bar codes is easy since it is housed in our lightweight and rugged handle that is designed for all day comfort.  The 520-2D is a rugged scanner built to operate in tough environments and is made with a tough black polycarbonate/abs housing with an integrated rubber shock bumper surrounding the head for long lasting durability.  The exit window is recessed and has a scratch resistant coating. Plus, the replaceable cord for this scanner was engineered to withstand over 1 million bends before failure. Our optional hands-free stands are also available to use with these scanners to allow presentation scanning and offers easy switching between hands-free and handheld modes.

This scanner reads omni-directionally - simply point and shoot! No matter how the bar code is oriented, the 520-2D provides a quick and accurate read, plus there is a laser aiming dot that helps to locate the bar code in the best spot for scanning so you don't have to position the label in perfect alignment to scan a bar code, just place the laser dot inside the bar code (as shown below) and it will scan.


Standard 1D bar code types supported include UPC/EAN, UCC-EAN 128, Code 39, Full ASCII Code 39, TriOptic Code 39, Code 32, Code 128, Codabar, MSI, Code 11, GS1 DataBar, Composite, ITF Interleaved 2 of 5, DTF Discrete 2 of 5, Bookland EAN, Code 93, S-Code.

The 520-2D reader also provides scanning of 2D bar codes such as PDF417, MicroPDF417, Maxi Code, DataMatrix (ECC 2000), Composite Codes, Aztec, Aztec Runes, QR Code, and MicroQR Code, DoD IUID codes (DataMatrix), as well as Postal Codes; USPS Intelligent Mail Bar Code & Postnet codes.

Scan bar codes on LCD & LED Displays, including from Smart Phones, for concert tickets, coupons, sales, customer tracking, library checkout and more!

The 520-2D Scanner is great for scanning and verifying Military Standard Labels like MIL-STD-129P & 130M Labels, IUID labels, or Automotive labels like GM 1724 labels for readability before shipment.