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Minimize manual data entry with the Socket Mobile CHS 7Xi, a high-performance 2D and 1D Bluetooth barcode scanner. Small, lightweight, and comfortable to hold. The CHS 7Xi can scan barcodes printed on labels or displayed on device screens. The rubber bumper and sealed reinforcements make the CHS 7Xi durable to withstand multiple 6.6ft (2m) drops to concrete. Easy to connect, it's ideal for retail, asset tracking, field service or other mobile scanning applications requiring 2D barcode support.

The CHS 7Xi with the Socket Mobile QX Stand come with added intelligence which lets you take full advantage of a "Grab & Go" feature for fast-moving environments. You can go from scanning by hand or scanning using the stand in seconds with the 7Xi.

Certified by Apple® for iOS devices (iPad®, iPhone®, iTouch®) and compatible with Android, BlackBerry® and Windows® smartphones and tablets.


Additional Information

Features N/A
Spec Sheet Technical Information

Connectivity Technology : Wireless
Bar Code Dimension :
  • 1D
  • 2D

Bar Code Symbology Supported :


  • Bookland EAN (ISBN / EAN-13)
  • Codabar (including ISBT 128 bit concatenation)
  • Code 11
  • Code 128
  • Code 39
  • Code 93
  • Discrete 2 of 5
  • GS1 DataBar (RSS)
  • GS1-128 (UCC-128/EAN-128)
  • Interleaved 2 of 5 (ITF-14)
  • MSI, Plessey


  • Aztec
  • Codablock
  • Data Matrix
  • GS1 (EAN.UCC)
  • Matrix 2 of 5
  • Maxicode
  • PDF 417/ Macro PDF 417/ Micro PDF 417
  • QR Code
  • Standard 2 of 5
  • Telepen
  • TLCode 39


  • Australia Post
  • BPO 4
  • Canada Post
  • Dutch Post (KIX)
  • Japan Post
  • Planet
  • Postnet
  • RM4SCC
  • Sweden Post
  • TLCode 39
  • 4 State
  • Code
  • USPS Intelligent Mail

Image Sensor : Imager
Scan Pattern : Omni-directional
Scanning Distance : 16"
Network & Communication

Bluetooth : Yes
Power Description

Input Voltage : 3.7 V DC
Power Source : Battery
Battery Information

Number of Batteries Supported : 1
Battery Chemistry : Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Number of Scans per Full Charge : 1000
Battery Rechargeable : Yes
Physical Characteristics

Color : Gray
Height : 5.2"
Width : 1.5"
Depth : 1.8"
Weight (Approximate) : 3.20 oz

Package Contents :
  • CHS 7Xi -Bluetooth 2D/1D Imager Barcode Scanner
  • Rechargeable Battery (pre-installed)
  • USB AC Charger Kit
  • Lanyard/Belt Clip
  • Software

Platform Supported :
  • Mac
  • PC
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Smartphone

Certifications & Standards :

Electrical Safety / Environmental:

  • IEC 60950-1
  • UL 60950-1
  • CAN/CSA C22.2


  • FCC Part 15 Class C
  • RSS 210
  • iCES 003
  • C-Tick
  • CISPR 22
  • CE EN55022
  • EN55024

Laser / LED Safety:

  • IEC 60825-1
  • EN 60825-1

Green Compliant : Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority : RoHS
Country of Origin : United States

Limited Warranty : 1 Year
Manufacturer Part Number CX2864-1336
RACO Part Number N/A
Manufacturer Socket Mobile
Standard Memory N/A
Flash Memory N/A
Screen Resolution N/A
Display Color N/A
Scanner Type N/A
Data Collection Type N/A
Product Color N/A
Resolution N/A
Max Print Width N/A
Max Roll Diameter N/A
Max Label Width N/A
Interface N/A
Product Type N/A
Connectivity N/A
Scanner Capability N/A
Image Sensor N/A
Operating System N/A
Print Color N/A
Obsolete 0
Additional Information


Socket Mobile CHS 7xi Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner

The Socket Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS) Series 7 brings industrial-class barcode scanning into a portable, pocket-sized form factor.

Designed for Mobility:

  • Small, light and portable with extra durable exterior casing
  • Wireless with long-range Bluetooth connection
  • Excellent ergonomics ensure comfortable use over extended periods
  • Dependable performance with long battery life
  • Easy integration with applications on diverse mobile computing platforms

The Socket Mobile CHS 7xi is the same as 7X except that it contains an authentication chip to allow Bluetooth SPP connections with Apple iOS devices (SDK required). Also supports Android, Blackberry, Windows.

Socket Mobile CHS 7xi Hardware Highlights

  • Works with Bluetooth enabled PDAs, smartphones, tablets, notebooks and desktop computers:
    • Windows Mobile, 7, Vista, XP
    • Apple iPod touch, iPhone, iPad and Mac OS
    • Android OS, BlackBerry OS, QNX
  • Class 1 Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR provides secure, long-range wireless connection up to 330 ft / 100 m
  • Battery Friendly technology enables extensive battery life on a single charge
  • Apple iOS certified to add support for Bluetooth SPP connections with iPad, iPhone, iPod touch (SDK required)
  • Extra durable exterior casing withstands multiple 1.5 m (5 ft) drops to concrete
  • Antimicrobial versions for healthcare, food service and other hygiene-sensitive work environments
  • Easy to use with automatic reconnections
  • LED and beeps indicate good scan, connection, and power status
  • Vibrate mode for good scans, great for noisy environments where beeps are hard to hear
  • Easy access to Apple iOS on-screen keyboard*
  • Supports Bluetooth HID connections for easy setup with no software installation**
  • Supports Bluetooth SPP connections for advanced scanner control
  • (SPP not supported for Mac OS or QNX. For iOS support with Bluetooth SPP, the CHS 7Xi and SDK are required.)

Socket Mobile CHS 7xi Software Highlights

  • SocketScan 10 keyboard wedge software enters scanned data into any application — no custom programming needed
  • Socket EZ Pair automates Bluetooth setup for maximum ease of use
  • Suffix support — option to automatically add a carriage return or tab after each scan of data
  • Configure beep, LED and vibrate settings
  • Enable / disable symbology (barcode type)
  • Monitor scanner battery level
  • Determine the symbology or length of a barcode
  • SocketScan 10 SDK available with optional developer compensation program