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Hand Held Products IMAGETEAM 3800E Linear Image Engine 

The Hand Held Products IMAGETEAM 3800E is a cost-effective way to add high performance scanning of linear bar codes in one space saving, easy to install configuration. Designed for mounting inside third party housings and equipment, the Hand Held Products IT3800E is ideal for simple integration into products designed for the clinical/healthcare, kiosk, manufacturing/industrial, and machine vision industries.

Hand Held Products IT3800E delivers a bright sharp aiming line and exceptionally fast bar code reading at distances up to 9 inches from the scanner. The Hand Held Products IT3800E also offers more than 100 programmable options, which may be programmed using easy-to-learn serial commands, or our Software Developer's Kit. Once programmed, the Hand Held Products IT3800E is easy to install using the modular and flex circuit connectors included with the unit.

This product is available on an OEM basis only. Please contact your Hand Held Products' Representative for more information.

Hand Held Products IMAGETEAM 3800E Features

Bright, Sharp and Focused Aiming Line - Easy scanning by inexperienced users in any lighting condition.  50,000 MTBF1 and 2 Year Warranty.  Long, reliable in-service life.

Powerful, Flexible Architecture - Connects and interfaces to all major PCs and Apple computers.  Windows-based programming tools provided for easy setup and configuration.

PDF Decoding (IT3800EPDF only) - Fast, accurate, economical PDF reading.

Real World Reading Performance - Reads faded labels, short quiet zones, dot matrix printing, and printer-induced bar space variations.

Hand Held Products IMAGETEAM 3800E Specifications  

Illumination: 630 NM Visible Red LED.

Receiving Device: 3648 element linear imager

Reading Distance: From 2 in. (5.1 cm) to 9 in. (22.8 cm) on medium density codes

Reading Width: 5 in. (12.7 cm) code width at 7 in. (17.8 cm) distance

Resolution: 3 mil. at 3.5 in. (8.8 cm) distance

Skew Angle: +30o

Pitch  Angle: +15o

Horizontal Velocity: 5 in. (12.7 cm) per second

Minimum Reflectance


30% for 3800E

40% for 3800EPDF

Scan Rate: Programmable to 270 scans per second

Decode Rate: 270 decodes per second





Length: 3.5 in. (8.8 cm)

Height: 1 in. (2.5 cm)

Width: 2.3 in. (5.8 cm)

Power Requirements: 5Vdc + 10% at scanner 


Current Draw: Scanning  Standby
@270 s/s  275mA  125mA
@67 s/s   150mA    125mA


Power Supply

Noise Rejection: Maximum 100mV peak to peak, 10 to 100 kHz

Triggering: Continuous autotrigger mode, or via serial command





Operating: +32oF to +122oF (0oC to +50oC)

Storage: -4oF to 140oF (-40oC to +60oC)

Humidity: 0 to 95%

Agency: FCC Class B, CE EMC Class B, CE Low Voltage Directive, IEC60825-1 LED Safety:

Class 1, UL, cUL listed, TV             

MTBF: per MIL-HDBK-217F Ground Benign exceeds 50,000 hours


Codabar, Code 3 of 9 including PARAF, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5, Code 11, Code 93, Code 128, UPC, EAN/JAN, China Postal Code, RSS.


All popular PCs and terminals via keyboard wedge, keyboard replacement/direct connect, Apple ADB, iMac, USB, TTL level RS-232, wand emulation mode, and includes (HHLC) non decoded laser compatible output. 



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