Lights & Scan Beams

Socket Mobile’s scanners and readers feature various lighting schemes and scan beams to help the user better understand their reader and make using it more intuitive. The blinking or solid lights on the top of the device help indicate battery levels and Bluetooth connectivity. The scan beams may be different between devices and the information below will help you know what to look for when your reader is in operation.

Lights

Battery 100% capacity
Solid Green

Battery 100%-26% capacity

Battery 25%-10% capacity
Solid Yellow

Battery 25%-10% capacity

Battery under 10% capacity
Solid Red

Battery under 10% capacity

Battery critically low
Blinking Red

Battery critically low

Battery is charging
Blinking Yellow

Battery is charging

Discoverable - Waiting for host bluetooth connection
Quick Blinking Blue

Discoverable - Waiting for host connection

Attempting to connect to last known device
Slow Blinking Blue

Attempting to connect to last known device

Discoverable - Waiting for host bluetooth connection
Quick Blinking Blue

Discoverable - Waiting for host connection

Attempting to connect to last known device
Slow Blinking Blue

Attempting to connect to last known device

Reader Connected
Solid Blue

Reader connected

Good scan/read
Blink Green Once

Good scan/read

Bad scan/read
Blink Red Once

Bad scan/read

Power Button Pressed
Solid Red - for as long as power button is pressed

Power Button Pressed

Scan Beams

1D Linear Barcode Scanners

1D Imager scans 1 dimensional, linear barcodes, on paper and screen.

D700, D800, DS800, S800

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1D Imager

S700

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1D Imager

1D Laser Barcode Scanners

1D Laser scans 1D barcodes, great for fast scanning with angles or distance, through plastic or glass, most any lighting.

D730, S730

1D Laser

1D/2D Barcode Scanners

2D Imager scans 2 dimensional and 1 dimensional barcodes, scans both stacked and linear barcodes, scans on paper and screen.

D720, D820, DS820, S720, S820

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D740, D745, D840, DS840, S840

2D Imager

D740, D745, D755

MRZ

1D/2D Barcode, MRZ/OCR Scanner

Contactless Reader/Writer reads 2D/1D barcodes, passports (MRZ) and OCR-A / OCR-B / MICR E13B codes.

D760, D860, DS860, S860

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MRZ
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