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Handheld Imager Scanner (1D)

The MS320 imager scanner matches laser scanning performance by incorporating aggressive long range CCD scanning technology. It also provides excellent user-comfort thanks to its ergonomic and lightweight design. It is also rugged enough to withstand multiple 5-foot drops to concrete.

In addition to reading most common one dimensional barcodes, the MS320 also reads PDF417. This barcode is selected for applications in areas such as the automotive industry for key applications as shipping, product evidence, quality conveyance, production broadcast, configuration management and material safety data sheets.

The MS320 also features and optional hands-free stand for automated operation. It delivers the flexibility to operate as a presentation scanner, making the scanner suitable for your point-of-sale, office automation and document tracking applications.


- Reads most common 1D barcodes and PDF417
- Rugged design to withstand 5-foot drops to concrete
- Optional stand for hands-free scanning
- Aggressive, consistent barcode scanning
- Interchangeable cable design
- 5 year warranty

Model Comparison



Scanning Distance      
1" - 12"
12" - 14"  
14" - 16"    
Interface Options      
Keyboard Wedge (PS/2)
Serial (RS232)  
Scan Engine      
Linear Imager    
Drop Threshold 5 Feet 3 Feet 6 Feet
Warranty 5 Years 2 Years 3 Years


Unitech customer support is available to answer your questions Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm Pacific Time.



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  • Model Numbers

  • MS320-CUCB0S-SG MS320, USB Cable, Hands-Free Stand
    MS320-1UG MS320, USB Cable
    MS320-1KG MS320, PS/2 Cable
    MS320-1RG MS320, RS232 Cable - (Power Adapter Sold Separately)
    MS320-1G MS320, Scanner Only - (Interface Cable Sold Separately)
  • Optical & Performance

  • Resolution 0.1mm (4mils) Code39, PCS=90%
    Decode Rate 200/300 scans per sec
    Printing contrast 30% or more
    Depth of Field 0-250mm (Code 39, PCS=90%, 20mils)
    Width of Field 120mm
    Scan angle Front: 60°
    Rear: 60°
    Yaw: 75°
    Light source 660 nm Visible Red LED
    Optical System 2048 pixel CCD (Charge-coupled device)
  • Functionality

  • Decode Capability Auto-discriminates all standard barcodes
    Beeper Operation 7 tones or no beep
    Indicator Green LED
  • Power Source

  • Power Supply Input Voltage 5VDC ± 0.25V
    Operating current 255mA @ 5VDC
    Operating Standby 120mA @ 5VDC
    Power operating 1275mW
    Power Standby 600mW
  • Symbologies

  • 1D Code 39, Code 39 Full ASCII, Codabar, Pharmacy Code(Italian), Standard 2 of 5, Industrial 2 of 5, Interleave 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5, Code 93, Code 128/UCC EAN 128, MSI, Plessey, UPC/EAN codes incl.add-ons, ISBN, Telepen, RSS Code
    2D 2D barcodes PDF 417 (multi-row symbology)
  • Communication

  • Types ‧Keyboard Wedge
  • Enclosure

  • Case material ABS + PC
    Cushion material Rubber
    Connector type RJ-45 phone jack connector
    Weight 187g
    Dimension 187 x 101 x 78mm
  • Environmental

  • Operating temperature 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F)
    Storage temperature -40°C to 60°C (-40°F to 140°F)
    Humidity 5% to 90% relative humidity, non-condensing
    Drop test 1.5-Meter / 5-Foot Drop Threshold
  • Accessories

  • Items ‧Keyboard wedge cable
    ‧RS232 cable
    ‧USB cable
    ‧Hands free stand
    ‧100~240V, 5V/500mA universal power adapter
  • Regulatory

  • Regulatory UL, FCC CLASS A, CE CLASS A, BSMI
  • Hands-Free Stand

  • PN# 5200-602095G

  • Desktop / Wall Mount Holder

  • PN# 5200-381574G

  • PS/2 Cable

  • PN# 1550-602094G
    (80 inches)

  • RS232 Cable

  • PN# 1550-602096G
    (80 inches)

  • USB Cable

  • PN# 1550-602097G
    (80 inches)

  • Power Adapter

  • PN# 1010-900008G


  • File Description View
    Unitech MS Series Barcode Scanners
  • Marketing Materials

  • File Description Download
    MS320 Brochure
  • Technical Material

  • File Description Download
    MS320 Quick Start Guide
    MS320 User's Manual