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Product Release: Unitech Unveils New Rugged Handheld Laser Scanner


Taipei, Taiwan July 1, 2010 – Unitech, a leading global AIDC manufacturer, has released the MS840 rugged handheld laser scanner (buy here from Legacy Technology Services) to meet market demands. With an IP42 rating and the ability to resist multiple 1.8-meter drops to concrete, this powerful, versatile scanner minimizes downtime due to breakage, and affords a low overall cost of ownership.


The MS840 is a rugged, extremely cost-effective, high-performance, flexible device that will increase users’ productivity and efficiency. With an advanced decoding engine, the MS840 is able to decode most 1D symbologies, including limited, omnidirectional, stacked omnidirectional, stacked, expanded stacked and truncated, and delivers fast and accurate scanning performance.

Featuring an adjustable beeper and a red/green LED on the device’s top, the MS840 provides users a pleasurable, accurate, efficient, scanning experience. An ergonomic design makes the MS840 a great tool for operators in most applications including retail, logistics, warehousing, and even healthcare. Available with multiple interfaces including keyboard wedge, RS232 and USB, the MS840 is easily integrated into current operating systems.

Unitech aims to deliver a product of the highest quality in terms of design and performance. The MS840 meets these requirements exactly.” Said Kwein Kao, manager of Unitech’s bar code scanner line. “We believe that with its stylish shape and smart form factor, this device performs optimally in a wide variety of working conditions.”

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