FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Datalogic Introduces the Magellan™ 800i On-Counter Imaging Bar Code Scanner
Eugene, OR USA – September 28, 2011 – Today, Datalogic unveiled its most recent addition to the Magellan family of bar code readers utilizing their latest digital imaging technology, the Magellan 800i scanner (buy here from Legacy Technology Services). As the newest addition to the market leading Magellan brand of fixed retail scanners, the Magellan 800i scanner delivers unprecedented value in a versatile design to help retailers around the world - large and small - harness the latest trends in data collection while improving productivity and reliability. The Magellan 800i scanner is available now through Datalogic’s global network of distribution partners.
“The Magellan 800i scanner extends the Magellan brand of high performance data collection devices to an even broader audience of customers around the world,” said Matt Schler, General Manager of the Fixed Retail Business Unit. “The Magellan 800i scanner makes it easier than ever for our customers to take advantage of the high performance and high reliability associated with solid state imaging based products while enabling them to take full advantage of emerging applications requiring reading from mobile phones or decoding 2D bar codes.”
In addition the Magellan 800i scanner offers image capture, illumix™ intelligent illumination for automatically adjusting to different ambient light levels, and has a built-in Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) antenna for linked tag deactivation for improving shrink caused by “sweet hearting”. The Magellan 800i scanner has a small enclosure to maximize valuable counter selling space and an aggressive looking “window forward” design with a large scanning window affixed to an adjustable tilting stand for easy scan volume optimization. Whether used in convenience stores, pharmacies, specialty stores, cinemas or indoor/outdoor events, the Magellan 800i scanner is the answer for both today’s and tomorrow’s complex data collection needs.