Cognex DataMan 503

Fixed Position Barcode Reader

Cognex DataMan 503

Advanced technology for challenging logistics applications

DataMan 503 Series Features

With the highest read rates in the industry, performance feedback, and no moving parts, the DataMan 503 is suited for the most challenging barcode reading applications and will change the industry’s perception of what can be accomplished with a barcode reader.

Made for challenging logistics applications

The DataMan 503 complements the existing line of DataMan logistics barcode readers and expands the number of applications where image-based readers can be used. It is particularly well-suited for applications that have high speeds, wide belt widths, or large variations in package height. Key DataMan 503 applications include:

  • High-speed sortation
  • Large format presentation scanning
  • High-speed material handling
  • 5-6 sided sortation (scan tunnels)
  • Pallet scanning

Designed to reduce costs and support process improvement

The DataMan 503 includes all of the DataMan features that have set Cognex barcode readers apart, including:

  • Highest read rates
  • Performance feedback with FTP image transfer
  • No moving parts

High read rates to increase throughput of the distribution centre

DataMan 503 fixed-mount or fixed position barcode readers achieve the highest possible read rates thanks to a high-speed, dual core processing engine that runs the latest Cognex algorithms at speeds up to 140 Hz.

1DMax® with Hotbars® II and 2DMax® with patent-pending PowerGrid™ technology decode damaged or poorly printed 1-D and 2-D codes, despite code quality, printing method or surface that the codes are marked on, and can even read 2-D codes without visible perimeters or quiet zones.

  • 2.1 megapixel resolution
  • Fast image acquisition of over 100 frames per second
  • Synchronous multi-camera operation
  • Xpand 25 for applications that require a larger field-of-view

Applications Include

DataMan 503 Versions

  • DMR-503L for 1D barcodes in any orientation at high speed
  • DMR-503X for 1D, 2D and DPM codes in any orientation

For more information on our range of Industrial Barcode Readers or to arrange a demo, then please CONTACT US.

View the DataMan 503 in Operation

Download Barcode Reading in Logistics

View the DataMan 503 in a “Scanning Tunnel” set-up

Technical Specification


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