Zapper Tornado 2D

Meet the 2D version of ASP’s famous Zapper Tornado, one of the newest additions to the Zapper family. This scanner will read all common 1D and 2D barcodes.

Thanks to its innovative Imaging Technology, the Zapper Tornado 2D™ can read most widely-used linear, postal, and 2D barcodes on paper and screen. With its rugged design, outstanding reading performance and versatile features, it offers businesses exceptional value with increased employee productivity and streamlined business processes.

The Zapper Tornado 2D provides an ideal scanning solution for retail, logistics, libraries, healthcare and industry applications.

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Outstanding readability

The Zapper Tornado 2D can effectively scan paper and on screen barcodes.


Superior reading performance

The Zapper Tornado 2D is designed to meet the needs of various barcode scanning applications. It provides superior performance when reading poorly-printed, smudged and damaged barcodes.


Omni-directional scanning capability

The Zapper Tornado 2D supports omni-directional scanning of both 2D and 1D barcodes. Users can read barcodes in any orientation without having to align the bar code or pause between scans. Its point-and-shoot capability improves the first-time read rates while resulting in faster input and less operator fatigue.


  • Reads most challenging and problematic barcodes
  • Reads electronic barcodes from smartphone screens
  • Superior first-time read
  • Omni-directional scanning
  • Clear audio and visual feedback
  • Withstands drops from 1.8m onto concrete
  • Two year warranty


The Zapper Tornado 2D is part of ASP’s versatile Zapper Tornado family. See the matrix below for the all members of the family, and click on any model name to find out more.

Zapper Tornado ModelCordedBluetooth1D2DAntimicrobial
Zapper Tornado
Zapper Tornado 2D
Zapper Tornado BT
Zapper Tornado 2D BT
Zapper Tornado HC
Zapper Tornado 2D HC
Zapper Tornado BT HC
Zapper Tornado 2D BT HC
Light SourceAiming Pattern: 630nm LED, Illumination: 630nm LED
Scan PatternArea Image
Print Contrast20% minimum reflective difference
Minimum Resolution4mil Code 39, 7mil DM
Image CaptureGraphic Format: BMP, JPEG, TIFF, PNG
Reading Range5 mil (0.13mm) C39    4~15 cm
13 mil (0.33mm) UPC/EAN    3~38 cm
10 mil (0.25mm) DM    3~15.5 cm
Motion ToleranceUp to 63.5cm per second
Pitch/SkewRoll: 360º, Pitch: ±75º, Skew: ±65º
Operating ModesToggle, Trigger, Force, Level, Diagnostic Alternative, Low power, Presentation, Multiple Read
System InterfacesUSB, RS232, KBW
User Interfaces3 LEDs for good read, power and status indications
Programmable beeper, optional vibrate mode
1D Linear CodesCode 39, Code 39 Full ASCII, Code 32, Code 128, GS1-128, Codabar, Code 11, Code 93, Standard & Industrial 2 of 5, Interleaved & Matrix 2 of 5, IATA, UPC/EAN/JAN, UPC/EAN/JAN with Addendum, Telepen, MSI/Plessey & UK/Plessey, GS1 DataBar, Linear & Linear Stacked
2D CodesPDF417, Micro PDF417, Codablock F, Code 16K, Code 49, Composite Codes, DataMatrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, Aztec, MicroQR, Han Xin Code
Postal CodesAustralian Post, US Planet, US Post net, Japan Post, Dutch KIX code, Intelligent Mail, British Post
Dimensions (mm)95.00mm (L) x 70.5mm (W) x 161.7mm (D)
Weight152g (without cable)
Input Voltage5VDC ±10%
CurrentOperating: Typical 285 mA @5VDC
Standby: Typical 160 mA @5VDC
EMCRCM, C-Tick, CE, BSMI, KC, VCCI & FCC compliant
EnvironmentalCompliant with RoHS directive
SafetyLED Eye Safety IEC62471, Exempt Group
Operating Temperature-10°C to 50°C
Storage temperature-40°C to 70°C
Humidity5%-95% RH (non condensing)
Ambient Light Injection0-100,000 LUX
ShockDesigned to withstand multiple 1.8m drops to concrete
Environmental SealingIP41
ESD ProtectionFunctional after 15KV discharge