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
Specifications – Zapper Tornado BT
Performance Characteristics
Imager Field of View36° H x 27° V
Image Sensor640 x 480 Pixels
Print Contrast20% minimum reflectance difference
Light Source660nm LED
Min. Resolution3 mil Code 39, 5 mil DataMatrix
Reading Range13 mil (0.33mm) UPC/EAN up to 40cm
Roll, Pitch, SkewRoll: 360°; Pitch: ±75°; Skew: ±65°
Motion ToleranceUp to 627 cm/s
Configuration SetupFuzzyScan Barcode commands
FuzzyScan iCode
FuzzyScan PowerTool
Data ProcessingDataWizard Premium
User InterfacesUSB HID (USB Keyboard)
USB VCOM (USB COM port emulation)
Standard RS232
User Environment
Drop SpecificationsWithstand multiple drops at 1.8m (6.0ft) to concrete
Environmental SealingIP42
Operating Temperature-10°C to 50°C (14°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature-40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
Humidity5% to 95% relative humidity, non-condensing
Ambient Light Immunity0 ~ 100,000 lux
ESD ProtectionFunctional after 15kV discharge
Supported Symbologies
1D Linear CodesCode 39, Code 39 Full ASCII, Code 32, Code 128, GS1-128, Codabar, Code 11, Code 93, GS1 DataBar, Standard & Industrial 2 of 5, Interleaved & Matrix 2 of 5, IATA, UPC/EAN/JAN, UPC/EAN/JAN with Addendum, Telepen, MSI/Plessey & UK/Plessey
2D CodesPDF417, Micro PDF417, Codablock F, Code 16K, Code 49, Composite Codes, DataMatrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, MicroQR, Aztec
Postal CodesAustralian Post, US Planet, US Postnet, Japan Post, Posi LAPA State Code
Physical Characteristics
Dimension97.0 mm (L) x 65.0 mm (W) x 156.0 mm (D)
3.81 in. (L) x 2.55 in. (W) x 6.14 in. (D)
Weight135g (cable excluded)
ColorBlack, Light Gray
User FeedbackLEDs for power, good read, and status
Programmable beeper
Optional vibrator
Operating Voltage5VDC ±10%
Operating CurrentOperating : Typical 310 mA @5VDC
Standby : Typical 210 mA @5VDC
Safety & Regulatory
SafetyLED Eye Safety IEC62471 Exempt group
EnvironmentalCompliant with RoHS directive
CablesRS232 Serial Cable
USB Cable
USB Power Cable
Others5VDC Power Supply Unit
Universal Holder