Zapper Tornado HC

The Zapper Tornado HC delivers cutting-edge Imaging Technology to provide outstanding scanning performance even with worn or difficult to read barcodes. The Zapper Tornado HC reads most 1D barcodes, including GS1 Databar (formerly known as RSS), making it an ideal scanner and a future-proof investment.

  • Disinfectant-ready enclosure incorporating antimicrobial additives
  • Complies with JIS Z2801: 2000 standard
  • Ruggedized over-mold design to withstand multiple drops to concrete from 2 metres
  • GS1 DataBar, PDF, MicroPDF and composite code support
  • Outstanding reading capability on 3 mil barcode with more than 75mm depth of field
  • Up to 86cm reading range on general barcodes
  • Unsurpassed readability on low contrast, smudged, poorly-printed or damaged barcodes
  • Superior motion tolerance for rapid and accurate data-capture on the move
  • High speed scanning rate up to 500 scans per second for snappy barcode capture
  • All-in-one host interface design, including USB HID, USB COM, PS/2 keyboard wedge and RS232
  • Built-in vibrator for noisy working environment

 

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ASP’s new Tornado HC™ incorporates anti-microbial additives to minimize the risk of spreading infectious micro-organisms and other bacteria. This newly developed area-imaging scanner not only provides outstanding reading performance, but also protects your safety under infection control. The Zapper Tornado HC is rugged in design, has outstanding reading performance and versatile features, and is suited to any working environment where hygiene management is paramount.

Outstanding readability

The Zapper Tornado HC delivers cutting-edge Imaging Technology to provide outstanding scanning performance even with worn or difficult to read barcodes. The Zapper Tornado HC reads most 1D barcodes, including GS1 Databar (formerly known as RSS), making it an ideal scanner and a future-proof investment.

Superior reading performance and versatile

The Zapper Tornado HC is designed to meet the needs of a variety of barcode scanning applications. It can be operated as a hand-held using a push-button trigger, or in hands-free presentation mode using the supplied SmartStand and also has a vibrate mode. The Zapper Tornado HC has superior performance on reading poorly-printed, smudged and damaged barcodes.

Disinfectant-ready casing

The Zapper Tornado HC’s scanner casing incorporates a silver inorganic antimicrobial agent which will not wear off during its lifetime. This disinfectant-ready casing allows the plastic to be cleaned or wiped down with commonly-used cleaning solutions without harming the casing or the sensitive scanning components inside.

Solution for hygiene-sensitive environments

The Zapper Tornado HC can serve a wide range of specific applications where hygiene safety is vital, such as healthcare, pharmaceutical, medical laboratories and other similar environments.

  • Perfectly suited to healthcare and environment sensitive applications
  • Rugged and ergonomic design
  • Handheld or hands free scanning, and vibrate mode
  • Plug-in-and-play – no drivers required
  • Multi interface
  • Backed by two year factory warranty (one year warranty on cable)

The Zapper Tornado HC 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 Model Corded Bluetooth 1D 2D Antimicrobial
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 HC
OPERATIONAL
Optical System High performance Linear Imaging Engine
Print Contrast 20% minimum reflective difference
Minimum Resolution 3 mil (Code 39, PCS 0.9) typical
Reading Range Up to 60cm on 100% UPC/EAN symbols
Up to 85cm on 20 mil Code 39
Light Source 630nm visible red LED
Scan Rate Dynamic scanning rate up to 500 scans per second
Reading Direction Bi-directional (forward and backward)
Pitch/Skew Pitch: ±65°; Skew: ±65°
Operating Modes Toggle, Trigger, Force, Level, Flash, Diagnostic Alternative, Low power, Presentation
System Interfaces USB, RS232, KBW
User Interfaces 3 LEDs for good read, power and status indications
Programmable beeper, Vibrate mode
SYMBOLOGIES
1D Linear Codes Code 39, Code 39 Full ASCII, Code 32, Code 39 Trioptic, Code 128, UCC/EAN-128, Codabar, Code 11, Code 93, Standard & Industrial 2 of 5, Interleaved & Matrix 2 of 5, German Postal Code, China Postal Code, IATA, UPC/EAN/JAN, UPC/EAN/JAN with Addendum, Telepen, MSI/Plessey & UK/Plessey, GS1 DataBar (formerly RSS) Linear
PHYSICAL
Dimensions (mm) 97.8 mm (L) x 70.5 mm (W) x 156.2 mm (D)
Weight 157g (without cable)
Colour Light Grey and Blue
Anti-Microbial Additives Silver inorganic antimicrobial agent
Input Voltage 5VDC ±10%
Current Operating: Typical 190 mA @5VDC
Standby: Typical 90 mA @5VDC
REGULATORY
EMC C-Tick, CE, BSMI, KC, VCCI & FCC compliant
Environmental Compliant with RoHS directive
Safety LED Eye Safety IEC62471, Exempt Group
ENVIRONMENT
Operating Temperature -10°C to 50°C
Storage temperature -40°C to 70°C
Humidity 5% – 95% RH (non condensing)
Ambient Light Injection 0-100,000 LUX
Shock Designed to withstand multiple 1.8m drops to concrete
Environmental Sealing IP41
ESD Protection Functional after 15kV discharge
Anti-Microbial Standard JIS Z2801 : 2000
Recommended Cleaning Gentle dish soap water or alcohol solvent