Inateck Barcode Scanner Wireless

Test 04/2020

  • Inateck Barcode Scanner Wireless - testing
  • Inateck Barcode Scanner Wireless - front
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  • Inateck Barcode Scanner Wireless - boxed
Test seal: Inateck Barcode Scanner Wireless, Rating 8.5

last modified: 26.02.2020, 12:12

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All rating criteria details:

Detection 40%
Handling 30%
Speed 15%
Workmanship 15%
Tested by: Xenia

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Resumee

Since the Inateck - Barcode Scanner Wireless can scan with or without cable (up to 60 m) and is equipped with an inventory function and an extremely long battery capacity, it is also suitable for larger stores. In addition, it is possible to store up to 5,000 codes on the device and various programs facilitate the work of different tasks. Only the weight is a disadvantage in this case, as the scanner gets heavy in the hand after some time. The installation is done within seconds and super easy. If you have any questions, the detailed and very good manual will help you. Accordingly, this device is almost unconditionally recommendable.

Pro

  • Compatible with Android devices
  • Many setting options
  • The battery lasts up to one month
  • Buffer memory for up to 5000 codes
  • Very good manual
  • Additional map with the most important commands
  • Wireless scanning

Cons

  • Heavier than other devices in our test
Easy handling, many setting options and an excellent manual. Battery life and buffer memory are particularly suitable for inventories.

Special features

The Inateck - Barcode Scanner Wireless can be used with either cable or wireless and comes with detailed instructions. In addition to various practical programs, it has a very long battery life and a scan distance of up to 60 m.

Appearance

The packaging of the scanner is simply described. This barcode scanner is with a weight of 199 g the heaviest in the test, which becomes to its disadvantage, as after working with the device for a longer time, the hand can get heavy. The device itself is well made and has a modern design. A TPU rubber protection layer acts as a shock and impact absorber.

Scan Modes

In just a few moments, the device can be set up with or without cables. A cable application connects the scanner to the computer and for wireless use, an adapter is plugged into the USB port of the computer. A word processing program or Excel should be open so that the device can immediately transfer the scans.
During the inventory setting of the wireless device, it is possible to work with Bluetooth up to a distance of 60 m. If there is no USB stick at the end device, the scanner transfers the data to Android devices via an OTG adapter.

The device has various options, functions and setting possibilities, such as permanent scanning by permanently activating the laser for many products, a volume control, hiding of unwanted codes, the setting of prefix and suffix as well as the memory of up to 5.000 barcodes in the inventory setting. In addition, several output options are available in addition to other functions. All settings made remain stored when the device is switched off.

According to the manufacturer, various types of barcodes are supported: among others EAN, Code 128, UPC, USPS, FedEx, VIN, Code 32. In the test, the following barcodes could not be recognized or could only be recognized incorrectly: Code25, EAN-5, EAN-2, PZN7, PZN8, MSI Plessey, PostNet and Royal Mail. When testing EAN-5, the first digit is ignored by the scanner, whereas for PZN7 and PZN8 letters are replaced by an eszett.

Note

The operating instructions for this device are the best in the overall test. Programming and settings are described in detail, as are various tones and LED displays. An FAQ makes troubleshooting very easy. The most important commands are summarized on a card.

Another huge advantage of the device is that it can scan for up to a month without charging.

We have evaluated about 30 reviews on the Internet. In summary, we can say that about 85 percent of the buyers are satisfied (4 stars) or even very satisfied (5 stars). Partially (2 stars) or completely dissatisfied are about 5 percent of the users. The average score at the time of the evaluation was 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Summary: 85% positive and 5% negative ratings

The following points were positively noted:

  • Lies comfortably in the hand
  • Funk function
  • Long battery life
Manufacturer Inateck
EAN 6957599324311
Supported barcodes EAN, UPC, Code 128 etc., as well as rare standards like USPS, FedEx, VIN, Code 32 and more
Not supported barcodes Code25, EAN-5 (first number is omitted), EAN-2, PZN7 and PZN8 (letters are replaced by "ß"), MSI Plessey, PostNet, Royal Mail
Scan type 1D barcode
Connection Bluetooth, cable
Scans per second 220
Buffer memory 5,000 barcodes
Battery life 1 month for very frequent use
Signal sound Yes; volume control in 4 steps
Scan distance 29 cm
Range 60 m
Length of the power cable 154 cm
Supported languages UK, GER, IT, ES, FR, US
Quality impression Good
Weight 199 g
Manual language GER, EN, FR, IT, ES
Quality of instructions Excellent
Scope of delivery Scanner, USB cable, wireless adapter, card with the most important codes for configuration, operating instructions
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2020-02-17
Is the battery replaceable?
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Yes.
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2020-02-17
Is the scanner also Bluetooth compatible?
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No.
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2020-02-17
How do you make the scanner mobile?
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This procedure is described in detail in the operating instructions.

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