Barcode scanner with simple instructions, large memory and compatibility with Android devices.
Tera Barcode Scanner with Stand
last modified: 17.02.2020, 16:16
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The easy installation of the Tera - Barcode Scanner with Stand with a scan distance of up to 100 m is also recommended for large stores and inventories. A disturbing feature is the pop-up download window during the transfer of codes, which interrupts further scans. For this purpose, the device can store 100,000 codes and is the front-runner in the test in this area. Also, the long battery life is a big advantage. Furthermore, the device has a very good manual and can also be used with Android devices.
- Compatible with Android devices
- Many setting options
- Additional plastic card with the most important commands
- Wireless scanning
- The battery lasts up to 12 days
- Buffer memory for up to 100,000 codes
- Good guidance
- The handle is not protected against falls
- Problems with the transfer in Excel online
The Barcode Scanner with Stand from Tera can be used with or without cable. Many programs, a long scan distance and long battery life allow a smooth working with the device.
The packaging of the product is appealing, provided with a picture and labelled.
The device is well made and has a modern design. An attached rubber protection layer on the scanner head provides shock resistance, which is missing on the handle, however. The scanner can be used with or without the supplied cable.
This scanner takes only a few seconds to set up and can be installed with or without cables. Either the scanner is connected to the computer with the cable or a WLAN adapter in the USB port provides the connection to the computer. The device sets itself up immediately and transfers scans to open word processing programs or Excel.
The inventory setting also allows a connection via Bluetooth with a range of 100 m. Furthermore, the device has the possibility to transfer data to Android devices with the help of an OTG adapter if no USB port is available.
Various options can be set on this device, so also the endless scanning without pressing a button, which is an advantage for large inventories. Up to 100.000 codes can be stored and the volume is adjustable. Furthermore, the device enables various output options and recognizes double scanned barcodes. The settings made remain stored even after the device is switched off.
During the test, it was noticed disadvantageously that the transfer of the scans into an Excel online document opens a download window that interrupts a further scanning until the window is closed again.
According to the manufacturer, the battery life is seven to twelve days.
The operating instructions are simple and easy to understand, so that programming the device also works for beginners. Tones and LED display are also explained in detail. Error messages can be corrected by means of the detailed FAQ. The most important commands are summarized on a card.
We have evaluated 10 customer reviews on the Internet. In summary, it can be said that about 90 percent of the buyers are satisfied (4 stars) or even very satisfied (5 stars). Partially (2 stars) or completely dissatisfied are about 10 percent of the users. The average score at the time of the evaluation was 4.5 out of 5 stars.
The following products received positive comments:
- Cable use or via wireless
- Works OS (operating system) independent, Windows/Mac/linux
The following products received negative comments:
- The stand is light and often falls down
|Supported barcodes||UPC/EAN Code128 Code39 Code 39Full ASCII Coda bar industrial/Interleaved 2 of 5 Code93 MSI Code11 ISBN ISSN GS1 Databar Code32 and more|
|Not supported barcodes||Code39 Extended (special characters were not recorded), EAN-5, EAN-2, Codabar (letters are hidden), Code 93 Extended, PZN7 & PZN8 (instead of "PZN" "ß" is displayed) MSI Plessey, PostNet, Royal Mail|
|Scan type||1D barcode|
|Scans per second||300|
|Buffer memory||100,000 barcodes|
|Battery life||3 -10 days|
|Signal sound||Yes; volume control in 4 steps|
|Scan distance||<30 cm|
|Length of the power cable||155 cm|
|Supported languages||EN, GER, IT, ES, FR, JPN, PT, US, HU, NO, NL|
|Manual language||GER, EN, FR, IT, ES|
|Quality of instructions||Excellent|
|Scope of delivery||Scanner, USB cable, wireless adapter, plastic card with the most important codes for configuration, operating instructions|
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