NuScan 1600U

NuScan 1600U-1D Handheld CCD Barcode Scanner (USB)


The NuScan 1600U is the newest addition to Adesso’s hand-held CCD barcode scanner family.  Sharing many of its predecessors’ superior qualities, Nuscan 1600U is capable of up to 300 scans per second and scanning to a distance of 20 inches, thanks to its 32-bit microprocessor.  Programming different settings, editing various data, and scanning different 1D barcodes has never been easier with its built in decoder.  The drop-protection design prevents damage due to accidental drops of less than 1.5 meters.

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Reliable Data Collection

It’s built-in decoder can read the majority of 1D barcodes and it’s driver-less operation makes it easy to use with both Windows® and Mac® operating systems.

NuScan 1600U_image 2Superior Scanning Performance

The 300 scans per second scan rate and innovative high pixels CCD engine offer fast and accurate scanning results.

NuScan 2600U_image 4Drop Protection

The drop-protection design prevents damage due to accidental drops of less than 1.5 meters.

NuScan 2500TU_image 2Long Scanning Range

The scanner is able to scan barcodes up to a distance of 12 inches.



Product Description:


Dimensions (L x W x H): 6.85 x 2.81 x 3.62″ (174 x 71.5 x 92mm)
Weight 0.4 lbs (190 g)
Cable Length: 6™ (1.8meters)
Power Input voltage: 5VDC ± 5%
Working Current: 75mA 
Light Source: 675nm visible red LED
Interface: USB
Sensor: Linear CCD Sensor
Minimum Bar Width (1D): 4 mil/0.127 mm @ PCS 90%, Code 39
Depth of Field: 0-12 inches (@20mil EAN-13, PC 100%)
Scan Rate: 300 scans/sec
Scan Angle Roll: ±30°, Pitch: ±60°, Skew: ±60°
Print Contrast:: 25% EAN13 @10 mil
Alert Operation: Blue LED light indicator and beeper
Operating Temperature: -20°C to 50°C (-4°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature: -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
Operating Humidity : 20% ~ 95% (non-condensing)
Storage Humidity : 5% to 95% (non-condensing)
Shock Resistance: Withstanding 1.5m freefall drops
Regulatory FCC, CE, RoHS
Country of Origin Made in Taiwan

Supported Symbologies:
EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN-13 2 add-on, EAN-13 5 add-on, ISSN, ISBN, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code 11, Code 2 of 5, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, Codabar, Industrial 2 of 5 , Interleaved 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5, Code 39 Full ASCII, Standard 2 of 5

System Requirements:

  • Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000
  • Mac OS X and above
  • Interface: USB port


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ModelNuscan 1600U
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Nuscan 2600U
Nuscan 2700R
Nuscan 2800U
Nuscan 5200TR
Scan Rate300 scans/Second24" /Second300 scans/Second120 scans/Second120 scans/Second24" /Second
Light Source650nm Visible red LED650nm Visible red LED640nm Visible red LED640nm Visible Red LED640nm Visible Red LED650nm Visible Red LED
Support OSWindows/Mac OSWindows/Mac OSWindows/Mac OSWindows/Mac OSWindows/Mac OSWindows/Mac OS
Supported 1D Barcode Technologies

Supported 2D Barcode TechnologiesX
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NuScan 1600U


7.5 x 4.5 x 3.3

0.765 lb