Matrix 400: a revolution among Matrix imager

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Datalogic Automation introduces the new Matrix 400, a modular, flexible and versatile compact 2D imager for industrial applications, embedding 1,3 and 2,0 Megapixels sensors.

Datalogic Automation has launched a new Matrix imager series, named Matrix 400. This new addition extends the current Matrix-2000 imager offer, one of the best selling products in the market for industrial applications.

Matrix 400 features higher reading performance and improved flexibility to drastically increase its field of use from the traditional Manufacturing to entry level Distribution and Warehousing applications.

The two sensor versions available (1.3 Megapixel-SXGA and 2.0 Megapixel-UXGA), combined with powerful internal lightings and adjustable C-Mount lenses, guarantee accuracy in decoding and verifying different resolutions Symbologies at various distances on large Field of View. Powerful proprietary decoding libraries provides the Matrix 400 with excellent performance on printed and DPM (Direct Part Marked) applications, even on damaged and low quality codes.

Installation and maintenance are easier than ever thanks to the innovative X-PRESS interface. A multi-function push button sets all relevant functions such as aiming, focusing (through Datalogic patented Blue Diamonds System), automatic imager calibration and code setting.

The new Matrix 400 was designed focusing on the overall ease of use of the imager. X-PRESS interface provides prompt feedbacks during standard operations and an additional Green Spot was introduced to grant immediate Good Read visual response. Moreover, Run Time Self-Tuning (RTST) function increases Matrixs ease of operation by an automatic run time setting of the reader in presence of uncontrolled and variable reading conditions.

The innovative modular design, the use of focus adjustable C-Mount lenses and the availability of a large set of accessories provide high flexibility in covering application with larger FoV, extended DoF even on high resolution code. Matrix 400 is also a very versatile product with top level performance on DPM (Direct Part Marked) reading jointly with accurate Code Quality Verification capability (according to ISO/IEC and IAQG standards).

The rugged full metal construction, IP67 protection and max operative temperature of 50C makes Matrix 400 the ideal product for industrial applications in harsh environments.


About Datalogic

Datalogic Group is the third largest world manufacturer and leader in Europe for bar code readers, rugged mobile computers, and RFID systems. Datalogic offers innovative business solutions, specifically in the retail, manufacturing, transportation and logistics markets. The Group has been quoted on the techSTAR segment of the Italian stock exchange since 2001 as DAL.MI, with headquarters located in Lippo di Calderara di Reno (Bologna). Datalogic has about 1900 employees worldwide, in over 40 countries in Europe, Asia, the United States and the Pacific Rim. In 2006, the Datalogic Group achieved revenues of 381.6 million Euro, an increase of 85% over the previous year.

Datalogic Automation, part of the Datalogic Group, is the largest European manufacturer of Unattended Scanning Systems and one of the major players in the world of automatic identification systems for the industrial sector. The company offers a wide range of solutions in various industry divisions: from manufacturing to the more complex aerospace technology, automotive, and scientific industries. Datalogic Automation, headquartered in Lippo di Calderara di Reno (Bologna, Italy), includes three Business Units: Unattended Scanning Systems (fixed scanners for the industrial market), Marking (laser marking system - Laservall), and RFID (radiofrequency system EMS)

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