The Pidion BI-500 is a rugged Bluetooth® 1D/2D barcode scanner with optional RFID reader and GPS capability. Designed for maximum utility, this scanner supports Bluetooth HID and SPP profiles, which means it can easily interface with Windows, iOS (iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch), and Android devices. It also features an integrated GPS. The BI-500 is drop tested at 5 feet (1.5m) and is IP54 rated for protection against dust. Additionally, with a storage capacity of 32MB, up to 300,000 bar codes can be stored at any time. With a battery life of about 35 hours with a steady one scan-per-minute rate thanks to its 3.7V, 1130mAh Li-ion battery, this scanner is a must-have for all your difficult, prolonged scanning needs.
Developers can download the developer SDK.
Video: How to Pair the BI-500 with an iPad
Watch the video below to learn how to pair the BI-500 with an iPad.
See the table below for the BI-500's specifications.
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||50 X 99 X 34mm / 2.0 X 3.9 X 1.3 inch|
|Weight||Excluding Battery: 80g/ Including battery: 110g|
|Notification||4-color LED flash, Beep, Vibration|
|Input||Scan, Up and Down Buttons, Reset Key|
|Standard battery||Rechargeable, 3.7V, 1130mAh, Li-ion|
|OS||Windows CE Core 5.0|
|Memory||32MB RAM / 32MB ROM|
|Interface||USB 1.1 Client|
|User Environment Characteristics|
|Operating temp||-10℃ to 40℃ / 14℉ to 104℉|
|Storage temp||-20℃ to 60℃ / -4℉ to 140℉|
|Drop spec||5 ft./1.5m drop to concrete, 3 drops per 6 sides|
|WPAN Radio||Bluetooth Class II V2.0+EDR|
|Barcode Scanner||1D&PDF417 Laser Class II / 1D&2D CMOS Imager (optional High Density Imager)|