Ultra-Compact Handheld Terminal BT-1000 series


Handheld Terminal Supporting both Wireless and Bluetooth Model for each country


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32bit RISC CPU

Main memory

RAM capacity

64 MB (internal user area: 16 MB)

Flash ROM capacity

32 MB (internal user area: 15 MB)


Display method

2.2" TFT colour LCD, 65,536 colours

Number of dots

240 (W) × 320 (H) (QVGA)

Displayed character type

Half-width (alphanumeric and katakana), Full-width (First and second standards of JIS kanji, Simplified Chinese (GB18030-2000), Traditional Chinese (Big5))

Maximum number of displayable characters

16-dot fonts

Half-width characters (magnification): 30 digits × 20 lines / Full-width characters (magnification): 15 digits × 20 lines*1

24-dot fonts

Half-width characters (magnification): 20 digits × 13 lines / Full-width characters (magnification): 10 digits × 13 lines*1

32-dot fonts

Half-width characters (magnification): 15 digits × 10 lines / Full-width characters (magnification): 7 digits × 10 lines*1


High-intensity white LED (automatic brightness control according to illumination sensor)

Operation confirmation LED

Large-size bar LED (red, green, orange)

Input keys

Key types

Set of arrow keys × 1 (4 directions), trigger keys × 2, function keys × 3, multifunction keys × 2 (L, R), data input keys × 14 (0 to 9 keys, ENT key, clear key, minus key, decimal point key), power key × 1


LED (orange)


Light source

Reading light source

High-intensity red LED

Pointer light source

Visible semiconductor laser (655 nm), output: 390 µW
Class 1 laser product (JIS C6802)

Scanning rate

Minimum resolution

2D code: 0.191 mm, Barcode: 0.127 mm*2

Reading distance

35 to 270 mm (CODE39 narrow bar width: 0.508 mm)
40 to 190 mm (CODE39 narrow bar width: 0.254 mm)
25 to 205 mm (QR cell size: 0.508 mm)
75 to 140 mm (QR cell size: 0.254 mm)

Scanner area



Supported barcodes, supported codes

JAN/EAN/UPC (add-on code support), CODE128, GS1-128, CODE39, NW-7, CODE93, ITF, Industrial 2of5, COOP 2of5, QR code, Micro QR, DataMatrix (ECC200), PDF417, GS1-DataBar (RSS-14, RSS-14 Truncated, RSS-14 Stacked (Omnidirectional), RSS Limited, RSS Expanded, RSS Expanded Stacked), Composite

Optical communication interface


Conforms to the physical layer of IrDA ver. 1.2

Communication speed

9600/19200/38400/57600/115200 bps

Serial communication interface


RS-232C-compliant (connected to PC with dedicated cable)

Communication speed

9600/19200/38400/57600/115200 bps

USB interface


USB 2.0 Full Speed (virtual COM)

Connector type

USB Mini-B

Communication speed

9600/19200/38400/57600/115200/230400/921600 bps

Communication unit connection interface



Communication speed

921,600 bps max. (depends on communication unit classification)

Wireless LAN

Wireless standards

IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Radio frequency

2.4 GHz (b, g, n: CHs 1 to 13)


Wireless standards

Bluetooth ver. 2.1 + EDR

Radio frequency

2.4 GHz

Wireless LAN

Communication distance

Indoor: Approx. 100 m (line-of-sight), Outdoor: Approx. 200 m (line-of-sight)

Security methods

Security: WEP (64/128-bit) / WPA / WPA2
WPA encryption method: TKIP/AES
Authentication method: PSK/EAP-TLS/PEAP-MSCHAP-V2


Supported profiles

SPP, DUN-DT, HID (Device)

Communication distance

Approx. 10 m (line-of-sight)

External media

Supported media

microSD or SDHC card

Supported capacity

32 GB max.


Scale: 16 levels, Volume: 3 levels

Vibration function



Automatic calendar (year, month, day, hour, minute, second; up to year 2079), accurate within 80 seconds per month (normal temperature)

Power supply

With standard rechargeable battery pack (BT-B10)

Dedicated lithium ion battery pack (3.7 V, 1100 mAh)
Continuous usage time: Approx. 18 hours*3, Cycle life: Approx. 500 cycles

With high-capacity rechargeable battery pack (BT-B12)

Dedicated lithium ion battery pack (3.7 V, 1880 mAh)
Continuous usage time: Approx. 32 hours*3, Cycle life: Approx. 500 cycles

With dry cell battery pack (BT-B15)

Backup battery

Built-in lithium secondary battery, Backup time: Approx. 1 hour

Environmental resistance

Enclosure rating

IP54 (JIS water-resistant)

Drop resistance

2.0 m (onto concrete)
With protector (OP-87120): 2.5 m (onto concrete)*4

Ambient operating temperature

With BT-B10/B12: -5 to +50°C (no freezing), Charging: 0 to +40°C*5
With BT-B15: 0 to +50°C (no freezing)

Ambient operating humidity

35 to 85% RH (no condensation)

Ambient storage temperature

-20 to +60°C

Ambient storage humidity

35 to 85% RH (no condensation)


VCCI Class A


With standard rechargeable battery pack attached: 159 × 50.5 (46.4) × 42 (25) mm
With high-capacity rechargeable battery pack attached: 159 × 50.5 (46.4) × 42 (30) mm
With dry cell battery pack attached: 159 × 50.5 (46.4) × 42 (30) mm
(The value in parenthesis is the grip dimension.)


With standard rechargeable battery pack attached: Approx. 184 g
With high-capacity rechargeable battery pack attached: Approx. 201 g
With dry cell battery pack attached: Approx. 202 g

*1 The number of displayable characters is the maximum value when the status display is not visible. If the status display is shown, the number of vertically displayed characters with a 16-dot font is 2 lines or 1 line with a 24- or 32-dot font.
*2 Operation confirmation with a KEYENCE device uses the following standard codes: QR and DataMatrix (2D codes), and CODE39 and CODE128 (barcodes).
*3 This is the continuous usage time for round-trip wireless communication when code reading is performed 1 time every 20 seconds at normal temperatures with the operation confirmation LED and vibration function turned off, the buzzer turned on (at a low volume), the backlight turned on (at low brightness), and the operation speed set to standard.
*4 This is a test value and is not guaranteed.
*5 When used wirelessly between -5°C and 0°C, a remaining battery power level of 3 is recommended for use.

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