Ultra-Compact Handheld Terminal BT-1000 series


Supporting both Wireless and Bluetooth

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This model has been discontinued.

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32bit RISC CPU

Main memory

RAM capacity

32 MB (internal user area : 15 MB)

Flash ROM capacity

32 MB (internal user area : 16 MB)


Display method

2.2-inch TFT colour LCD, 65,536 colours

Number of dots

240 (horizontal) × 320 (vertical) dots (QVGA)

Displayed character type

Half-width (alphanumeric and katakana), full-width (JIS kanji standards 1 and 2) * Same size, same size vertical, same size horizontal, ×4, ×9, ×16, and ×25 are possible.

Maximum number of displayable characters

16-dot fonts

Half-width (actual size) : 30 columns × 20 rows, full-width (actual size) : 15 columns × 20 rows*1

24-dot fonts

Half-width (actual size) : 20 columns × 13 rows, full-width (actual size) : 10 columns × 13 rows*1

32-dot fonts

Half-width (actual size) : 15 columns × 10 rows, full-width (actual size) : 7 columns × 10 rows*1


High-intensity white LED (the light can be automatically adjusted according to a luminance sensor)

Operation confirmation LED

Large bar LED (red, green, and orange)

Input keys

Key types

Directional keypad × 1 (4 directions), trigger key × 2, function key × 3, multi-function key × 2 (L and R), data input key × 14 (numeric keypad, ENT key, clear key, minus key, and decimal point key), power key × 1


LED (orange)


Reading light source

High-intensity red LED

Pointer light source

Visible semiconductor laser (655 nm) output : 1.0 mW, Class 2 laser product (JIS C6802)

Scanner area

Minimum resolution


0.127 mm*2

2D code

0.191 mm*2

Reading distance (typical examples)


45 to 275 mm (narrow bar width : 0.508 mm), 50 to 200 mm (narrow bar width : 0.25 mm)

2D code

35 to 220 mm (Cell size= 0.508 mm), 70 to 130 mm (Cell size= 0.254 mm)


Reading field range

80 × 52 mm (reading distance : 110 mm)

Scanner area

Supported barcodes


JAN, EAN, UPC (add-on code support); CODE128; CODE39; NW-7 (Codabar); CODE93; ITF; Industrial 2 of 5; COOP 2 of 5; GS1 Databar

2D code

QR, Micro QR, DataMatrix (ECC200), PDF417, MaxiCode, composite symbol

Optical communication interface


Conforms to the IrDA version 1.2 physical layer

Communication speed

9,600/19,200/38,400/57,600/115,200 bps

Serial communication interface


Conforms to RS-232C (connected to a PC by way of a dedicated cable)

Communication speed

9,600/19,200/38,400/57,600/115,200 bps

USB interface


USB 2.0 Full Speed (virtual COM)

Connector type

USB Mini-B

Communication unit connection interface


RS-232C compliant

Communication speed

921,600 bps maximum (depends on the communication unit classification)

Wireless LAN

Wireless standards


Radio frequency

2.4 GHz (b, g and n : channels 1 to 13), 5.2 GHz, 5.3 GHz, 5.6 GHz (a, n) * W52 and W53 can only be used indoors

Communication distance

Indoors : visibility of Approx 100 m, outdoors : visibility of Approx 200 m*3

Security methods

Security : WEP (64 or 128 bits), WPA, WPA2; WPA encryption method : TKIP, AES;
authentication method : PSK, EAP-TLS, PEAP-MSCHAP-V2*3


Wireless standards

Bluetooth Ver2.1+EDR

Radio frequency


Transmission output

Class 2

Supported profiles

SPP, DUN-DT, HID (devices)

Communication distance

Visibility of Approx 10 m

External media

Supported media

MicroSD/SDHC card

Supported capacity

32GB or less


Musical scale : 16 levels, volume : 3 levels

Vibration function



Year, month, day, hour, minute, second automatic calendar (to 2079), month difference ± 80 seconds or less (at room temperature)

Power supply

With dry cell battery pack (BT-B15)

Backup battery

Built-in lithium rechargeable battery backup time : Approx 1 hour

Environmental resistance

Enclosure rating

IP54 (JIS splashproof)

Storage temperature

-20 to +60 °C (No freezing)

Relative humidity

35 to 85 % RH (No condensation)

Storage relative humidity

Drop resistance

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


VCCI Class A


BT-B10 attached: Approx. 184 g
BT-B12 attached: Approx. 201 g
BT-B15 attached: Approx. 202 g

*1 The displayable characters are the value when there is no status display. When displaying the status, the number of characters displayed vertically is 2 rows when using 16-dot fonts and reduces 1 row when using 24- or 32-dot fonts.
*2 Operation confirmation uses the KEYENCE standard codes for QR and DataMatrix 2D codes and for CODE39 and CODE128 barcodes.
*3 W52 and W53 can only be used indoors
*4 This is a test value and is not guaranteed.

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