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Motorola MS1204 Scanner

The Motorola MS1204 Barcode Reader is a compact, durable, industrial fixed mount scanner available in fuzzy (FZY) version for maximum versatility. The MS1204 Barcode Reader features fuzzy logic for premium scanning on 1D barcodes including poorly printed and low contrast. The Motorola MS1204 is an excellent choice for OEM devices requiring accurate, automated data collection, even in the most demanding environments. It can also be used as a standalone fixed mount scanner.
MS1204 Options
Part # DescriptionAvailabilityPriceOrder
MS-1204FZY-I000R MS1204, Housed Scan Engine: Class 2, Serial, Fuzzy RS-232 Ships Free Today $208.60
Retail $295
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MS-1204FZY-I000 MS1204, MiniScan (Housed Scan Engine, CL 2, SL, FZY and RS-232) See Replacement Call for Details

Motorola MS1204 Details

Performance Characteristics

Scan pattern
Single line

Minimum resolution
MS12XX FZY: Minimum 25% absolutedark/light reflectance measured at 650 nm; MS 1207 WA: Minimum 20% absolutedark/light reflectance measured at 670 nm

Decode capability
1-D, See data sheet for full list of supported symbologies

Interfaces supported
RS-232, Synapse, USB, TTL, Interfaces vary per model; see datasheet for details

Depth of field
MS120xFZ: 100% UPC - 80% MRD: 2.2 - 25.75 (in) / 5.59 - 65.41 (cm); MS120xWA: 100% UPC - 80% MRD: 0.6 - 11 (in) / 1.52 - 27.94 (cm)


Physical Characteristics

1.6 H x 2.28 x 2.94 in. (40.64 x 57.91 x 74.76 mm) H x W x D

4.45 oz. (126 g)

Voltage and current2 
MS12XX FZY: 160 mA; MS1207 WA: 110 mA

Regulatory Specifications

Electrical Safety
C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, IEC 60950-1

FCC Part 15 Class B, ICES 003 Class B

RoHS Directive 2002/95/EEC

User Environment

Ambient lighting tolerance
Tolerant to typical artificial indoor and natural outdoor (direct sunlight) lighting conditions. Fluorescent, Incandescent, Mercury Vapor, Sodium Vapor, LED : 450 Ft Candles (4, 844 Lux) Sunlight: 8000 Ft Candles (86, 111 Lux)

Operating temperature
MS12XX FZY: -4° to 122° F (-20° to 50° C); MS1207 WA: 32° to 104° F (0 - 40° C)

Storage temperature
MS12XX FZY: -40° to 158° F (-40° to 70° C); MS1207 WA: -40° to 140 °F (-40° to 60° C)

Drop specifications
Unit functions normally after multiple 30 in. (76 cm) drops to concrete

Environmental sealing