The Powerscan PD9530-HP imagers represent the new 2D handheld area imagers with rugged mechanics for industrial applications. This new Powerscan PD9530-HP imager is a blend of the Datalogic experience with optical systems, hardware architecture, mechanical design and decoding software. An intuitive and effortless scanning experience is the target of the Powerscan PD9530-HP. It combines omnidirectional reading capabilities, which is typical in all area imaging scanners, with outstanding optical characteristics. In addition, the Powerscan PD9530-HP area imager includes Datalogic's latest decoding software that guarantees snappy reading in any condition and environment. The result is a scanner with exceptional performances in terms of snappiness and depth-of-field on any kind of bar code, regardless of the orientation, from contact to over 1.0 m / 3.3 ft, depending on the bar code resolution.