To help productivity, the Opticon OPL 7836 can read low-contrast barcodes, or for example, colored barcodes, as well as high density (condensed) barcodes. On first-time scan, the snappy scanner reads saving employees time where seconds add up. The OPL 7836 features a pistol-style grip, designed specifically to reduce physical stress and user fatigue, is comfortable for continuous all-day or repetitive use and keeping employees attentive and productive. The light-weight scanner weighs just 3.5 ounces (less than an average-sized bagel) yet is sturdy and strong. It withstands repetitive 5 feet drops onto the floor and even concrete.