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Datalogic’s New Magellan 9800i LITE In-Counter Scanner

Posted February 3, 2015

9800i-liteDatalogic has announced the availability of their newest in-counter scanner solution, the Magellan 9800i LITE. Based on the Magellan 9800i scanner platform, the new 9800i LITE scanner and scanner/scale provides the essential data collection features of the standard Magellan 9800i scanner or scanner/scale but at a lower price point. Like the standard Magellan 9800i scanner, the new ‘LITE’ option will offer industry leading 1D and 2D bar code scanning performance while supporting all current EAS and Top Down Reader options. In addition, the Magellan 9800i LITE scanner and scanner/scale uses a simpler Datalogic Clear glass platter than the standard model. Continue reading »


The Checkout Experience and Today’s Shopper

Posted July 23, 2013

Even though the first bar code scan in a retail store took place over 40 years ago, many people still active in the retail industry remember when bar code scanning at the checkout was a novelty; not the norm it is today.  Given the $20,000 price tag of the first grocery store checkout scanner – about $93,000 in today’s dollar – the early technology adopters were truly committed.  Although some naysayers probably thought they should have been committed.

Since then, and especially in the last few years, other technologies have been developed and adapted to improve the retail checkout.  These developments are getting more attention today because Retailers are focused on the importance of an improved in-store shopping experience for their customers.  They are working to keep the in-store experience valuable and relevant as they compete with the online alternatives consumers have at their fingertips.

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Datalogic Revolutionizes POS Barcode Scanning with the Magellan 9800i

Posted June 21, 2013

Datalogic has announced their new and revolutionary Magellan 9800i retail point of sale barcode scanner. The sleek, new Magellan 9800i is the result of over 40 years of engineering innovation and sets a new standard of excellence.

Digital imaging technology quickly reads 1D and 2D bar codes while giving the Magellan 9800i a 20% increased platter area.

The optional top down reader increases the scan volume and provides a customer facing mobile device reader. Datalogic patented All-Weighs platter and ScaleSentry technology assures the accurate capture of large and bulk weighed items.

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