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  BHT-8000 Series
(End of Life)

Compact model with exceptional portability and great performance at a low cost

End of life - Not available for sale
Please see: BHT-300, BHT-900, or BHT-1306

  • Sophisticated reading capability facilitates operating efficiency
  • Features a large LCD screen to enhance visibility
  • Adapts to any situation, anywhere, with superior operability
  • Ample memory ensures reliable data collection
  • Equipped with a vibration to ensure quiet, reliable reading confirmation

Sophisticated reading capability facilitates operating efficiency

  • BHT-8044: Optimal readability for touch scanning.
  • BHT-8044D: Suitable for a wide range of reading options, from touch scanning-range,to longer-range scanning.
  • BHT-8048D: Equipped with large 8 MB memory.
  • BHT-8144: Slant-beam model that enables easy desktop scanning.

Built-in Bluetooth® wireless technology module (BHT-8048DB/ BHT-8148DB)

Enable communications with cellular phones , printers, Laptop PC, POS registers and many other devices.

Compact, slim body can be used effortlessly for long periods. (BHT-8048DB/ BHT-8148DB)

The pocket size unit is lightweight, portable and easy to use.

Model BHT-8044 BHT-8044D BHT-8048D BHT-8048DB BHT-8144 BHT-8148DB
Controller CPU 32-bit RISC
Memory (1) 4.5MB (user's area 2.5MB) 8.5MB (user's area 6.3MB) 9MB (user's area 6.1MB) 4.5MB (user's area 2.5MB) 9MB (user's area 6.1MB)
Display Display device Dot-matrix liquid crystal display
Size 128dot × 64dot
Capability Alphanumeric & Katakana 21 chars × 8 lines (standard font) 21 chars × 10 lines (small font)
Kanji 8 chars × 4 lines (standard font) 10 chars × 5 lines (small font)
Back light LED:orange
Scanner Scanning system Advanced Scanning System
Scanning Area Maximum 260mm (2) Maximum 340mm (3) Maximum 260mm (4) Maximum 330mm (3)
Scanning window width 39mm -
Scannable codes EAN-13/-8 (JAN-13/-8), UPC-A/-E,UPC/EAN with add-on, Interleaved 2 of 5, Codabar, Code 39,Code 93, Code 128, EAN-128, Standard 2 of 5
Scannable codes 0.10mm 0.15mm 0.125mm 0.15mm
Scanning direction Straight Downward
Scanning confirmation 2 color (red and green) LED, buzzer, vibration
Key Pad Number of Keys 24 keys (incl. power key) + 2 Magic keys + 2 Trigger Keys
Communications Optical I/F Communications system Infrared (IrDA-SIR Ver.1.2[ Low Power] compliant)
Communication speed 115.2kbps MAX.
Transmission distance Approx. 0.15m
Wireless I/F Standard - Bluetooth®Ver1.1 Pawer Class 2 (5) - Bluetooth®Ver1.1 Pawer Class 2(5)
Wavelength 2.4GHz 2.4GHz
Range (6) Approx. 5m Approx. 5m
Modulation method Spread spectrum method (frequency hopping) Spread spectrum method (frequency hopping)
Connector I/F RS-232C (115.2kbps MAX.)
Auxiliary Functions Calendar clock, Buzzer, Vibration, Resume, Low-battery indication, Remote wake-up
Power Supply Main battery Ni-MH battery cartridge (option) or Two AAA alkaline batteries
Operation hours (7) Nickel hydrogen charger cartridge: 30 hours, AAA alkaline battery: Approx. 80 hours (In case of 2 times bar code readings in 10 seconds) (8) Nickel hydrogen charger cartridge: approx. 30 hours, AAA alkaline battery: Approx. 80 hours (In case of 2 times bar code readings in 10 seconds) (9) Nickel hydrogen charger cartridge: 30 hours, AAA alkaline battery: Approx. 80 hours (In case of 2 times bar code readings in 10 econds) (8) Nickel hydrogen charger cartridge: Approx. 30 hours, AAA alkaline battery: Approx. 80 hours (In case of 2 times bar code readings in 10 seconds)(9)
Nickel hydrogen charger cartridge: Approx. 8 hours, AAA alkaline battery: Approx. 10 hours(10) Nickel hydrogen charger cartridge: Approx. 8 hours, AAA alkaline battery: Approx. 10 hours(10)
Environment Requirements Operating temperature During operation: -5 to 50°C, During non-operation: -10 to 60°C
Drip-proof JIS drip-proof Type II
Shock Resistance Dropped from 1.2m above concrete floor, on all 6 faces, 5 times each (total 30 times)(11)
Weight (incl. Battery) Approx.160g Approx. 160g Approx. 160g Approx. 160g
  1. User area contains a font file domain (approx. 400KB).
  2. Scanning Distance of 290mm (Narrow Bar Width of 1.2mm or more, Ambient Illuminance of 500lx or more)
  3. Scanning Distance of 400mm (Narrow Bar Width of 1.2mm or more, Ambient Illuminance of 500lx or more)
  4. Scanning Distance of 300mm (Narrow Bar Width of 1.2mm or more, Ambient Illuminance of 500lx or more)
  5. Loaded Profile / GAP, SDAP, SPP, DUNP
  6. Transmission distance may vary according to environmental conditions.
  7. Operating hours may vary according to operating conditions.
  8. For BHT-8000D series, in the case of power-saving mode.
  9. In the case of power-saving mode
  10. 1 cycle of 30 seconds = Reading (for 1 second), Bluetooth communication, Screen rewriting (for 1 second), and standby. Bluetooth device turns ON only during communication, otherwise it turns OFF.
  11. 11. Tested value, not guaranteed.

Dimensions

Scanning Performance

Communication

Cradles performing data communications between BHT and host machines with various interfaces.

  • CU-8001 (RS-232C communication, Main unit charging, Cartridge charging)
  • CU-8002 (RS-232C communication)
  • CU-8011 (LAN communication, Main unit charging, Cartridge charging)
  • CU-8021 (USB communication, Main unit charging, Cartridge charging)
  • MCU-80 (Communication unit with built-in printer/modem)

Charger

A lineup of various BHT main unit charging type and backup cartridge charging type devices.

  • C-600 (4-slot battery cartridge charger - Charging time: approx. 10 hours)

Power supply

Battery for BHT

  • Dry battery (AAA alkaline battery × 2)
  • B-65N (Nickel metal hydride rechargeable battery cartridge - with/without cover)

Case, others

Exclusive covers protecting BHT from dirt

  • SCBHT-8000 (Soft case)
  • WHBHT-6500/8000 (Belt Holster)
  • NSBHT-8000 (Neck strap)

Connection configuration example

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  • Hand belt
  • Operation guide
  • Instructions manual can be downloaded from our technical support site QBdirect.