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  BHT-100-Q 2D

2D code handy scanner with a large touch screen

User Friendly, "Rounded", Ergonomic design

Offering exceptional ease of operation and functionality.

Large, High Resolution display

Large screen with 200 x 320 resolution enables quick viewing of a large amount of text at a single glance. 16-shade grayscale display offers enhanced text and image rendering

Touch screen

Easy to use menus.

Back-light keyboard

Display and keyboard are Back-light for operation in dark environments.

Long Operating time

BHT-100Q 1D and 2D barcode scanning model features reduced power consumption. This results in doubling the operating time compared to conventional 2D readers.


For environments where a beep confirmation is not convenient.

Remote Wake-up

BHT-100 units can be operated remotely from the host computer when placed on the IrDA communication cradle.

Built-in Bluetooth® wireless technology module (BHT-103QB)

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

High-Speed IEEE802.11b Compliant Wireless Communications (BHT-103QW)

Enables high-speed communications with a maximum rate of 11Mbps.

Model BHT-103Q BHT-103QB BHT-103QW
Controller CPU 32-bit RISC
Memory (1) 9MB (user area 4.8MB) (1)
Display Display device Dot-matrix liquid crystal display (4-shade grayscale)
Size 200 dot × 320 dot
Capability (2) Alphanumeric & Katakana 16 char × 25 lines (standard font)
Kanji 12 char × 19 lines (standard font), 16 char × 25 lines (small font)
Touch panel Loaded
Backlight EL Type
Scanner Scanning system Area sensor
Scanning area 60mm × 44mm (with a distance of 90 mm from label)
Readable codes 2-dimensional codes QR Code, Micro QR Code, PDF417, MaxiCode, DataMatrix, DataMatrix (ECC200)
Bar codes EAN-13/-8 (JAN-13/-8), UPC-A/-E, Interleaved 2 of 5, CODABAR (NW-7), CODE39, CODE128, GS1-128
Scanning confirmation 2 color (red and green) LED, buzzer, vibration
Key pad Number of Keys 16 Keys (incl. power key) + 2 Magic Kyes + 2 Trigger Keys + Touch Screen
Communications Optical I/F Communication system Infrared (IrDA-SIR Ver.1.0 compliant)
Communication speed 115.2kbps MAX.
Transmission distance Approx. 0.8m
Connector I/F I/F RS-232C
Communication speed 115.2kbps MAX.
Wireless I/F Modulation method - Bluetooth® Ver1.1 Spread spectrum method (IEEE802.11b compliant)
Wireless output - Class 2 -
Correspondence profile - Generic Access ProfileSerial Port Profile Dial-up Networking Profile -
Range - Approx. 5m (3) Indoors: Approx. 75m, Outdoors: Approx. 200m (4)
Communication speed (4) - - 11/5.5/2/1 Mbps (Automatic switching)
Wavelength - - 2.4GHz
Number of channels - - 14
Operation hours Approx. 20hours (5) Approx. 20hours (6) Approx. 20hours (8)
Approx. 12hours (7) Approx. 14hours (9)
Auxiliary Functions Clock, buzzer, resume, voltage display, remote-wakeup
Power suply Main power Lithium-ion battery cartridge
Environment Requirements Operating temperature -5°C to 50°C 0°C to 50°C -5°C to 50°C
Drip-proof IPX2
Shock Resistance (10) Dropped from 1.2m above concrete floor, on all 6 faces, 5 times each (total 30 times)
Weight (incl. Battery) Approx. 280g Approx. 300g
  1. User area contains a font file domain (approx. 400KB).
  2. In each mode, double width, double height, and double width and height (4 double-size) display are possible.
  3. It is a transmission distance (reference value) in the case of communicating between BHT-100QBs, and may vary according to partner units and operating conditions.
  4. Communication speed and transmission distance may vary according to actual environmental conditions.
  5. In the case of 2 times QR code readings in 10 seconds. (Operating hours may vary according to the operating conditions.)
  6. In the case of 2 times QR code readings in 10 seconds. (Wireless communication is not performed.)
  7. In the case of repeating as 1 cycle of 30 seconds, reading (for 1 second), wireless communication (1KB of data transmission), screen rewriting (for 1 second), and standby.
  8. In the case of 2 times QR code readings in 10 seconds. (Wireless communication is not performed.)
  9. In the case of Reading : Wireless communication : Screen rewriting : Standby = 1:1:1:20
  10. Tested value, not guaranteed.


Scanning Performance


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

  • CU-7001 (USB/RS-232C communication, Unit / Battery charger)
  • CU-7002 (RS-232C communication)
  • MCU-70 (Communication unit with built-in printer/modem, Main unit charging)


Charger lineup of BHT main unit charging type and backup cartridge charging type.

  • C-700 (Battery cartridge charger - Charging time: approx. 4 hours)
  • C-750 (4-slot main unit charger - Charging time: approx. 6 hours)

Power supply

Battery for BHT

  • BT-70L (Lithium-ion battery)

Case, others

Exclusive covers protecting BHT from dirt

  • SCBHT-100 (Soft case)
  • WHBHT-100/300 (Belt Holster)
  • Touch panel protection shields

Connection configuration example


  • Hand belt
  • Touch pen
  • Lithium ion battery BT-20LB
  • Operation guide
  • Instructions manual can be downloaded from our technical support site QBdirect.