Wenglor Sensoric has released 19 new models of the C5PC series of 1D/2D code scanners to expand its portfolio with more powerful and easy-to-operate devices. The simple installation via Plug & Play in particular, as well as the intuitive, browser-based WebLink user interface or the uniform interface concept across all scanners, open up a large number of new application solutions.

The WebLink user interface pre-installed in each scanner guides the users to install and set-up the scanners, even without any programming knowledge. The decoding of the codes can be started directly after the IP address has been entered. The scanners can easily be integrated into systems with the available interfaces such as digital IOs, RS232, Ethernet TCP/IP, PROFINET and EtherNet/IP.

The C5PC series is now available in variants with static focus or auto-focus, with resolutions of 0.3, 1.2 or 5 megapixels and with optics in SD, HD or LR. There are seven different focal distance3s between 50 and 1,200 mm. With these hardware combinations, 1D and 2D codes can be read and decoded reliably, even if they have been printed, needle punched or lasered directly onto the object (also called DPM (Direct Part Marking).

This new scanner portfolio means Wenglor can offer a suitable product for every customer requirement from simple static applications with high contrasts, simple and complex codes to dynamic applications with high object speeds and very small, complex and sometimes incomplete or damaged codes. Any task can be taken care of with 25 percent higher reading performance than before.

All common standards for determining code quality are met with these scanners: IOS/IEC TR 29158 and EN 15415/6 and EN 16022. With CodeScan 360, up to eight scanners can be connected via daisy chain, providing 360° visual field. This means that several scanners can be arranged in a circle around an object and connected together, for example. The code on the object is safely decoded by one of the scanners in the system, regardless of its position.

The scanners can also be password-protected. Different user roles and levels are available in WebLink. The new Multishot Configuration Database is also located in WebLink. Here, users can select different configurations stored in the integrated database for the scanner to automatically perform fast, multiple scans at different positions as well as different heights and brightness levels. The devices process these and evaluates then simultaneously. Users save manual programming effort and a lot of time.

Highlights at a glance

  • Browser-based interface WebLink
  • Easy installation with Plug & Play
  • Consistent interface concept
  • 360° decoding with CodeScan 360
  • 19 new models available
  • 25% higher read performance
  • Compliance with standards to determine code quality
  • Protection against manipulation


Anastas Schnippenkotter

ASSTech Process Electronics & Instrumentation CC
Tel. +27 11 708 9200

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