Company : Microscan

Category : Tracking, Tracing and RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification)

Key Products : Compact Industrial Laser Scanner, Industrial Raster Laser Scanner

Established in 1982, Microscan is a global leader in technology for precision data acquisition and control solutions serving a wide range of automation and OEM applications. Microscan has a strong history of technology innovation which includes the invention of the first laser diode barcode scanner and the 2D symbology, Data Matrix. Microscan is acclaimed as a technology leader in automatic identification and machine vision with extensive solutions for ID tracking, traceability and inspection.


Microscan focuses on technologies of automatic identification (auto ID), machine vision, and illumination with application solutions ranging from basic barcode reading up to complex machine vision inspection, gauging, and measurement. The solutions help manufacturers around the world drive down cost and waste, automate critical manufacturing processes, and increase yields, data acquisition and control solutions


From personal electronics to clinical instruments and car components, Microscan solutions enable critical production level applications such as quality control, work-in-process monitoring, guiding the movement of goods, component traceability, sortation, and lot tracking. An ISO 9001 certified company since 1996, with national recognition for Quality Leadership, Microscan is proud of their quality record and quality policy.


Microscan products are represented and supported through a global network of systems integration companies who specialize in automation solutions. The network includes more than 300 top automation integrators and value added resellers in over 30 countries, with technology specialization in specific sub-channels and complementary product lines. Microscan is a member of Spectris plc, a specialist technology-based instrumentation and electronics controls company.

Industrial Laser Scanner

QX-830 Compact Industrial Laser Scanner:


The QX - 830 laser scanner from Microscan combines flexible connectivity with high performance decoding capabilities to reliably read 1D barcodes in almost any automation environment. In addition to the Quick Connect System and X-Mode Technology, the QX-830 features IP65 industrial sealing and optional embedded Ethernet protocols. High performance, simple connectivity, and the highest quality enclosure make the QX-830 an ideal laser scanner for any industrial application. It is ideal for high speed reading of linear barcodes on conveyor lines and packaging and sortation and applications.


Applications of  QX-830 Compact Industrial Laser Scanner


  • Any industrial environment from light to heavy duty
  • Conveyor lines
  • Packaging and sortation
  • Electronics production
  • Embedded within machinery

Raster Laser Scanner

QX-870 Industrial Raster Laser Scanner:


The QX-870 laser scanner partners the latest technologies in barcode reading and connectivity into an easy to use solution for barcode track, trace and control applications. Simple to set up and deploy, it features a programmable sweeping raster to read multiple codes, in varying locations, even if they are damaged or misaligned. With plug and play setup and the most aggressive.

decode algorithms available, the QX-870 an ideal laser scanner for any industrial application.


Applications of  QX-870 Industrial Raster Laser Scanner:


  • Any industrial environment from light to heavy duty
  • Automotive assembly
  • Packaging and sorting
  • Electronics production
  • Embedded within machinery

Flexible Industrial Imager

QX Hawk Flexible Industrial Imager:


The QX Hawk is the world’s first imager to be fully integrated with liquid lens technology, enabling infinite focus flexibility. Bridging the gap between ease of use and performance, the QX Hawk features optional C-mount lens design, a high resolution modular optical zoom system, aggressive X-Mode decoding, and simple plug and play connectivity.


The QX Hawk imager easily reads any barcode or 2D symbol, including challenging 2D direct part marks (DPM), in any packaging environment, within seconds of installation. It is ideal for ensuring that the correct packaging is used on the products, by checking a Data Matrix code on the cover, which is matched to an EAN code on the bottom of the product.


Applications of QX Hawk Flexible Industrial

  • Printed circuit boards
  • Electronics and semiconductor manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Medical devices

Vision HAWK Smart Camera

Vision HAWK Smart Camera:


The Vision HAWK is a flexible industrial smart camera that delivers powerful vision capabilities in a compact, easy-to-use package. Developed for vision users of all experience levels in a broad range of applications, the Vision HAWK features an intuitive vision interface, optional C-mount lens design, integrated lighting, simple plug and play connectivity and high resolution, optical zoom. With the Vision HAWK, both integrators and end-users have a scalable, fully integrated vision solution to confidently solve any inspection, verification, or auto ID application. Together with the AutoVISION machine software, users can carry out optical character verification (OCV), as well as verify 1D and 2D barcodes to ISO and AIM standards.


Applications of  Vision HAWK Smart Camera


  • Automotive industry
  • Assembly verification
  • Part identification



  • Label positioning
  • Contents verification



  • Assembly verification and identification



  • Packages and components

Vision MINI Smart Camera

Vision MINI Smart Camera:


The Vision MINI smart camera is designed specifically for reliable vision performance in embedded identification and inspection applications. As the world’s smallest fully integrated vision system, the Vision MINI’s ultra-compact size and wide angle optics provide the best performance available for machine vision tasks at close range.


With the Vision MINI, OEM design engineers can quickly implement robust inspection, color matching, symbol decoding, OCR and more in a single compact vision solution.


Applications of Vision MINI Smart Camera


  • Clinical instruments
  • Printed circuit boards
  • Electronics assembly
  • Medical devices
  • Component tracking
  • Pharmaceutical packaging

Contact Details

Lemelerberg 17, 2402 ZN
Alphen aan den Rijn
Tel: +31 172 423360
Fax: +31 172 423366

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