BSH-32U from Star Micronics is a premium handheld USB barcode scanner in smooth black that combines high performance with sturdy IP42-rated, drop-resistant (1.5m) housing for enhanced durability. Equipped with a powerful CPU and a super high-resolution image sensor, this scanner excels in various environments, including retail stores, bars and restaurants, event venues, and more. It adeptly reads and parses both 1D and 2D barcodes from paper, digital screens, and uneven surfaces, making it ideal for scanning IDs, driver’s licenses, QR codes, and product labels.



Product Sheet


  • High-resolution CMOS captures high-density, high-volume, & distorted barcodes
  • High-Performance CPU
  • No driver downloads needed with iOS, Android, and Windows
  • Ergonomic, IP42-rated design and 1.5m drop resistance
  • Scanner stand included


Color Black
Sealing IP42
Image Sensor 1280×800 CMOS
Resolution ≥3mil
Symbologies – 2D PDF417, Micro PDF417, QR Code, Micro QR Code, Aztec, Data Matrix, Chinese Sensible Code, Maxicode.
Symbologies – 1D EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC-E, UPC-A, Code128, Coupon, UCC/EAN128, CodaBar, I2Of5, Febraban, ITF14, ITF6, Matrix 25, Code39, Code93, ISSN, ISBN, Industrial 25, Standard 25, China Post 25, Plessey, Code 11, MSI Plessey, UCC/EAN Composite, GS1 Databar, Code 49, Code 16K, AIM 128, ISBT 128
Connectivity RS-232, USB
Dimensions 113(W)×71(D)×158(H) mm
Weight 156 g
Typical Field of Depth EAN-13: 50 mm-495 mm (13 mil)
Code39: 85 mm-220 mm (5 mil)
PDF417: 70 mm-215 mm (6.7 mil)
Data Matrix: 50 mm-220 mm (10 mil)
QR Code: 20 mm-325 mm (15 mil)
Scan Angle Pitch: ±55°, Roll: 360°, Skew: ±55°
Field of View Horizontal 39°, Vertical 24°
Symbol Contrast Minimun 25%
Driver’s License Parsing Can parse according to American Association of Motor Vehicle
Administrators (AAMVA) October 2020 Specification.
Drop Resistance 1.5 m



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