PowerScan PBT9300 Handheld Barcode Scanner

The PowerScan™ PBT9300 laser scanner features standard Bluetooth® wireless technology combined with the outstanding reliability and reading performance found in all PowerScan products.

Based on Bluetooth 3.0 standard wireless technology, Class 1 Range (in open air); up to 100 m / 328 ft. Connectivity is implemented through the receiving base station, which communicates to the host through a choice of interfaces (Serial, USB or Keyboard Wedge) or by connecting the scanner directly to any commercial or embedded Bluetooth compliant device, or via Ethernet by using the BC9180-BT base/charger using Standard Ethernet and Industrial Ethernet protocols (Ethernet IP and Modbus). 

The PowerScan PBT9300 scanner mounted on a forklift with a Vehicle Mount Terminal (VMT) provides an excellent solution for warehouse applications.

The PowerScan PBT9300 laser scanner is available in two different models: Standard Range or Extra-Long Range.  


  • Bluetooth 3.0 Class 1 compliant
  • Supports Bluetooth wireless technology SPP and HID profiles
  • Piconet with up to 7 scanners connected to the same base station
  • Optics are available in:
    • Standard Range: contact up to 1.6 m / 5.2 ft
    • Auto Range: up to 11.5 m / 37.0 ft on reflective codes
  • Datalogic 3GL™ and loud beeper for good-read feedback
  • Drop resistance to 2.0 m / 6.5 ft
  • EASEOFCARE Service Plans offer a wide range of service options to protect your investment


Warehouse and Distribution Centers: Shipping and Receiving, Order Processing, Parcel Preparation, Pallet Tracking and Put-away

Manufacturing / Shop Floor: Work in Progress, Component Tracking, Quality Control and Inventory

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BLUETOOTH WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY Maximum number of devices per base station: 7
PROFILES HID (Human Interface Device) SPP (Serial Port Profile)
PROTOCOL Bluetooth 3.0 Certified Class 1
RADIO FREQUENCY 2.40 to 2.48 GHz
RADIO RANGE (OPEN AIR) Class 1: up to 100 m / 328 ft Range distances are measured using the base station. Range with connection to other Bluetooth peripherals may show different results.
SECURITY Data Encryption; Scanner Authentication

PBT9300-XX GS1 DataBar™ linear codes, UPC/EAN, UPC/ EAN P2/P5 add ons, UPC/EAN Coupons, ISBN, Code 128, EAN 128, Code 39, Code 39 Full ASCII, Code 39 CIP, Code 32, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, IATA, Industrial 2 of 5, Standard 2 of 5, Code 11, MSI, Plessey, Code 93, Follet 2/5, Code 4, Code 5, Datalogic 2 of 5, Codablock F

BATTERY Battery Type: Lithium-Ion, 2150 mAh; Charge Time: External Power: 4 Hours;
Host Power: 10 hours
READS PER CHARGE 50,000+ (continuous reading)
CRADLE INDICATOR LEDS Battery Charging (Red); Charge Completed (Green); Power/Data (Yellow)
CURRENT External Power: max. 10 W (charging)
POT: max. 500 mA (charging)
INPUT VOLTAGE 10 - 30 VDC, POT: 5 VDC +/- 10%

AMBIENT LIGHT Immune to light exposure in offices/facilities and direct exposure to sunlight.
DROP RESISTANCE Withstands 50 drops from 2.0 m / 6.5 ft onto a concrete surface.
TEMPERATURE Operating: -20 to 50 °C / -4 to 122 °F
Storage/Transport: -40 to 70 °C / -40 to 158 °F


DIMENSIONS Cradle: 24.0 x 10.8 x 9.5 cm / 9.4 x 4.3 x 3.8 in , PBT9300: 21.2 x 11.0 x 7.4 cm / 8.3 x 4.3 x 2.9 in
WEIGHT: PBT9300-XX: 405.0 g /14.2 oz

LIGHT SOURCE 630 - 680 nm VLD
SCAN RATE: PBT9300-XX: 104 +/- 12 scans/sec.
READING ANGLE PBT9300-XX: Pitch: 40°; Roll (Tilt): +/- 35°; Skew (Yaw): +/- 65°
READING INDICATORS Beeper (Adjustable Tone and Volume); Datalogic Three Green Lights (3GL™) Good Read Feedback; Datalogic ‘Green Spot’ on the Code; Dual Good Read LEDs; Good Transmission

TYPICAL DEPTH OF FIELD Minimum distance determined by symbol length and scan angle.
Printing resolution, contrast, and ambient light dependent.
PM9300: Code 39
5 mils: 1.5 to 28.0 cm / 0.4 to 11.8 in
7.5 mils: 1.5 to 42.0 cm / 0.6 to 16.5 in
10 mils: 2.0 to 50.0 cm / 0.8 to 19.7 in
20 mils: 2.0 to 110.0 cm / 0.8 to 43.3 in
40 mils: 2.0 to 160.0 cm / 0.8 to 63.0 in
EAN 13: 2.5 to 65 cm / 1.0 to 25.6 in

Note: Reading Performances may change with different symbologies

AGENCY APPROVALS The product meets necessary safety and regulatory approvals for its intended use. See the Regulatory Addendum for details.
ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE Complies to EU RoHS; Complies to China RoHS
LASER CLASSIFICATION Caution Laser Radiation - Do not stare into beam CDRH Class II; IEC 60825-1 Class 2

DATALOGIC ALADDIN™ Datalogic Aladdin configuration program is available for download at no charge.
OPOS / JAVAPOS JavaPOS and OPOS Utilities are available for download at no charge.
REMOTE HOST DOWNLOAD Available on request

WARRANTY 3-Year Factory Warranty