Barcode readers handle new USPS code

NOVEMBER 19, 2008--A new firmware release is available for handheld MAH200 and MAH300 series barcode readers, featuring a decoder that allows the barcode readers to handle the new USPS four-state barcode.

Nov 19th, 2008

NOVEMBER 19, 2008--A new firmware release is available for handheld MAH200 and MAH300 series barcode readers, featuring a decoder that allows the barcode readers to handle the new USPS four-state barcode, also known as USPS OneCode Solution. In addition to reading these barcodes, the instruments include decoders for most linear and 2-D symbologies, with more than 40 decoders included in the unit. Connectivity is achieved with USB, PS/2, serial, or Bluetooth wireless interfaces. A high-capacity battery handle is available for extended operation without the need to recharge.
Pepperl+Fuchs
Twinsburg, OH, USA
www.pepperl-fuchs.com

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PRESS RELEASE

Barcode Reader from Pepperl+Fuchs Now Handles USPS OneCode/Intelligent Mail Barcodes


TWINSBURG, OH -- Pepperl+Fuchs introduces a new firmware release for their handheld MAH200 and MAH300 series barcode readers. The firmware features a decoder that allows these barcode readers to handle the new USPS 4-state barcode, also known as USPS OneCode Solution.

According to the United States Postal service website (USPS.gov), "The Intelligent Mail barcode (formally known as the 4-State Customer Barcode) is the next generation of USPS barcode technology used to sort and track letters and flats. Intelligent Mail barcode technology, among other things, combines the capabilities of the POSTNET barcode and the Planet Code barcode into one unique barcode." For more information visit http://ribbs.usps.gov/OneCodeSOLUTION/.

In addition to reading 4-state barcodes, the MAH200 and MAH300 include decoders for most linear and 2D symbologies. In all, over 40 decoders are included in the unit. Connectivity is simplified with USB, PS/2, serial or Bluetooth wireless interfaces. A high-capacity battery handle is available for extended operation without the need to recharge.

Pepperl+Fuchs is a world leader in the design, manufacture and application of high quality factory and process automation products and services. Pepperl+Fuchs pioneered the development of proximity sensors 45 years ago, and has set the standard for innovation and quality ever since.

For more information contact: Pepperl+Fuchs, 1600 Enterprise Parkway, Twinsburg, OH 44087; (330) 486-0001; fax: (330) 405-4710; fa-info@us.pepperl-fuchs.com; www.pepperl-fuchs.com.

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