Cognex DataMan® 8600

The Cognex DataMan® 8600 series image-based ID readers provide the world’s most advanced barcode reading technology for decoding Direct Part Mark (DPM), 2-D and 1-D codes of varying sizes, quality and marking or printing methods.

These handheld DPM barcode readers are designed for the harshest factory floor environments. Equipped with an advanced liquid lens imaging system and patented UltraLight® flexible lighting technology, the DataMan 8600 series of barcode readers decode the most challenging DPM barcodes on the widest variety of surfaces.

The modular design supports corded RS-232, USB, and Ethernet options, as well as cordless Bluetooth and Wi-Fi options to ensure the DataMan 8600 series of readers are ready to meet your application communication requirements.


The most powerful Cognex algorithms, 2DMax®+ and 1DMax+ with Hotbars®, enable the DataMan 8600 series image-based readers to decode the most challenging DPM barcodes in the most demanding industrial conditions.

Cognex truly offers the most comprehensive industrial handheld barcode reading solutions.

Cognex Corporation is the world’s leading provider of vision systems, vision software, vision sensors and surface inspection systems used in manufacturing automation.  Cognex is also a leader in industrial ID readers.

Cognex vision helps companies improve product quality, eliminate production errors, lower manufacturing costs, and exceed consumer expectations for high quality products at an affordable price. Cognex serves an international customer base from offices located throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, and through a global network of integration and distribution partners. The company is headquartered close to Boston in Natick, Massachusetts, USA.

Integro Technologies, a premier machine vision integrator, is a proud partner of Cognex and is the TOP Cognex Partner System Integrator in North America.

All Cognex products may be purchased directly from Integro Technologies. Contact Integro  today at about the DataMan® to discuss if this is the right reader for your application.

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