MS852 Handheld Imager Scanner (2D)

The MS852 handheld scanner delivers a simple way to make your checkout line faster and efficient for all retail solutions. This no nonsense scanner features an ergonomic grip coupled and slim, modern design for powerful tool.

•  Long lifecycle trigger design: Up to 10,000,000 times

•  Weighs just 5.1 oz (147g) for use in any indoor environment

•  Converts to auto switching function, trigger mode, and auto-sensing mode easily



Easy and intuitive design combined in one scanner, the new Unitech MS852 handheld scanner delivers a simple way to make your checkout line fast and efficient for all retail solutions from point-of-sale systems, loyalty cards, mobile payments and electronic coupons in retail stores to general purpose hospitality scanning.



•  Lightweight design: Only 5.1 oz (147g) without cable
•  Supports most 1D / 2D barcode on mobile screens, even damaged or poorly printed barcodes
•  Long lifecycle trigger design: Up to 10,000,000 times.
•  Auto switching function between trigger mode and auto-sensing mode with its stand
•  Ultra-rugged design: IP42 and 6.8 foot (2.1m) drop spec
•  Loud beeps and brighter LED indicators for easily recognizing feedbacks

Simple and Affordable


Specially built for retail environments, the MS852 has the ability to capture most 1D / 2D barcodes on mobile screens, even damaged or poorly printed barcodes. Featuring a compact size in an ergonomic housing, the MS852 handheld scanner is easy to hold and operate, just plug-and-play and connect it to your computer via USB cable. There is no need to do any additional installation or training, it’s ready to work. This device enhances workflow efficiency and comes at a competitive price.



Featuring an automatically switching function for optimal customer service, the handheld device can be detected via the sensor on the stand to switch presentation mode or trigger mode. Equipped with a loud beep and bright LED indicators, the MS852 allows users to recognize feedback easily even in noisy and dark environments.

Compact and Durable


The MS852 sustains 6.8-foot (2.1 meter) drops to concrete and incorporates a IP42 rugged design for protection against dust and moisture. The built-in long lifecycle trigger of 10 million times guarantees continuous productivity for a reliable device. This MS852 can be used in most environments and is suited for various applications in retail, hospitality, and government.

TAA Compliant Barcode Scanners


Model Numbers

  • SKUsMS852-2UCB0S-OG:
    MS852, 2D, SE2707, Standard Range, USB, Auto-Sensing with Stand
    MS852, 2D, SE4107, Standard Range, USB, OPOS, JPOS, No Auto Sensing, No Stand

Optical & Performance

  • SensorCMOS sensor with 640 x 400 pixel
  • Aiming Element610nm
  • IlluminationHyper Red 660nm
  • Ambient Light10000 ft. candles (107,639 lux)
  • Skew Angle±60°
  • Pitch Angle Sensor±60°
  • Roll Angle0 – 360°
  • Optical Resolution5.0 mil (Code 39), 6.6 mil (PDF417)
  • Printing Contrast ScaleMinimum 20%
  • Depth of Field(DOF PCS=80%)
    ——————————————————-SYMBOLOGY / X-DIM TYPICAL RANGE* Near Far
    5 mil Code 39 2.0 in / 5.1 cm 6.4 in / 16.2 cm
    5 mil Code 128 2.5 in / 6.3 cm 5.0 in / 12.7 cm
    6.6 mil PDF417 2.5 in / 6.3 cm 6.3 in / 16.0 cm
    10 mil PDF417 1.8 in / 4.5 cm* 9.0 in / 22.8 cm
    13 mil 100% UPC 2.0 in / 5.0 cm* 12.5 in / 31.7 cm
    20 mil Code 39 2.0 in / 5.0 cm* 19.5 in / 49.5 cm
    20 mil Data Matrix 1.5 in / 3.8 cm 13.5 in / 34.3 cm
    20 mil QR Code 1.5 in / 3.8 cm 11.0 in / 27.9 cm


  • RadioCorded
  • Host Interface SupportedUSB / RS232


  • Dimension6.9 in x 3.4 in x 2.8 in (177.7 mm x 87.8 mm x 71.6 mm)
  • Weight5.1 oz (147g) without cable
  • Trigger Switch Life10 million times


  • 1D BarcodesAll major symbologies and PDF417
  • 2D Barcodes2D :QR Code, Data Matrix, Aztec Code, PDF417, Macro PDF417, Micro PDF417, MaxiCode, Coda block A, Codablock F, GS1Composite, Han Xin Code
    Postal: Australian Post, British Post, Canadian Pos, InfoMail, Intelligent Mail Bar Code, Japanese Post, KIX (Netherlands) Post, GS1 Composite, Korea Post, Planet Code, Postal, Postnet


  • Operation Voltage4 VDC to 5.5 VDC
  • Current ConsumptionOperating: 205mA
    Standby: 38mA
  • IndicatorBuzzer, LED


  • ESD ProtectionFunctional after 8K Contact and 15K Air
  • Mechanical Shock6.8 feet (2.1M) onto concrete (scanner only)
  • Operating Temperature-10°C to 50°C (14°F to 122°F)
  • Storage Temperature-40°C to +70°C (-40°F to +158°F)
  • Relative Humidity95% non-condensing
  • IP RatingIP42


  • Items■ Standard Hands Free Stand (Optional)
    ■ Auto Sensing Hands Free Stand (Optional)
    ■ RS232 Cable (PN#1550-900060G)
    ■ USB Cable (PN#1550-900127G)

Regulatory Approvals

  • Regulatory ApprovalsCE, FCC, BSMI, VCCI

What comes in the box

  • The standard package contents■ MS852 Scanner
    ■ Interface cable


  • Main Unit5 Years