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Barcode Readers

Barcode Readers

A barcode reader or scanner is an electronic device that can read and output printed barcodes to a computer or laptop. A barcode reader, or bar code scanner, consists of a light source, a lens and a light sensor translating optical impulses into electrical signals that are then relayed to the computer. Barcode readers can help scientists and lab workers organize, track, and retrieve samples with ease and accuracy, and are ideal for biobanking cryovials.

Barcode readers eliminate the past problems with illegible hand writing when it comes to labeling samples or tubes and vials. By using barcodes and barcode readers instead of a lab pen, records can be stored and kept electronically for each barcode, making them accessible to everyone with access.

These bar code readers are designed to be the easiest and most cost effective way to manage and track biological samples, allowing scientists to concentrate on the research and not waste time on archaic methods of carrying out tasks which can be done much more quickly and accurately using modern technology.

Our team at is happy to help you with any and all questions regarding barcode readers. Find out more the barcode readers we stock below, or simply give us a call on 1-800-243-3232 and a member of our team will be happy to help you chose the best fit for your needs.

These two Bar Code readers from Wheaton have some standout features listed below:

SingleScan Bar Code Reader by Wheaton features and benefits:

  • Plug and play design enables easy set up with no software installation required
  • USB interface allows easy connection to a computer
  • Reads 1D linear bar codes and 2D Data Matrix bar codes on any vial or ampule
  • Inputs decoded bar code IDs into any software application where the cursor is placed
  • Conformance to CE standards
  • 1 year warranty

PluraScan Bar Code Reader by Wheaton features and benefits:

  • 2D Data Matrix bar code reader
  • Works with Wheaton KeepIT Boxes and Wheaton CryoELITE Cryogenic Vials and Cryule Ampules as well as Wheaton E-Z Microtubes
  • Flexible software integration
  • Integrated frost reduction system allows multiple racks to be read
  • Capable of reading bar codes from a wide range of manufacturers and label printers
SingleScan Bar Code Reader by Wheaton

SingleScan Bar Code Reader by Wheaton

The SingleScan Bar Code Reader by Wheaton, with it's plug and play versatile connective, captures both 1D linear and 2D Data matrix barcodes.
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PluraScan Bar Code Reader by Wheaton

PluraScan Bar Code Reader by Wheaton

Wheaton understands that when it comes to BioBanking, sample integrity means everything. The PluraScan Bar Code Reader by Wheaton is designed to capture data stored on the 2D Data Matrix barcodes of cryogenic storage vials.
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