2D Imager, USB and RS232, 60 fps


The NLV-3101 is the best 2D fixed scanner Opticon ever made because it is fast, durable and reliable. This stationary scanner comes with an USB HID/VCP or a Serial interface. Its dimensions are small measuring just 41.1 x 33 x 24 mm, therefore it is a perfect fit for most appliances. Furthermore, this scanner is flexible so it suits most OEM or ODM applications that require a high specification 2D CMOS camera for all their scanning purposes. In conclusion the NLV-3101 is a very suitable fixed position scanner for demanding OEM and ODM projects. There is more to the NLV-3101, all the specifications and details can be found in the leaflet.

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Features of the NLV-3101

The highlights why NLV-3101 is the perfect scanner to integrate:

  • Full spectrum illuminated 2D CMOS imager
  • World’s most compact 2D imager in its class
  • Rapidly scans and decodes a wide variety of 1D or 2D barcodes
  • Fast global shutter technology with auto exposure – easily scans barcodes of a wide variety of surfaces
  • Custom configuration capabilities including multi-read
  • Exceptional motion tolerance for moving applications
  • Improved scanning of curved, wide and poorly printed barcodes
  • Green bar LED aim function providing laser-free aiming with no laser class warning
  • Complete unit with integrated decoder
  • Durable – survives five foot drop to concrete
  • IP65 rating against dust and moisture
  • Low power consumption provides design flexibility
  • Communication interface: USB and RS232
  • Backed by a two year warranty

This fixed mount scanner is ideal in situations that require both 1D and 2D scanning at a high speed. From previous customers we see that the NLV-3101 is used in retail P.O.S., self service solutions like a kiosk, parking lot ticket machines and it is frequently used in medical or pharmaceutical analysis machines. It is clear that this scanner is applicable in a wide range of markets. For this reason this is such a popular product.

Additional information

Form factor

Reading type

Communication interface



DB9 connector with external power supply


Ver. 2.0, HID/VCP, USB-A connector

Light source

Aiming green LED, illumination LEDs

Scan method

CMOS area sensor, 752 x 480 pixels, gray scale

Scan rate

up to 60 fps

Drop test

0.75 m / 2.5 ft drop onto concrete surface

IP rating

Vibration test

I0 – 100 Hz with 2G for 1 hour

Electrostatic discharge protection

15 kV (non-destructive)

Dimensions (WxHxD)

33 x 24 x 41.1 mm / 1.3 x 0.94 x 1.62 in

Weight body

Ca. 30 g / 1.06 oz (excl. cable)

Product compliance

CE, FCC Class B, VCCI, RoHS, IEC62471, EN55022, EN55024, FDA CDRH Class II

Opticon Stationary Scanners

Opticon offers a range of Stationary Scanners which are used in the most demanding applications requiring a device capable of reading 1D and 2D barcodes including Retail POS, Self service Kiosks and Medical/Pharmaceutical Analysis machines.



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