Bartec Handheld Scanner 3600 Universal supply module


Bluetooth for BCS 3678ex-NIB7-A2Z0-0043, Corded for BCS 3608ex-NI B7-A2Z0-0042

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Universal supply module for hand-held scanner BCS 3600ex series for Zone 2/22 and Div. 2

The Bartec universal supply module is designed for an intrinsically safe supply (barrier) and contains a safety barrier (evaluation barrier) for data lines in a potentially explosive atmosphere.

The data lines can be connected directly in the potentially explosive atmosphere to non-Ex systems, for example PCs, PLCs or microprocessors.

The data interface to be used can be set using dip switches. These adjustment possibilities make it easier for an existing old system to subsequently be converted and modified.

Ordering information (2 versions):

– Universal supply module, corded for BCS 3608ex-NI B7-A2Z0-0042
– Universal supply module, Bluetooth for BCS 3678ex-NIB7-A2Z0-0043

Explosion protection
Marking ATEX Zone 2/22
II 3G Ex ic IIC T4 Gc
II 3D Ex ic IIIB T135 °C Dc IP 64
Certification EPS 16 ATEX 1113 X
Marking IECEx
Zone 2/22
Ex ic IIC T4 Gc
Ex ic IIIB T135 °C Dc IP 64
Certification IECEx EPS 16.0050X
Marking CSA Class I, II, III Div 1
Class I Div 1 Groups A, B, C and D
Class II Div 1 Groups E, F
Class III
Class I Div 1
Class I Div 1 Groups A, B, C and D T4
Certification applied for

Technical data
Physical features
Dimensions (H x W x D) 81 mm x 176 mm x 88 mm
Input voltage DC 24 V, AC 85 to 250 V
Colour black
Material Thermoplastic
Supported interfaces Universal supply module
to the PC/host max. cable length
USB* 5 m
RS232 15 m
RS422 1000 m
RS485 1200 m
* USB only works as SPP (Serial Port Profile),
HID (Human Interface Device) is not supported.
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2 (LE), Class 1
Pairing with 1 scanner (Point to Point)
SPP – the digital scanner connects to the
universal supply module via Bluetooth.
The universal supply module is recognised as a
serial connection by the PC/host.
HID (the scanner behaves as for keyboard entry)
is not supported.
Radio range (direct visual contact outside –
laboratory values) with BCS 3678ex
Class 1: at least 100.0 m

Connecting cable
(Power pack to host)
Not available in scope of delivery!
Please use commercially available shielded data
lines to avoid outside interference
User environment
Ambient temperature -20 °C to 50 °C
Storage temperature -40 °C to 70 °C
Relative air humidity 5 % to 95 %, condensing
Protection class IP 65
Insensitivity to
ambient light
0 to 108,000 lux
(in direct sunlight)

Weight 380 g
Max. output voltage 5 V
Max. output current 550 mA
Max. output power 2.75 W

Note when programming using Zebra 123Scan utility
Programming via the universal supply module is not supported.
– BCS 3608ex-NI:
A programming cable (type B7-A2Z0-0046) required in
non-hazardous areas.
– BCS 3678ex-NI:
A cradle for non-hazardous areas and a corresponding USB cable are
required in non-hazardous areas.


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