Wireless Handheld Barcode Scanner

Wireless Handheld 1D and 2D Barcode Scanner

Designed to work seamlessly with Star POS printers, the BSH-20B wireless 2D handheld barcode scanner offers a stylish design, long battery life, and reliable wireless transmission. With the latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology, the wireless handheld scanner effortlessly maintains a reliable wireless connection to transmit data.

Connects directly to the host device via Bluetooth low energy (BLE) or can be wirelessly connected to a Star printer with the USB dongle provided

Built to run throughout the working day, the scanner features a 2200mAh battery, allowing it to run for up to 12 hours of continuous use. The included USB cable allows for convenient charging as well.

Equipped with a high-power CPU, the BSH-20B scanner effortlessly captures high-density, high-volume, and distorted barcodes printed on paper or displayed on screen.

Durable and Reliable

The BSH-20B features an IP42-rated design and a drop-resistant (1.2m) housing.  A convenient scanner stand is included

Versatile Applications

A versatile Bluetooth solution ideal for purchase/sales/inventory management, ticket/voucher management, and office automation.


StarSCAN, included with all Star Micronics scanners, is a Windows-based Utility compatible with iOS, Android, and Windows platforms. Users can tailor their scanning preferences and configure scanners to specific needs. Developers can further integrate it into applications using the provided SDK.

Product Features

  • Reads 1D and 2D Barcodes
  • High resolution imager
  • High-performance CPU captures high-density, high-volume and distorted barcodes on paper or screen
  • Two forms of wireless communication: Bluetooth or USB dongle (included)
  • 12 hours of continuous battery use
  • 6 scanning modes (level, trigger, sense, continuous, pulse, batch)
  • Lightweight, comfortable design
  • IP42-rated design and 1.2m drop resistance
  • Allows access to StarSCAN configuration utility to customise scanner functionality
  • Scanner Stand Included

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Performance Image Sensor 640X480 CMOS
Illumination White LED
Aiming Red LED (625nm)




2D: PDF417, Micro PDF417, QR Code, Data Matrix, Micro QR Code, Aztec
1D: EAN-13, EAN-8, UPC-A, UPC-E, ISSN, ISBN, Codabar, Code 128, Code 93, ITF-6, ITF-14, Interleaved 2 of 5, Industrial 25, Standard 25, Matrix 2 of 5, GS1 Databar, Code 39, Code 11, MSI-Plessey, Plessey, etc.

Passport OCR

Resolution* ≥3mil (Code 128)
Typical Depth of Field EAN-13: 45mm-260mm (13mil)
Code 39: 45mm-115mm (5mil)
PDF 417: 50mm-120mm (6.67mil)
Data Matrix: 35mm-125mm (6.67mil)
QR Code: 30mm-170mm (15mil)
Scan Angle Pitch: ±60°, Roll: 360°, Skew: ±60°
Field of View Horizontal 42°, Vertical 28°
Min. Symbol Contrast 20%
Mechanical/Electrical Interfaces

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) or standard Bluetooth USB

Dimensions (LxWxH) 145 x 101 x 68mm
Weight 167g
Notification Beep, LED indicator, Vibration
Environmental Storage Temperature -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
Charge Temperature 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F)
Humidity 5%~95% (non-condensing)
Drop 1.2m
Sealing IP42
Wireless Communication Mode Synchronous mode, automatic batch mode, and manual batch mode
Radio Technology Bluetooth 5.0
Communication Distance (direct line of sight in open air) Bluetooth: ≥50m (150 ft)
Memory Capacity 15000 pieces Code 128 (20 byte of each Code 128)
Battery 2200 mAh lithium-ion battery
Expected Charge Time 5.5 hours (with power adapter)
Expected Battery Life 12 hours of continuous operation (scan once per 6 seconds)


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