MT80+MTD20 Mini 2D Scan Engine

Flexible 2D Scanning Solution

MT80+MTD20 scanner engine is designed to achieve flexible and affordable OEM 2D barcode scanning solution. MT80+MTD20 consists of a mini imager and a decoder that can be customized and fully integrated into the main board of host system based on customer’s requirements. With flexible integration MT80+MTD20 is ideal for any 2D barcode scanning application where space is limited and cost is a key concern.

barcode scanner engine

Miniaturized Low-Profile Imager

MT80+MTD20 2D scan engine has a low profile imager which is the smallest in its class. With extremely small size of W14 x L10 x H7 mm and the weight of only 1 gram, MT80 imager can be integrated into the most space-constrained product and is also capable of being mounted from top or bottom, thus providing unparalleled flexibility for product design.

2d barcode scanner engine

Flexible Decoder Board Design

The decoder board of MT80+MTD20 2D scan engine is highly customizable based on customer’s demand. It can be re-designed into any shape that fits the smallest space of host system. As a result adopting MT80+MTD20 helps increasing maximum flexibility for product design and reducing development effort.

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Mobile-Friendly Scanning

MT80+MTD20, with enhanced optical design and latest decode algorithm, virtually scans all 1D barcodes and major 2D barcodes on any surface, either paper-based label or mobile phone display. With MT80+MTD20 2D scan engine integrated into mobile device, users may expand their business into many new applications such as eCoupon, eTicket, Digital ID cards and mobile payments.

2D barcode decoder

Easy and Flexible Operations

MT80+MTD20 2D scan engine enhances design flexibility by offering various output interfaces with USB HID, USB VCP and UART and enabling the user to easily configure the reading modes and scanner settings according to preference. The flash memory of MT80+MTD20 serves as a flexible and upgradeable provision for additional requirements or performance enhancement and extends the product's lifecycle as well.

2D barcode scan engine

Ambient Light Immunity

MT80+MTD20 automatically adjusts its parameters for optimal scanning performance which provides the freedom to scan barcodes from under complete darkness to direct sunlight. As a result MT80+MTD20 2D scan engine is ideal for both indoors and outdoors scanning applications which require more immunity for ambient light.

barcode 2d scan engine

Bi-directional Communication

A set of commands is supported to enable the host device to configure all the functions of MT80+MTD20 2D scan engine thereby fulfilling dynamic configurations demand. To help user grasp and understand the bi-directional communication more quickly, the Windows®-based BEO® configuration utility is provided as a user-friendly platform where testing MT80+MTD20 can be done in a much easier way.


Optical & Performance
Light Source 3000K CCT White LED
Aiming 625nm visible Red LED dot aimer
Sensor 640 x 480 pixels
Scan Rate 30 Frames/Sec
Resolution 5Mil/ 0.125mm (Code39)
Scan Angle Horizontal 45°
Vertical 33°
Pitch Angle ±60°
Skew Angle ±30°
Roll Angle 360°
Print Contrast 30%
Width of Field 75mm (13Mil Code39)
Typical D.O.F*
(@ 800 Lux, MTD20 Decoder)
  • Code 39
  • 5 Mil  : 32 ~ 71 mm
  • 10 Mil  : 24 ~ 156 mm
  • 15 Mil  : 36 ~ 229 mm
  • 20 Mil  : 51 ~ 269 mm
  • 13 Mil : 35 ~ 172 mm
  • QR Code
  • 10 Mil : 29 ~ 74 mm
  • 13 Mil : 25 ~ 108 mm
  • 15 Mil : 25 ~ 129 mm
  • 40 Mil : 53 ~ 297 mm
Physical Characteristics
Dimension MT80 Imager : W14 x L10 x H7 mm
MTD20 Decoder Board : W25 x L25 x H2mm
Weight MT80 Imager : 1g
MTD20 Decoder Board : 2.7g
Color Black
Material ABS
Connector MT80 Imager : 25pin ZIF (pitch=0.3mm)
MTD20 Decoder : 20pin Board-to-Board
Connector (pitch=0.4mm)
Cable MT80 Imager to MTD20 Decoder: 25pin flex cable (pitch=0.3mm)
Operation Voltage 3.3±0.15VDC
Working Current < 300mA
Standby Current < 200mA
Idle Current (Sleep Mode) TBD
Interface/ Profile
  • UART
User Environment
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 50°C
Storage Temperature -20 ~ 60°C
Humidity 0% ~ 95%RH (Non-condensing)
Drop Durability 1.5M
Ambient Light 100,000 Lux (Sunlight)
1D Symbologies UPC-A/UPC-E, EAN-8/EAN-13, Industrial 2 of 5, Codabar, Matrix 2 of 5, Code 11, Code 93, Code 32, Code 128, Standard Code 39, Full ASCII Code 39, Interleaved 2 of 5, China Postal Code, MSI Plessy Code, UK Plessy Code, EAN/UCC 128, Telepen Code, IATA Code, GS1 Databar
2D Symbologies QR Code, Micro QR Code, Data Matrix, PDF417, Aztec
ESD Functional after 4KV contact, 8KV Air discharge
(requires housing that is designed for ESD protection and stray from electric fields)
EMC FCC Part 15B Class B, CE EN55024/32
Safety Approval EN/IEC62471 (Exempt Group)
Environmental WEEE, RoHS 2.0
Out Of Box
Cable 25 pin, pitch 0.3, 60mm, Brown
(P/N: 6350-0601025, QTY: 1)
Screw Tapping Screw, T1.7x4mm
(P/N: 4222-1603X01, QTY: 2)
Taiwan M 395218
China ZL 201020287072.6
United States US 8,220,712 B2
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* Those D.O.F are mean values.
** All Specifications are subject to change without notice.


  • Document
  • Document
    Ez Utility v7.00
    For Standard Firmware
  • Document
    MB110 Integration Guide v02
  • Document
    2D Scan Engine User Manual v2020.2
  • Document
    OPOS Driver v2.0
    Demo App & User Guide
  • Document
    Serial Commands Manual v2.6
  • Document
    MT80+MTD20 Integration Guide v1.0
  • Document
    AA5 VCP Driver
    For Products with AA5-x-x.xx Firmware
  • Document
    MT80 Scan Engine Datasheet