MT5300 Pen Scanner

Classic Pen Scanner of Lasting Value

MT5300 is a classic pen-style 1D barcode scanner that has been supplied to the market for over 25 years. The economical price point and ergonomic form factor offer lasting value. Due to the unique way of scanning through sweeping, MT5300 is capable of smoothly scanning wide barcodes which are too wide to read by traditional gun-style barcode scanners.

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Rugged and Elegant Design

Built with a rugged metal housing with electroplated surface which makes MT5300 look elegant and sleek. The sturdy structure enables MT5300 to withstand 1.5 meter drops to concrete and is easy to wipe down and clean as well. As a result, MT5300 is ideal for messy and hazardous working environments.

Easy and Flexible Operation

MT5300 has a superior optics with great reliability. The pen tip of MT5300 is made of sapphire-class crystal which, due to its remarkable hardness and high transparency, can support countless sweeping against rugged surface for prolonged operation and get high first-read rates.

Easy Installation and Configuration

As a plug-and-play USB device, MT5300 emulates an USB keyboard and requires no drivers for installation. Simply plug MT5300 into the USB port of host computer and start scanning. MT5300 is also easily configured on the host computer by Marson's free user-friendly software tool, Ez Utility®.


Optical & Performance
Light Source 660nm visible red LED
Sensor Photo Diode
Resolution 4Mil/ 0.1mm
Print Contrast Ratio 60%
D.O.F (@ 800 Lux)
  • Code39
  • 4 Mil: Readable
  • 5 MIl: Readable
  • 13 Mil: Readable
Physical Characteristics
Dimension L60 x W40 x H18 mm (Decoder)
L150 x Φ13.5 mm (Pen)
Weight 140g (USB)
165g (RS232)
Color Silver
Material Copper (Scanner)
ABS (Decoder)
Cable 1.5M (USB cable)
Indicator Buzzer
Operation Voltage 5 VDC  ±  5%
Working Current < 90mA (USB)
< 100mA (RS232)
Standby Current < 600mA (USB)
< 650mA (RS232)
Interface/ Profile
  • RS232
User Environment
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 50˚C
Storage Temperature -20 ~ 60˚C
Humidity 0% ~ 95%RH (Non-condensing)
Drop Durability 1.5M
Ambient Light 5,000 Lux
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
ESD Functional after 4KV contact, 8KV air discharge
EMC FCC Part 15B Class B, CE EN55022/24
Environmental WEEE, RoHS 2.0
Japan 1161018
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* All Specifications are subject to change without notice.


  • Document
  • Document (member only)
    Ez Utility v6.01
    For Standard Firmware
  • Document (member only)
    Pen Scanner User Manual v2018.1
  • Document (member only)
    FM3 VCP Driver
    For Products with FM3-x-x.xx Firmware