General purpose barcode scanners

Drive productivity with high-performance scanners for day-to-day operations.

Designed to deliver reliable data capture in every environment, general purpose barcode scanners offer easy, efficient and economical scanning for day-to-day applications.

General purpose scanners are non-rugged scanning solutions for point of sale (POS), customer service, inventory tracking, administrative tasks, access control applications and more. Equipped with best-in-class barcode scanning capabilities, your business will be able to maximise productivity – process transactions faster, streamline stock management, and improve your customers in-store experience.

General purpose scanners are capable of reading any barcode swiftly and accurately. Action daily tasks with enhanced efficiency thanks to full-shift battery power, high-speed performance, and the ability to read several barcodes simultaneously.

BCP Media in Brisbane supplies a vast range of Zebra® , Honeywell® and Datalogic® general purpose barcode scanners for delivery throughout Australia. Choose from cordless and corded models with scanning technology such as laser, linear and 2D area imagery. Hands-free and handheld form factors available.

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Benefits of a general purpose barcode scanner

  • Excellent ease of use for day-to-day operations.
  • Simple integration with new or existing POS systems.
  • Accurate, split-second scanning.
  • Ergonomic design for full-shift comfort.
  • Durability to withstand bumps in light-to-medium duty applications.

Available form factors for general purpose barcode scanners


From retail and hospitality to warehouse and distribution, handheld general purpose barcode scanners provide unparalleled mobility for a vast variety of scanning applications.

Handheld general purpose scanners have the ability to read 1D and/or 2D barcodes on paper labels and digital screens. Intended for daily utilisation, the lightweight, ergonomic design offers a durable, accurate and high-speed scanning solution.

Complete with productivity-enhancing features, exceptional ease of use and hassle-free management, these barcode scanners help your business to maximise performance at every stage of the customer journey.
Choose from cost-effective corded or convenient cordless models complete with Bluetooth connectivity.

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With a compact design to fit any workstation, hands-free general purpose barcode scanners take up minimal space while delivering maximum value for your business. See productivity soar with convenient hands-free operation, supreme swipe speeds and omnidirectional scanning.

An economical scanning solution designed for all-day durability, hands-free general purpose barcode scanners are built to endure bumps and spills that may occur in day-to-day operations.

Choose from a range of models offering features such as advanced illumination and aiming systems, 2D Area Imagery and Bluetooth wireless technology.

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Learn more about general purpose barcode scanners

With over 30 years industry experience and extensive knowledge on general purpose barcode scanners, our specialists are available to answer any query you may have. Explore our Resource Centre to learn more or contact BCP Media for expert assistance with selecting the optimal general purpose barcode scanner for your day-to-day operations.