AdaptusT Imaging Technology: Hand Held Products exclusive brand of imaging technology provides best-in-class read range and an unsurpassed ability to read poor quality bar codes. Both features are well suited to cordless applications where improved efficiency and ergonomics are primary goals. Bluetoothr v1.2 Class 2 Radio: Developed to reduce interference in existing RF backbones, including 802.11. Only v1.2 uses Adaptive Frequency Hopping (AFH) to mitigate data collisions in the 2.4 GHz frequency band, while providing a 33 foot (10m) working range. FIPS 140-2 Certification Pending: In-process for Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) certification for wireless data transmission, required by US Government Departments and recommended in private sector and non-US Government applications for sensitive data security. Unique Base Design offers the following features: A minimal footprint that is up to 33% smaller than major competitors', simplifying installation and leaving more counter space for customer service or other application needs. Presentation scanning with a docked imager for efficient, hands-free bar code reading. Host-powered interface and RF link; an exclusive Hand Held Products feature that extends the mobile capabilities of the 3820 by drawing power from a portable device for radio and host communications. Battery: A long lasting, high capacity lithium ion battery provides 57,000 scans per full charge with no conditioning required. The battery is field-replaceable. Durable: Hand Held Products solid state, no-moving-parts imager design withstands more than fifty 6 foot (1.8m) drops to concrete.