About Inateck Barcode Scanner——BCST-73

About Our Brand——Inateck

Inateck is a world-leading electronics company that dedicates itself into producing cutting-edge electronic products. We possess a R&D team and our own factory and can provide customers with personalized custom service. Founded in Germany, we constantly innovate our research in the sphere of barcode scanners and have become one of the top manufacturers within industry. Aiming at improving company work efficiency and in pursuit of offering excellent service to our customers, we persistently update our design concepts. And this barcode scanner is no exception.

Powerful Decoding Performance——BCST-73

BCST-73 is integrated with the decoding algorithm self-developed by Inateck, which is 30% faster than other similar products. Supports reading logistics barcodes commonly used on platforms like FeDex, USPS, as well as GS1 barcodes applied in the healthcare industry.


2 Connection Ways

Bluetooth 5.0:
Bluetooth 5.0 features wider compatibility. You can connect the barcode scanner with your computer, tablet, or cellphone

Wireless Adapter:
Utilizing 2.4Ghz wireless adapter, you can use our scanners on PC end more conveniently. Connection completes in 3s. Just plug and play! Widely applicable to places like large hospitals, warehouses, and factories.


Support different kinds of 1D and 2D barcodes, including the GS1 barcode commonly used in healthcare sector


Code 128, EAN-13, EAN-8, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code 39, Code 93, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, Standard 2 of 5, Industrial 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5, IATA 2 of 5, MSI, Code 11, ISBN, ISSN


QRCode, PDF-417, Aztec Code, Maxi Code, Data Matrix, Han Xin Code

GS1 code:

GS1 128, GS1 DataBar, GS1 DataBar Expanded, GS1 DataBar Limited, GS1-DataBar Stacked, GS1-DataBar Stacked Omni, GS1-DataBar Expanded Stacked, GS1-DataBar Stacked Composite, GS1-DataBar Stacked Omni Composite, GS1-128 Composite Symbology, GS1-DataBar Composite, GS1-DataBar Limited Composite, GS1-DataBar Expanded Composite

Note: The BCST-73 cannot read the barcodes below by default. If you need to scan any of these barcodes, please refer to the instruction manual and set the barcode as “enabled”.

Disabled Barcode (Default):

Code 11, GS1-128 (UCC/EAN-128), Code 32, ISBN, ISSN, MSI, IATA 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5, Standard 2 of 5, Industrial 2 of 5, Aztec Code, Maxi Code, Han Xin Code

Compatible Systems

  • Mobile End: iOS, Android
  • PC End: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/CE, Mac OS X, Linux, Unix, RASPBERRY PI, Chrome OS

3 Connection Ways

No adapter required. You can use it with a phone, tablet,or a laptop. If your computer is not equipped with the Bluetooth module, you may need to prepare a Bluetooth adapter on your own.

2-Meter Anti-fall
Through tens of thousands of tests, we’ve successfully proven that the scanner can withstand falls from a 2 meters height, which is superior to many barcodes on the market.

Durable Button
Inateck has proven that the button can be clicked for over a million times through tens of thousands of tests. The ergonomic design makes the barcode scanner comfortable to use, even handheld for a long time.

More Customized Functions
Support adding prefixes and suffixes to barcodes.
Support deleting or hiding the front and end characters of barcodes.
Support setting timestamp, shortcuts and different languages.

GATT Service Available
Bluetooth GATT service is a communication channel reserved for Bluetooth APP development. After switching to Bluetooth GATT service, you can connect the scanner with a user-developed Bluetooth application.

Personalized Custom Service
At Inateck self-development research laboratory, we possess a team of top technicians and engineers. Over the years, Inateck dedicates itself to developing auto data collecting products. By stepping up with the latest technology, our self-developed barcode scanners have provided healthcare, global retail, logistics, warehouse, transportation and other industries with professional solutions. You can customize services from Inateck according to your personal needs.

Support APP/SDK

The current BCST-73 on our sites are all support APP/SDK. For the sold units in the past, if the SN is with 2K prefix, or version is V2.0.5 onwards, then it can support APP/SDK too. 
For all of the mentioned above, firmware needs to be upgraded before using our APP and SDK. Please send an email to support@inateck.com, contact our customer service to obtain the upgrade software.

Size 84mm * 68mm * 168mm
Weight 194g
Material PC+TPU
Color Gray + Blue
Indicator lights (two) Red light, green light, blue light, yellow light
CPU 32bit processor
Light Source White LED
Data interface USB
Battery capacity 2600mAh
Supply voltage DC 5V
Working/storage temperature 0 to 50°C / 32 to 122°F
Supported barcodes Code 128、EAN-13、EAN-8、UPC-A、UPC-E、Code 39、Code 93、Codabar、Interleaved 2 of 5、Standard 2 of 5、Industrial 2 of 5、Matrix 2 of 5、IATA 2 of 5、MSI、Code 11、ISBN、ISSN、、GS1 128、GS1 DataBar、GS1 DataBar Expanded、GS1 DataBar Limited、QRCode、PDF-417、Aztec Code、Maxi Code、Data Matrix、Han Xin Code
Supported systems Windows XP / Win7 / Win8 / Win10,MAC OS,Google Android, linux
Transmission range 40m
Image Sensor 640×480 CMOS
Scanning speed 220 times/second
Minimum resolution ≥5mil
Scan depth of field 4~30cm
Scan width 300mm @ 400mm
Scan mode Image scanning
Scanning method Manual/Auto Scan
Barcode Minimum Contrast 25%
Barcode angle Angle of rotation 360°, elevation angle ± 55°, declination angle ± 55°
Cylindrical Transversal Scan Diameter 20mm
Transmission mode USB, Bluetooth, 2.4G Receiver
Prompting mode Buzzer, indicator light, vibration