2D Bluetooth® 5.0 Portable Barcode Scanner with 30M Transmission Range, BCST-42 Yellow

SKU: BCST-42_gray

$59.99

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BCST-42_yellow scanner has been discontinued & replaced by upgraded BCST-42_green portable barcode scanner. Check and order here!
  • BCST-42 mini barcode bluetooth scanner is equipped with a built-in Bluetooth 5.0 module and can wirelessly connect with your phone, tablet or computer that adopts Bluetooth wireless technology. Compatible with Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.
  • Support reading all 1D and mainstream 2D barcodes on paper and screen, including colorful barcode, inverted barcode and GS1 barcode.
  • Can work 49 hours consecutively under Bluetooth mode once fully charged. It relieves your concerns of insufficient battery life.
  • Super Convenient: Simply press the M button to shift between different settings like Bluetooth pairing, battery status check, inventory and normal mode. Note that vibration alert is a default setting. It prevents noise under a quiet environment, for example, in a bookstore.
  • Package List: BCST-42 x 1, Type-C Cable, Silicone Protective Case x 2, Hanging Cord, Quick-setting Sticker, Instruction Manual
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Fast & Free Shipping to the US
Ship to 21 Countries via Fedex/UPS/USPS
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Bluetooth Barcode Scanner

Inateck 2D Bluetooth Scanner

Compatible Barcodes

The BCST-42 supports reading various 1D, 2D and GS1 barcodes; (Postal barcodes not supported)

To ensure scanning speed, some barcodes cannot be read by the barcode scanner by default. To read them, you need to make relevant settings on the barcode scanner.

The barcodes below can be read by default.

1D:

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

2D:

QR Code, PDF-417, Aztec Code, Data Matrix

GS1 Code:

GS1 128, GS1 DataBar, GS1 DataBar Expanded, GS1 DataBar Limited, GS1 DataBar Composite

The barcodes below cannot be read by 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

Easy to Operate

Super Convenient

-Scanning Has Never Been More Convenient

Inateck team has been simplifying the way to use the barcode scanners.

-Special Shortcut Function Button:

1.Long press the M button to enter into Bluetooth pairing mode.

2.Press and hold the scanning button and long press the M button to enter/exit inventory mode.

3.Short press the M button to check battery status.

4.Press the scanning button for 3s after connecting the scanner with an iOS device to pop out the virtual keyboard.

-With the default vibration mode, you can use the barcode scanner at libraries or bookstores without worries.

-Independent power switch prevents power-on by mistake when put in a pocket or bag.

-Auto-sleep function (to save battery, the barcode scanner enters into sleep 3 minutes after left unused. You may reset the sleep time. )

-A quick-setting sticker is packaged with the product. You may stick it to the back of the scanner, so you don’t have to carry or keep the instruction manual all the time.

Mini and portable

Easy-to-Carry

All-round Protection

2 silicone protective cases are packaged that are dust-resistant and shock-proof, offering more considerate protection to your asset.

Easy-to-Carry

The BCST-42 weighs only 72g. A hanging cord can be found inside the package that facilitates carrying around and reading barcodes anywhere you want.

Multiple Alerts

The BCST-42 defaults vibration alerts. Please customize your scanner according to the instruction manual if you want to enable sound alerts.

accessories

Custom Settings

When using the BCST-42, you can customize the settings as per your needs. For detailed illustration, please refer to the instruction manual.

1. Adding 1-32 digits customized suffix

2. Deleting 0-99 digits front or end characters

3. Setting upper and lower cases

4. Support multi-language keyboards, including Japanese, American, German, French, Spanish, Italian, English, Canada, and Serbian.

Note: If you need a detailed instruction manual or custom product function service, please feel free to contact Inateck.

Package List:

BCST-42 x 1,

Type-C Cable,

Silicone Protective Case x 2,

Hanging Cord x 1,

Quick-setting Sticker x 1,

Instruction Manual x 1

Inventory mode

Inventory Mode

The barcode scanner can store 270,000 13-digit barcodes under inventory mode, which is 50 times the volume of other similar products (Inateck laboratory test). You can upload the barcodes in batches after finishing your scanning remotely.

Connection Ways:

Bluetooth Mode: With the built-in Bluetooth 5.0 module, you can connect the barcode scanner with your phone, tablet, laptop and other devices without adapters.

USB Mode: Plug and play

Decoding Ability
Support On-screen Barcode: The scanner is capable of reading all 1D and mainstream 2D barcodes on paper and screen.

*Due to different decoding algorithms, laser scanners have more advantage when reading long barcodes. If you often scan long 1D barcodes with 20 or more digits, and require high scanning speed, we recommend the Inateck BCST-70 barcode scanner.

Compatible Systems
Mobile: iOS, Android
PC: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/CE, Mac OS X, Linux, Unix

Note:
If your computer is not equipped with any Bluetooth module, please purchase one Bluetooth adapter on your own.
BCST-42 is not compatible with POS software like Square and Shopify because such software only works with specified barcode scanners.
BCST-42 does not support Bluetooth 3.0 devices.

1. Shipping Areas:

Normally we delivery to these 21 countries:

United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam.

If you are in EU, you can order from our Germany site inateckoffice.de, with local Germany delivery.

If you are not within these countries, please kindly Email support@inateck.com, we will guide you how to make the purchase.

2. Shipping fee:

  • Free shipping to the United States, excluding subsidiary islands or remote areas like military districts of United States.
  • For all the orders to other countries, the shipping fee depends on the product amount and quantity, please check the specific shipping fee on the checkout process.

    Please kindly pay attention, we don't offer free shipping to certain subsidiary islands of United States, including Virgin Island USA, Guam USA, Hawaiian Islands USA etc.
3. Delivery time:
After your order payment confirmation, we will send the parcel usually in 1-2 business days. For the US customers, if you choose standard shipping, it usually takes about 3-6 days; If you choose express shipping, it only takes about 1-3 days for you to receive it within the US.

4. Shipping carrier:
Fedex, USPS or UPS is used for a safe and speedy delivery.

5. Shipping address change:
Please kindly contact our customer service by Email support@inateck.com within 12 hours. Otherwise, the item will be shipped to the original address and you have to contact the carrier directly yourself.

6. Shipping track
Once your parcel is shipped, we will send you an Email with tracking info and link, you can check it yourself afterwards. If you do not receive this Email, please contact our customer service.

7. Shipping issues
If you received a wrong item or the item is missing, please contact our service team within 7 days after the issue happens. We will correct any order errors as soon as possible.

8. Customs tax and VAT
For US customers, there is NO tax or duties. For customers from other countries, import duties and taxes are not included in the item price or shipping charges and we are not responsible for them. For some small or low-value item, there is no tax actually. But for more information, please check with your country’s customs office to know the tax threshold, and exact charges.

About Payment

1. What payment methods are supported?

Inateck website supports various of payment methods as follows, safe and easy:

  • Paypal
  • Credit Card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express, etc.)
  • Google Pay
  • Apple Pay
  • Shop Pay
  • Bank Deposit

2. How to make a tax-exempt purchase on your site?

Please kindly Email support@inateck.com with your tax exemption certificate, and register for an account at the same time. We will set your account as tax-free, then you can login and make a tax-exempt Purchase.

3. Do I need to pay for the customs tax?

For US customers, there’s no extra customs tax and duties at all, as the products on US site are all shipped from our US warehouse directly.

For customers from other countries, usually there’s no tax for low-valued products below thresholds. But for products with higher value, tax and duties may occur and you have to be responsible for it yourself. Tax threshold differs from country to country. Please refer to the customs policy according of your own country.



About Delivery

1. What are your shipping countries?

Normally we delivery to these 21 countries:

United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam.

If you are in EU, you can order from our Germany site inateckoffice.de, with local Germany delivery.

If you are not within these countries, please kindly Email support@inateck.com, we will guide you how to make the purchase.

2. How much is the shipping fee?

  • Free shipping to the United States, excluding subsidiary islands or remote areas like military districts of United States.
  • For all the orders to other countries, the shipping fee depends on the product amount and quantity, please check the specific shipping fee on the checkout process.

Please kindly pay attention, we don't offer free shipping to certain subsidiary islands of United States, including Virgin Island USA, Guam USA, Hawaiian Islands USA etc.

3. How long does it to take to ship my order?

After your order payment confirmation, we will send the parcel usually in 1-2 business days. For the US customers, if you choose standard shipping, it usually takes about 3-6 days; If you choose express shipping, it only takes about 1-3 days for you to receive it within the US.

4. How can I change my shipping address after placing an order?

In this case, please kindly contact our customer service by Email support@inateck.com within 12 hours. Otherwise, the item will be shipped to the original address and you have to contact the carrier directly yourself.

5. What's your shipping carrier?

We use world-famous USPS, UPS or Fedex for shipping your products, which can secure the fast speed as well as safety.

6. How to track my order?

Once your parcel is shipped, we will send you an Email with tracking info and link, you can check it yourself afterwards. If you do not receive this Email, please contact our customer service.

7. What should I do if I received the wrong item(s) or an item(s) is missing?

Please contact our service team within 7 days of receiving the wrong item(s) or have discovered you are missing an item(s). We will correct any order errors as soon as possible!

 

After-sale FAQ

1. Can I cancel my order after shipment?

Orders cannot be cancelled once they are shipped. 

2. How do I return my item?

We provide 30-day money back guarantee for Inateck products. If you have met a quality-related issue and need to return the item back, you can just Email support@inateck.com. Our customer service will help you with the return.

3. How to remove my account registered on your site?

If you don’t need the account registered on Inateck site anymore, please contact our customer service by Emailing support@inateck.com, we will help you remove it.



Product FAQ

1. Is the scanner compatible with Square/Shopify/QuickBooks, or some other software, POS?

Our scanner is incompatible with Square/Shopify/QuickBooks. We never restrict other software or applications from using our barcode scanners. However, some software or applications may require a designated brand of barcode scanner or may have some special requirements. It is recommended to contact the software manufacturer to double check. If there are no special restrictions, our barcode scanner should be compatible with those software. If your software has some special requirements, please provide us with more details and then we will test and provide you with a solution.

2. Can the scanner read DPM code?

No. DPM code has extremely high requirements on the scanner. All of our scanners do not support this barcode type.

3. What can I do if my scanner doesn't work in Bluetooth wireless mode?

To resolve this issue, please refer to the troubleshooting steps below first:

  • Make sure your scanner has wireless function.
  • Try the scanner with different Bluetooth devices to see if the wireless function works.
  • Charge the scanner for 3~4 hours and check if the LED light is on.
  • Restore the scanner to factory defaults.
  • Delete the Bluetooth pairing record on your device, and re-pair them according to the user manual.

If the issue still persists, please contact Inateck customer support for further assistance.

4. What can I do if the red beam comes on but the barcode cannot be recognized?

To resolve this issue, please refer to the troubleshooting steps below first:

  • Make sure the scanner is well connected with your device.
  • Check if your scanner is configured to read this type of barcode.
  • Scan the barcode from different distance.

If the issue still persists, please contact Inateck customer support with a sharp picture of the barcode for further assistance.

5. The scanner works well in wired mode but it gives wrong scans in Bluetooth mode.

To resolve this issue, please refer to the troubleshooting steps below first:

  • If the scanner is working with Mac OS or iOS, please program the scanner to Mac OS/iOS mode according to the manual.
  • Make sure the scanner's language matches the language of your device.
  • Decrease the data transmission speed. The data transmission interval is 0ms by default. You can set the data ransmission Interval to 64ms or 96ms if necessary.

If the issue still persists, please contact Inateck customer support for further assistance.

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