Honeywell Solaris 7980g

Solaris 7980gel

honeywell's solaris 7980gel area-imaging
vertical slot scanner

read smartphone coupons, digital wallets and identification cards with ease

For retailers looking to elevate checkout throughput, improve the customer experience and better execute mobile marketing programs, the Honeywell Solaris™ 7980GEL vertical slot scanner is up to the task. With its compact, modern design and powerful imaging capabilities, the Solaris 7980GEL scanner fits easily into existing enclosures used in high-volume retail checkout environments such as convenience, drug, specialty, liquor and grocery stores.

Incorporating Honeywell Adaptus™ 6.0 area-imaging technology, the Solaris 7980GEL scanner delivers exceptional scanning performance on 1D and 2D barcodes and can even read smartphone screens, digital wallets and printed identification cards. Omnidirectional scanning capability – along with an extended depth of field and advanced decoding software – allows cashiers to scan virtually all barcodes on the first pass, with minimal concern for orientation or barcode print quality.


  • Available with powerful 2D imaging capable of reading digital coupons off smartphone screens, and printed ID cards.
  • Soft, white LED illumination eliminates glare without compromising performance.
  • Simple to install, with power-over-USB.



Dimensions (H x W x D): 148 mm x 152 mm x 85 mm (5.83 in x 5.98 in x 3.35 in)
Weight: 527g (18.6 oz)


Scanner Unit (not including auxiliary scanner):
Input Voltage: 5.0 V to 5.2 V
Operating Current: 400 mA Standby Current: 270 mA
Sleep Mode Current: 210 mA
Power Supply (sold separately):
Input Voltage: 100 V – 240 V/50 Hz – 60 Hz
Output Current: 5.2 V /   1.0 A
Host System Interfaces: USB, Keyboard Wedge, RS-232, IBM 46xx (RS485)


Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature: -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Humidity: 5% to 95% relative humidity, non-condensing
IP Rating: IP5X
Light Levels: 100,000 lux


Scan Pattern: Area image (1280 x 960 pixel array)
Motion Tolerance: 3.0 m/s (118 in/s) for UPC 13 mil at optimal focal point
Scan Angle:
Horizontal: 42°
Vertical: 34°
Print Contrast: 25% minimum reflectance difference
Pitch, Skew: +/-65°, +/-75°
Decode Capability: Reads standard 1D, PDF, 2D, Postal and OCR symbologies
* Note: Decode capabilities dependent on kit configuration
Warranty: 3-year factory warranty