The PowerScan PD9500 Series imagers represent the new 2D handheld area imagers with rugged mechanics for industrial applications. This new PowerScan PD9500 Series imager is a blend of the Datalogic experience with optical systems, hardware architecture, mechanical design and decoding software. An intuitive and effortless scanning experience is the target of the PowerScan PD9500 Series. It combines omnidirectional reading capabilities, which is typical in all area imaging scanners, with outstanding optical characteristics. In addition, the PowerScan PD9500 Series area imager includes Datalogic's latest decoding software that guarantees snappy reading in any condition and environment. The result is a scanner with exceptional performances in terms of snappiness and depth-of-field on any kind of bar code, regardless of the orientation, from contact to over 1.0 m / 3.3 ft, depending on the bar code resolution.