The IDTech VersaScan II is a second-generation long range CCD bar code scanner. The VersaScan II boasts a scan rate of 450 scans per second, topping its class. With a competitive scanning range of up to 13.8 inches, the VersaScan II allows for excellent reading at an optimal distance. The VersaScan II features an auto-sensing mode, allowing the scanner to operate while resting in its stand. When the scanner detects a bar code is present, it will automatically activate, allowing users the freedom of scanning bar codes without a scanner in their hands. In addition to the freedom provided by the superior transmission range, the VersaScan II has the ability to read all global 1D bar code symbologies as well as PDF417.