The ACP-100 was specifically developed to support  Point of Sale (POS), Gaming and other commercial data collection applications.The small footprint, lightweight, and portability of this OMR lends itself well for use on retail counters, gaming windows, workstations, etc.

Remark Classic OMR software when packaged with the ACP100 provides an application solution to support the processing of  a wide variety forms, statistical reporting, and a powerful export feature supporting over 40 output formats to interface with standard software packages like Access, Excel, dBase, Foxpro, SSPS, and many more.

ACP-100 Advantages:

  • Keyless Data Entry
  • Reads Up To 1,500 Forms Per Hour
  • Graded Index Fiber Read Head
  • Portable, Light Weight Design
  • Accessible Card Path

The Model ACP-100 Optical Mark Reader is the latest design developed by Chatsworth Data to support gaming, evaluation, and data collection applications. The ACP (Accessible Card Path) design was specifically developed for use in Gaming/POS applications, incorporating a unique feature which allows easy access to the card path and optic lens for clearing obstructions and performing preventative maintenance on the unit.

Significantly faster than keyboard entry, the ACP-100 reads one side of an input form automatically and without error as it scans and transports data. Once the form has been scanned, the resulting data string is terminated by a carriage return (CR) and is automatically transported to the communication port of the attached computer.

The operator and the speed of the computer control the processing speed of the forms. However, most 11-inch forms can be scanned at a rate of 1,500 to 1,800 forms per hour.

The ACP-100 utilizes "Visible Red" illumination reads black or blue marks made with a ballpoint pen or felt-tip pen as well as pencil, punched and pre-printed marks. Background printing must be in the visible red range. "Infra Red" illumination is available as an option for pencil only marking with colored background printing.

A number of downloadable commands are available to modify the default configuration of the ACP-100 to support a wide variety of form designs and application requirements. 

The interface communication is either Asynchronous Serial RS-232C our USB.

The Model ACP-100 is supplied complete with an external Universal Power Supply (100-240V / 47-63Hz), Serial or USB Cable (Macintosh or PC), Operator Guide, Test Cards, and a Utility Software Disk.

The durable design, simplicity of use, and versatility of the ACP-100 makes it an ideal device for a wide variety of data gathering applications.

Paper Path:
The ACP-100 Reader has a paper path that is easily accessible for clearing jams and cleaning the optic head. A simple hinged connection allows the upper assembly to open for complete access to the paper path

Scan Area:
Reads up to 12 rows at .25 inch centers x 80 mark positions

Feed Method:
Manual insertion with powered transport
Feed through can be software controlled, eject front or eject rear

Scanning Speed:
20 inches (50.8 cm) per second
Approx. 25-30 cards per minute

Approx. 25-35 cards per minute

Form Size:
3-1/4 inches x 5 inches to 3-1/4 inches x 14 Inches
8.2 cm x 12.7 cm to 8.2 cm x 35.6 cm

Paper Weight:
18 to 100 lb. bond, ledger, index or OCR - .004 inches to .010 inches thick

Read Technique:
Graded Index fiber, single sided, manual feed

Form Marking (Visible Red Model):
#2 Pencil
Blue or black ball point pen
Blue or black felt-tip pen
Pre-printed marks

Form Marking (Infrared Model Option):
#2 Pencil
Pre-printed marks

Interface/Baud Rate:
RS-232c asynchronous (PC Serial) 300-38400 Baud

Motorola 68HC11

OMR Status/Version
Dynamically request an 8 bit status byte or EPROM version from the OMR

Data Flow Control:
Utilizes XON/XOFF to control the flow of data from the OMR to the application program

Data Output:
Binary ASCII Values

Form Marking (Infrared Model Option):
#2 Pencil
Pre-printed marks

Timing Track Selection:
Select Top (right) / Bottom (left) for the location of the timing track

Timing Track Alignment:
In-Line (data mark area between leading and trailing edge of timing mark.

5.28 inches wide x 2.394 inches high x 5.284 inches long
134.21 mm wide x 82.93 mm high x 134.21 mm long

Universal power adapter
100 - 240 VAC 47 - 63 Hz

Operating Conditions:
41 degrees to 113 degrees Fahrenheit
5 degrees to 45 degrees Centigrade
30% to 80% humidity, non-condensing

2.5 lbs (1.1kg)-Shipping Weight 3 lbs (1.4kg)

UL, FCC, CE, TUV for OMR and power adapter

For additional information or specifications regarding this Document and Optical Mark Readers or other products and services offered by Chatsworth Data, please contact us,
Ph: 818-350-5072 or toll free at 877-380-6855 ext 112.
Email: sales@chatsworthdata.com

9735 Lurline Avenue, Chatsworth, CA 91311 | Tel: (818) 350-5072 | Fax: (818) 350-5090
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