The ACP-200 was developed as an alternative to the ACP-100 when the applications requires more flexibility and processing capabilities than can be supported by the ACP-100.
The Model ACP-200 Optical Mark Reader is the latest design developed by Chatsworth Data Corporation to support gaming, evaluation, and data collection applications. The ACP (Accessible Card Path) design was specifically developed for use in Gaming/POS applications with a jam free feed path and, incorporates 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-200 reads one side of an input form, inserted in either orientation, automatically and without error as it transports, and scans the data. Once the form has been scanned, the resulting data string is automatically transmitted to the communication port of the attached computer. Utilizing a powerful command set allows the end-user to easily program the output data format.
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-200 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.
Two Command Sets are available to modify the default configuration of the ACP-200 to support a wide variety of form layouts and application requirements, one set for gaming applications, and one for Commercial applications.
The interface communication is either Asynchronous Serial RS-232C or USB.
The Model ACP-200 is supplied complete with an external Universal Power Supply (100-240V / 47-63Hz), Serial or USB Cable, Operator Guide, and Test Cards.
The durable design, simplicity of use, and versatility of the ACP-200 makes it an ideal device for a wide variety of data gathering applications.
The ACP-200 series 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.
Reads up to 12 rows at .25 inch centers x 80 mark positions.
Optional 14 rows at 5mm spacing (ACP-216)
Manual insertion with powered transport
Feed through or auto reciprocate
Software controlled, eject front or eject rear
20 inches (50.8 cm) per second
Approx. 25-30 cards per minute
Approx. 25-35 cards per minute
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
18 to 100 lb. bond, ledger, index or OCR - .004 inches to .010 inches thick
Graded Index fiber, single sided, manual feed
From Marking (Visible Red):
Blue or black ball point pen
Blue or black felt-tip pen
RS-232c asynchronous (PC Serial) or optional USB (Universal Serial Bus)
OMR Status/Version/Serial Num.
Dynamically request a 7 bit status byte or Firmware/serial number of the OMR
Data Flow Control:
Utilizes XON/XOFF to control the flow of data from the OMR to the application program
Binary ASCII Values
Form Marking (Infrared Option):
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 or Offset (data between timing marks)
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
41 degrees to 113 degreesFahrenheit
5 degrees to 45 degrees Centigrade
30% to 80% humidity, non-condensing
2.5 lbs (1.1kg)-Shipping Weight 3 lbs (1.4kg)
Re-calibration mode via command set.
Certifications: TUV, FCC, CE
For additional information or specifications for this Optical Mark Reader or other products and services offered by Chatsworth Data Corporation, please contact us,
Ph: 818-350-5072 or toll free at 877-380-6855