Allen Bradley 48CR Code Reader

Small, high performance, easy-to-use Ethernet/IP Solution

Features and Benefits

  • Smallest industrial code reader on the market today
  • Able to read any barcode or QR code
  • 1D/2D and Direct Part Marked (DPM) codes
  • Advanced decoding algorithm allows for successful reads of damaged and/or incomplete symbols
  • Supports Ethernet/IP and can be configured through either Studio 5000 AOP or the embedded web based browser-WebConnect
  • Read ranges of 102mm to 400mm
  • Standard 4-pin M12 Ethernet/IP connection
  • IP65/67 enclosure rating
  • Up to 60 fps for fixed focus models and 42 fps for autofocus models
  • Status LEDs and molded window

The 48CR solves numerous difficult barcode reading challenges throughout various applications for automotive, packaging, material handling, assembly, pharmaceutical and food and beverage industries. Below is a small sample of codes scannable by the 48CR.



Micro QR

Data Matrix



Code 128


48CR Code Reader Installation Instructions

48CR Code Reader User Manual