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Socket Mobile CX2877-1472 CHS 7Di Series 7 Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner - Gray

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  • 1D barcode scanning on device screens
  • Compatible with iOS, Android, Windows, and OS X
  • Rechargeable AAA Battery with 14-Hour Battery Life

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Socket Mobile Scanner Color Series
Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS) Series 7
Socket Mobile Scanner Color Series

Small, Bright, Lightweight and Easy to Connect

Increase productivity and reduce data errors in mobile business applications with the Socket Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS), a wireless barcode reader for smartphones and tablets that's small, portable and provides fast, industrial-class scanning performance.

  • Designed for Mobility - Small, light, and portable with up to 14-hours battery life
  • Comfortable - Ergonomic for comfortable use over extended periods
  • Easy to Connect - Simply scan a barcode on the screen to quickly pair devices
Socket Mobile Scanner Color Series CHS 7Ci - General Purpose Scanner
#1 Choice for Tablet-Based Retail Point of Sale
Smallest, lightest and most affordable CHS model, available in bright colors to enhance corporate branding in retail or customer service enable personalization, and make scanner easy to find.
CHS 7Mi - Laser Scanners
For Special Lighting Conditions or Barcode Requirements
Featuring a Class 2 laser, the CHS 7Mi works well in bright sunlight, in low light, as well as with barcodes that are small, tightly spaced, on shiny surfaces or behind plastic / glass.
For 2D and 1D Barcodes
For high performance 2D and 1D barcodes printed or on-screen. Reads barcodes displayed on screen of smartphone, laptop, tablet, etc.

Hardware Features

Socket Mobile Scanner Color Series
  • Easily connect to Bluetooth enabled smartphones, tablets, PDAs, notebooks and desktop computers:
    • - Apple iOS
    • - Android OS
    • - Windows 8, RT, 7, Vista, XP
    • - Windows Embedded Handheld (Windows Mobile)
    • - QNX, Linux
    • - Mac OS
  • Battery Friendly technology enables up to14-hours battery life on a single charge
  • Scanner automatically connects to the last device or computer it paired and connected to
  • Wear around neck or attach to belt with included lanyard / belt clip for convenient access to scanner
  • LED and beeps indicates good scans, ideal for noisy environments where beeps are hard to hear or applications where beeps must be disabled
  • Supports both Bluetooth HID and SPP connections for easy setup with no software installation or advanced scanner control and SDK support

Special Features for Apple iOS

  • Certified by Apple for iPad, iPad mini, iPhone, and iPod touch
  • Quickly access Apple iOS on-screen keyboard by pressing a scanner button
  • Authentication chip enables two-way communications with Apple devices running a compatible app developed with SocketScan 10 SDK.
  • App to modify beep, LED, vibrate and other settings

Software - Android, Windows

  • SocketScan 10 keyboard wedge enters scanned data into any app, no custom programming needed
  • Socket EZ Pair automates Bluetooth setup - just scan the barcode on the screen to connect
  • Suffix support -- automatically add a carriage return or tab after each scan of data
  • Data editing -- reformat, extract or manipulate data
  • Scanner configuration -- modify beep, LED, vibrate, and symbology settings. View Scanner's battery level

Software Development Kit (SDK)

  • SocketScan 10 SDK available to members of Socket Mobile Developer Program ($19.95/year)
1On-screen barcode not compatible with laser scanners. Requires installation of SocketScan 10 software for Android/Black Berry/Windows or iOS app developed with SDK.
2Some smartphones/devices do not support both HID and SPP
CHS Model 7Ci 7Mi 7Qi
Scanner SKU #
  • Gray:
  • Yellow:
  • Red:
  • Blue:
  • White:
  • CX2870-1409
  • CX2883-1480
  • CX2885-1484
  • CX2887-1486
  • CX2895-1508
  • Gray:
  • Yellow:
  • Red:
  • Blue:
  • White:
  • CX2872-1411
  • CX3300-1510
  • CX3302-1512
  • CX3304-1514
  • CX3306-1516
  • Gray:
  • Yellow:
  • Red:
  • Blue:
  • White:
  • CX3308-1528
  • CX3310-1530
  • CX3312-1532
  • CX3314-1534
  • CX3316-1536
Dimensions 5.07 x 1.57 x 1.36 in.
(129 x 40.1 x 34.6 mm)
5.07 x 1.57 x 1.36 in.
(129 x 40.1 x 34.6 mm)
5.07 x 1.57 x 1.36 in.
(129 x 40.1 x 34.6 mm)
Total Mass 1.6 oz (45 g) 1.8 oz (51 g) 1.6 oz (45 g)
Drop Specification Multiple 3.3 ft (1m) drops to vinyl covered concrete
Temperature, Relative Humidity Operating Temperature: +32 to +122°F (0 to + 50°C) Storage Temperature: -22 to + 158°F (-30 to + 70°C) Relative Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
Ambient Light Sunlight: 0 - 110,000 lux Sunlight: 100,000 lux Artificial light: 4,844 lux Sunlight: 0 - 110,000 lux
Battery Type Two AAA NiMH rechargeable batteries One Lithium ion rechargable battery
Battery Life 14 hours 10 hours
Scanner type Imager (1D) Class 2 laser (1D) Omni-directional Imager (2D)
Scan Barcodes on Device Screens  
Scans VIN through Windshield    
Vibrate Mode for Good Scans
Symbologies Decoded Bookland EAN (ISBN / EAN-13), Chinese 2 of 5, Codabar, Code 11, Code 128, Code 39, Code 93, Discrete 2 of 5, GS1 DataBar (RSS), GS1-128 (UCC-128/EAN-128), Interleaved
2 of 5 (ITF-14), MSI, Plessey, UPC/EAN, UPC/EAN/JAN supplemental redundancy, Coupon Report, ISSN EAN, Inverse 1D, ISBT concatenations, Matrix 2 of 5
Bookland EAN (ISBN / EAN-13), Chinese 2 of 5, Codabar,
Code 11, Code 128, Code 39, Code 93, Discrete 2 of 5, GS1 DataBar (RSS), GS1-128 (UCC-128/EAN-128), Interleaved
2 of 5 (ITF-14), MSI, Plessey, UPC/EAN
1D: Bookland EAN (ISBN / EAN-13), Codabar (including ISBT 128 bit concatenation), Code 11, Code 128, Code 39, Code 93, Discrete 2 of 5, GS1 DataBar (RSS), GS1-128 (UCC-128/EAN-128), Interleaved 2 of 5 (ITF- 14), MSI, Plessey, UPC/EAN
2D: Aztec, Codablock, Data Matrix, GS1 (EAN.UCC), Matrix 2 of 5, Maxicode, PDF 417, Macro PDF 417, Micro PDF 417, QR Code, Standard 2 of 5, Telepen, TLCode 39
Postal: Australia Post, BPO 4, Canada Post, Dutch Post (KIX), Japan Post, Planet, Postnet, RM4SCC, Sweden Post, TLCode 39, 4 State Code, USPS Intelligent Mail
Scan Repetition Rate 5 scans/sec 5 scans/sec bi-directional Omni-Directional / Auto-Adaptive 5 images/sec
Optical Resolution 5 mil minimum 0.004 in. (0.102mm) min./barcode element width 752(H) x 480(V) pixels, 256 gray levels
Print Contrast Minimum 20% Minimum 25% MRD at 650 nm Down to 25%
Scan Angle 53.3° ± 3° Wide (default): 47° ± 3° Narrow: 35° ± 3° Horizontal: 38.9° Vertical: 25.4°
Decode Distance 5.7 to 50.8 cm (2.25 to 20 in.) 3.8 to 114+ cm (1.5 to 45+ in.) 4.8 to 40.6 cm (1.9 to 16 in.) Depends on symbol size, symbology, label media, W-N ratio, scan angle.
Bluetooth Profile Support Human Interface Device (HID) and Serial Port Profile (SPP) Some OS versions or smartphone/tablet models support only one profile.
Bluetooth Version Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rates) with 56 bit data encryption
Radio Range Up to 10 m (33 ft), depending on environment, range limit is usually due to the Master Device (Phone, Tablet, or Notebook)
OS Support
Apple iOS
Android OS
Windows 8, RT, 7, Vista, XP
Windows Embedded Handheld, Mobile, CE
Mac OS
SocketScan™ 10 Software Keyboard wedge software featuring Socket EZ Pair for Android, BlackBerry, Windows. Scanner Settings configuration utility also included.
SocketScan 10 SDK For Apple iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows. Available to members of Socket Mobile Developer Program ($19.94/year)
Included Items CHS barcode scanner, AAA rechargeable batteries (2), USB AC charger kit, lanyard/belt clip with retractable tether, software
Warranty Scanner: One year Accessories: 90 days
SocketCare Extended Warranty Sold separately. SocketCare Plus 2 Year - SKU# SC1804-1349 SocketCare Plus 3 Year - SKU# SC1805-1350
Socket Mobile Scanner Color Series

Learn more about the Socket Mobile, Inc. CHS 7Di


Series 7
Part Number
Form Factor
Scan Engine
Imager (1D)


Included Cables
Powered USB Included
Interfaces Supported
Cordless Type

Scan Performance

5 mil minimum
Scan Speed
5 scans/sec
Print Contrast Ratio (Minimum)
Minimum 20%


Two AAA NiMH rechargeable batteries
14 hours


5.20" x 1.77" x 1.49"
0.20 lb.


Ideal for field sales and field service, the CHS 7Di is durable to withstand multiple drops to concrete, with a protective rubber bumper and rubber sealings.
Durable exterior case withstands multiple 6.6 feet (2 m) drops to concrete

OS Supported

Operating Systems Supported
Apple iOS
Android OS
Windows 8, RT, 7, Vista, XP
Windows Embedded Handheld, Mobile, CE
Mac OS
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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