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PL5000 Series Hardware Decoder Family


PL5000A Hardware Decoder, PL5000B Hardware Decoder, PL5000C Hardware Decoder

Advanced Decoding and Data Capture for All Zebra 1D/2D Imagers

Advanced decoding and data capture for all Zebra 1D/2D imagers. Maximise the value of the Zebra scan engine in your products with the PL5000 Series of decoders. No matter which engine you choose for your designs, there’s a PL5000 decoder that will meet your needs.

With Zebra's PL5000 Series of hardware decoders, you’ll find a decoder that will fit in your product designs in any available space.

Benefits of the PL5000 Series

Choose Your Size and Form Factor
Choose Your Size and Form Factor

The PL5000A miniature decoder board is designed for space-constrained products. The PL5000B standard size decoder board is for products with more room, and the PL5000C Ball Grid Array (BGA) can be soldered directly onto your circuit board.

Hardware Decoder Options for Every Zebra Scan Engine
Hardware Decoder Options for Every Zebra Scan Engine

No matter which Zebra scan engine you choose, there’s a compatible hardware decoder option. The PL5000A and PL5000C are available in parallel and MIPI — providing support for Zebra’s SE2100 value-priced imaging engine and the SE4850, Zebra’s unparalleled long-range imaging engine.

Easily Add New Features - Without Buying New Hardware
Easily Add New Features - Without Buying New Hardware

A new integrated licensing client enables you to instantly access licensed features, such as Drivers’ License parsing. Now, you no longer need to purchase a different scan engine model to add the features of today and tomorrow to your designs, reducing product development time and cost.

DataCapture DNA - Your Scanner's Built in Advantage

Scan with abilities developed and continuously refined by a partner with more than 50 years of field-proven innovation. Zebra knows the scanning journey better than other providers. That’s why we’ve engineered into all our scanners Zebra DataCapture DNA—a suite of software capabilities to help your team adapt to future needs and achieve greater business outcomes.

Additional Software Features

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Aurora for OEM
Aurora for OEM

Zebra is now a leading provider of user-friendly machine vision software for industrial image analysis. This machine vision imaging software provides automated image analysis, enabling faster and more accurate quality control and inspection processes.

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Experience Zebra's Partner Ecosystem

See how our global community of over 10,000 partners in 54 countries can provide a performance edge to your front-line workers and improve your business outcomes. Visit our New Partner Locator and contact and authorised Zebra Partner today.