MT1297 Bi-Color Scanner (EOL)

Versatile Scanner for All Applications

With built-in Bluetooth® technology, MT1297 barcode scanner can send data to the host up to 10 meters away. This ergonomic pocket-sized Bi-color® wireless 1D barcode scanner is a versatile companion for users who work with laptops, tablets, smart phones and other mobile devices with iOS®, Android® and Windows®.

Replacement Model iconReplacement Model: MT850
wireless barcode scanner

Increasing Mobile Productivity

MT1297 is designed to enable users to quickly capture any 1D barcodes data in either printed or on-screen (LCD) format. Supported by a 1,000mAh battery, MT1297 wireless barcode scanner can help user operate around the clock with less downtime ensuring mobile productivity during the entire busy shift for more than 8 working hours.

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Flexible Operations of Data Collection

MT1297 is versatile with the advantage of conducting flexible data collection operations of both on-line wireless mode and off-line memory mode including multiple communication interfaces (BT HID/ BT SPP/ USB HID/ USB VCP). With a built-in memory of 2MB, MT1297 wireless barcode scanner can store up to 20,000 data scanned in user-friendly file format when it is operated in memory mode.

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High Performance Scanning

Built with a high performance charge-coupled device (CCD) sensor, MT1297 has optimal scanning efficiency and accuracy with scanning width of 14cm and reading distance up to 27cm on commodity barcodes. Besides, MT1297 wireless barcode scanner supports high-density barcode up to 4mil (0.1mm) on limited space.

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Bi-color® LED Technology

MT1297 wireless barcode scanner, empowered by the revolutionary Bi-color® LED technology, is capable of reading not only black and white but also color barcodes which printed on labels with either matte or glossy surface, or displayed on mobile phone or LCD screen. Besides, the high scan rate at the speed of 200 scans per second ensure workers who are constantly on the move can fast capture any barcode easily.

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Industrial-class Protection

The ruggedized design of MT1297 includes industrial-class protection with IP55 sealing and 1.5 meters drop resistance which ensure that MT1297 wireless barcode scanner prevent the infiltration of dust and water spray and withstand the impact of everyday drops and bumps in all kinds of working environments where users are constantly on the move.

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The Better User Experience

As classified by Photo-biological Safety Standard EN/IEC 62471, the light source of MT1297 is completely safe for human eyes even after long hours operation. With built-in buzzer, LED and vibrator, MT1297 wireless barcode scanner provides full variety of Good Read responses such as audible, visual and haptic feedback. MT1297 is also easily configured on the host computer by Marson's free user-friendly software tool, Ez Utility®.

wireless dongle

Quick Paring and Multi-devices Connectivity

When operating with Marson MT600 Multi-Connected Wireless Dongle, Quick Paring can be achieved and as many as 7 units of MT1297 wireless barcode scanner can transfer data to a shared host device orderly at the same time. MT600 offers multi-devices connectivity to your mobile scanning tasks even when the existing host device does not have built-in Bluetooth® adapter.


Optical & Performance
Light Source 525nm visible green LED
635nm visible red LED
Sensor Linear Image Sensor
Scan Rate 200 Scans/Sec
Resolution 4Mil/ 0.1mm
Scan Angle 40°
Pitch Angle ±60°
Skew Angle ±45°
Roll Angle ±40°
Print Contrast 30%
Width of Field 140mm (13Mil Code39)
Memory 2MB (20,000 barcodes)
Typical D.O.F*
(@ 800 Lux)
  • Code39
  • 4 Mil  : 52 ~ 84 mm
  • 5 Mil  : 44 ~ 107 mm
  • 10 Mil: 27 ~ 229 mm
  • 15 Mil: 38 ~ 270 mm
  • 13 Mil: 38 ~ 265 mm
Physical Characteristics
Dimension W42.5 x L102 x H21.5 mm
Weight 70g
Color White
Material PC
Cable Micro(M) to USB A(M) Cable, 1.5M
Trigger Scan Button, Function Button
Indicator Buzzer, LED, Vibrator
Operation Voltage 3.7 VDC ± 5%
Working Current < 145mA
Standby Current < 55mA
Battery 3.7V, 1000mAh, Li-Polymer Battery
Number of Scan
(per full charge)
 10,000 scans
(1 scan/ 5 secs, Bluetooth connected)
Radio Bluetooth® 2.1 + EDR (Class2)
Range (Distance) 33 ft/ 10M (line of sight)
Interface/ Profile
  • BT HID
  • BT SPP
  • Memory
User Environment
Operating Temperature -10 ~ 55˚C
Storage Temperature -20 ~ 65˚C
Humidity 0% ~ 95%RH (Non-condensing)
Drop Durability 1.5M
Sealing IP55
Ambient Light 70,000 Lux (Sunlight)
Decode Capability
1D Symbologies UPC-A/UPC-E, EAN-8/EAN-13, Industrial 2 of 5, Codabar, Matrix 2 of 5, Code 11, Code 93, Code 32, Code 128, Standard Code 39, Full ASCII Code 39, Interleaved 2 of 5, China Postal Code, MSI Plessy Code, UK Plessy Code, EAN/UCC 128, Telepen Code, IATA Code, GS1 Databar
ESD Functional after 4KV contact, 8KV Air discharge
EMC/RF FCC Part 15B Class B, Part15C, CE EN55022/24, EN301489-1-17, EN300328 V1.9.1, TELEC
Safety Approval EN/IEC62471 (Exempt Group), EN/IEC60950-1
Environmental WEEE, RoHS 2.0
Out Of Box
Cable Micro(M) to USB A(M) Cable, 1.5M, Black
(P/N: 7005-9892A50, QTY: 1)
Hand Strap Large Hand Strap, 0.53M, Black
(P/N: 8001-1002X00, QTY: 1)
Taiwan M 372504
China ZL200920220144.2
United States US 8,556,180 B2
Japan 3157382
Germany 202009013658.2
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* Those D.O.F are mean values.
** All Specifications are subject to change without notice.


  • Document
  • Document
    Ez Utility v7.05
    Windows Scanner Configuration
  • Document
    ScanLink app
    For Android quick pairing
  • Document
    1D Wireless Scanner User's Manual v2019.1
    For SM3-x-x.xx/FM3-x-x.xx Firmware
  • Document
    MT1297 Wireless Scanner Datasheet
  • Document
    MT300L/MT1297 Quick Guide v2
  • Document
    Quick Connection Card
    For BT2.1 wireless barcode scanners
  • Document
    FM3 VCP Driver
    For FM3-x-x.xx Firmware