Code Reader 5000

The Code Reader™ 5000 (CR5000) is designed for fast-paced environments and handles data from 1D, 2D, and postal barcodes with speed and accuracy. Advanced data formatting provides dependable data integration into any platform, system or solution—including iOS applications. Customizable driver license formatting lets users target specific information to populate fields on loyalty forms, credit card applications, and more.

Brand: CODE
Categories: Barcode Scanner
Tags: Barcode Scanner

Featuring image capture technology and an optional age verification mode, the CR5000 supports business security without sacrificing efficiency. It’s more than a barcode reader—it’s a tool that adds workflow efficiency.

Product Features


  • Visual, audible, and haptic indicator customization for workflow needs
  • Patented dual-field optics, both high density and wide field in the same unit
  • Patented glare reduction technology for reading barcodes on shiny surfaces
  • High speed, omnidirectional reading of all 1D, 2D, Postal barcodes.
  • CortexRM® Remote Management ready
  • Powerful data management capability with JavaScript
  • Code Complete service and extended warranty plans
  • Compatible with Code’s CortexTools2® software configuration utility
  • Manual or automatic triggering
  • Reads barcodes on mobile device screens
  • Customizable Driver License parsing for US, Canada and Colombia (additional license required)
  • Compatible with Code’s rapid disconnect USB and RS232 Affinity® cables
  • Efficient power consumption
  • Hands-free operation or optional trigger reading large, heavy, bulk items
  • CR5025 age verification Reads all barcoded identification cards
  • CR5025 age verification Does not require a PC or manual management of data
  • CR5025 age verification Audible tone alerts user of underage patron
  • CR5025 age verification May be configured for primary and secondary minimum ages
  • CR5025 age verification Integrates into POS, loyalty, and inventory workflows
  • Reads color and low-contrast barcodes

Product Firmware


Looking to customize your barcode reader’s function or its data parsing ability? Is it time for a firmware update? You have landed in the right place. Just click the link option below and you will be off and running.

These customizable options, features, and updates for your Code barcode scanners are a direct result of how our engineering team listens to the ideas and needs our users have. If you don’t see an option that fits your scanning needs, we are more than happy to customize one for you.

CortexTools2 | Version: 1.4.3.18

See the readme file for information on this version

Date: 06-25-2020
CR5000 Firmware | Version: 1294

CR5000 System Install Firmware. Note: Download CortexTools® to download firmware and configuration files to your CR5000. Files within the firmware zip files should not be renamed. Save files as is. Read the Installing Firmware Instructions for more inform

New to 1294: Refer to Readme file

Date: 06-25-2020
T500 Cable Firmware | Version: 5.0.4.0

Note: Download CortexTools® to download firmware and configuration files to your T500. Files within the firmware zip files should not be renamed. Save files as is. Read the Installing Firmware Instructions for more information.

T500 System Install Firmware v5.0.4.0

Date: 06-25-2020

Product Software


Looking to customize your barcode reader’s function or its data parsing ability? Is it time for a firmware update? You have landed in the right place. Just click the link option below and you will be off and running.

These customizable options, features, and updates for your Code barcode scanners are a direct result of how our engineering team listens to the ideas and needs our users have. If you don’t see an option that fits your scanning needs, we are more than happy to customize one for you.