Code Reader 8000

The Code Reader™ 8000 (CR8000) This product has been discontinued and replaced by the CR8200. If you have any questions please contact us for support.

Brand: CODE
Categories: Scan Engine

This patented, high performance, miniature barcode imaging engine. The CR8000 continues Code’s legacy of dual optical fields – while most devices have a single field enhanced for a specific application, the CR8000 has both a high-density field for reading the smallest of barcodes and a wide angle field for reading oversized barcodes giving you two readers in one.

Product Features


  • 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)
  • Efficient power consumption
  • Built in TTL RS232 or USB interface
  • Free Software Developer’s Kit
  • Simple to setup and configure
  • Compact size fits any application
  • Bright LED aiming mechanism
  • Attachable illumination blocks for different applications
  • World-class decoding platform

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.

CR8000 Firmware | Version:

Date: 06-25-2020
CortexTools2 | Version: 1.4.3.18

See the readme file for information on this version

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.