CR 5000 Series

The Code Reader™ 5000 Series, also known as the CR5000 Series is comprised of multiple product models. The current and premier product at the heart of the CR5000 Series is the new CR5200 and is available in two flavors, the CR5210 & CR5215, the latter allowing for instant age verification. Launched in April of 2021, the CR5200 replaces the now End of Life (EOL) CR5020 & CR5025. 

The CR5000 Series 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
Product Models: CR5215, CR5210, CR5200, CR5025, CR5020, CR5000 Series
Categories: Barcode Scanner
Tags: Barcode Scanner
Manufacturer: Code Corporation
Item Condition: NEW
Availability: In stock

The Code Reader™ 5000 Series, also known as the CR5000 Series is comprised of multiple product models. The current and premier product at the heart of the CR5000 Series is the new CR5200 and is available in two flavors, the CR5210 & CR5215, the latter allowing for instant age verification. Launched in April of 2021, the CR5200 replaces the now End of Life (EOL) CR5020 & CR5025. 

The CR5000 Series 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.

Featuring image capture technology and an optional age verification mode, the CR5000 Series supports business security without sacrificing efficiency. It’s more than a barcode reader—it’s a tool that adds workflow efficiency in any application. Employing rapid hands-free operation and optional trigger barcode reading, the CR5000 Series easily reads small, low-contrast, and damaged barcodes on any surface type, including illuminated mobile device screens. No longer must mobile phones slow down the flow of customers through airline check-in or retail checkout. Additionally, with the optional Age Verification mode, the CR5000 Series additionally supports business security without sacrificing efficiency. It is an easy-to-configure, easy-to-use, multi-purpose barcode reading solution that will enhance operations in any industry.

All purchases are done through one of our many sales partner companies. Code is happy to help consult with you to determine the best partner for your specific needs, project detail and industry.

Product Features


  • CR5200 - extended read ranges
  • CR5200 - enhanced barcode recognition and detection for codes in motion
  • CR5200 - improved code reading on mobile device screens
  • Reads color and low-contrast barcodes
  • CR5215/CR5025 - age verification Integrates into POS, loyalty, and inventory workflows
  • CR5215/CR5025 - age verification may be configured for primary and secondary minimum ages
  • CR5215/CR5025 - age verification audible tone alerts user of underage patron
  • CR5215/CR5025 - age verification does not require a PC or manual management of data
  • CR5215/CR5025 - age verification reads standard barcoded identification cards
  • Hands-free operation or optional trigger reading large, heavy, bulk items
  • Efficient power consumption
  • Compatible with Code’s rapid disconnect USB and RS232 Affinity® cables
  • Customizable Driver License parsing for US, Canada and Colombia (additional license may be required on some devices)
  • Manual or automatic triggering
  • Compatible with Code’s CortexTools2® software configuration utility
  • Code Complete service and extended warranty plans
  • Powerful data management capability with JavaScript
  • CortexRM® Remote Management ready
  • High speed, omnidirectional reading of all 1D, 2D, Postal barcodes.
  • Visual, audible, and haptic indicator customization for workflow needs

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.

CR5020/5025 T500 Firmware | Version: 5.0.4.0

Note: The T500 Cable is only designed to work with the CR5020 & CR5025. Not the entire CR5000 Series. 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

Updated Date: 04-15-2021
CR5200 Firmware | Version: 1.3.3

Updated Date: 04-15-2021
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

Updated Date: 08-13-2020
CortexTools2 | Version: 1.6.7.0

See the readme file for information on this version

Updated Date: 02-18-2021

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.