Mx-1000 Vision-Enabled Mobile Terminal

The MX-1000 vision-enabled mobile terminal allows you to leverage the latest mobile devices for your industrial barcode reading applications. The MX platform is both rugged and modular. The flexible design accepts a variety of both current and future generation smartphones and augments their capability in a fully ruggedized housing, tough enough to stand up to the most challenging environments. The MX-1000 has Cognex patented class-leading 1DMax ® and 2DMax ® algorithms to give the fastest barcode reading performance on both 1-D, 2-D and even challenging direct part mark (DPM) codes. Put your mobile devices to work acr oss your entire enterprise!


The design of the MX-1000 makes any supported mobile device ready to meet the challenges of the most demanding environments. The industrial-grade, rugged housing can handle up to 50 drops from 2 meters onto concrete. It is IP-65 sealed and uses inductive wireless charging so there are no exposed electrical contacts to wear out or fail.


The MX platform is also future-proof and accepts a variety of Android ® and iOS ® smartphones. If your device needs to be repaired or upgraded, simply exchange the top cover kit to adapt the MX-1000 to any supported mobile device. The modular design means your investment is protected and you are always ready for the latest technology. The pistol grip accessory doubles the MX-1000 battery capacity that powers both the scan engine and the mobile device.


MX-1000 vision-enabled mobile terminals are equipped with world-class Cognex barcode reading algorithms. 1-D and 2-D label-based codes as well as challenging 2-D DPM codes can be read quickly and easily. The MX-1000 leverages the latest communication technologies supported by your mobile device including 3G, 4G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and more.

Proven performance

The MX-1000 is ideal for applications in any industrial environment that requires robust 1-D and 2-D barcode reading technology.

▪ Couriers

▪ Field service

▪ Parcel delivery

▪ Transportation

▪ Logistics

▪ Utilities

▪ Telecommunications

▪ Cable companies

▪ Pharmaceutical

▪ Tobacco

▪ Automotive

▪ Manufacturing


The MX-1000 has a selection of available accessories for charging and handling.

The sturdy belt holster attaches comfortably and easily to any size belt and is made of industrial-grade materials to withstand heavy daily use.

The pistol grip handle offers an alternative configuration for comfortable “point & shoot” barcode reading. The handle contains a secondary battery that doubles the MX-1000 power capacity.

The wireless charging station eliminates charge failures from poor connections ensuring a full charge in less than 6 hours. The spare battery can be fully charged in less than 4 hours.

MX 1000 Specifications
Dimensions208.6 mm x 88.9 mm x 42.1 mm
Weight510 g (675 g with pistol grip)
Operating Temperature0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F) **
Storage Temperature-40 °C to 60 °C (-40 °F to 140 °F) **
Maximum Humidity95% (non-condensing)
MaterialPolycarbonate housing with overmold
Imager752 x 480 global shutter sensor
AimingGreen LED
Status OutputsLED, beeper and vibration
CommunicationsScan engine communicates to mobile device through USB port Mobile device communicates via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Cellular and others based on model
Supported Devices Samsung ® Galaxy ® S4, S5, S6, S7, and J3 (J320), Apple ® iPhone ® 5/5S, SE, 6/6S, 7 and iPod ® 5th and 6th Generations
Symbologies 1-D: UPC/EAN/JAN, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 39, Code 128, Code 93, Pharmacode, GS1 DataBar, PDF417, Micro PDF417 2-D: DataMatrix, QR Code, MicroQR Code, DotCode, and postal code*
LightingIntegrated LED illumination
Base Station Power Supply Requirements 24 V, 13 W maximum LPS or NEC Class 2 power supply
Battery (brick style) 3.7 V, 3070 mAh Li-Polymer
Battery (pistol grip) 3.7 V, 3100 mAh Li-Ion
Environmental Compliant with RoHS directive 2002/98/EEC
Regulatory Electrical EMI/RFI CB Scheme: IEC 60950-1, UL 60950-1, CSA C2.2 No. 60950-1-07 FCC 47 CFR Part 15 Subpart B, CE, ICES-003, KCC
Data Validation US DoD UID Guidelines, GS-1, ISO15434 and ISO15418
Trigger Left- and right-handed buttons, pistol grip or touch screen software

* MX-1000X only.

** Value for MX-1000. Max temperature varies by mobile device.

7 mil 2-D Code Up to 85 mm
10 mil 2-D Code Up to 100 mm
6 mil 1-D Code Up to 110 mm