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Cyclops ALF ARK-5000X

Cyclops ALF ARK-5000X High Performance CCD Imager

Cyclops ALF ARK-5000X

Cyclops ALF ARK-5000X

Embedded with Motorola’s highly reliable CCD imager, this durable pocket-sized wireless handheld scanner is designed to pair with iPhone, iPad, Galaxy, Experia, and other smart devices.


Compact and Light Weight

Weighing less than 50 grams (1.7 oz) Cyclops ALF ARK-5000X fits comfortably in the palm of the operator.

High Performance CCD Imager

Embedded with Motorola’s high performance CCD imager, it is able to capture 1 dimension barcodes without effort. This includes tightly packed barcodes up to 4 mil that contain high volume of information as well as 1 dimension barcode displayed on smart phones, tablets, and laptops.

Pairs with Smart Devices

Pairs with iPhone, iPad, Xperia, Galaxy, and other smart devices via Bluetooth® to be used as a wireless handheld scanner. Add POS apps to this combination (Cyclops paired to a smart device) and you have yourself an effective and mobile POS system that fits naturally into several business scenes.


Cyclops ALF ARK-5000X is compatible with HID and SPP profiles (requires an App to receive data transmitted from Cyclops).

Easy Setup

Setup is easy by just scanning setup barcodes. Since it is capable of reading barcodes on screen, Cyclops ALF ARK-5000X has a setup web page for more specified device and barcode scan settings for those who wish to further optimize Cyclops to match the work environment.

USB memory

Cyclops ALF ARK-5000X can act as a USB memory and is able to store 8000 entries of scan data. Data transfer is simple with plug-and-play feature of USB by dragging and dropping files directly from PC. Settings can be replicated without trouble by copying saved settings file via USB on to other Cyclops.

Long Lasting Power

Cyclops ALF ARK-5000X is able perform 15,000 scans with a full charge due to its high capacity battery 720 mAh. This capacity relatively gives it the capability to retain power for a maximum 12 months when on stand-by mode.

Sturdy Design

Durable to withstand 200 cycles of 1 meter tumble drops, with IP54 standard dust / splash proof sealing, this wireless handheld scanner encases reliability in its compact form.


CPU32 bit CPU
Memory2 MB (Holds scan data of 8,000 registries)
ScannerTypeLinear CCD Imager (1D CCD scan engine)
Resolution4 mil (0.10 mm)
Compatible SymbologiesUPC-A, UPCA Add-on, UPC-E, UPC-E Add-on, JAN/EAN-13, JAN/EAN-13 Add-on, JAN/EAN-8, JAN/EAN-8 Add-on, Code 128, Code39, NW-7 (Codebar), Interleaved 2 of 5 (ITF), GS1 DataBar Stacked, GS1 DataBar Stacked Omnidirectional, GS1 DataBar Limited, GS1 DataBar Expanded, GS1 DataBar Expanded Stacked
InputScan key, Function key
InterfaceUSB microBUSB2.0 Full Speed
Bluetooth®StandardVer2.1+EDR Class2
Distance10m (32.8ft) (*1)
ProfileSPP / HID
IndicatorLEDScan indicator / Battery indicator / Connection indicator
PowerStandardLithium Ion
Capacity720 mAh
Scan amount per charge15000 scans (*2)
Usage EnvironmentOperatingTemperature: -10°C to 50°C (14°F to 122°F) / 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F) when recharging
Relative humidity: 25% to 85% (without condensation)
StorageTemperature: -25°C to 60°C (-13°F to 140°F)
Relative humidity: 25% to 85% (without condensation)
Drop resistant1.5 m (5 ft) drop to concrete (*3)
1.0 m (3.3 ft) tumble test (*4)
CertificationTELEC/VCCI Class B
Physical Dimensions85 mm L x 38 mm W x 13.5 mm H
(3.3 in. L x 1.5 in. W x 0.5 in. H)
Weight50 g (0.11 lb)
*1 Value is from company standard testing and may vary depending on environment.
*2 Value is from 2 scans per 10 seconds in room temperature with fresh batteries and at settings of buzzer sounds OFF.
*3 Value is the result from an actual drop resistance test of 3 drop per 6 sides on concrete surface and does not necessarily guarantee the product from damage.
*4 Value is from 200 cycles with a 1 meter tumble drop.