BA-440 DualBeam Barcode Reader

Stand-alone Barcode Reader for outdoor use in automatic vehicle identification and access control.
BA-440 DualBeam Barcode Reader

Vehicle access control that works for you.

The BA-440 DualBeam Barcode Reader provides reliable, secure, and affordable hands-free vehicle identification.
BA-440 identifying a black BAi barcode decal in the snow in Ohio
DualBeam Technology
The BA-440 uses our proprietary DualBeam technology to ensure the reader will have 100% accuracy in the most difficult environments.
Fleet truck entering secure parking area using a white BAi barcode decal
Long Term Value
The BA-440 includes a 5 year performance guarantee, is repairable, and with proper care and maintenance can last well over a decade.
BA-440 DualBeam Barcode Reader controls access to a residential parking garage in Irvine California
Speed & Convenience
The BA-440 is the fastest automatic vehicle identification system available with processing time at 0.25 seconds.
  • Specifications
  • Reader and Post Dimensions
  • Read Area
  • Warranty Info
  • FAQ
Item Specification
Product Code
Primary Function
Automatic vehicle identification and access control
Maximum Identification Speed
25 mph
Laser Classification
Output Wavelength (nominal) 658nM.
CDRH Safety Class II, less than 1mW/cm2
Communication Outputs
Wiegand 26 bit, 30 bit, 31 bit
Serial RS232 and USB Port (requires driver installation)
Data Range 2400, 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400 Baud
Configuration 8N1, 7E1
Internal Temperatures
-22 to 130F (-30 to 55C)
Relative Humidity
10% to 100% (non-condensing)
Power Low voltage 24Vdc @ 1.5A max
Optical Specifications
Horizontal Operating Distance: 24in to 72in
Vertical Read Area: at 24in out, 36in to 65in above ground
Built-in Functionality
Power surge and lightning protection
Wiegand diagnostics
Aux In/Out for use with vehicle detectors (safety sensors)
Good Read relays to control gate operator directly
Data Internal log of last 2,000 transactions including decal number and timestamp.
Certifications ETL Listed to UL Standard 294
ETL Listed by Intertek to UL Std 294 for Outside Use
Diagram showing specifications of BA-440 enclosure
Diagram showing specifications for the mounting post of a BAi BA-440
Diagram showing the mounting specifics for a BAi BA-440 DualBeam Barcode Reader
Barcode Automation, inc. (BAi) warrants new BA-440 DualBeam Barcode Readers to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of 5 years from date of purchase.
Will the Reader work in the rain?
Yes, our Readers are NEMA IV enclosures that work in rain, snow, dust, sand, moisture, and more. As long as the decal is visible, it will be read.
How do visitors get in?
The BA-440 reader is only one part of a complete access control system. When visitors need to enter, a different piece of equipment must be added to accommodate visitor traffic. Examples include peripheral devices such as telephone entry systems or an on-site security guard.
How long does it take to order?
The BA-440 and our barcode decals are manufactured in Winter Springs, FL. We process and ship all orders within one week. Our products are shipped via UPS, you can choose which service (Next Day Air, 2nd Day Air, 3 Day Select, Ground, etc.)
Are the lasers safe?
Yes, our lasers are defined as Class II by the FDA and are perfectly safe. Other Class II laser devices include laser based store checkout scanners, and they have been in use for almost 50 years without any problems.