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An optical reader is suitable for reading 2-dimensional indicia. The optical reading device, that may include a bar code reader, comprises a lens assembly and a guide detachably mounted on a front portion of the housing for establishing a distance between the lens assembly and an equipment target that is displaced a predetermined distance from a mark target wherein the optical reader further comprises an attaching member for supporting the lens assembly on the guide to form a detachable lens-guide assembly.

Title
Hand-held optical reader having a detachable lens-guide assembly
Application Number
373656
Publication Number
5786586
Application Date
October 28, 1996
Publication Date
July 28, 1998
Inventor
Robert J Wood
Syracuse
NY, US
Michael J Pileski
Skaneateles
NY, US
Richard A Monroe
Syracuse
NY, US
John M Pidhirny
Skaneateles
NY, US
Agent
Wall Marjama & Bilinski
Assignee
Welch Allyn
NY, US
IPC
G06K 7/10
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