Embracing Innovation: The Transition from Honeywell Xenon XP to Xenon Ultra

Embracing Innovation: The Transition from Honeywell Xenon XP to Xenon Ultra

In a significant move within the barcode scanning industry, Honeywell has announced the retirement of the Xenon™ XP 1950g/h and 1952g/h premium handheld scanners. This decision marks the end of an era for the widely acclaimed Xenon XP series, which has been at the forefront of scanning technology for years. Honeywell’s commitment to innovation and the continuous improvement of its product line is evident in the introduction of the Xenon Ultra as the successor, poised to redefine scanning efficiency and effectiveness.

The Legacy of Xenon XP:

The Xenon XP 1950g/h and 1952g/h models have been pivotal in setting standards for reliable scanning accuracy. Their introduction was a game-changer, offering unmatched performance that catered to a wide range of industries. However, with technological advancements and changing market demands, the need for modernization became apparent. The retirement of the Xenon XP series underscores Honeywell’s forward-thinking approach, ensuring that its technology remains at the cutting edge.

Why Retirement? The Push Towards Modernization:

The decision to retire the Xenon XP series is driven by Honeywell’s vision to continuously evolve its product offerings to meet and exceed current and future market needs. The introduction of the Xenon Ultra represents a leap forward in scanning technology, offering enhanced features, increased scanning speed, and improved accuracy. This transition is a testament to Honeywell’s dedication to innovation and its commitment to providing customers with state-of-the-art solutions.

Enhanced Features of Xenon Ultra:

The Xenon Ultra is not just a step up in scanning technology; it is a giant leap forward. It introduces a next-generation scan engine, warm-white illumination, and a green-dot aimer, enhancing user experience with up to 20% increased snappiness over the previous model. Moreover, it is the first Honeywell scanner to offer contactless charging, power swapability, anti-microbial housing, and optional magnetic retention, setting a new standard in scanner functionality and durability.

Transition Plan and Customer Support:

Honeywell has laid out a comprehensive plan to support customers through this transition, ensuring that the shift to Xenon Ultra is as smooth as possible. For customers with customized SKUs, individual transition plans will be communicated, ensuring that all needs are addressed. Honeywell’s commitment to customer service is evident in its detailed service timeline, which outlines key dates for last-time buy orders, stock rotation, and service contract renewals, among others.

The retirement of the Xenon XP and the introduction of the Xenon Ultra mark a new chapter in Honeywell’s storied history in barcode scanning technology. By embracing change and pushing the boundaries of innovation, Honeywell continues to lead the industry towards a future where efficiency, accuracy, and reliability are not just goals but guarantees. With Xenon Ultra, Honeywell is not just offering a new product; it’s providing a new vision for the industry, ensuring that its customers are always one step ahead.

Replacement Products

1962GHD-2USB-5-N: HONEYWELL,XENON ULTRA 1962G USB KIT: BLACK GENERAL PURPOSE HOUSING, HD FOCUS, USB TYPE A 2.7M STRAIGHT CABLE (3012-6337-001), PRESENTATION CHARGE AND COMMUNICATION BASE (CCB-U00-G & 1962G-BAT-CUP), US&C ONLY

1962GHD-2USB-5-R

1962GHD-2USB-5BF-R

1962GHD-2USB-WC-R

1962GHD-2USB-WCBF

1962GSR-2USB-5-N:  HONEYWELL,1962G USB KIT: BLACK GENERAL PURPOSE HOUSING, SR FOCUS, USB TYPE A 2.7M STRAIGHT CABLE (3012-6337-001), PRESENTATION CHARGE AND COMMUNICATION BASE (CCB-U00-G & 1962G-BAT-CUP), US&C ONLY

1962GSR-2USB-5-R

1962GSR-2USB-5BF-N: HONEYWELL,1962G BATTERY FREE USB KIT BLACK GENERAL PURPOSE HOUSING, SR FOCUS, USB TYPE A 2.7M STRAIGHT CABLE (3012-6337-001), CONTACTLESS PRESENTATION CHARGE AND COMMUNICATION BASE (CCB-U00-G & 1962G-BAT-CUP), US&C ONLY

1962GSR-2USB-5BF-R

1962GSR-2USB-9: HONEYWELL, 1962G USB KIT: BLACK GENERAL PURPOSE, SR FOCUS, USB TYPE A 2.7M STRAIGHT CABLE (3012-6337-001), WALLMOUNT CHARGE AND COMMUNICATION BASE (CCB-ULTRA-HORIZ-GP),

1960GHD-2USB-N: HONEYWELL, XENON ULTRA 1960G, USB KIT, GENERAL PURPOSE, BLACK HOUSING, HD FOCUS, 1D/2D, PDF417, USB TYPE A 3M STRAIGHT CABLE (CBL-500-300-S00), NA/MX ONLY

 

1960GSR-2USB-N: HONEYWELL, XENON ULTRA 1960G CORDED USB KIT: GENERAL PURPOSE, 1D, PDF417, 2D, SR FOCUS, BLACK, USB TYPE A 3M STRAIGHT CABLE (CBL-500-300-S00), NA/MX ONLY

1960HHD-5USB-N: HONEYWELL, XENON ULTRA 1960G CORDED USB KIT: GENERAL PURPOSE, 1D, PDF417, 2D, SR FOCUS, BLACK, USB TYPE A 3M STRAIGHT CABLE (CBL-500-300-S00), NA/MX ONLY

1960HSR-5USB-N: HONEYWELL, XENON ULTRA 1960H, USB KIT, HEALTHCARE, WHITE ANTI-MICROBIAL HOUSING, SR FOCUS, 1D/2D, PDF417, USB TYPE A 3M STRAIGHT CABLE (CBL-500-300-S00), VIBRATION, NA/MX ONLY

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