Take Picture

Gen 1 - For MDI-1x00 / MDI-2x00 products {OLD FORMAT}. See Take Picture Gen 2 for the newest format.


Take Picture is a Windows Application that allows the user to take a picture using many of Opticon's 2D imager barcode scanners.


Notice: The downloading and use of any Opticon software implies consent with Opticon's End User License Agreement.

The MDI2000-2300 Picture command guide can be downloaded here.

Take picture PC application can be downloaded here

The MDI1000/OPI2002 Picture Commands Guide can be downloaded here


To use take picture follow the instructions below:

  • Download and install Take Picture from the link above.
  • Connect your favorite 2D imager barcode scanner or scan engine to your computer.
  • Make sure the scanner is connected via RS232 or is in USB-VCP mode.
  • Open take picture.
  • Select the appropriate com port under Settings-> Port.
  • Select File->Take Picture.
  • Pull the trigger of the scanner.
  • Note: the picture doesn't save automatically, you have to select save.


Take picture is not compatible with all scanners nor is it compatible with all firmware versions.