2D Bluetooth® 5.0 Pocket Barcode Scanner BCST-42

SKU: BCST-42_gray
2D Bluetooth® 5.0 Pocket Barcode Scanner BCST-42
2D Bluetooth® 5.0 Pocket Barcode Scanner BCST-42
2D Bluetooth® 5.0 Pocket Barcode Scanner BCST-42
2D Bluetooth® 5.0 Pocket Barcode Scanner BCST-42
2D Bluetooth® 5.0 Pocket Barcode Scanner BCST-42
2D Bluetooth® 5.0 Pocket Barcode Scanner BCST-42
2D Bluetooth® 5.0 Pocket Barcode Scanner BCST-42
2D Bluetooth® 5.0 Pocket Barcode Scanner BCST-42

2D Bluetooth® 5.0 Pocket Barcode Scanner BCST-42

SKU: BCST-42_gray
Regular price $69.99
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  • Ship to 10 Countries
  • Secure Payments
  • 1-Year Warranty
  • 30-day Returns
  • Only 5 items in stock
  • Inventory on the way
  • BCST-42 barcode scanner is equipped with a built-in Bluetooth 5.0 module and can wirelessly connect with your phone, tablet or computer that adopts Bluetooth wireless technology. Compatible with Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.

  • Support reading all 1D and mainstream 2D barcodes on paper and screen, including colorful barcode, inverted barcode and GS1 barcode.

  • Can work 49 hours consecutively under Bluetooth mode once fully charged. It relieves your concerns of insufficient battery life.

  • Super Convenient: Simply press the M button to shift between different settings like Bluetooth pairing, battery status check, inventory and normal mode. Note that vibration alert is a default setting. It prevents noise under a quiet environment, for example, in a bookstore.

  • Package List: BCST-42 x 1, Type-C Cable, Silicone Protective Case x 2, Hanging Cord, Quick-setting Sticker, Instruction Manual

Bluetooth Barcode Scanner


Inateck 2D Bluetooth Scanner

Compatible Barcodes

The BCST-42 supports reading various 1D, 2D and GS1 barcodes; (Postal barcodes not supported)

To ensure scanning speed, some barcodes cannot be read by the barcode scanner by default. To read them, you need to make relevant settings on the barcode scanner.

The barcodes below can be read by default.


Code 128, EAN-13, EAN-8, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code 39, Code 93, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, Standard 2 of 5, Industrial 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5, IATA 2 of 5, MSI, Code 11, ISBN, ISSN


QR Code, PDF-417, Aztec Code, Data Matrix

GS1 Code:

GS1 128, GS1 DataBar, GS1 DataBar Expanded, GS1 DataBar Limited, GS1 DataBar Composite

The barcodes below cannot be read by default.

Code 11, GS1-128 (UCC/EAN-128), Code 32, ISBN, ISSN, MSI, IATA 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5, Standard 2 of 5/Industrial 2 of 5, Aztec Code


Easy to Operate


Super Convenient

-Scanning Has Never Been More Convenient

Inateck team has been simplifying the way to use the barcode scanners.

-Special Shortcut Function Button:

1.Long press the M button to enter into Bluetooth pairing mode.

2.Press and hold the scanning button and long press the M button to enter/exit inventory mode.

3.Short press the M button to check battery status.

4.Press the scanning button for 3s after connecting the scanner with an iOS device to pop out the virtual keyboard.

-With the default vibration mode, you can use the barcode scanner at libraries or bookstores without worries.

-Independent power switch prevents power-on by mistake when put in a pocket or bag.

-Auto-sleep function (to save battery, the barcode scanner enters into sleep 3 minutes after left unused. You may reset the sleep time. )

-A quick-setting sticker is packaged with the product. You may stick it to the back of the scanner, so you don’t have to carry or keep the instruction manual all the time.


Mini and portable



All-round Protection

2 silicone protective cases are packaged that are dust-resistant and shock-proof, offering more considerate protection to your asset.


The BCST-42 weighs only 72g. A hanging cord can be found inside the package that facilitates carrying around and reading barcodes anywhere you want.

Multiple Alerts

The BCST-42 defaults vibration alerts. Please customize your scanner according to the instruction manual if you want to enable sound alerts.




Custom Settings

When using the BCST-42, you can customize the settings as per your needs. For detailed illustration, please refer to the instruction manual.

1. Adding 1-32 digits customized suffix

2. Deleting 0-99 digits front or end characters

3. Setting upper and lower cases

4. Support multi-language keyboards, including Japanese, American, German, French, Spanish, Italian, English, Canada, and Serbian.

Note: If you need a detailed instruction manual or custom product function service, please feel free to contact Inateck.

Package List:

BCST-42 x 1,

Type-C Cable,

Silicone Protective Case x 2,

Hanging Cord x 1,

Quick-setting Sticker x 1,

Instruction Manual x 1


Inventory mode


Inventory Mode

The barcode scanner can store 270,000 13-digit barcodes under inventory mode, which is 50 times the volume of other similar products (Inateck laboratory test). You can upload the barcodes in batches after finishing your scanning remotely.

Connection Ways:

Bluetooth Mode: With the built-in Bluetooth 5.0 module, you can connect the barcode scanner with your phone, tablet, laptop and other devices without adapters.

USB Mode: Plug and play


Read barcodes on screen charge once and work 18 days wider  compatibility

Decoding Ability

Support On-screen Barcode: The scanner is capable of reading all 1D and mainstream 2D barcodes on paper and screen.

*Due to different decoding algorithms, laser scanners have more advantage when reading long barcodes. If you often scan long 1D barcodes with 20 or more digits, and require high scanning speed, we recommend the Inateck BCST-70 barcode scanner.

Prolonged Battery Life

A 1200mAh rechargeable lithium battery can work 49 consecutive hours (Inateck Laboratory Test: When under the Bluetooth HID and Auto Red Light Shut Off Mode, the barcode scanner is capable of working 49 hours if it reads a Code 128 every 2 seconds, or say, it can read 88892 barcodes.)

Compatible Systems

Mobile: iOS, Android

PC: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/CE, Mac OS X, Linux, Unix


If your computer is not equipped with any Bluetooth module, please purchase one Bluetooth adapter on your own.

BCST-42 is not compatible with POS software like Square and Shopify because such software only works with specified barcode scanners.

BCST-42 does not support Bluetooth 3.0 devices.

About Payment

1. What payment methods are supported?

Inateck website supports various of payment methods as follows, safe and easy:

  • Paypal
  • Credit Card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express, etc.)
  • Google Pay
  • Apple Pay
  • Shop Pay
  • Bank Deposit

2. Do I need to pay for the customs tax?

For US customers, there’s no extra customs tax and duties at all, as the products on US site are all shipped from our US warehouse directly.

For customers from other countries, usually there’s no tax for low-valued products below thresholds. But for products with higher value, tax and duties may occur and you have to be responsible for it yourself. Tax threshold differs from country to country. Please refer to the customs policy according of your own country. 


About Delivery

1. What are your shipping countries?

Normally we delivery to the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia and Singapore.

If you are in EU, you can order from our Germany site inateck.de, with local Germany delivery.

If you are not within these countries, please kindly Email support@inateck.com, we will guide you how to make the purchase.

2. How much is the shipping fee?

  • For the orders equal to or over $25 to the US, free shipping is provided, excluding subsidiary islands or remoted areas like military districts of United States.
  • For the orders less than $25 to the US, the shipping fee is $4.99 for most products.
  • For all the orders to other countries, the shipping fee depends on the product amount and quantity, please check the specific shipping fee on the checkout process.

Please kindly pay attention:

  • We don't offer free shipping to certain subsidiary islands of United States, including Virgin Island USA, Guam USA, Hawaiian Islands USA etc.
  • Some remote areas including military districts, or some bulk items like Tomons lamps may require additional charges. The specific cost depends on the standards of various courier companies.

3. How long does it to take to ship my order?

After your order payment confirmation, we will send the parcel usually in 1-2 business days. It usually takes about 3-7 business days for you to receive it.

4. How can I change my shipping address after placing an order?

In this case, please kindly contact our customer service by Email support@inateck.com within 12 hours. Otherwise, the item will be shipped to the original address and you have to contact the carrier directly yourself.

5. What's your shipping carrier?

We use world-famous USPS or UPS for shipping your products, which can secure the fast speed as well as safety.

6. How to track my order?

Once your parcel is shipped, we will send you an Email with tracking info and link, you can check it yourself afterwards. If you do not receive this Email, please contact our customer service.

7. What should I do if I received the wrong item(s) or an item(s) is missing?

Please contact our service team within 7 days of receiving the wrong item(s) or have discovered you are missing an item(s). We will correct any order errors as soon as possible!


Other FAQ

1. How to get extended 6-month warranty?

Inateck provides special treat to our FB fans with extended 6-month warranty. How to make it?

  1. Like Inateck FB page here: https://www.facebook.com/inateckofficial/
  2. Send a FB message to Inateck with your order No. and liked screen shot.

We will extend 6-month warranty for you to enjoy a total 18-month warranty for your product.

2. Can I cancel my order after shipment?

Orders cannot be cancelled once they are shipped.

3. How do I return my item?

We provide 30-day money back guarantee for Inateck products. If you have met a quality-related issue and need to return the item back, you can just Email support@inateck.com. Our customer service will help you with the return.

4. How to remove my account registered on your site?

If you don’t need the account registered on Inateck site anymore, please contact our customer service by Emailing support@inateck.com, we will help you remove it.

Collaboration Policy

1. Requirements

You are good at photography, making video, or creating content. You have positive interactions with your audiences.

2. What benefits you will get?

Free products trial. If you have done great work, you may get the long-term sponsorship.

3. What you need to do?

You should take photos or videos, complete your content and post them on your blog or social media channel within 30 days of receiving the parcel. When you publish your content, please include the link of the product page or the link of home page(www.inateck.com) if it is possible.

4. Notice

Inateck may collects your photos, videos and contents. For example, we may share it on Facebook and Instagram, or use your photos on our website and on the product page at amazon. If you do not agree, please let us know in advance.