What is the CM4680 2D Imager Module

The CM4680 is an encased compact 2D imager module for fixed mount applications.

The CM4680 2D imager module includes the following features:

  • USB interface (micro USB connector)
  • Exit window
  • Beeper
  • Status indicator
  • Mounting holes for multiple mounting positions
  • Sealed enclosure

Required Accessories (not provided)

  • Standard USB cable (USB-A to micro USB). Maximum recommended length is 3-5 meters.

Additional Documentation

The following document is available from your local Honeywell OEM representative:

  • N4680/CF4680/CM4680 User Guide.

CM4680 2D Imager Module Views

CM4680 2D Imager
CM4680 2D Imager

Connecting to a Host

By default, the scanner is in USB serial interface.

  1. Remove slider from module by pressing the ends and sliding it off.
    CM4680 2D Imager
  2. Connect a standard USB cable (standard USB-A to micro USB) to the module.
    CM4680 2D Imager
  3. Secure the cable to the module using the slider: Place the cable through the center of the slider. Press the ends of the slider and slide it back on to the module until tight
    CM4680 2D Imager
  4. Connect the USB cable to the host.
  5. Power-up the host.

The scanner powers up, emits a series of beeps from low to high, and lighting turns on.

Note: The host does not have to be powered down before plugging in the device. It can be hot plugged.


You can configure your scanner two ways:

  • Reading configuration bar codes
  • Using the EZConfig Cloud for Scanning tool

Configuration Bar Codes

Scan configuration bar codes to set up your scanner. All available configuration bar codes are available in the N4680/ CF4680/CM4680 User Guide. Contact your local Honeywell OEM representative for more information.

EZConfig for Scanning Tool

Use the EZConfig for Scanning tool to configure your scanner Online:

  1. Go to the Honeywell https://hsmftp.honeywell.com.
  2. Register (if you haven’t already), then login.
  3. Browse to Software > Barcode Scanners > Software > Tools and Utilities > EZConfig for Scanning > Current and download the tool.
  4. Open EZConfig to configure your scanner.
Basic Setup

Here are some basic menu bar codes that may be useful for testing. For more setup options see the N4680/CF4680/CM4680 User Guide (available from your local Honeywell OEM represen- tative).

Note: The * symbol indicates the default value.


For USB serial interface, you must install the USB driver before
connecting your scanner. You can find the most current USB
driver at hsmftp.honeywell.com.

  • USB Serial Interface *
  • USB PC Keyboard

Keyboard Country Layout

the default keyboard is United States.

  • United States
  • French
  • German
    Bar codes
  • Italian
Beeper Volume
  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
  • Off
Presentation Mode

The scanner LEDs remain dim and aimer off until a movement is detected, then the aimer turns on and LEDs light up to read the bar code.

There are 2 types: Presentation Mode or Presentation Mode— Extended Reading Range.

Presentation Mode: Optimized scan speed, limited reading range.

  • Presentation Mode

Presentation Mode—Extended Reading Range: Optimized reading range, low scan speed.
Bar codes

Mobile Phone Read Mode

When this mode is selected, your scan engine is optimized to read barcodes from mobile phones or other LED displays.
Streaming Presentation – Mobile Phone

Streaming Presentation

The scanner LEDs are on all the time (continuous) and the aimer is off until a movement is detected, then the aimer turns on to read the bar code.

There are 2 types: Normal or Enhanced.

Streaming Presentation—Normal: Fast scan speed, limited reading range.
Bar codes

Streaming Presentation—Enhanced: Fastest possible scan speed, slightly less reading range than Normal Streaming Pre- sentation mode.
Bar codes

Reset Factory Defaults

The following bar code resets factory defaults.

Bar codes

Mechanical Dimensions

Units are in millimeters. Tolerances: ±0.5 mm.

Mounting Holes

Use M3 screws with a maximum depth of 5.8 mm/0.23 in. Max torque 4.5kgf.cm/3.9 lbf.in and pull out resistance 736N.

Units are in millimeters. Tolerances ±0.5 mm.


  • Do not add an exit window over the existing exit window.
  • For best beeper performance, do not fully cover the beeper opening.
  • Be sure the cable is fitted tightly in the connector using the cable slider. The cable over mold should not be more than 23 mm/0.90 in.

Technical Specifications

Dimensions28 mm x 55 mm x 48 mm(1.10 in x 2.17 in x 1.89 in])
Weight50 g ±5 g
InterfaceUSB 2.0
Input Voltage5 VDC ±0.25V
Standby Current110 mA
Operating Current220 mA
Operating Temperature-30°C to 60°C /-22°F to 140°F
Storage Temperature-40°C to 85°C / -40°F to 185°F
Humidity5% to 95% RH, non-condensing
Scanning Performance
SensorGlobal Shutter
Resolution640 x 480
IlluminationWhite LED Illumination
Aimer625 nm visible red LED
Motion Tolerance6 m/s max
Field of ViewHorizontal = 40° ±1°Vertical = 30° ±1°
Scan AnglePitch = ±50°Skew = ±50°Tilt = 360°
Print Contrast20%

Reading Distances

  • Measured from the front center of the housing
  • 25°C, 200 lux for typical, 0 lux for guaranteed
  • Photographic barcodes
  • Serial Trigger mode
13 mil UPC-A4.3 cm / 1.7 in38.5 cm / 15.2 in
10 mil Code 393.3 cm / 1.3 in35.5 cm / 14 in
20 mil Code 396.8 cm / 2.7 in74.2 cm / 29.2 in
20 mil QR Code3.3 cm / 1.3 in36.2 cm / 14.3 in
13 mil UPC-A4.7 cm / 1.9 in37 cm / 14.6 in
10 mil Code 394.0 cm / 1.6 in33.8 cm / 13.3 in
20 mil Code 397.2 cm / 2.8 in68.3 cm / 26.9 in
20 mil QR Code4.2 cm / 1.7 in34.2 cm / 13.5 in

Customer Support and Technical Assistance

For customer support, contact your local Honeywell Sales Representative or fill out the support form at sps.honeywell.com/us/en/contact-us.

Limited Warranty

For warranty information, go to sps.honeywell.com/us/en/support/ productivity/warranties.


For patent information, see sps.honeywell.com/us/en/support/patents.


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Documents / Resources

Honeywell CM4680 2D Imager Module [pdf] User Guide
CM4680, 2D Imager Module


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