StratosS is a high throughput, slim line, bioptic scanner/scale for seated and space constrained checkout enviroments. The design provides ease of set up and quick maintenance, ensuring minimum down time and maximum customer service. Its compact form factor, including a 100 mm below counter depth, is designed to allow easy integration into most of today’s seated and standing checkout environments. StratosS is a 5-sided, 360° in counter scanner/scale incorporating Stratos advanced scanning architecture and StratosSPHERE™ decoding software providing high throughput scanning with minimal need for product orientation. StratosS comes equipped with StratosSCOPE™, a visual diagnostic indicator providing immediate feedback on scanner condition and a Checkpointc ompatible EAS deactivation antenna for simultaneous EAS security tag deactivation and bar code scanning. StratosSCHOOL™ operator training software allows operators to improve scanning technique allowing for greater productivity and safer scanning methods. For checkout weighing, StratosS offers a compactfully integrated scale for fast and accurate weighing. The StratosS series of scanners are scale ready allowing for quick and easy field integration of any compatible factory set scale system. Additionally, StratosS offers powered RS232 auxiliary port for integration of a hand held barcode scanner and flash ROM upgrade capability as standard features.