The Zebra DS3500-ER is a popular choice of scanner for the retail and manufacturing sectors in particular with its long range scanning capability and its ability to read a variety of different types of barcodes. These features allow you to work quickly and efficiently from one scanner.
Working from one scanner like the DS3500-ER increases productivity elimanting the need to constantly change scanners dependant on the type of barcode or the distance to scan. Another feature of this scanner is the ability to hold down the trigger and continuously scan. The data can also be easily formatted allowing integration into new or current systems you have avoiding expensive software modifications.