Zebra DS2278

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DS2278 Barcode Scanner

The Zebra DS2278 2D barcode imager provides the freedom to move about the point of sale station with the added benefit of powerful 2D scanning.

As technology and connectivity are advancing, everyday retailers are finding the need to move faster at the check out lines while also being able to scan new style 2D barcodes. The DS2278 imager is just the tool needed for this job. While boasting a 10,000 scan battery charge, this device is also capable of capturing 2D barcodes with it's imager allowing 2D scanning while also providing a speedy capture of the barcode as it does not need to be lined up with a scan line as older model laser scanners do. Being able to pass the code through the scan field speeds up the check out process immensely.

Zebra offers a 36 month warranty on the scanner and cradle and a 12 month warranty on the battery. All Zebra products can be further covered with additional purchasable service plans available soon in the accessory section below.

  • Scan-to-Connect technology pairs the cordless DS2278 with any Bluetooth-enabled PC, Tablet or Smart Phone
  • PRZM's Algorithms first-time, every-time scanning
  • Wide Scanning Range (0.5 in./1.23 cm to 14.5 in./36.8 cm)
  • 2D Imager allows for "no line up" scans
  • Auto Switch to Handsfree Mode When Put Into the Stand
  • 2400 mAh Lithium Ion Battery Fully Charges in 1 Hour
  • Presentation Cradle Fully Charges Scanner in 4 Hours
  • Options vary from scanner only to full kit that includes presentation cradle, please read option description for specific details.

A corded version is available for immediate shipment. Please see the Zebra DS2208.

Product Specifications
Dimensions 6.5 in. H x 2.6 in. W x 3.9 in. D
(16.5 cm. H x 6.6 cm. W x 9.9 cm. D)
Weight 5.7 oz. / 161.6 g
Colors Options Nova White
Twilight Black
Interfaces Available USB
Keyboard Wedge
Scan Method 2D Imager, Omni-Directional
Scan Range 0.5 in./1.23 cm to 14.5 in./36.8 cm
Mobility/Range Cordless, Bluetooth
Scan Rate (Maximum) Up to 30.0 in./76.2 cm. per second for 13 mil UPC
Reading Angle 32.8° H x 24.8° V Nominal
Print Contrast (Min.) 25% minimum reflective difference
Auto Sense Mode Optional
Indicators Direct Decode Indicator; good decode LEDs; Rear view LEDs; beeper (adjustable tone and volume)
Operating Temperature 32.0° to 122.0° F/0.0° to 50.0° C
Drop Specification 5.0 ft./1.5 m to concrete
Environmental Sealing IP42
Ambient Light (Max) 0 to 10,000 Foot Candles/0 to 107,600 Lux
Stand Optional
Warranty 5 Years

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Presentation Cradle, Black for DS2278 Imager, Bluetooth, Cables Not Included, requires CBA-U21-S07ZBR USB Cable
Cable - Shielded Usb: Series A Connector, 7Ft. (2.1M), Straight (Updated)
Standard Cradle Power Supply, Level VI AC/DC Power Supply Wall Adapter, w/Captive DC cable and US Adapter Clip AC Input: 100-240V, 0.2A DC Output: 5.2V, 1.1A, 5.7W (Standard Cradle Only)
DS2278, SPARE BATTERY (Batteries must be shipped via ground shipping)
2-Meter USB Cable: Black, USB A to Micro-B (For Charging Only)
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