A newer version of this item is available.
It is replaced by the Symbol LS4208.
The LS 4008i offers a complete scanning and on-board connectivity set, making it the perfect scanner for a wide variety of retail and commercial applications
Based on the highly successful LS 4000 Series platform from Symbol Technologies, the LS 4008i showcases our experience in the design of innovative, high performance scanning solutions. All LS 4008i's come wired with on board Keyboard wedge, RS-232, and USB interfaces, allowing for easy, and cost effective, cable switching. The LS 4008i combines superior barcode scanning performance and flexible host connectivity with maximum user comfort at a highly attractive price. And it even ships ready to read PDF417, Micro PDF417, emerging Reduced Space Symbology (RSS) and Composite Codes so your hardware investment is futureproofed. All units feature Symbol's 5 year warranty.
Based on the highly successful LS 4000 Series platform from Symbol Technologies, the LS 4008i showcases our experience in the design of innovative, high performance scanning solutions. The LS 4008i combines superior barcode scanning performance and flexible host connectivity with maximum user comfort at a highly attractive price—backed by Symbol's 5 Year Plus warranty.
The LS 4008i scan line is visible even in bright light, so aiming is simple. A wide working range—from contact out to more than 19 in./48 cm on 100% UPC symbols—makes the LS 4008i ideal for a wide variety of applications. Adaptive Logic Signal Processing decodes even poorly printed or damaged barcodes so there is no impact on productivity or throughput. And it even ships ready to read emerging Reduced Space Symbology (RSS) and Composite Codes—so your hardware investment is "futureproofed".
Flexible Host Connectivity
The LS 4008i ensures connectivity to virtually any host with universal cabling and multiple onboard interfaces, including USB, RS-232C, IBM468X/9X, Keyboard Wedge, Wand and Synapse. Advanced Data Formatting (ADF) capabilities allow scanned data to be modified prior to transfer, ensuring compatibility with the application on the host system.
Symbol knows that ergonomics are just as important as scanner performance—so the rugged LS 4008i is packed with features designed to enhance operability. The LS 4008i is lightweight to maximize user comfort, with a handle optimized to fit comfortably into hands of all sizes. The patented two-finger trigger reduces finger fatigue—even over extended periods of use. A hands-free Intellistand enables the convenience of presentation scanning for increased throughput. LS 4008i scanners feature a large, bright two-color LED plus a beeper with adjustable volume for audible confirmation of good decodes. An over molded rubber "chin" and "foot" achieve dual functionality of absorbing shock and raising the scanner off the counter for easy pickup and placement.
The Mark of a Top Performer—Application Versatility
The LS 4008i offers a complete scanning and on-board connectivity set, making it the perfect scanner for a wide variety of retail and commercial applications—from small neighborhood businesses to major retailers and corporations. LS 4008i scanners can be used anywhere where efficiency needs to be improved through the use of barcode data capture. In retail environments, the LS 4008i is ideal for applications such as point-of-sale scanning, price markdowns and verifications, and in-store inventory management for warehouse clubs, mass merchandisers, and department, grocery, and specialty stores. In warehouse and manufacturing environments, the LS 4008i improves productivity and accuracy in shipping and receiving by streamlining inventory management, assembly lines and document tracking processes. And the healthcare industry benefits from more efficient tracking of patient information, management of medical inventory, and more.
For More Information
To find out more about how your company can benefit from Symbol's scanners, contact us at any of our offices, or visit us at www.symbol.com/barcode.
LS 4008i Features
LS 4008i Benefits
Reads RSS and Composite Codes
Compatibility with emerging symbologies "futureproofs" your hardware investment
Multiple interfaces on-board
Ensures flexible connectivity to virtually any host
Lightweight, sleek ergonomic design
Maximizes user comfort and productivity
Shares cabling with other Symbol scanners for easy replacement and/or upgrades
Adaptive Logic Electronics
Improves productivity by ensuring good decode on both damaged and poorly printed symbols
Supports 123Scan scanner setup utility
Flexible set up via PC download, or by scanning a sequence of barcodes
Advanced Data Formatting (ADF)
Ability to modify scanned data prior to sending to host eliminates costly host software modifications
Facilitates custom settings and future upgrades
Mylar® scan element
Unsurpassed scanning performance without friction or wear, covered by a lifetime guarantee
LS 4008i Specification Highlights
LS 4008i Physical Characteristics
6.3 in. H x 5 in. L x 2.8 in. W 16 cm H x 12.7 cm L x 7.1 cm W
Approximately 6 oz. /170 gm
Voltage & Current:
4.5 – 5.5 VDC @ 180 – 200 mA (nominal 5V) USB: Low Power Mode <500 uA (nominal 5V)
Cash Register White or Twilight Black
LS 4008i Performance Characteristics
650 nm laser diode
100 scans per second bi-directional
Nominal Working Distance:
13 mil (100% UPC/EAN): 0 to 19 in. (48 cm) Refer to the Decode Zone charts
1D: UPC/EAN and with supplementals, Code 39, Code 39 Full ASCII, Tri-optic Code 39, Code 93, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 128, UCC/EAN 128, Discrete 2 of 5, MSI, Bookland EAN, Code 11, and RSS variants 2D: PDF417, UCC/EAN Composite Codes, Micro PDF
LS 4008i features on-board Multiple Interface ASIC with: RS-232C (Standard, Nixdorf, ICL, & Fujitsu); IBM 468x/469x; Keyboard Wedge; USB (Standard, IBM SurePOS, Macintosh); Laser/Wand Emulation. In addition, Synapse Adaptive Connectivity allows for connectivity to all of the above plus many non-standard interfaces.
32º to 104º F / 0º to 40º C
-40º to 140º F / -40º to 60º C
5% to 95%, noncondensing
Withstands multiple 5 ft./1.5 m drops to concrete
Ambient Light Immunity:
Immune to normal artificial indoor and natural outdoor (direct sunlight) lighting conditions
Optional Checkpoint Electronic Article Surveillance EAS
Certified to UL1950, CSA C22.2 No. 950, EN60950/IEC950
CDRH Class II, IEC Class 2
FCC Part 15 Class B, ICES-003 Class B, European Union EMC Directive, Australian SMA
Mounting Options (Accessories):
Intellistand with adjustable height: 5–10 in. 12.7–25.4 cm and adjustable angle: 0º–90º
The LS 4008i Series is warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of 60 months from date of shipment, provided that the product remains unmodified and is operated under normal and proper conditions. The Mylar® scan element is covered by Symbol's limited lifetime warranty. The Mylar scan element consists of a Mylar strip, frame, mirror assembly and magnet. See the complete warranty for details.
The Symbol LS 4008i is also known as the
Symbol LS4008i or the
Symbol Technologies LS 4008i .
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