A newer version of this item is available.
It is replaced by the Symbol LS3578-ER.
Capture barcodes over a wide range of distances
With the rugged cordless LS3478-ER scanner, you get the greatest working range of any available rugged scanner. You'll speed processes by allowing your employees to scan items on pallets as close as 4 inches (10 centimeters) away and shelves as far away as 45 feet (13.7 meters). In addition, your employees will be able to quickly switch from reading barcodes on inventory to capturing smaller symbologies on barcode menus and pick lists.
Bright 650 nm laser aiming dot - Delivers clearly visible line for more accurate scanning
Bright LED and beeper with adjustable volume - Ensure positive user feedback in noisy environments with multiple modes of confirmation, so employees don't waste time trying to determine if a scan has been completed
Cordless scanning - Enables real-time barcode data collection unrestricted by a cable, reducing repairs made necessary by cable failure
Flexible working range: 4 in. (10cm) to 45 ft. (13.7 m) - Allows workers to scan items at varying distances without having to move, reducing fatigue and speeding task completion
IP65-rated seal (electronic enclosure) - Protects against water and dust to ensure reliable performance in harsh industrial conditions, reducing unplanned downtime because of equipment failure
Multi-point communication - Four scanners communicate to a single cradle for increased productivity
Multiple on-board interfaces - Ensures flexible connectivity with different hosts, enabling you to maximize use of your existing technology
Rugged design withstands multiple 6.5-ft. (2-m) drops to concrete, 2,500 3.5-ft. (1-m) tumbles (5,000 hits) - Ensures maximum reliability with less downtime resulting from accidental drops
Universal cable set - Allows for easy replacement and upgrades
With the rugged cordless LS3478 ER scanner, you get the greatest working range of any available rugged scanner. You'll speed processes by allowing your employees to scan items on pallets as close as 4 inches (10 centimeters) away and shelves as far away as 45 feet (13.7 meters). In addition, your employees will be able to quickly switch from reading barcodes on inventory to capturing smaller symbologies on barcode menus and pick lists.
In the yard, warehouse, distribution center, manufacturing plant or retail store, these cordless handheld devices offer superior performance and reliability as well as a user-friendly form factor to help your employees comfortably operate the scanner even over eight-hour shifts. Multiple on-board interfaces ensure you'll be able to use the data capture devices with existing hosts, while giving you the flexibility to upgrade your systems without having to buy new scanners. You'll lay the foundation for an advanced data capture solution that grows with you as your business needs evolve.
Eliminate the cord, not performance
Your warehouse, manufacturing and even retail employees operate more efficiently when you eliminate the cable between the device and the host. Your forklift operator is able to drive to an aisle, scan a pallet up to 45 feet away and capture the data, without being cabled to the host. You save time and keep supply chain inventory up to date at all times. And, you've probably noticed the cable is a common point of failure in handheld devices operating in industrial facilities. Having no cord translates into less downtime from cable breakdowns.
Minimize equipment downtime
As innovative as it is rugged, the LS3478 ER delivers ergonomic and operational features for scan-intensive industrial applications under the harshest operating conditions. During industry tumble tests, it continued to provide reliable performance when subjected to multiple 6.5-foot (2-meter) drops to concrete. An IP65-rated seal makes it impervious to dust and water, and its exit window is scratch-resistant and recessed for the highest level of durability. As a result, you avoid unnecessary equipment downtime or expensive equipment replacement costs.
Provide versatility for your industrial applications
When you require quick scanner access and convenient out-of-the-way storage, such as on a forklift within a warehouse, the LS3478 ER features a built-in metal hook for attachment to a pulley. Workers will be able to access the scanner easily and stow it quickly when they're finished.
Working around noisy machinery or in poorly lit areas, your operators aren't always able to see or hear scanner feedback to quickly determine if the scans have completed. Bright LEDs and an adjustable-volume beeper on the LS3478 ER ensure that decode feedback is clearly visible and audible to users, saving valuable worker time.
Flexible working range: 4 in. (10cm) to 45 ft. (13.7 m)
Allows workers to scan items at varying distances without having to move, reducing fatigue and speeding task completion
Enables real-time barcode data collection unrestricted by a cable, reducing repairs made necessary by cable failure
Ensures maximum reliability with less downtime resulting from accidental drops
IP65-rated seal (electronic enclosure)
Protects against water and dust to ensure reliable performance in harsh industrial conditions, reducing unplanned downtime because of equipment failure
Bright LED and beeper with adjustable volume
Ensure positive user feedback in noisy environments with multiple modes of confirmation, so employees don't waste time trying to determine if a scan has been completed
Four scanners communicate to a single cradle for increased productivity
Bright 650 nm laser aiming dot
Delivers clearly visible line for more accurate scanning
Universal cable set
Allows for easy replacement and upgrades
Multiple on-board interfaces
Ensures flexible connectivity with different hosts, enabling you to maximize use of your existing technology
LS3478 ER Specification Highlights
7.34 in. L x 4.82 in. W x 2.93 in. D (18.65 cm H x 12.25 cm W x 7.43 cm D)
(including LiON battery) 14.8 oz. (420 gm)
2200 mAh Lithium Ion Battery
Battery charge time:
Fully charged (100%) in 3 hours
Twilight Black and Yellow
650 nm visible laser diode
36 scans per second typical
Minimum element width:
7.5 mil (0.191 mm)
Nominal working distance:
See decode zone
25% minimum reflective difference
+/- 10 degrees from normal
+/- 65 degrees from normal
+/- 60 degrees from normal
UPC.EAN, UPC.EAN with Supplemental, UCC.EAN 128, JAN 8 & 13, Code 39, Code 39 Full ASCII, Code 39 Trioptic, Code 128, Code 128 Full ASCII, Codabar (NW7), Interleaved 2 of 5, Discrete 2 of 5, Code 93, MSI, Code 11, Code 32, Bookland EAN, IATA, UCC/EAN RSS and RSS variants
RS232, Keyboard Wedge, Wand Emulation, Scanner Emulation, IBM 468X/469X, USB and Synapse
-4° to 122°F (-20° to 50°C)
-40° to 140°F (-40° to 60°C)
5% to 95% noncondensing
Sealed to IP65 specifications
Unit functions normally after repeated 6.5-ft. (2-m) drops to concrete
Ambient Light Immunity:
Immune to direct exposure of normal office and factory lighting conditions, as well as direct exposure to sunlight: Indoor: 450 foot candles/4,842 LUX Outdoor: 4,000 foot candles/43,040 LUX
Conforms to 15 kV air discharge and 8 kV of contact discharge
STB 3408 and FLB 3408
STB 3478 and FLB 3478
4.75 ? 14 VDC
4.75 ? 14 VDC
Typical current draw
105 mA @5V 45 mA @9V>
Fast rate charge
915 mA @5V 660 mA @9V
915 mA @5V 660 mA @9V
Slow rate charge
480 mA @5V 345 mA @9V
480 mA @5V 345 mA @9V
Bluetooth class 1 (2.4 GHz), Class 2
100 meters direct line of sight. Adaptive frequency hopping allows co-existence with 802.11
Input transient protection:
FCC Part 15 Class B, ICES-003 Class B, European Union EMC Directive, Japan VCCI/MITI/Dentori
IEC825-1 Class 2
The LS3478 ER is warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of 3 years (36 months) from date of shipment, provided that the product remains unmodified and is operated under normal and proper conditions. See full warranty for details.
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