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Symbol LS 1908 Cobra Barcode Scanners

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It is replaced by the Symbol LS2208.

The scanner of choice for a wide range of barcode data applications in grocery and specialty stores, video rental establishments, music stores and more.

The LS 1908 Cobra Series of scanners from Symbol Technologies is designed to fit your hand and your budget. Its sleek lightweight ergonomic design is perfectly balanced to minimize operator strain while maximizing comfort. The LS 1908 Cobra is a premium scanner at an entry-level price with features you'd only expect to find on high-end solutions. A hands-free stand delivers the flexibility to operate as a presentation scanner for both triggered and triggerless configurations. Designed and manufactured by Symbol the LS 1908 Cobra Series offers the scanning quality and versatility that users have relied on for over 25 years.

The Symbol LS 1908 Cobra is also known as the Symbol Technologies LS 1908 Cobra

LS 1908 Cobra Options
Symbol LS 1908 Cobra (LS1908T-I300U0100S)
LS 1908 Cobra, Cobra LS 1908 USB Series A Kit (Triggered, with USB Series A cable and Intellistand) - Color: Black
Symbol LS 1908 Cobra (LS1908T-I300R0100D)
LS 1908 Cobra, Cobra LS 1908T Scanner Kit (Trigger, RS-232 Cable, Stand and Power supply) - Color: Black
Symbol LS 1908 Cobra (LS1908T-I300K0100S)
LS 1908 Cobra, Scanner Kit (Keyboard wedge, Triggered Scanner, PS/2 Kit and No Power Jack) - Color: Black
Symbol LS 1908 Cobra (LS1908T-I000U0100S)
LS 1908 Cobra, Cobra LS 1900 USB Series A Kit (Triggered Scanner with Series A Connector Cable - 6 feet straight and Intellistand)
Symbol LS 1908 Cobra (LS1908T-I000R0100D)
LS 1908 Cobra, Cobra LS 1908 Scanner Kit (with RS-232, DB-9 6FT Straight Cable, IntelliStand, 110 VAC Power supply with Trigger)
Symbol LS 1908 Cobra (LS1908T-I000K0100S)
LS 1908 Cobra, Scanner Kit (with Keyboard wedge, RS-232 Cable, PS/2 Cable, 6FT Straight Cable, IntelliStand with Trigger)
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Symbol LS 1908 Cobra Details

Value, Style and Performance

The LS 1908 Cobra of scanners from Symbol Technologies is designed to fit your hand and your budget. Its sleek, lightweight, ergonomic design is perfectly balanced to minimize operator strain while maximizing comfort. The LS 1908 Cobra is a premium scanner at an entry-level price with features you'd only expect to find on high-end solutions. A hands-free stand delivers the flexibility to operate as a presentation scanner for both triggered and triggerless configurations. Backed by Symbol´s five-year plus warranty, the LS 1908 Cobra offers the scanning quality and versatility that users have relied on for over 25 years.

Enhance User Productivity Across Multiple Scanning Applications

The LS 1908 Cobra offers a large, bright two-color LED plus a beeper with adjustable volume for audible confirmation of good decodes. Its highly visible scan line provides simple aiming, while the curved rubber nose makes it easy to orient the scan beam– even when scanning on contact. This ensures valid decodes the first time, every time. The result: fast, accurate data capture and the elimination of keyboard entry errors.

The LS 1908 Cobra offers a complete scanning and connectivity feature set making it the scanner of choice for a wide range of barcode data applications in grocery and specialty stores, video rental establishments, music stores and more. Beyond the checkout counter, the versatile LS 1908 Cobra is also a reliable solution for applications such as document tracking, tool crib management, time and attendance tasks, light industrial applications, and even lottery ticket scanning.

Maximize Your Investment for the Long Term

The decoded versions have multiple on-board interfaces plus universal cabling to provide flexible connectivity to future-proof your hardware investment. Advanced Data Formatting (ADF) capabilities allow scanned data to be modified prior to transfer ensuring compatibility with the application on the host system. The LS 1908 Cobra uses flash memory to facilitate post-purchase upgrades, change default settings or customize the device for singular applications. It even ships ready to read Reduced Space Symbology (RSS), an emerging symbology for smaller products where space is at a premium.

Backed by Symbol's five-year warranty, the LS 1908 Cobra will meet your barcode data capture needs well into the future. To find out how your company's workforce can increase productivity using the LS 1908 Cobra , visit us at www.symbol.com/cobra

Product Configurations

The LS 1908 Cobra from Symbol Technologies is available in a number of configurations to enable you to match desired features to your specific application requirements:

  • LS 1900T: Undecoded, triggered scanner
  • LS 1902T/LS 1908T: Decoded, triggered scanner
  • LS 1902C/LS 1908C: Decoded, triggerless scanner

LS 1908 Cobra Features

LS 1908 Cobra Benefits

Triggered and triggerless (continuous on) configurations

Select the best configuration to maximize ease of use for your applications

Ergonomic design

Sleek, balanced form factor reduces user discomfort while scanning

Large 2-color LED and beeper with adjustable volume

Multiple modes of confirmation ensure positive feedback to the user

Decoded versions offer multiple interfaces on-board

Flexible connectivity allowing for host "future proofing"

Advanced Data Formatting (ADF)

Enables users to format data before it is sent to the host computer eliminating costly modifications to the host software

Flash memory

Facilitates updates/customization of product in the field

Reads Reduced Space Symbology (RSS)

Compatible with this emerging symbology to leverage your hardware investment

Mylar® scan element

Unsurpassed scanning performance without friction or wear; covered by a lifetime warranty

Hands-free stand

Enables automatic presentation scanning

Universal cables

Shares cabling with other Symbol scanners for easy replacement and/or upgrades

Supports 123Scan scanner setup utility

Flexible setup using PC utility download, or by scanning a sequence of barcodes

Cobra LS 1900 Series Specification Highlights

LS 1908 Cobra Physical Characteristics:

Dimensions:

5.3 in. H x 2.5 in. W x 2.2 in. D/13.4 cm H x 6.4 cm W x 5.7 cm D

Weight (without cable):

LS 1900T: 4.0 oz./115 gm LS 1908T: 4.0 oz./115 gm LS 1908C; LS 1902C: 4.2 oz./120 gm

Voltage & Current:

LS 1900T: 4.8-14 VDC @ 80 mA nominal LS 1908T: 5 VDC @ 90 mA nomina LS 1908C; LS 1902C: 4.5 - 5.5 VDC @ 140 mA nominal

Power Source:

LS 1900T; LS 1908T: Power supplied by interface controller LS 1908C; LS 1902C: Power supplied by host or power supply

Color:

Cash Register White (shown) or Twilight Black

LS 1908 Cobra Performance Characteristics:

Scanner Type:

Bi-directional retrocollective

Light Source:

650± nm visible laser diode

Scan Rate:

Approximately 44 scans per second (bi-directional)

Nominal Working Distance:

See Decode Zone

Minimum Element Width:

5 mil (0.127 mm)

Print Contrast Minimum:

25% minimum reflectance differential measured at 650 nm

Skew Angle:

±60° from normal

Pitch:

±65° from normal

Decode Capability:

Decoded scanners: UPC/EAN/JAN, UPC/EAN with supplementals, Code 128, Code 39, Code 39 Full ASCII, Code 93, MSI, Interleaved 2 of 5, Discrete 2 of 5, UCC/EAN 128, Codabar, Code 11, Coupon Code, Bookland EAN, RSS variants

Interfaces Supported:

LS 1908T, LS 1908C: RS-232, Keyboard Wedge, USB, IBM 468X/469X, Wand Emulation and Synapse LS 1902T, LS 1902C: RS-232, Keyboard Wedge, Wand Emulation and Synapse

LS 1908 Cobra User Environment

Operating Temperature:

32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)

Storage Temperature:

-40° to 140° F (-40° to 60° C)

Humidity:

5% to 95% noncondensing

Drop Specifications:

Withstands multiple 5-ft./1.5-m drops to concrete

Ambient Light Immunity:

Light Indoor: 450 ft.-candles (4,842 LUX) Outdoor: 8,000 ft.-candles (86,112 LUX)

LS 1908 Cobra Regulatory:

Electrical Safety:

Certified to UL1950, CSA C22.2 No. 950, EN60950/IEC950

EMI/RFI:

FCC Part 15 Class B, ICES-003 Class B, European Union EMC Directive, Australian SMA

Laser Safety:

CDRH Class II, IEC Class 2

Accessories

Desktop/Counter Stand:

20-52659-01

Battery Box:

20-10615-01

Warranty

The Symbol LS 1908 Cobra 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.

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