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Symbol LS 9203 Barcode Scanners

Motorola DS9208 A newer version of this item is available.
It is replaced by the Motorola DS9208.

Omnidirectional Scanning at the Checkout Counter

Easy to use, deploy and maintain, Symbol's LS9203 omnidirectional presentation scanner gives you a high-value choice for seamlessly integrating advanced data capture into your point-of-sale (POS) environment at an affordable price. Designed to speed the checkout process for customers while improving sales tracking and inventory management LS9203's high-performance handheld and presentation scanning capability enables your POS employees to work faster and more accurately. And durable construction protects it from the shocks of heavy use, extending the life of your investment. The LS9203 helps you lower costs by eliminating the errors inherent with manual, paper-based sales and inventory tracking. You increase profitability by reducing pricing mistakes, minimizing shrinkage and providing better visibility into fundamental business processes. Because the LS9203 is both a handheld and a presentation scanner, your employees are able to quickly switch between hands-free and handheld mode to scan barcodes easily, maximizing their productivity. You also help reduce injuries, because your employees and customers don't need to lift or maneuver heavy items for scanning. And the durable construction of the LS9203 means you'll avoid downtime resulting from equipment failure.
  • Durable design - Ensures reliable performance and investment protection by withstanding multiple drops to concrete
  • Electronic data capture technology - Eliminates manual effort and paper-based data collection errors, reducing costs related to inventory errors and shrinkage while also improving accuracy and speed collecting POS data
  • Handheld or hands-free scanning - Saves employees time, lowers equipment costs and reduces injuries caused by heavy lifting
  • Multiple interfaces - Provides investment protection by permitting migration to new hosts without replacing scanners
  • Omnidirectional scan pattern - Speeds checkout times and frees employees to serve more customers
  • Plug-and-play setup, intuitive scanning - Enables rapid deployment and immediate use without formal training, allowing new and experienced employees to immediately help improve operational efficiency
  • Uses Symbols Universal Cables - Lowers total cost of ownership through easy replacement or upgrade
LS 9203 Options
Motorola LS 9203 (LS9203-SR11007NSWR)
LS 9203, Omnidirectional Scanner (LS9203I, HF and Adjustable Stand) - Color: Twilight Black. Cable not included. See accessories.
Motorola LS 9203 (LS9203-SR10007NSWW)
LS 9203, Includes stand and quick reference guide. Color: Twilight Black. Scanner Only - Cables and accessories must be purchased separately. These include USB (Part# CBA-U01-S07ZAR), PS/2 (Part# CBA-K01-S07PAR), or RS-232 Serial cables (Part# CBA-R01-S07PAR) and a Power supply (Part# PWRS-14000-253R).
Specs: Wired
Motorola LS 9203 (LS9203-SR10007NSWR)
LS 9203, Includes stand and quick reference guide. Color: Twilight Black. Scanner Only - Cables and accessories must be purchased separately. These include USB (Part# CBA-U01-S07ZAR), PS/2 (Part# CBA-K01-S07PAR), or RS-232 Serial cables (Part# CBA-R01-S07PAR) and a Power supply (Part# PWRS-14000-253R).
Specs: Motorola Symbol LS 9203 Barcode Reader
Recommended Accessories
Motorola Cable (CBA-U01-S07ZAR)
Cable, USB - 7 ft. Straight - Universal Cable.
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Motorola Cable (CBA-R01-S07PAR)
Cable, RS-232 Cable - DB-9 female - 7 ft. Straight - TxD on 2
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Symbol LS 9203 Details

Physical Characteristics

Dimensions without stand:

5.51 in. H x 3.49 in. W x 2.96 in. D
(14 cm H x 8.86 cm W x 7.52 cm D)

Dimensions with stand:

6.13 in. H x 3.93 in. W x 3.93 in. D
(15.57 cm H x 9.98 cm W x 9.98 cm D)


Scanner only: 9.9 oz. (282 g)
With stand: 12.2 oz. (379 g)

Power source:

Depending on host:
* Host power
* External power supply


5.0 VDC +/- 10%

Nominal current:

275 mA


1.4 watts

Mounting options:

Fixed-mount stand


Twilight Black

Performance Characteristics

Light Source:

650 nm visible laser diode

Yaw tolerance (typical):

+/- 50°

Pitch tolerance (typical):

+/- 50°

Roll tolerance (typical):

0 to 360° Refers to 100% UPC barcode (80% contrast) located 4 in. (10 cm) from the scanner nose

Print contrast:

25% minimum reflective difference

Scan patterns:

Omni-directional, 20 interlocking lines

Scan rate:

1500 scans/second

Depth of field:

0 to 8.5 in. (0 to 21.6 cm) @ 13 mil (100% UPC/EAN)

Nominal working range:

5 mil: (38%) 1 to 2.5 in. (2.5 to 6.4 cm)
7.8 mil: (60%) 0 to 6 in. (0 to 15.2 cm)
10.4 mil: (80%) 0 to 7.5 in. (0 to 19 cm)
13 mil: (100%) 0 to 8.5 in. (0 to 21.6 cm)

Width of field:

1.6 in. (40 mm) @ face
6.42 in. (163 mm) @ 8.5 in

Minimum resolution:

5 mil

Decode capability:

UPC/EAN/JAN, UPC/EAN with Supplementals, UCC/ EAN 128, Code 128, ISBT 128, Code 39, Trioptic Code 39, Interleaved 2 of 5, Discrete 2 of 5, Chinese 2 of 5, Code 93, Code 11, Codabar, MSI, RSS 14, RSS Limited, RSS Expanded

Interfaces supported:

USB, RS 232, Keyboard Wedge and Wand

User Environment

Operating temperature:

32° to 104°F (0° to 40° C)

Storage temperature:

-40° to 158°F (-40° to 70°C)


5% to 95% noncondensing

Drop specifications:

Withstands repeated 4-ft. (1.2-m) drops to concrete

Ambient light immunity:

Immune to normal artificial indoor and natural outdoor (direct sunlight) lighting conditions.
Fluorescent, incandescent, mercury vapor and sodium vapor: 450 foot-candles (4,844 lux)
Sunlight: 8,000 foot-candles (86,111 lux)


Electrical safety:

Certified to UL 1950, CSA C22.2 No. 950

Laser safety:

CDRH Class IIa Laser Product
IEC 60825 Class 1 Laser Product
Class IIa Laser Product ? Avoid Long-Term Viewing of Direct Laser Light




The Symbol LS9203 is warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of two years (24 months) from date of shipment, provided the product remains unmodified and is operated under normal and proper conditions.

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