Zebra DS3508 Series Of Rugged 1D/2D Imager Scanners

The DS3508 Series of rugged, omni-directional digital scanners bring comprehensive, high-performance data capture to harsh industrial environments. Engineered with breakthrough digital imaging technology, this scanner family delivers extremely fast and accurate data capture of 1D/2D bar codes, images and direct part marks (DPM), and supports Item Unique Identification (IUID). The DS3508 Series is available in a various models to meet diverse needs:

  • Ability to capture high density bar codes (DS3508-
    Increases productivity by enabling users to read high-density 2D bar codes in addition to all industry-standard bar codes
  • Ability to read a wide variety of DPM marks (DS350
    Enhances quality processes and improves lifetime product traceability
  • Ability to read both 1D and 2D bar codes
    Increases productivity by providing one device that can read all industry-standard bar codes
  • Advanced data formatting
    Eliminates costly modifications to the host software
  • Bright LED, beeper with adjustable volume and vibr
    Multiple confirmation modes for positive user feedback in noisy environments
  • Exceptional motion tolerance
    Enables extraordinary scanning speed for all bar codes, increasing throughput and productivity – regardless of application
  • Integrated image capture and transfer capabilities
    Reduces the costs associated with operating and maintaining multiple devices by integrating the technology needed for image capture and transfer
  • IP65-rated sealing
    Protects against water and dust for reliable performance in harsh industrial conditions
  • IUID-enabled (DS3508-DP only)
    Ability to understand IUID constructs, and automatically separate and send the required information to your application
  • Multiple on-board interfaces and universal cable s
    Ensures flexible connectivity with different hosts; enables easy upgrading of hosts and cable replacement; provides investment protection
  • Omni-directional scanning
    Speeds reading time by eliminating the need to line up the bar code with the scan line
  • Powerful 624 MHz processor, fast sensor shutter sp
    Superior performance on 1D and 2D bar codes, improving productivity in a wide variety of applications
  • Rugged design withstands multiple 6.5 ft./2 m drop
    Ensures maximum reliability with less downtime resulting from accidental drops
  • Supports 123Scan2 scanner configuration tool
    Enables rapid and easy customized set-up through a free, wizard-based PC software tool
  • Supports RSM (Remote Scanner Management)
    Lowers IT expenses and TCO by enabling remote management from a central location
  • Unique aiming pattern
    Bright central laser dot ensures quick, accurate scanning -- even in bright sunlight
Performance Characteristics

Decode capability
1D/2D/PDF417, See data sheet for full list of supported symbologies, DPM

Depth of field
.90 in. to 15.10 in. (2.29 cm to 38.35 cm) on 13 mil (100% UPC/EAN); see spec sheet for complete information

Interfaces supported
IBM, Keyboard wedge, RS-232, USB

Minimum resolution2
640 x 480

+/- 60 degrees from normal

Roll (Tilt) 3
+/- 360 degrees from normal

Scan pattern

Skew (Yaw)5
+/- 60 degrees from normal


Physical Characteristics

Twilight black, Yellow

7.34 x 4.82 x 2.93 in. (18.65 x 12.25 x 7.43 cm) H x W x D


Image resolution (pixels)
640 x 480

Notices and Disclaimers1
Specifications are subject to change without notice. NOTICE: Repairs of this product may require the use of Motorola proprietary parts (and/or Motorola proprietary information). Motorola will sell these parts (and provide this proprietary information

Power source
Host power or external power supply (depends on host type)

Voltage and current6
5 volts +/- 10%; Operating Current: 330 mA (average)

11.85 oz. (336 g)

Regulatory Specifications

Electrical Safety
UL 60950-1, C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, IEC 60950-1

EN 55022, FCC Part 15 Class B, ICES 003 Class B, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3

RoHS Directive 2002/95/EEC

Laser Safety7
EN 60825-1, IEC 60825-1, 21CFR1040.10

User Environment

Ambient lighting tolerance8
Incandescent – 150 ft. candles (1, 600 LUX) immunity: Sunlight – 8, 000 ft. candles (86, 000 LUX) Fluorescent – 150 ft. candles (1, 600 LUX) Mercury Vapor – 150 ft. candles (1, 600 LUX) Sodium Vapor – 150 ft. candles (1, 600 LUX) Immune to direct exp

Drop specifications
Unit functions normally after repeated 6.5 ft./2 m drops to concrete

Environmental sealing

Operating temperature
-4° to 122° F/-20° to 50° C

Storage temperature
-40° to 140° F/-40° to 60° C


Scanner warranty
3 years (36 months) from date of shipment. See full warranty for details.