Zebra DS6878-SR Cordless Bluetooth 2D Imager

The DS6878-SR cordless 2D imager offers the complete data capture functionality required to streamline and error-proof everyday processes. Comfortable and easy-to-use, this single device can capture all common bar codes (1D, 2D and PDF417) on labels as well as on mobile phone displays. The optional hands-free presentation cradle enables additional advanced capabilities: signature, document and photo capture; optical character recognition (OCR) to capture text in documents; and MICR to capture numeric information on the bottom of checks.

  • Bluetooth® v2.1 with EDR
    Provides a secure wireless connection to scanner base station for cordless convenience and safety
  • Comprehensive advanced data capture
    - Eliminates the need to purchase multiple types of devices – captures 1D, 2D and PDF417 bar codes - Optional hands-free presentation cradle enables additional advanced data capture capabilities: signature, image and photograph capture; OCR for the captu
  • Flexible horizontal or vertical mounting
    Easy to mount in virtually any environment – from countertop to invisible under-the-counter installation in space constrained areas
  • Government grade security with Motorola MAX Secure
    FIPS 140-2 certification enables compliance with the most stringent industry security regulations, including HIPAA, PCI and requirements for sensitive government applications (requires FIPS configuration scanner and CR0078-P base)
  • Lightweight ergonomic design
    Easy to hold regardless of hand size; reduces fatigue; enables all day scanning comfort to protect productivity in scan-intensive applications
  • RSM (Remote Scanner Management) Ready
    Reduces total cost of ownership by enabling remote, network-based management of all devices in all locations
  • Superior durability
    Offers Motorola's best-in-class drop specification – the ability to survive 6 ft./.8m drops to concrete – helping ensure reliable operation in spite of everyday drops
  • Superior high performance scanning on all bar code
    Delivers laser-like performance on both 1D and 2D codes; rapid and accurate capture of poor quality and damaged bar codes; full omni-directional scanning, which eliminates the need to precisely align bar code and imager, improves ergonomics and protects p
  • Supports 123Scan2 scanner configuration tool
    Enables rapid and easy customized set-up through a free, wizard-based PC software tool
  • USB charging
    When paired with the standard charging cradle, eliminates the costs associated with purchasing, managing and providing power to a separate power supply

Image resolution (pixels)
120 DPI on a 4 in. x 6 in. (10.2 x 15.2 cm) document @ 6.5 in./16.5 cm

Performance Characteristics

Decode capability

Depth of field
25.4° V x 39.2° H

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


Roll (Tilt)

Scan pattern

Skew (Yaw)


Physical Characteristics

Twilight black, Cash register white


7.3 in. H x 3.85 in. L x 2.7 in. W / 18.5 cm H x 9.7 cm L x 6.9 cm W


Voltage and current
5 +/-10% VDC; with external power -700 mA charging/260 mA non-charging 5 +/-10% VDC; with host power through cable - 490 mA charging/260 mA non-charging

8.4 oz. (238 gm)

Regulatory Specifications

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

IEC 60601-1-2, FCC Part 15 Class B, ICES 003 Class B

RoHS Directive 2002/95/EEC

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

User Environment

Ambient lighting tolerance
Immune to normal artificial indoor and natural outdoor (direct sunlight) lighting.

Drop specifications
Withstands multiple 6 ft. (1.8m) drops to concrete

Operating temperature
32° to 122° F / 0° to 50° C

Storage temperature
-40° to 158° F / -40° to 70° C


Notices and Disclaimers
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)

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