Zebra DS9808 Hybrid Presentation Imager

Achieve a new level of productivity and throughput at the checkout stand with the DS9808. Designed to deliver a new level of versatility, functionality and performance, the DS9808 features a one-of-a-kind hybrid form factor that provides superior comfort and ease of use in both handheld and hands-free scanning modes. Inside, it offers the latest scanning technology, delivering record swipe speeds for 1D and 2D bar codes, as well as the ability to capture images and signatures, and read bar codes on mobile phone displays. Available in standard and long range models, the hands-free decode range on both can be adjusted to meet your needs, for example, to match EAS deactivation range or prevent inadvertent scanning of items nearby.

  • Comprehensive data capture: 1D, 2D and PDF417 symb
    Delivers application flexibility; eliminates need for multiple devices — and associated costs; future proof — built-in support for the applications of tomorrow
  • EAS compatible
    Enables automatic deactivation of EAS security tags
  • Extra large LED indicator
    Clearly visible from all scanning positions
  • Extra loud beeper
    Audible in the loudest environments
  • Flexible working range
    Two models to best meet your working range requirements: DS9808-SR up to 10.5 inches/26.7 cm and DS9808-LR up to 18 inches/ 45.7 cm (in handheld mode)
  • Innovative hybrid design
    Truly designed for ease of use for both hands-free and handheld scanning; dynamically switches between modes
  • Multiple on-board interfaces; universal cable comp
    Easy to install; future-proof — today’s scanner can connect to tomorrow’s host
  • Omni-directional scanning; wide working range, las
    Easy to use; no need to align item and scanner; virtually no training required
  • Recessed connector in the base
    Minimizes the scanner footprint
  • Rubberized handle
    Provides workers with a comfortable, sure grip
  • Supports RSM (Remote Scanner Management)
    Lowers IT expenses and TCO by enabling remote management from a central location
  • Swipe speed programmable up to 100 inches/254 cm p
    Optimized scanning speed delivers robust performance and accurate capture of a wide variety of bar codes
  • Withstands multiple 5 ft./1.5m drops to concrete
    Designed to endure the rigors of everyday use for maximum reliability and uptime and a low total cost of ownership
Performance Characteristics

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

Depth of field
See nominal working range charts on spec sheet

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

Minimum resolution
Refers to 100% UPC bar code (80% contrast) located 4 in./10 cm. from the scanner nose.

+/- 65 deg

Roll (Tilt)

Scan pattern

Scan pattern

Skew (Yaw)
+/- 60 deg


Physical Characteristics

Twilight black


8 in. (max) H x 5.4 in. L x 3.4 in. W; 20.3 cm (max) H x 13.7 cm L x 8.6 cm W


Voltage and current
Maximum: 5 VDC +/- 10% @ 450 mA

12 oz./340 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 Safety
EN 60825-1, IEC 60825-1, 21CFR1040.10

User Environment

Ambient lighting tolerance
Tolerant to typical artificial indoor and natural outdoor (direct sunlight) lighting conditions. Fluorescent, Incandescent, Mercury Vapor, Sodium Vapor, LED : 450 Ft Candles (4, 844 Lux) Sunlight: 8000 Ft Candles (86, 111 Lux)

Drop specifications
Withstands multiple 5 ft./1.5m drops to concrete

Operating temperature
32° to 104° F/0° to 40° 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
36 months from date of shipment. See the complete warranty for details.