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Durable construction: single board construction; meets Zebra’s stringent 5 ft. drop tests; scratch-resistant tempered glass exit window

Designed for continuous usage all day, every day; significantly reduces downtime and repair costs

High performance 1-D laser scanner

Accurate first time scanning; always ready for the next scan; increased productivity resulting in shorter check-out lines and better customer service

Wide working range: contact to 17 in./43 cm on 100% UPC/EAN symbols

Improves productivity

Multiple interfaces available

Simplifies installation and integration; future-proof solution helps ensure compatibility with your host/POS today and tomorrow

Plug-and-play; universal cable; intuitive scanning

Rapid deployment; single cable connects to any computing environment; practically eliminates setup and training time for faster return on investment

Ergonomic and lightweight design

Reduces user fatigue with sleek, balanced form for maximum user comfort and productivity

Hands-free Intellistand™

Enables presentation scanning and easy switching between hands-free and handheld modes

Advanced Data Formatting (ADF)

Enables users to modify data prior to sending to host computer, reducing costly modifications to the host software

Dimensions 6.0 in. H x 2.5 in. W x 3.3 in. D
15.2 cm. H x 6.4 cm. W x 8.5 cm. D
Weight 5.3 oz./150.0 g
Input Voltage Range 4.5 to 5.5 VDC host powered; 4.5 to 5.5 VDC external power supply
Operating Current at Nominal Voltage (5.0V) 175 mA (typical)
Standby Current (idle) at Nominal Voltage (5.0V) 90 mA (typical)
Color Cash Register White, Twilight Black
Supported Host Interfaces USB, RS232, Keyboard Wedge, TGCS (IBM) 46XX over RS485
Keyboard Support Supports over 90 international keyboards
User Indicators Direct decode indicator, good decode LEDs, beeper (adjustable tone/volume)
Light Source 650 nm Laser Diode Class 2
Scan Pattern Single line
Scan Speed 100 scans per second
Scan Angle 35°
Minimum Print Contrast 20% minimum reflective difference
Skew Tolerance ± 10°
Pitch Tolerance ± 65°
Roll Tolerance ± 60°
Operating Temperature 32° to 122° F/0° to 50° C
Storage Temperature -40° to 158° F/-40° to 70° C
Humidity 5% – 95% RH, non-condensing
Drop Specification Designed to withstand multiple drops at 5.0 ft./1.5 m to concrete
Tumble Specification Designed to withstand 500 tumbles in 1.64 ft./0.5 m tumbler
Environmental Sealing IP30
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) ESD per EN61000-4-2, +/-15 KV Air, +/-8 KV Direct, +/-8 KV Indirect
Ambient Light Immunity 0 to 8,000 Foot Candles / 0 to 86,080 Lux; tolerant to typical artificial indoor and natural outdoor (direct sunlight) lighting conditions; Fluorescent, Incandescent, Mercury Vapor, Sodium Vapor, LED4: 450 Ft. Candles (4,844 Lux) Sunlight: 8000 Ft. Candles (86,111 Lux)
Scanning Technology Code 39, Code 128, Code 93, Codabar/NW7, Code 11, MSI Plessey, UPC/EAN, I 2 of 5, Korean 3 of 5, GS1 DataBar, Base 32 (Italian Pharma). Refer to Product Reference Guide for complete list of symbologies.
Minimum Element Resolution Code 39: 3.0 mil
Electrical Safety EN 60950-1: 2006 + A11: 2009 + A1: 2010 + A12: 2011 + AC 2011; IEC 60950-1: 2005 + A1: 2009; UL 60950-1, second edition; CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-07
EMI/RFI FCC 47 CFR Part 15, Subpart B, Class B; ICES-003 Issue 4, Class B; Compliant with EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Laser Safety CDRH Class II, IEC Class 2
Environmental Compliant with RoHS irective 2011/65/EU; EN 50581: 2012
Visit for complete regulatory information. For countries outside USA, Canada, European Economic Area or Australia, consult your local Zebra representative.
123Scan2 Programs scanner parameters, upgrades firmware, provides scanned bar code data and prints reports. For more information, visit
Symbol Scanner SDK Generates a fully-featured scanner application, including documentation, drivers, test utilities and sample source code. For more information, visit
Scanner Management Service (SMS) Remotely manages your Zebra scanner and queries its asset information. For more information, visit
Subject to the terms of Zebra’s hardware warranty statement, the LS2208, is warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of five years from the date of shipment. Limited lifetime warranty on the scan element. Complete Zebra hardware product warranty statement:
Zebra OneCare Select; Zebra OneCare Service Center Select
Symbology/Resolution Near/Far
Code 39: 3 mil 1.6 – 4.8 in./4.1 – 12.2 cm
Code 39: 4 mil 1.3 – 8.7 in./3.3 – 22.1 cm
Code 39: 5 mil 0.9 – 11.7 in./2.3 – 29.7 cm
Code 39: 7.5 mil 0.1 – 19.1 in./0.3 – 48.5 cm
Code 39: 20 mil 0 – 33.8 in./0 – 85.9 cm
Code 39: 40 mil 1 – 43.1 in./2.5 – 109.5 cm
UPC: 13 mil (100%) 0 – 25.1 in./0 – 63.8 cm