Photo of Motorola DS 6878-HC
Motorola logo

Motorola DS 6878-HC Scanner

Designed specifically to meet the unique requirements of health care, the Motorola DS 6878-HC integrates seamlessly into health care facilities, including admissions, pharmacies, patient rooms and laboratories. With revolutionary scan technology, intuitive interface, and ergonomic and disinfectant-ready design, the DS 6878-HC is easy to install virtually anywhere inside the hospital environment. The scanner's flexible base options enable easy mounting horizontally or vertically on walls, cabinets and on COWs and WOWs (cart on wheels/workstation on wheels). Cordless freedom via Bluetooth allows users to easily move to the bar code, eliminating the hazards associated with cables as well as the need to disturb or inconvenience patients, while offering the flexibility required for rapid data capture in emergency situations.
DS 6878-HC Options
Part # DescriptionAvailabilityPriceOrder
DS6878-HC2000BWR DS 6878-HC, SCANNER ONLY, 2D Standard Range Imager, Health care Cordless. Cradle and cables sold separately. Ships in 24-48 Hours $570.00
DS6878-PCBUF10AWR DS6878-HC, USB Kit, 2D Standard Range Imager, FIPS 140-2 Certified, Health care Cordless. Includes hands free presentation cradle, cable, and power supply. Ships in 24-48 Hours $913.04

Motorola DS 6878-HC Details

Imaging characteristics

Graphics formats supported
Bitmap, JPEG, TIFF

Notices and disclaimers

Notices and disclaimers1

Performance characteristics

Decode capability

Interfaces supported
RS-232, USB, IBM 468x/469x

Physical characteristics


Scanner: 8.4 oz (238 g) TypicalBase: 6.4 oz. (183 g) Typical

Scanner: 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) Base-mounted vertically: 8.35 in. H x 3.4 in. W x 2 in. D/ 21.1 cm H x 8.6 cm W x 5 cm D) Base-mounted horizontally: 2.0 in. H x 8.35 in. L x 3.4 in. W/ 5 cm H x 21.1 cm L x 8.6 cm W


Regulatory specifications

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

RoHS Directive 2002/95/EEC

Laser/LED safety
IEC 60825-1, 21CFR1040.10, EN 60825-1:1994 +A1: 2002 +A2: 2001, 21CFR1040.11, CDRH Class II, IEC Class 2

FCC Part 15 Class B, ICES 003 Class B

User environment

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

Drop specifications
Withstands multiple 6 ft/1.8m drops to concrete

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

Environmental sealing