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Motorola LS 3408FZ, LS 3408 Series Scanner

The LS 3408FZ, LS 3408 Series uses fuzzy logic technology to interpret bar codes that have been damaged or soiled to give you the kind of versatility that's necessary for today's industrial applications. The rugged housing, sealed to IP65 standards, withstands repeated drops of up to 6.5 feet (2 meters) to concrete, ensuring limited downtime. The rugged LS 3408FZ, LS 3408 Series FZ handheld scanner from Motorola features fuzzy logic technology for fast and accurate reading of damaged, dirty and poorly printed one-dimensional (1D) bar codes typically found in industrial environments.

Form Factor


Scanner Capability

Scan Pattern

Scanner Type



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Motorola LS 3408FZ, LS 3408 Series Details



High-performance scanner with fuzzy logic decode capability

Premium scanning for all 1D codes including poorly printed, damaged or low contrast bar codes

Ergonomic, rugged design withstands multiple 6.5 ft./2m drops to concrete; 2,500 3.5-ft (1m) tumbles (5,000 hits)

Reduces user fatigue and ensures less down time due to accidental drops

IP65 sealing rating (electronic enclosure)

Protects against water and dust to ensure reliable performance in harsh industrial conditions

Bright LED and beeper with adjustable volume

Multiple modes of confirmation ensure positive user feedback in noisy environments

Bright 650nm laser aiming dot

Delivers clearly visible line for precise, accurate bar code data capture

Supports Reduced Space Symbologies? (RSS)

Compatible with emerging symbologies helps you to leverage your hardware investment

Global Trade Item Numberâ„¢ (GTINâ„¢) compliant

Decodes and transmits 14-digit GTINs where appropriate

Advanced data formatting

Eliminates costly modifications to the host software

Flash memory

Facilitates updates/customization of product in the field

Universal cable set

Allows for easy replacement and/or upgrades

Multiple onboard interfaces

Ensures flexible connectivity, allowing for host "future proofing"

Hands-free Intellistandâ„¢ (optional)

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

Specification Highlights

Physical Characteristics


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

Weight (without cable):

12.35 oz./350 gm

Power Requirements:

4.5 ? 14VDC

Stand-by Current:


Power Sources:

Depending on host:
 Host power
 External power supply


Twilight Black/Yellow

Performance Characteristics

Scanner Type:


Light Source: 

650 nm visible laser diode

Scan Repetition:

36 scans per second typical

Minimum Element Width:

5 mil/0.127 mm

Nominal Working Distance:

See Decode Zone

Print Contrast:

25% minimum reflective difference

Roll (Tilt): 1

+/- 20 degrees from normal

Pitch: 2

+/- 65 degrees from normal

Skew (Yaw): 3

+/- 50 degrees from normal

Decode Capability:

Decode Capability:UPC.EAN, UPC.EAN with Supplementals, UCC.EAN 128, JAN 8 & 13, Code 39, Code 39 Full ASCII, Code 39 Trioptic, Code 128, Code 128 Full ASCII, Codabar (NW7), Interleaved 2 of 5, Discrete 2 of 5, Code 93, MSI, Code 11, Code 32, Bookland EAN, IATA, UCC/EAN RSS and RSS variants

Interfaces Supported:

RS232, Keyboard Wedge, Wand Emulation, Scanner Emulation, IBM 468X/469X, USB and Synapse

User Environment

Operating Temperature:

-22° to 122° F/-30° to 50° C

Storage Temperature: 

-40° to 158° F/-40° to 70° C


5% to 95% relative humidity, noncondensing


Sealed to IP65 specifications

Drop Specifications:

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

Ambient Light Immunity:

Immune to direct exposure of normal office and factory lighting conditions, as well as direct exposure to sunlight:
Indoor: 450 ft. candles/4,842 LUX
Outdoor: 8,000 ft. candles/86,080 LUX

Electrostatic Discharge:

Conforms to 20 kV air discharge and 8 kV of contact discharge


Input Transient Protection:

IEC 1000-4-(2,3,4,5,6,11)


FCC Part 15 Class B, ICES-003 Class B, European Union EMC Directive, Japan VCCI/MITI/Dentori

Laser Safety:

IEC825-1 Class 2


The LS 3408FZ, LS 3408 Series is warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of 3 years (36 months) from date of shipment, provided that the product remains unmodified and is operated under normal and proper conditions. See full warranty for details.