Photo of Symbol LS 3408ER, LS 3408 Series
Symbol logo

Symbol LS 3408ER, LS 3408 Series Scanner

The LS 3408ER, LS 3408 Series can read bar codes from as far away as 45 feet (14.6 meters) and as close as 5 inches (13 cm) 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. A variety of interface options makes connecting to existing systems fast and easy.

Form Factor


Scanner Capability

Scan Pattern

Scanner Type


Included Cables ?


LS 3408ER, LS 3408 Series Options
Part # DescriptionAvailabilityPriceOrder
LS3408-ER20005R LS 3408 ER, SCANNER ONLY, 1D Laser, Extended Range. Cables and accessories must be purchased separately. See accessories. Ships Free Today $481.94
Retail $760
Save 36%
LS3408-ER20005 LS 3408 ER, SCANNER ONLY, 1D Laser, Extended Range. Cables and accessories must be purchased separately. See accessories. See Replacement Call for Details

Symbol LS 3408ER, LS 3408 Series Details



Flexible working range: 4 in. (10 cm) to 45 ft. (14.6 m)

Improves user productivity

Ergonomic, rugged industrial design withstands multiple 6.5-ft. drops (2 m) to concrete; 2,500 3-ft. (1 m) tumbles (5,000 hits)

Ensures maximum reliability with less down time due to accidental drops

IP65 sealing rating (electronic enclosure)

Protects against water and dust to ensure reliable performance in rough conditions

Bright 650nm laser aiming dot

Delivers clearly visible line for more accurate scanning

Dual-scan angle switches from standard to wide under software control

Offers fast, accurate bar code reading on menus and pick lists

Multiple on-board interfaces

Ensures flexible connectivity, allowing for host "future proofing"

Advanced data formatting (ADF)

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

Supports Reduced Space Symbology (RSS?) investment

Compatible with emerging symbology to leverage your hardware

LS 3408ER, LS 3408 Series 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):

12.56 oz./356 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:

7 mil/0.191 mm

Nominal Working Distance:

See Decode Zone

Print Contrast:

25% minimum reflective difference

Roll (Tilt): 1

+/- 10 degrees from normal

Pitch: 2

+/- 65 degrees from normal

Skew (Yaw): 3

+/- 60 degrees from normal

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: 4,000 ft. candles/43,040 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 3408ER, 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.

The Symbol LS 3408ER, LS 3408 Series is also known as the Symbol Technologies LS 3408ER, LS 3408 Series .