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Zebra DS3608ER/DS3678ER

Corded and cordless ultra-rugged scanner for 1D and 2D barcode reading 

The Zebra ultra-rugged series includes the corded DS3608-ER scanner and the wireless DS3678-ER scanner. These scanners capture 1D and 2D barcodes from a wide range of distances. Both scanners are incredibly innovative and rugged, ideal for warehouse environments with harsh conditions.

Zebra DS3608ER Corded and cordless ultra-rugged scanner for 1D and 2D barcode reading

The Zebra DS3608-ER/DS3678-ER are ultra-rugged, highly durable scanners for 1D and 2D barcode reading. These corded and cordless scanners can read barcodes from short to long distances (3” – 70’) and can operate in a wide range of temperatures, including -22 degrees F to 122 degrees F.

The DS3608-ER and DS3678-ER are also built to operate sustainably after 5,000 tumbles to concrete from 8’ and are highly sealed to be waterproof, dustproof, and can be submerged in water for up to 30 minutes. These Zebra ultra-rugged scanners are designed to work in extremely harsh conditions, including warehouses, freezers, and outdoor yards. Both scanners are ideal for forklift applications connected to a vehicle-mount computer or tablet computer. The 3678ER can be deployed with hot-swap batteries and/or a charging cradle.

Beyond durability, the Zebra DS3608-ER and DS3678-ER are built with exceptional technology to improve work production and performance. These ultra-rugged handheld scanners have the capability to capture and process up to 20 barcodes simultaneously, allowing for uninterrupted scanning. The PowerPrecision+ Battery provides 50% more battery capacity than others.

Additionally, the Battery State of Health feature allows users to quickly see how many charge cycles have been used, the current battery status and can identify if the batteries are still holding a good charge or need to be replaced. 

The ultra-rugged Zebra DS3608-ER/DS3678-ER are excellent handheld scanners ideal for companies with harsh environments looking to utilize a scanner with quality scanning capabilities, exceptional durability, and long-lasting power.

  • DS3608-ER – corded scanner
  • DS3678-ER – wireless scanner with Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Ability to read barcodes from 3” to 70’ away
  • DS3608-ER operating temperatures from -22 degrees F to 122 degrees F
  • DS3678-ER operating temperatures from -4 degrees F to 122 degrees F
  • IP65 and IP67 sealed scanners; cradle is IP65 sealed
  • Scanners are dustproof, spray-proof, and waterproof 
  • Submersible in water for up to 30 minutes
  • Built to withstand multiple drops to concrete from 8’ 
  • Operates dependably after 5,000 tumbles 
  • Scanner and cradle come with a 36-month warranty; battery comes with 12-month warranty
  • PowerPrecision+ Battery provides 50% more battery capacity compared to other models
  • Battery State-of-Health meter 
  • 123Scan and Scanner Management Services 
  • Captures and processes up to 20 barcodes simultaneously 
  • Zebra WiFi-Friendly Mode


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