SPECification Sheet
Symbol LS9208i
Hands-free omni-directional presentation scanner
High-performance, 100-line
rastering omni-directional
scan pattern
Increased productivity for
novice and expert users,
resulting in shorter checkout
lines, better customer service
Single line scan pattern
Perfect for reading bar code
menus and pick lists
Remote scanner
management (RSM)
Reduces total cost of
ownership by enabling
remote, network-based
device management
High-performance optics
Delivers superior data
capture, even on high density
bar codes
Extra loud beeper (85dBA)
Confirms positive
decode feedback in noisy
Multiple onboard interfaces
Flexible host connectivity
protects your hardware
Universal cables
Allows for easy replacement
and/or upgrades
Speed and versatility combine for increased
productivity at checkout
The Symbol LS9208i presentation scanner from
Motorola delivers both a high-performance
processor and an innovative 100-line rastering omnidirectional scan pattern for increased productivity at
checkout, resulting in higher customer satisfaction.
Built for both speed and versatility, the Symbol
LS9208i features a small footprint, choice of colors
and an optional, adjustable multi-mount stand that is
easily adaptable to many point-of-sale environments.
And, the extra loud beeper (85dBA) helps users
ensure that the bar code has been read.
Flexibility to meet the needs of many applications
Capable of reading a wide range of bar codes –
from 13 mil (100% UPC) to 4 mil (Code 39) –
the Symbol LS9208i enables streamlining of
a variety of everyday processes in retail and
other environments. In retail operations, such as
convenience, grocery, department and specialty
stores, the scanner improves throughput at the
checkout counter, instantly deactivates EAS
security tags and can even help workers identify
a product in the back room. In a drug store or
pharmacy, the device can also be used to help meet
regulatory requirements by verifying prescriptions
and managing the administration associated with
certain over-the-counter but controlled substances.
Employees can quickly scan badges to track time
and attendance. Since there is no need to orient the
scanner and the bar code, even patrons in a library
can scan books in and out — keeping checkout lines
moving and check-in bins empty. And, the extra loud
85dBA beeper helps ensure positive user feedback
in noisy environments.
Robust new features offer easy set up and
reduced costs
With the 123Scan setup utility, programming and
configuring the Symbol LS9208i is made easy and
minimizes startup time wherever the scanner is
used. The remote scanner management capability
enables centralized, network-based scanner
deployment and management, dramatically reducing
costs. What’s more, multiple onboard interfaces
and universal cables further reduce your inventory
requirements. For the most investment protection,
the Symbol LS9208i also features built-in shock
absorption that adds unmatched durability for a
scanner in this class. The Symbol LS9208i offers
premium features and powerful performance to help
you save time and money.
Today’s most advanced presentation scanner
from a global leader
In many applications, the feature-rich Symbol
LS9208i presentation scanner offers aggressive
performance, maximum durability and optimal
ergonomics to create a more productive POS
environment. When you buy the Symbol LS9208i,
you receive the added assurance of purchasing from
Motorola — a company with proven solutions and
millions of scanner installations worldwide.
To learn how the Symbol LS9208i presentation
scanner can work for you, visit www.motorola.
com/ls9208i, or access our global contact directory
at www.motorola.com/enterprisemobility/contactus.
Omni-directional presentation scanner
Small footprint
Fits into the tightest cash/
wrap environment
Symbol LS9208i Specifications
Adjustable multimount
Optimize operator comfort
and efficiency
Physical Characteristics
User Environment
(without stand)
Operating Temp.:
32° to 104° F/0° to 40° C
Storage Temp.:
-40° to 158° F/-40° to 70° C Humidity:
5% to 95% non-condensing
Ambient Light
Immunity: Immune to normal artificial indoor and
natural outdoor (direct sunlight) lighting conditions. Fluorescent, incandescent, mercury vapor and sodium vapor: 450 ft-candles (4,844 lux)
Sunlight: 8,000 ft-candles (86,111 lux)
EAS Support:
Optional Checkpoint Electronic Article Surveillance EAS
Built-in shock absorption
Protects scan module
assembly increasing
Flash memory
Facilitates updates and
customization of product in
the field
Checkpoint Electronic
Article Surveillance (EAS)
deactivation option
Integrated antenna saves
valuable counter space
Supports 123Scan
setup utility
Flexible setup using PC
Reads GS1DataBar
(formerly RSS)
Compatibility with new
symbology leverages your
hardware investment
Global Trade Item Number
(GTIN) Compliant
Capable of decoding and
transmitting 14-digit GTINs,
where appropriate
Advanced Data
Formatting (ADF)
Enables users to modify
data prior to sending to host
computer, eliminating costly
modifications to the host
5.51 in. H x 3.49 in. W x 2.96 in. D
14 cm H x 8.8 cm W x 7.5 cm D
7.18 in. H x 4.83 in. W x 3.73 in. D
(w/ adjustable stand) 18.24 cm H x 12.27 cm W x 9.47 cm D
Scanner only: 10.2 oz./320 g
With adjustable stand: 21.5 oz./670 g
Power Source:
Depending on host:
• Host power
• External power supply
5.0 VDC ± 10%
Nominal Current:
390 mA
Power: 2 watts
Electrical Safety:
Certified to UL 1950, CSA C22.2 No. 950 EN60825
Performance Characteristics
Laser Safety:
CDRH Class IIa Laser Product
IEC 60825 Class 1 Laser Product
Light Source:
650 nm visible laser diode
Roll (Tilt)1:
Omni-directional: 360°
Single-scan line: ± 40°
Omni-directional: ± 50°
Single-scan line: ± 60°
Skew (Yaw)3:
Omni-directional: ± 50°
Single-scan line: ± 50°
Print Contrast:
25% minimum reflective difference
Scan Patterns:
Omni-directional: 20 interlocking lines,
4 scan angles, 4 lines per angle rastering @ 5 Hz
Single scan line capability
Scan Rate: Omni-directional: 1500 scans/second
Single scan line: 75 scans/second
Depth of Field:
0 to 9 in./0 to 22.9 cm @13 mil (100% UPC/EAN)
Nominal Working
See chart below
Width of Field:
1.6 in./40 mm @ face
6.7 in./170 mm @ 9 in.
Mounting Options: Adjustable multi-mount stand
Cash Register White or Twilight Black
Minimum Resolution: 4 mil
Decode Capability:UPC/EAN/JAN, UPC/EAN w/ Supplementals,
UCC/EAN128, Code 128, ISBT 128, Code 39,
Trioptic Code 39, Interleaved 2 of 5, Discrete
2 of 5, Code 93, Code 11, Codabar, MSI,
GS1 DataBar (formerly RSS)
The Symbol LS9208i omni-directional scanner is warranted
against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of
30 months from date of shipment, provided that the product
remains unmodified and is operated under normal and proper
conditions. See the complete warranty for details.
1. Roll (Tilt): Controlled by rotating the wrist clockwise or counter-clockwise
2. Pitch Controlled by dropping or raising the wrist
3. Skew (Yaw): Controlled by rotating the wrist from left to right or vice versa
The above performance characteristics refer to 100% UPC bar code at 80% contrast
located at 4 in./10 cm from nose of the scanner.
LS9208i Decode Zone
Depth of Field
Label Density
Paper Label
4 mil - Code 39
1.0” - 2”
2.5 – 5.1cm
5 mil - Code 39
1.0” - 3”
2.5 – 7.6cm
7.8 mil - 60% UPC
0.0” - 6”
0.0 - 15.2cm
10.4 mil - 80% UPC
0.0” – 7”
0.0 – 17.8cm
13 mil - 100% UPC
0.0” - 8.5”
0.0 - 21.6cm
Interfaces Supported:USB, RS232, IBM® 468X/9X, Keyboard Wedge, Wand and Synapse™ (allows connectivity to virtually every POS host type)
Part number SS-LS9208i. Printed in USA 11/08. MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo and Symbol and the Symbol Logo are registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office. All
other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. ©2008 Motorola, Inc. All rights reserved. For system, product or services availability and specific
information within your country, please contact your local Motorola office or Business Partner. Specifications are subject to change without notice.