Your store represents your brand. You take pride in its design. The ambiance it creates is a big part of your customer’s experience, and you’ve worked hard to make sure they feel it the moment they walk through your doors. With the DS4800 Series, you can extend that customer experience right to your POS. This innovative bar code scanner offers style without compromise, marrying impressive design with the same great reliability, functionality and manageability you expect from Zebra.

Ergonomics and style

Designing the DS4800 Series with human factors in mind allowed us to combine the sophistication and strength of an arc with a grip and trigger position that maximize scanning comfort.

High performance scanning meets premium design

The DS4800 Series offers the best of both worlds — scanning capability and chic consumer styling. The DS4800 Series will not only impress your shoppers, it will keep lines moving at the POS. It can capture any 1-D and 2-D bar code printed on a paper label or displayed on the screen of a shopper’s mobile phone.


Order a custom design that will complement your décor and promote your brand — the cover can be printed with a pattern or a solid color along with your logo. In addition, you can create your own unique scan tone.

Flexible handheld and hands-free operation

Specially designed to complement the DS4800 Series and your environment, the optional Intellistand enables automatic switching between presentation and handheld modes.

Innovations that take the scanning experience to the next level

The traditional mechanical trigger is replaced with a modern capacitive touch trigger, complete with haptic feedback. Your cashiers can choose their preferred trigger action — a quick tap, press or swipe of a finger or thumb. Flexible decode feedback ensures the DS4800 Series will integrate seamlessly into your environment while remaining easy to use. Instead of the traditional beeptone that signifies a successful scan, you can choose from vibrations, visual feedback and a library of melodic tones that will complement your environment.

Maximum uptime for a low TCO

Our industry leading all-inclusive affordable service plans help keep your DS4800 Series scanners in the hands of your workforce, practically every minute of every day. Comprehensive Coverage protects your scanners from the unexpected, significantly reducing unforeseen repair expenses with protection that starts the moment you purchase the device. And Service from the Start Advance Exchange Support adds next-business-day advance replacement of devices that require repair.

The style you want. The enterprise reliability and functionality you need.

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Dimensions 7.47 in. L x 2.61 in. W x 1.90 in. H
19.0 cm L x 6.6 cm W x 4.8 H
Weight 6 oz. (168 g) including cable, cable weight = 2 oz. (53g)
Voltage &
5VDC +- 10% @ 360 mA (RMS Typical)
Power Source USB VBUS
Color Alpine White & Midnight Black
Supported Host
Supports over 90 international keyboards
Skew Tolerance 86° (measured using 100% UPC-A; ±3 degree accuracy)
Pitch Tolerance 82° (measured using 100% UPC-A; ±3 degree accuracy)
Roll Tolerance 360°
Up to 20 in./sec.
Light Source Aiming 606nm LED; Illumination: 640nm LED
Imager Field
of View
40° (H) x 26° (V) Nominal
Print Contrast
123Scan2, Scanner Management Services (SMS), Zebra Scanner SDK
Environmental Compliant with RoHS directive 2002/95/EEC
Electrical Safety UL60950-1 2nd ed, CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1 2nd ed,
EN60950-1/IEC60950-1 2nd ed
LED Safety IEC/EN60825-1:2001, IEC/EN62471:2006
EMI/RFI FCC Part 15 Class B, ICES-003 Class B, EN55022
Class B, EN55024
Ambient Light
Max 108,000 lux
Operating Temp. 32° F to 104° F/0° C to 40° C
Storage Temp. -40° F to 158° F/-40° C to 70° C
Humidity 5% to 95% RH, non condensing
Drop Spec. Withstands multiple 5 ft. (1.5 m) drops to concrete
Tumble Testing 250 cycles (500 drops) in 1/2 meter tumbler
Sealing IP40
Bar Code
1-D: UPC/EAN, UPC/EAN with supplementals, Bookland
EAN, ISSN, UCC Coupon Extended Code, Code 128, GS1-
128, ISBT 128, Code 39, Code 39 Full ASCII, Trioptic Code
39, Code 32, Code 93, Code 11, Matrix 2 of 5, Interleaved
2 of 5, Discrete 2 of 5, Codabar, MSI, Chinese 2 of 5, GS1
DataBar variants, Korean 3 of 5, ISBT Concatenated
2-D: PDF417, MicroPDF417, Composite Codes, TLC-39, Data
Matrix, Maxicode, QR Code, MicroQR, Aztec, Han Xin
Postal: Australian Post, US PLANET, Royal Mail 4 State
Customer, US POSTNET, KIX Code (Dutch), UK Postal,
Japan Post, UPU 4 State Postal FICS (Post US4), USPS 4
State Postal (Post US3)
Hands-free Intellistand
3 mil Code 39 0.8 in./2 cm (Near)
4.7 in./11.9 cm (Far)
4 mil Code 39 0 in./0 cm (Near)
8.5 in./21.6 cm (Far)
5 mil Code 39 0 in./0 cm (Near)
10.0 in./25.4 cm (Far)
7.5 mil Code 39 0 in./0 cm (Near)
15.5 in./39.4 cm (Far)
13 mil (100% UPC-A) 0 in./0 cm (Near)
22.4 in./56.9 cm (Far)
20 mil (Code 39) 0 in./0 cm (Near)
36.0 in./91.4 cm (Far)
26 mil (200% UPC-A) 0 in./0 cm (Near)
47.6 in./120.9 cm (Far)
100 mil reflective 0 in./0 cm (Near)
175.0 in./444.5 cm (Far)
5 mil (PDF 417) 0.8 in./2 cm (Near)
6.2 in./15.7 cm (Far)
10 mil (Data Matrix) 0.3 in./0.8 cm (Near)
8.5 in./21.6 cm (Far)
* Field of View limited
The DS4800 Series scanner is warranted against defects in workmanship
and materials for a period of 5 years from the date of shipment except
for the cable which is warranted for a period of 30 days from the date
of shipment. For the complete Zebra hardware product warranty
statement, go to:
Service from the Start Advance Exchange Support