Symbol LS3578-FZ

Symbol LS3578-FZ

Rugged, cordless scanner with integrated Bluetooth

Accurately scan damaged or poorly printed bar codes

The LS3578-FZ cordless scanner provides fuzzy logic technology, enabling you to rapidly and accurately read damaged, dirty and poorly printed one-dimensional (1-D) bar codes often found in industrial environments. In the yard, warehouse, distribution centre, manufacturing plant or retail store, the LS3578-FZ offers superior performance and reliability as well as a user-friendly form factor that helps ensure comfortable use over long shifts. Plus, integrated Bluetooth provides reliable and secure wireless data transmission between the scanner and host, including Zebra's rugged VC5090 Vehicle-Fixed Mount Mobile Computer.

Cordless freedom for improved productivity

With no cord between the scanner and host, employees can move freely throughout their work environment, increasing productivity and efficiency while keeping supply chain inventory up to date at all times. Plus, having no cord reduces downtime from cable breakdowns -- a common point of failure in handheld devices used in industrial facilities.

Rugged design to maximize uptime

As rugged as it is innovative, the LS3578-FZ is designed for scan-intensive industrial applications in the harshest operating conditions. Industry-leading impact tests ensure reliable performance in spite of the inevitable accidental drops. The device is impervious to dust and water, and its exit window is scratch-resistant and recessed for the highest level of durability. As a result, you avoid unnecessary equipment downtime or expensive equipment replacement costs.

Low total cost of ownership (TCO)

In addition to enhancing productivity, the LS3578-FZ offers a low TCO. The industrial-strength construction maximizes the scanner’s working life, and multiple on-board interfaces provide true plug-and-play simplicity with your host system today and tomorrow. Support for Remote Scanner Management (RSM) enables you to discover, provision and upgrade devices from a central remote location, dramatically reducing management time and costs. And since even the most rugged devices require a support plan, a full complement of Enterprise Mobility Services are available to help you protect your investment and maintain peak performance.

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LS3578-FZ Specifications

Physical Characteristics
Dimensions: 7.34 in. L x 4.82 in. W x 2.93 in. D (18.65 cm H x 12.25 cm W x 7.43 cm D)
Weight: (including LiON battery) 14.6 oz. (414 gm)
Battery: 2200 mAh Lithium Ion Battery
Battery charge time: Fully charged (100%) in 3 hours
Colour: Twilight Black and Yellow
Performance Characteristics
Scanner type: Retrocollective
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
Pitch2: +/- 65 degrees from normal
Skew (Yaw)3: +/- 50 degrees from normal
Decode capability: UPC.EAN, UPC.EAN with Supplemental, GS1-128 (formerly 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, Code 11, Code 32, Bookland EAN, IATA, GS1DataBar (formerly RSS)
Interfaces supported: RS232, Keyboard Wedge, IBM 468X/469X, USB and Synapse
User Environment
Operating temperature: -4˚ to 122˚F (-20˚ to 50˚C)
Storage temperature: -40˚ to 140˚F (-40˚ to 60˚C)
Humidity: 5% to 95% relative humidity, noncondensing
Sealing: Sealed to IP65 specifications
Drop specifications: Unit functions normally after 50 drops to concrete from 6.5 ft. (2m)
# of Cradle Insertions: 250,000+ insertions
Ambient lighting tolerance: Tolerant to typical artificial indoor and natural outdoor (direct sunlight) lighting conditions. Fluorescent, Incandescent, Mercury Vapor, Sodium Vapor, LED4: 450 Ft Candles (4,844 Lux) Sunlight: 8000 Ft Candles (86,111 Lux)
Electrostatic discharge: Conforms to 20 kV air discharge and 8 kV of contact discharge
Power requirements: 4.75 – 14 VDC (STB 3508 and FLB 3508) 4.75 – 14 VDC (STB 3578 and FLB 3578)
Typical current draw:
Not charging STB 3508 and FLB 3508 10 mA STB 3578 and FLB 3578 105 mA @5V 45 mA @9V
Fast rate charge STB 3508 and FLB 3508 915 mA @5V 660 mA @9V STB 3578 and FLB 3578 915 mA @5V 660 mA @9V
Slow rate charge STB 3508 and FLB 3508 480 mA @5V 345 mA @9V STB 3578 and FLB 3578 480 mA @5V 345 mA @9V
Radio specification
Radio: Bluetooth, Class 2, Version 1.2, Serial port and HID Profiles
Frequency: 2.402 to 2.480 GHz adaptive frequency hopping (co-existence with 802.11 wireless networks)
Data rate: 720 kbps
Radio Range: Up to 300 ft. (100m) direct line of sight in open air; typical indoor cordless range is100 ft. (33m), but will vary depending upon environment; see Bluetooth Radio Performance Technical Brief for more information
Input transient protection: IEC 1000-4-(2,3,4,5,6,11)
EMI/RFI: FCC Part 15 Class B, ICES-003 Class B, European Union EMC Directive, Japan VCCI/MITI/Dentori
Laser safety: IEC825-1 Class 2
The LS3578-FZ 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.
Recommended Service
Service from the Start - Bronze 1 - Roll (Tilt): Controlled by rotating the wrist clockwise or counterclockwise 2 - Pitch: Controlled by dropping or raising the wrist 3 - Skew (Yaw): Controlled by rotating the wrist from left to right or vice versa 4 - LED lighting with high AC ripple content can impact scanning performance

Depth of Field

Label Density LS3578-FZ
Paper Label
English Metric
Code 39 – 5 mil 2.50” – 7.25” 6.35 – 18.42 cm
Code 39 – 7.5 mil 2.00” – 15.75” 5.08 – 40.00 cm
100% UPC – 13 mil 1.00” – 24.00” 2.54 – 60.96 cm
Code 39 – 20 mil 0 – 39.50” 0 – 100.33 cm
Code 39 – 40 mil 2.00” – 67.00” 5.08 – 170.18 cm
Code 39 – 55 mil 4.00” – 84.00” 10.16 – 213.36 cm

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