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Motorola Symbol LS4278 Cordless handheld scanner

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** Discontinued - Replaced by Symbol LI4278 **
The innovative Symbol LS4278 Bluetooth®-enabled cordless bar code scanner delivers superior data capture anywhere in the workplace. Its multi-line rastering pattern eliminates the need for exact aim, enabling scanning within a 50-ft (15-m) radius and allowing operator extra room to move. This laser handheld device excels in retail, healthcare or light industrial environments, boosting productivity and profitability.
Main Features :
  • Integrated Bluetooth
  • Multi-line rastering scan pattern
  • Remote Scanner Management (RSM)
  • Allows use of up to three scanners with a single cradle
  • Batch mode operation
  • Powered through host cable, no need for a power supply


Motorola LS4278-Brochure (MOT_LS4278_BROCHURE.pdf, 164 Kb) [Download]


Physical Characteristics



Scanner: 7.3 in. H x 3.85 in. L x 2.7 in. W/

18.5 cm H x 9.7 cm L x 6.9 cm W

Cradle: 2.0 in. H x 8.35 in. L x 3.4 in./

5 cm H x 21.1 cm L x 8.6 cm W


Scanner: ~8.4 oz./238 g; Cradle: ~6.4 oz./183 g

Mounting Options

Cradle supports vertical or horizontal positions


Cash Register White (shown) or Twilight Black

Performance Characteristics


Light source

650 nm laser diode

Motor frequency


Decode rate

200 decodes per second

Radio Range

Minimum 33 ft./10 m; typical warehouse environment 50 ft./15 m


+/- 35° / 60° / 60°

Print Contrast

25% minimum reflectance

Interfaces supported

L S4278 cradle features on-board multiple interface with: RS-232C (Standard,Nixdorf, ICL and Fujitsu);

IBM 468x/469x; keyboard wedge; USB (Standard, IBM SurePOS, Macintosh); laser/wand emulation. In addition, Synapse adaptive connectivity allows for connectivity to all of the above plus many non-standard interfaces

User Environment


Operating temp.

32° to 122° F/0° to 50° C

Storage Temp.

-40° to 158° F/-40° to 70° C


5% to 95% non-condensing

Drop specifications

Withstands multiple 5 ft./1.5 m drops to concrete



Electrical safety

UL1950, CSA C22.2 No. 950, EN60950/IEC950

Laser Safety

CDRH Class II, IEC Class 2


F CC Part 15 Class B, ICES-003 Class B, European Union

EMC Directive, Australian SMA


3 years from the date of shipment.