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DS3608-ER 1D/2D barcode scanner


  • Superior scanning performance on any 1D/2D barcode scanner
  • IP65 water and dust proof
  • Multi-code captures and processes up to 20 barcodes simultaneously
  • Supports Digimarc® barcode technology
  • FCC CE

DS3608-ERNew Design

1D/2D barcode scanner
DS3608-ER rugged barcode reader for management simplicity and reliability

Designed for Mobile Data Collection barcode scanner

Designed to capture virtually any barcode scanner from near contact to as far as 70 ft./ 21.4 m away, Zebra's DS3608-ER barcode scanner is loaded with features that deliver truly unstoppable performance, redefining reliability and management simplicity. The advanced imager delivers lightning-fast capture of any 1D or 2D barcode printed on a label in virtually any condition to take the quality of your products and your customer service to the next level. Supports Digimarc® barcode technology

Ultra rugged scanner built tough and ready for the toughest warehouse and manufacturing floors

Ready for the Toughest Warehouse and Manufacturing Floors

With the highest drop, tumble, and sealing specification in its class, the corded DS3608-ER barcode scanner is built to survive an 8 ft./2.4 m drop to concrete and also operates reliably after 5,000 tumbles to simulate the real-world tumbling that occurs with a drop. The DS3608-ER model is dust-tight, sprayproof, and waterproofed to IP67, with an IP65-sealed cradle for a complete rugged solution. They are also designed to handle extreme temperatures (-22°F to 122°F/ -30°C to 50°C).

Zebra 1D/2D barcode scanner with wireless connectivity

Wireless Connectivity

Real-time data access to the right information is crucial for mobile workers. The DS3608-ER barcode scanner features low energy BT 4.0 to provide lightning-fast wireless communication and maximum energy efficiency.

Winmate rugged scanner easily capture barcodes

Superior Performance

You get the ultimate in scanning performance — period. Your workers can scan virtually any 1D or 2D electronic or printed barcode in any condition, as fast as they can pull the trigger. With an extraordinary working range, it’s easy to capture barcodes that are farther away. Even if barcodes are under shrinkwrap, damaged, dirty, or poorly printed — this intelligent scanner can handle it all.



PowerPrecision+ 3100 mAh Li-Ion rechargeable battery

Power Rating

Host powered: 4.5VDC min., 5.5 VDC max. External power supply: 11.4 VDC min., 12.6 VDC max.

Standby Current

120 mA (typical)

Performance Characteristics

Scans per Full Charge



One 660 nm LED

Imager Field of View

Near: 32° (H) x 20° (V); Far: 12° (H) x 7.6°(V)

Image Sensor

1280 x 800 (1 Megapixel)

Minimum Print Contrast

25% minimun reflective difference


Skew: ±60°; Pitch: ±60°; Roll: ±360°

Data Capture

Barcode Reader

1D : Code 39, Code 128, Code 93, Codabar/NW7, Code 11, MSI Plessey, UPC/EAN, I 2 of 5, Korean 3 of 5, GS1 DataBar, Base 32 (Italian Pharma) 2D: PDF417, Micro PDF417, Composite Codes, TLC-39, Aztec, DataMatrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, Micro QR, Chinese Sensible (Han Xin), Postal Codes



7.3 in. H x 3.0 in. W x 5.2 in. D (18.5 cm H x 7.6 cm W x 13.2 cm D)


11.8 oz./ 334g

Wireless Communication


Bluetooth Ratio: Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP) and HID profiles Data Rate: 3Mbit/s (2.1 Mbit/s) for Classic Bluetooth 1Mbit/s (0.27 Mbit/s) for Low Energy Radio Range: Direct line of sight in open air: Class 1:Minimum 300ft. (100.0 m); Class 2: Minimum 30 ft. (10.0m)



Generates a fully-featured scanner application, including documentation, drivers, test utilities an sample source code.


Remotely manages your Zebra scanner and queries its asset information.