Zebra LI4278 General Purpose 1D Cordless Imagers


Choice of Color with Presentation Cradle or Charging Cradle. Cradle kits include Power Supply, Line Cord, & USB Cable.  3 Year Warranty

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The LI4278 General Purpose Cordless Scanner from Zebra Technologies (formerly Motorola®/Symbol) allow workers to scan faster and further with no need to pause between scans. It reads barcodes at distances from 1 to 30 inches as well as high density codes at extended ranges for application flexibility.  It can even capture barcodes at extreme angles with no need to align the scanner with the barcode. Using reliable Bluetooth® technology with a 330 foot radio range, you can retrieve virtually any 1D barcode from labels and mobile devices, which is perfect for scanning items such as loyalty cards and coupons.

Built for all day and everyday use, the LI4278  has superior battery power management delivering the largest number of scans per battery charge to support scan intensive applications.  It also is designed for use it in dusty and wet environments and can survive a 6 foot drop.

The LI4278 cradle becomes its key accessory and provides a positive return on investment by utilizing the same charging cradle and accessories as its cousins, the LS4278 and DS6878, An optional presentation cradle gives your workers the flexibililty to use the scanner in handheld or hands-free mode.

Other Features Benefits
Patent pending single circuit board construction Maximizes durability and reduces downtime
Bright crisp aiming line Easier to aim in bright or dim lighting environments
Built-in rechargeable replaceable battery Provides largest number of scans per charge — well beyond a single shift in the highest usage profiles; replaceable battery ensures long lifecyle
Long life industrial charging contacts Reliable performance, rated to 250,000+ insertions
Compatible with 123Scan2 and Remote Scanner Management (RSM) Dramatically reduces management time and cost, from initial configuration to day-to-day management; SDK available for custom Protects against downtime from breakage due to everyday drops
Withstands 100+ consecutive drops to concrete Protects against downtime from breakage due to everyday drops
Multi point-to-point Use up to three scanners with a single desktop cradle and seven scanners with a presentation cradle, reducing capital expenditures and maintenance costs
Batch mode operation Allows user to continue scanning outside communications range; can scan over 500 UPC barcodes into memory and upload automatically when in communication range
Flexible mounting — vertical or horizontal Desktop cradle provides versatility to accommodate your unique environment
Bluetooth 2.1 Provides better security, better performance, better energy management and much easier pairing over the Bluetooth wireless connection


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Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 5 x 5 x 10 in



Bluetooth, USB

Scan Distance

Standard Range

Compatible Barcodes

1D Barcodes

Scanner and Cradle

Black Scanner ONLY, Black Scanner with Charging Cradle, White Scanner with Presentation Cradle

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