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LI4278 General Purpose Cordless Linear Imager


Features Benefits
Excellent 1D scanning performance Delivers superior scanning speed and a wide data capture range
Captures virtually all 1D bar codes on any surface — including mobile phone displays Capture bar codes printed on traditional paper labels or displayed on the screen of a mobile phone, tablet or computer
Wide working range Reads UPC bar codes from 1 in./2.54 cm to over 30 in./76.2 cm as well as high density codes and extended ranges for greater application flexibility
Superior motion and angular tolerance Bar codes can be captured faster, and there is no need to pause between scans
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 development
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
Backward compatible Works with LS4278 cradles, providing a very cost-effective upgrade path

LI4278 Specifications

Physical Characteristics
Dimensions: 3.84 in. H x 2.75 in. W x 7.34 in. L (9.8 cm H x 7 cm W x 18.6 cm L)
Weight: 7.9 oz./224 grams
Cradle Interface: RS232, RS485 (IBM), USB, Keyboard Wedge
Color: Black; White
Battery: Rechargeable replaceable battery with ‘green sustainability’
Performance Characteristics
Skew Tolerance ±65°
Pitch Tolerance ±65°
Roll Tolerance ±45°
Scan Pattern Single bright aiming line
Scan Angle Horizontal 35°
Scan Speed 547 scans per second
Motion Tolerance 25 in./ 63.5 cm per second
Light Source LED Class 1 device 617nm (amber)
Min. Print Contrast 15% MRD
Scans Per Charge Up to 57,000
Hours of Operation Per full charge 72 hours
User Environment
Ambient Light Immunity Max 108,000 lux
Operating Temp. 32° F to 122° F/ 0° C to 50° C
Storage Temperature -40° F to 158° F/-40° C to 70° C
Humidity 5% to 85% RH, non-condensing
Drop Specification Over 100 drops at 5 ft./1.5 m at room temperature; survives 6ft./1.8 m drops to concrete
Environmental Sealing Gasket sealed housing withstands dust and can be sprayed clean
Bar Code Symbologies UPC/EAN: UPC-A, UPC-E, UPC-E1, EAN-8/JAN 8, EAN-13/JAN 13, Bookland EAN, Bookland ISBN Format, UCC Coupon Extended Code, ISSN EAN
Code 128 Including GS1-128, ISBT 128, ISBT Concatenation, Code 39 including Trioptic Code 39, Convert Code 39 to Code 32 (Italian Pharmacy Code), Code 39 Full ASCII Conversion Code 93 Code 11 Matrix 2 of 5 Interleaved 2 of 5 (ITF) Discrete 2 of 5 (DTF) Codabar (NW – 7) MSI Chinese 2 of 5 IATA
Inverse 1D (except all GS1 DataBars) GS1 DataBar including GS1 DataBar-14, GS1 DataBar Limited, GS1 DataBar Expanded
Wireless Connectivity
Radio Bluetooth v2.1 Class 2 Radio
Data Rate 3.0 Mbit/s (2.1 Mbit/s) Bluetooth v2.1
Radio Range 330 ft./100 m (line of sight)
Technical Requirements EMC FCC Part 15 Class B, ICES 003 Class B, IEC 60601-1-2 Environmental RoHS Directive 2002/95/EEC Electrical Safety C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, UL 60950- 1 LED Class 1
Environmental RoHS Compliant
123Scan, Remote Scanner Management (RSM), Scanner Management Services (SMS), Motorola Scanner SDK
Decode Ranges (Typical working ranges*)
3 mil 5-7 in./12.7-17.8 cm
4 mil 4-10 in./10.2-25.4 cm
5 mil 3-13 in./7.6-33 cm
7.5 mil 1.5-19 in./ 3.8-48.3 cm
13 mil (100% UPC-A) 1-31 in./2.5-78.7 cm
20 mil 1-42 in./2.5-106.7 cm
26 mil (200% UPC-A) 3-55 in./7.6-140 cm
100 mil (paper) >20 ft./6 m
* Ranges are calculated on Code 39 unless otherwise noted
Subject to the terms of Motorola’s hardware warranty statement, the LI4278 is warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of 36 months from the date of shipment. For the complete Motorola hardware product warranty statement, go to: motorola.com/warranty 
NOTICE: Repairs of this product may require the use of Motorola® Symbol® proprietary parts (and/or Motorola® Symbol® proprietary information). Motorola® Symbol® will sell these parts (and provide this proprietary information) only to end-user customers for self-service. It is Symbol’s® policy not to sell these parts to third-party service providers and not to allow a third-party service provider to act as an ordering or receiving agent for the parts necessary to repair this product. Applicable in the U.S. For all other countries, please contact your Motorola® Symbol® account manager or the local Motorola® Symbol® Customer Service representative in your area for further details.
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