DS2200 Series, DS2208 or DS2278 by Zebra Technologies


The DS2200 Series handheld imagers offer the most affordable devices that offer the easy deployment, ease of use, and management simplicity that meets your business needs. 1D barcodes have been replaced with 2D barcodes, for everything from purchase tags to electric coupons and loyalty cards. So, it is vital to have 2D barcode scanning capabilities to eliminate the risk of slowed check-out processes, which will ultimately lead to frustrated customers. With the DS2200 series, you will not only be able to scan one or the other, you will be able to scan them all. This affordable 1D/2D imager does not compromise performance or features for price. Best-in-class, every-time scanning with point-and-shoot simplicity is now available for you at the price you’ve been waiting for. Whether you need cordless (DS2278) or corded (DS2208) models, the DS2200 series meets your POS needs – in an affordable package.


Charge Time

  • 1 hour via Micro USB
  • 4 hours via Presentation Cradle

Drop Tolerance

  • Designed to withstand multiple drops at 5.0 ft./1.5 m to concrete

Scanning Technology

  • Array imager

Shift Life

  • 14 hours


  • IP42

Industry Use

  • Transportation
  • Retail
  • Hospitality

Additional information



Connection Type


Decoding Capabilities

1D Scanning, 2D Scanning


2,400 mAh, Li-Ion Battery


Corded: 5.7 oz/ 161.6 g, Cordless: 7.5 oz./ 214 g, Presentation Cradle: 5.2 oz./ 151 g

Supported Host Interfaces

Keyboard Wedge, RS232, TGCS (IBM) 46XX over RS485, USB


Corded: 16.5 cm. H x 6.6 cm. W x 9.9 cm. D, Cordless: 17.5 cm. H x 6.6 cm. W x 9.0 cm. D, Presentation Cradle: 7.2 cm. H x 9.4 cm. W x 12.2 cm. D

Input Voltage Range

4.5-5.5 External Power Supply, 4.5-5.5 VDC Host Powered

Keyboard Support

90+ International Keyboards

Light Source

Linear 624nm Amber LED

Image Sensor

640 x 480 pixels

Operating Temperature

DS2208/DS2278: 0.0°C to 50.0°C, Presentation Cradle: 0.0°C to 40.0°C


Standard Bluetooth Version 4.0 with BLE

Drop Specifications

5.0 ft./ 1.5 m to concrete

Storage Temperature

-40.0°C to 70.0°C