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Zebra DS3678-ER Barcode Scanner

Unstoppable performance for extended range 1D/2D barcode scanning Zebra DS3678-ER - Meet the Zebra DS3678-ER, the pinnacle of cordless ultra-rugged scanners with the most robust drop, tumble, and sealing capabilities in its class. Engineered to withstand an impressive 8ft./2.4m drop to concrete, it outperforms any other scanner in its category by 23 percent. Furthermore, the DS3678-ER is dustproof, spray-proof, and waterproof, boasting an IP67 rating for ultimate durability. This rugged scanner excels in scanning range, with its advanced imager reading 1D and 2D barcodes on labels up to 60 percent closer and 35 percent farther than comparable models. Its exceptional scanning range spans from 3 inches to a remarkable 70 feet. The DS3678-ER includes a sealed rugged cradle, a smart battery, and Zebra's Wi-Fi Friendly mode to ensure zero interference on your Wi-Fi network. Designed for cold environments, its unique plastics, cables, and components are built to withstand freezing temperatures without becoming brittle.
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Zebra DS3678-ER Barcode Scanner Model Overview
The DS3678-ER ultra-rugged scanner enables extended range capture of 1D and 2D barcodes, from 3 in./7.6 cm to 70 ft/21.4 m away.

Key Features:
  • Extended range 1D/2D barcode capture
  • Support for Digimarc® digital watermark technology
  • Ultra-rugged — can survive 10 ft./3 m drops to concrete and 7,500 tumbles
  • Dual IP65/IP68 sealing built to handle extreme temperatures and conditions
  • Includes Zebra’s DataCapture DNA technology platform of highly intelligent firmware, software, utilities and apps


The productivity of your warehouse and manufacturing workers depends on the quality of the scanner they use. The corded DS3608- ER and cordless DS3678-ER scanner enable them to reliably scan 1D and 2D barcodes near and far—and they offer unmatched ultra-rugged design, scanning performance and manageability. The advanced imager delivers lightning-fast capture of any 1D or 2D barcode printed on a label in virtually any condition or displayed on a screen, nearer and farther than any scanner in this class— from 3 in./7.6 cm to 70 ft./21.4 m away. The ultra-rugged DS3608-ER/DS3678-ER is practically indestructible and deployment and management are simple and fast. The DS3678-ER’s unique features put it in a class of its own among cordless scanners, including a sealed rugged cradle, a smart battery and Zebra’s Wi-Fi Friendly Mode that prevents interference with your Wi-Fi network. The DS3608-ER/DS3678-ER—the performance you need to maximize workforce productivity and operational throughput.


Superior Scanning Range

The advanced imager reads 1D and 2D barcodes printed on a label up to 60 percent closer and 35 percent farther than similar models in this class, with an extraordinary scanning range from 3 in. to 70 ft. (7.6 cm to 21.4 m). Now, one scanner can easily read barcodes on a picklist in hand and on the uppermost shelves of your warehouse racks, as well as extra-wide codes just a hands-length away—even if they are under shrinkwrap, damaged, dirty or poorly printed. The result? Workers can capture barcodes as fast as they can pull the trigger for first-time every time scanning—and extraordinary productivity


Ultra-Rugged—the Most Indestructible Design in its Class

The DS3608-ER/DS3678-ER is our most rugged scanner yet, with the highest drop, tumble and sealing specification in its class. The DS3608-ER/DS3678-ER is built to survive an 8 ft./2.4 m drop to concrete—23 percent more durable than any other scanner in this class. The DS3608-ER/DS3678-ER operates reliably after 5,000 tumbles, simulating the real-world tumbling that occurs with a drop. Both models are dust proof, spray proof and waterproof to IP67— they can be sprayed down with jetting water and even submersed in water.


Easy Management with Our Complimentary Industry-Best Tools

Remotely configure scanners, upgrade firmware, format data properly for your back end and monitor PowerPrecision+ battery statistics and more with 123Scan and Scanner Management Service (SMS).


Multi-Code Captures and Processes up to 20 Barcodes Simultaneously

Many labels have multiple barcodes your workers need to capture. Now, one press of the trigger captures the right barcodes and applies the unique data format required for each one for instant transmission to your backend systems—all with complete control over the order barcodes are processed.


Faster Pick-List Processing

Users can easily select and capture an individual barcode from any picklist


Ready for the Freezer

The DS3608-ER and DS3678-ER are built from the ground up to handle extreme cold. Their unique plastics, cables and components are designed to handle freezing temperatures without becoming brittle—making these scanners ideal for use in freezers and outdoor yards


A Bluetooth Model in a Class of Its Own for Superior Cordless Freedom

Bluetooth® 4.0 (Low Energy) provides lightning fast wireless communication and maximum energy efficiency. Our Zebra Wi-Fi Friendly Mode eliminates the wireless interference that Bluetooth devices can create in your Wi-Fi environment. The ‘go anywhere’ rugged cradle offers superior versatility and durability. The DS3678-ER is the only scanner in its family to offer a cradle with IP65 sealing. And its industrial charging contacts withstand 250,000 insertions. The first-in-its-class battery ‘charge gauge’ and Bluetooth status LED make it easy to monitor battery power as well as Bluetooth connectivity. The PowerPrecision+ battery delivers the ultimate in battery power and management. You get more than nine times the amount of scans per charge than with competitive models in this product class—more than 70,000 scans per charge, so workers can scan more items over a longer period of time. You also get visibility into a wealth of battery health-related data, including charge cycles consumed, current battery status and a State of Health meter, which identifies if batteries are healthy and holding a full charge or ready for retirement.


Support for the Barcode of the Future—Digimarc®

DS3608-ER/DS3678-ER scanners support Digimarc digital watermark technology, where barcodes are printed repeatedly over all surfaces yet are invisible to workers and consumers. Digimarc saves time at checkout and also creates efficiencies throughout the supply chain since workers no longer need to locate and position a visible barcode in the field of view.


Three Flexible Feedback Modes

Mix and match the feedback modes that are ideal in your environment—vibration, red and green LEDs located in an area where they are always easy to see, plus the traditional loud beep tone.


Instantly Connect to Your Industrial Ethernet Network

Zebra’s Network Connect for Automation delivers a seamless connection between DS3608-ER/ DS3678-ER scanners and a manufacturer’s Industrial Ethernet network without the need for third party conversion equipment. The solution eliminates vulnerability points, improves security, reduces complexity and is compatible with every Zebra 3600 Series scanner.


DataCapture DNA

Zebra’s DataCapture DNA is a technology platform of highly intelligent firmware, utilities and apps exclusively engineered for Zebra scanners. Leveraging more than 35 years of Zebra’s industry expertise, DataCapture DNA delivers innovations that give our best-in-breed imagers greater intelligence and simplicity. When combined with the unstoppable performance found in every 3600 Series ultra-rugged scanner, DataCapture DNA turns Zebra’s 3600 Series scanners into powerful tools that help to resolve tomorrow’s data capture challenges today—and help your workers get more done each day


The Zebra 3600 Ultra-Rugged Scanner Series: This family of scanners offers a model to meet virtually every need in warehousing and manufacturing: • LI3608-SR/ LI3678-SR: Standard range 1D barcode capture • LI3608-ER / LI3678-ER: All-range 1D barcode capture • DS3608-SR/ DS3678-SR: Standard range scanning of 1D and 2D barcodes • DS3608-HP/ DS3678-HP: High performance scanner captures 1D/2D barcodes over longer distances, plus OCR, photos and documents • DS3608-HD/ DS3678-HD: Captures high-density 1D/2D barcodes • DS3608-DP/ DS3678-DP: Capture of Direct Part Marks (DPM) • DS3608-ER/ DS3678-ER: All-range 1D/2D barcode capture