Symbol LS1203 HD Handheld Scanner

The LS1203-HD handheld scanner is designed for electronics manufacturers who need to scan small, high density 1-D barcodes on PCB assemblies for track, trace, quality and other applications.

  • Durable, single-board construction

    Meets 5-ft drop tests, significantly reducing downtime and repair costs.

    Multiple interfaces: RS232, USB, keyboard wedge (KBW) in one scanner
    Simplifies installation and integration, ensuring future compatibility.

    Sleek, lightweight, ergonomic design
    Maximizes comfort for all-day use.

    Intuitive scanning and plug-and-play capability
    Minimizes setup and training time.

    Choice of triggered or continuous mode
    Ensures versatile, accurate first-time scanning.

  • Performance Characteristics

    Scan pattern
    Single line

    Minimum resolution
    30% minimum reflectance

    Interfaces supported
    Keyboard wedge, RS-232, USB

    ± 65°

    Roll (tilt)2 
    ± 30° from normal

    Skew (yaw)3 
    ± 60°

    Depth of field
    From contact to 8 in./20.32 cm on 100% UPC/EAN symbols

    Decode capability
    1-D, See data sheet for full list of supported symbologies


    Physical Characteristics

    Twilight black

    2.4 in. H x 7.1 in. L x 2.4 in. W(6.2 cm H x 18 cm L x 6 cm W)

    Power source
    Host power or external power supply (depends on host type)

    Approximately 4.3 oz. / 122 g (without cable)



    Voltage and current4 
    5 +/-10%VDC @ 100 mA (Stand by: <35 mA)

    Regulatory Specifications

    Electrical safety
    UL 60950-1, C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, IEC 60950-1

    FCC Part 15 Class B, ICES 003 Class B

    Laser/LED fafety
    EN 60825-1, IEC 60825-1, 21CFR1040.10

    RoHS Directive 2002/95/EEC

    User Environment

    Operating temperature
    32° to 122° F/0° to 50° C

    Drop specifications
    Withstands multiple 5 ft./1.524m drops to concrete

    Storage temperature
    -40° to 158° F/-40° to 70° C

    Ambient lighting tolerance
    Immune to direct exposure of normal office and factory lighting conditions, as well as direct exposure to sunlight

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