Zebra DS 3600 Series 1D/2D Ultra Rugged Scanner

Whether you are involved in automotive, aerospace, farm and fleet or other industrial manufacturing, you rely on track and trace applications to provide better control over product quality, protect consumer safety and ensure regulatory compliance. Zebra’s corded DS3608-DPA and cordless DS3678-DPA are designed to help industrial manufacturers meet these track and trace requirements, without jeopardizing “on time every time” delivery goals. With a single scanner, workers can capture virtually any direct part mark, as well as 1D/2D and wide 1D barcodes for superior versatility. The ultra-rugged design is practically indestructible — ideal for punishing environments. The scanners offer unparalleled ease of management, and with Zebra’s EA3600 Network Connect for Automation, the DS3608-DPA and DS3678-DPA connect to your Industrial Ethernet network without third party conversion equipment. The DS3608-DPA/DS3678-DPA — the unstoppable
performance you need to maximize workforce productivity, ensure traceability, reduce production cycle times and prevent unplanned production line downtime.

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Physical Characteristics
Dimensions: Corded: 7.3 in. H x 3.0 in. W x 5.2 in. D
18.5 cm H x 7.7 cm W x 13.2 cm D
Cordless: 7.3 in. H x 3.0 in. W x 5.6 in. D
18.5 cm H x 7.7 cm W x 14.3 cm D
Weight: Corded: 10.72 oz./304g
Cordless: 14.18 oz./402 g
Voltage and current:

Host powered: 4.5 VDC min., 5.5 VDC max.
External power supply: 11.4 VDC min., 12.6 VDC max.

DS3608-DPA (corded): 360 mA (RMS typical)
Stand by: 100 mA)

Color: Gray and Black
Supported Host Interfaces USB, RS232, Keyboard Wedge
Industrial Ethernet: EtherNet/IP, Profinet, Modbus
Battery PowerPrecision+ 3100 mAh Li-Ion
rechargeable battery
User Indicators Direct decode indicator; LEDs; beeper; vibration
Performance Characteristics
Scans per Full Charge 100,000+
Image Capture Basic
Illumination Direct: Two (2) warm white light LED;
Diffuse: Ring of red 634 nm LEDs
Aimer  655 nm laser
Imager Field of View Horizontal: 46°, Vertical: 30°
Image Sensor 1,280 x 960 pixels
Print contrast: 15% minimum reflective difference
Skew/Pitch/Roll Skew: ± 60°
Pitch: ± 60°
Roll: ± 360°
Decode Capabilities
1D Code 39, Code 128, Code 93, Codabar/NW7, Code 11, MSI Plessey, UPC/EAN, I 2 of 5, Korean 3 of 5, GS1 DataBar, Base 32 (Italian Pharma)
2D PDF417, Micro PDF417, Composite Codes, TLC-39,  Aztec, DataMatrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, Micro QR, Chinese Sensible (Han Xin), Postal Codes
IUID Support Supports IUID parsing, the ability to read and separate IUID fields per application requirements
User Environment
Operating temp. Corded: -22° F to 122° F/-30° C to 50° C
Cordless: -4° F to 122° F/-20° C to 50° C
Storage temp. -40° to 158° F (-40° to 70° C)
Humidity 5% to 95% (non-condensing)
Drop specs Withstands multiple 8.0 ft./2.4 m drops to concrete
Tumble Specification 5000 tumbles @ 3.3 ft. (1 m)
Sealing Scanner: IP65 and IP67
FLB cradle: IP65
ESD Per EN61000-4-2, ±20 KV air discharge, ±10 KV
direct discharge, ±10 KV indirect discharge
Ambient Light
0 to 10,037 Foot Candles/0 to 108,000 Lux
(direct sunlight)
Utilities and Maintanance
123Scan Programs scanner parameters, upgrades firmware, provides scanned barcode data and prints reports. For more information, visit zebra.
Scanner SDK Generates a fully-featured scanner application, including documentation, drivers, test utilities and sample source code. For more information, visit zebra.
Scanner Management Service (SMS) Remotely manages your Zebra scanner and queries its asset information. For more information, visit zebra.
Network Connect Seamlessly connects 3600 Series scanners directly to your Industrial Ethernet network without any third party conversion equipment. For more information, visit zebra.
Wireless Connectivity
Bluetooth Radio Bluetooth Class 1, Version 4.0 (LE), serial port (SPP) and HID profiles
Data Rate 3 Mbit/s (2.1 Mbit/s) for Classic Bluetooth
1 Mbit/s (0.27 Mbit/s) for Low Energy
Radio Range Direct line of sight in the open air: Class 1: Minimum
300 ft. (100.0 m); Class 2: Minimum 30 ft. (10.0 m)
Environmental RoHS EN 50581: 2012
Electrical safety EU Safety: EN 60950-1: 2006 + A11: 2009 + A1: 2010 + A12: 2011 + AC 2011 + A2: 2013;
International Safety: IEC 60950-1: 2005 + A1: 2009 + A2: 2013
US/Canada Safety: UL 60950-1, second edition, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-07
Laser/LED Safety Exempt Risk Group LED per IEC/EN 62471 (Ed 1)
Class 2 Laser per IEC/EN 60825-1 (Ed 3)
Complies with 21CFR1040.10

IT Emissions: EN 55022: 2010/AC: 2011 (Class B);
IT Immunity: EN 55024: 2010;
Heavy Industrial: EN 61000-6-2: 2005/AC:2005;
Harmonic Current Emissions: EN 61000-3-2: 2006 + A1: 2009 + A2: 2009 (Class B);
Voltage Fluctuation and Flicker: EN 61000-3-3: 2013;
Medical Electrical Equipment: EN 60601-1-2: 2007/AC: 2010, IEC 60601-1-2: 2007 (Modified);
Radio Frequency Devices: 47 CFR Part 15, Subpart B, Class B
Digital Apparatus: ICES-003 Issue 5, Class B


Subject to the terms of Zebra’s hardware warranty statement, the DS3608-DPA/ DS3678-DPA is warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of: Scanner and Cradle: thirty-six (36) months, Battery twelve (12) months from the date of shipment. For complete warranty statement, go to zebra.