AM Labels have compared three of the leading barcode scanners within the industry to help you decide which retail barcode scanner is most suitable for your business. Motorola Symbol LS2208 Symbol was acquired by Motorola in 2007 and have been a force within the market ever since. The LS2208 is Motorola’s best seller due to its performance and price. The Motorola Symbol LS2208 is a corded laser barcode scanner which accurately captures data fast, improving business efficiency. It’s very easy to deploy and use thanks to its plug-and-play installation and intuitive user-friendly design. The LS2208 has been engineered for continuous heavy usage all day and its durable, ergonomic frame can withstand multiple 1.5m drop on concrete. To view the full Motorola Symbol LS2208 specifications or product page please press here. Honeywell Voyager 1250g Honeywell Voyagers are renowned for their superior out of box experience and the 1250g is no exception. The 1250g is easy to set up and even easier to use. The Voyager 1250g is also corded and has a laser operation similar to that of the LS2208. It’s able to scan further away than the LS2208 by 46mm and can also read GS1 DataBar symbologies. The Voyager 1250g also has an optional stand which is very easy to setup and has automatic in-stand detection and configuration, allowing you to quickly resume scanning. To view the full Honeywell Voyager 1250g specifications or product page please press here. Datalogic QuickScan D2330 The QuickScan barcode reader series is Datalogics value line of general purpose handheld data collection products and is ideal for new barcode scanning users. The Datalogic QuickScan D2330 is ideal for reading longer bar codes from a shorter distance with its wide scan angle which makes it perfect for use in retail and office environments. With its fast reading performances it’s also capable of reading standard 1D and GS1 DataBar linear codes. It’s been designed with the user in mind with its ergonomic shape and the ability to replace the scanners window – which are very easily scratched or broken. To view the Datalogic QuickScan D2330s full specification or product page. Specifications at a glance:
Product Motorola Symbol LS2208 Honeywell Voyager 1250g Datalogic Quickscan D2330
Cable Options IBM 468X/9X / PS2 Wedge / RS232 / Synapse / Undecoded / USB / Wand USB, RS232, Keyboard Wedge, RS232C, IBM RS485 supported via cable adapter PS2 Keyboard Wedge / USB
Drop Resistence onto Concrete 1.5 metres 1.5 metres 1.5 Metres
Operation Triggered or Hands Free Triggered or Hands Free Triggered
Scan Distance 0 - 400mm 0 - 446mm 0 - 269mm
Scans / Sec 100 100 100
Size (WxDxH) 63 x 84 x 152 mm 60 mm x 168 mm x 74 mm 170 x 71 x 67mm
Supported Barcodes Standard 1D and GS1 Databar Standard 1D and GS1 DataBar Standard 1D and GS1 Databar
Weight 146g 133g 128g
Scan Engine Laser Laser Laser
Optional Stand Yes Yes Yes
AM Labels Price £79.95 £74.95 £87.76