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Symbol Digital Barcode Scanner

Part Number: DS6600
Price: $0


DS6600 Series Digital Scanners

Symbol Scanner DS6600

Capture Data and Images with One Multi-Use Scanning Device
The DS6600 Series from Symbol Technologies provides unmatched performance in the digital scanning of images and one-dimensional (1D) and two-dimensional (2D) bar codes. Built to read bar codes omni-directionally, the DS6600 Series improves productivity for all data capture activities across your enterprise.

For capturing images and bar codes, the DS6608 is ideal. But if image capture and transfer capability is what you need, the DS6607 is perfect for today's applications, such as digital document storage and processing, as well as for image capture applications of the future.

These digital scanners offer true flexibility. With the optional Intellistand, you can automatically switch between hands-free and hand-held scanning without having to scan a programming bar code, saving time and improving efficiency.

Increase Productivity by Reducing Scanning and Decoding Times
The omni-directional scanning capabilities of the DS6600 Series make the tasks of scanning and decoding simple — just point and shoot. No matter how a bar code is oriented, the DS6600 Series delivers a quick, accurate read. The intuitive, laser-generated aiming pattern indicates the full scanning field for additional scanning and decoding ease, leading to improved productivity. With a wide working range, the DS6600 Series improves throughput in the most challenging data capture environments. More items get scanned with less time spent preparing to scan or rescanning after errors.

Experience Laser-Like Scanning with the Benefits of Digital
As the supply chain expands, so does the need for tracking more information about each item. By accurately reading 2D and 1D symbologies and capturing images, the DS6600 Series helps you manage mixed-use reading requirements without any add-on devices. Its laser-like read rates and unmatched quality let you capture bar codes quickly, improving overall productivity.

Cost-Effective Digital Scanner Meets Needs of Today and Tomorrow
As scanning requirements continue to change, the DS6600 Series is built to support those changes. It connects to a range of hosts with a single device, letting you use your current system while allowing for migration in the future — and that protects your investment.

Service-from-the-Start Support
The DS6600 Series provides accurate and cost-effective code-reading capabilities for retail, light manufacturing, government, healthcare, postal and lottery applications. In addition to advanced data capture technology, Symbol's end-to-end solutions integrate ruggedized mobile computers and scanners, wireless infrastructure, enabling software and high-ROI applications from our business partners. Symbol Enterprise Mobility Services are designed to ensure that every aspect of your mobility solution — from defining your business requirements to ongoing service and support — works seamlessly and at maximum efficiency.

When you purchase the DS6600 Series, you are eligible for the Service-from-the-Start (SFS) – Bronze package, which is a five-year, prepaid Service Center program offered at a discount if purchased with the equipment. SFS gives you services such as three-day turnaround time, priority response, cosmetic fixes and coverage for normal wear and tear.

No matter what level of service you choose, you can rest assured knowing that all Symbol services offer:
  • A team with industry experience suited to your business needs
  • Symbol-certified and approved parts
  • Support services aimed at providing you with maximum uptime



Unmatched decoding performance on 2D and 1D symbologies

Increases productivity by reducing the time it takes to scan/decode

Omni-directional scanning

Increases throughput by eliminating the need to orient bar codes to the scanner

Integrated bar code and image capture

Accurately scans all items with one device

Wide working range

Performs equally well from a distance or close-up

Laser-generated aiming pattern

Enables quick and accurate data capture

Optional Intellistand

Allows instant switching between handheld and hands-free scanning

Sub-second image transfer

Delivers faster capture and transfer of images than competitive products

CCD digital scanning technology

Results in laser-like performance in a digital scanner

DS6600 Specification Highlights

Physical Characteristics


6.55 in. H x 2.82 in. W x 4.72 in. D
16.64 cm H x 7.16 cm W x 11.99 cm D

Weight (without cable)

6.04 oz./181.4 gm

Input Voltage

5 volts +/- 10%

Operating Current

250mA (average)

Power Sources

Depending on host:
Host power
External power supply


Cash Register White or Twilight Black

Performance Characteristics

Light Source

650 nm visible laser diode


640 x 480

Minimum Element Width

5 mil/0.127 mm

Nominal Working Distance

From 1 in./ 2.5 cm to 14 in. /35 cm on 100% UPC/EAN symbols

Print Contrast

25% minimum reflective difference

Roll (Tilt) 1

+/- 180 degrees from normal

Pitch 2

+/- 60 degrees from normal

Skew (Yaw) 3

+/- 50 degrees from normal

Decoding Capability

1D Codes

UPC.EAN, UPC.EAN with Supplementals, UCC.EAN 128, JAN 8 & 13, Code 39, Code 39 Full ASCII, Code 39 Trioptic, Code 128, Code 128 Full ASCII, Codabar (NW7), Interleaved 2 of 5, Discrete 2 of 5,Code 93, MSI, Code 11, Code 32, Bookland EAN, IATA, UCC/EAN RSS and RSS variants

2D Codes

PDF417, microPDF417, MaxiCode, DataMatrix (ECC 2000), Composite Codes, QR Code

Postal Codes

U.S. Postnet, U.S. Planet, U.K. Postal, Japan Postal, Australian Postal, Dutch Postal

Interfaces Supported

RS232, Keyboard Wedge, Wand Emulation, Scanner Emulation, IBM 468X/469X, USB and Synapse

User Environment

Operating Temperature

32° to 122° F/0° to 50° C

Storage Temperature

-40° to 158° F/-40° to 70° C


5% to 95% relative humidity, noncondensing

Drop Specifications

Multiple 6-foot (1.8 m) drops to concrete

Ambient Light Immunity

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


10,000 ft. candles/107,644 LUX

Electrostatic Discharge

Conforms to 15 kV air discharge and 8 kV of contact discharge


Hands-Free Intellistand

20-66483-01, Cash Register White; 20-66483-02, Twilight Black

Regulatory Information

Electrical Safety

Certified to UL1950, CSA C22.2 No. 950, EN60950/IEC950

Laser Safety

CDRH Class II, IEC Class 2


FCC Part 15 Class B, ICES-003 Class B, European Union EMC Directive, Australian SMA

1 - Roll (Tilt): Controlled by rotating the wrist clockwise or counterclockwise
2 - Pitch: Controlled by dropping or raising the wrist
3 - Skew (Yaw): Controlled by rotating the wrist from left to right or vice versa


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