ZB-2852 Series by ZBA

Cordless/Wireless Scanner


The new ZB2852 Cordless Scanner is the wireless version of our popular ZB2852 Scanner. It offers the same advantages in speed, depth-of-field, reliability, sleek styling, and ease-of-use, but now there is wireless capability to give operators greater mobility for scanning those tough to reach barcodes.
The ZB2852 cordless scanner is perfect for retail applications. It is easy to operate, light-weight and comfortable to use. This scanner reads all common barcode symbologies from contact up to a distance of 125mm. The rubber housing allows contact scanning for faster scans. An outstanding cordless scanner for retail applications, the ZB2852 provides unbeatable performance in a cost-effective package. ZB2852 reads PDF417 barcodes. 


  • Durable and ergonomically designed
  • High intensity aiming line
  • Good read LED indicator and tone programmable beeper
  • Built-in decoder allows automatic recognition and decoding of most popular barcode symbologies
  • USB, RS-232C, or Keyboard Emulation Interfaces
  • Upgradable Flash ROM
  • Ideal for many applications including retail point of sale, shelf price audit, receiving & distribution, inventory control, document control, and more.


Light source
630nm Visible Red LED
187 mm
Input voltage
5 VDC ± 0.25V
35 mm
Power - operating
945 mW
Optical system
2048 pixel CCD (Charge-coupled device)
-20C to 70C (-4F to 158F)
(battery not included for 2852)
Program upgrade
Enabled by built-in flash memory
Depth of scan field
0-250 mm (Code39, PCS=90%, 20mil)
10% to 90% relative humidity, non-condensing
Programmable characteristics
Code type selection, check digit selection, Decoding option, Transmitted character delay, header selection, trailer selection, message suffix, good read beep tone and volume, scanner trigger selection
Keyboard emulation type (intermessage delay, keyboard type and keyboard language)
Serial interface type (ACK/NAK, Xon/Xoff, RTS/CTS, good read LED control, start/stop bits)
Cordless type (special cordless transmission character settings for 8510)
75 mm
Power - standby
150 mW
Light level
Up to 45000 lux
Current - operating
290 mA @ 3.7 VDC
33 mm
1.5m drop onto concrete (90cm for 2852 cradle)
Current - standby
32 mA @ 3.7 VDC
Scan speed
300 scan/sec
44 mm
Operating Temperature
0F to 50C (32F to 122F)
0.1mm (4mil) Code39, PCS=90%, on contact
200g (battery included)
Agency Listing
Print contrast
30% or more
Scanning angle
Front: 60° Rear: 60° Yaw: 75°
Decode capability
Autodiscriminates all standard barcodes; Other symbologies can be ordered optionally
Beeper operation
7 tones or no beep
Connector type
RJ-45 phone jack connector
Green & Red Led (2 more LED for 2852 cradle)
Case material
ABS plastic (over molded at contact pointed



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