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MC18 Mobile Computer

Revolutionize the self-service shopping experience in your store with today’s most advanced personal shopper — the MC18. Your shoppers get the smartphone style and ergonomics they know and love, plus a direct connection to your information — information that will help them save time and money.

They can scan items as they shop to receive discount coupons, suggestions for complementary items and keep a running tally for fast checkout. And unlike a consumer-grade cell phone, shoppers will experience true enterprise-class scanning, with fast and dependable split-second capture of virtually every barcode on every item. The result? Your shoppers will spend less time in your store, save more — and spend more.

A new large all-touch display provides a true smartphone-style user experience
Delivers the same fingertip navigation found on today’s smartphones — including pinch and zoom.

First-time every time instant capture of virtually any barcode
Zebra’s advanced imaging engine enables the split-second capture of any 1-D or 2-D barcode, regardless of whether it is printed on paper or displayed on the screen of a mobile phone — or whether it is damaged, scratched or poorly printed. And with omnidirectional scanning, there is never a need to orient barcode and scanner, providing true point-and-shoot simplicity for shoppers and associates alike.

PowerPrecision+ battery — only from Zebra
The new higher capacity battery provides nine hours of continuous use and charges at a rate that is up to twice as fast as the prior generation Personal Shopper. Advanced state of health and state of charge information improves device management, helping ensure your cradles are always filled with ready-to-use devices.

Flexible 3-in-1 space-saving cradle design
Charging cradle requirements vary in different sections of your store — which is why the MC18 cradle can be configured three different ways: a high density configuration that shows off the beautiful new MC18 display; a super high-density cradle to minimize space, and a convenient easy-to-install desk mount configuration.

Customizable with your logo
Make our leading edge shopping technology part of your brand with customizable branding plates, available on the right and/or left of side of the device.


MC18 Specification Sheet



WPAN (Bluetooth Support)
Bluetooth 4.0 (Bluetooth SMART technology), Bluetooth Class 1.5, v2.1 + EDR

Wi-Fi Security Certification: Legacy, WPA and WPA2


Encryption: WEP (40 or 104 bit), TKIP and AES

WLAN radio type
Wi-Fi IEEE® 802.11a/b/g/n


USB 2.0 Client for Microsoft ActiveSync for service and maintenance

Operating system (OS)
Microsoft Windows Embedded Compact 7.0, Microsoft Internet Explorer Embedded 7

Light source
Orange LED Illumination with LED dot aim pattern

Ambient light
Tolerant to typical artificial indoor and natural outdoor (direct sunlight) lighting conditions. Fluorescent, Incandescent, Mercury Vapor, Sodium Vapor; LED: 450 Ft. Candles (4, 844 Lux); Sunlight: 8, 000 Ft. Candles (86, 111 Lux)

Processor (CPU)
TI OMAP4430, Dual Core, 800MHz

512MB RAM / 2 GB Flash
1 GB RAM / 4 GB Flash

Scan rate
Imaging rate: 30 Frames per second, 1280p x 800p



Dimensions (HxWxD)
2.95 in. H x 8.58 in. x 3.09 in. W (7.50 cm H x 21.80 cm L x 7.86 cm W)

Display type
Color LCD; 4.0 inch 480x800 WVGA resolution, 16 bits/pixel RGB, LED backlight, Capacitive touch screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3

10.6 oz / 300 g (with battery)

Keypad options
1 dedicated trigger key



PowerPrecision+ 2725 mAh Li-ion rechargeable battery



RF exposure
USA: FCC Part 2 (2.1093), FCC OET Bulletin 65 Supplement C
Canada: RSS-102;
EU: EN 62311, EN 50566, EN 62479
AU: ACA Radiocommunications (Electromagnetic Radiation – Human Exposure) Standard 2003

WLAN and Bluetooth (PAN)
USA: FCC Sub-Part C and E
Canada: RSS-210 Annex 8 and 9
EU: EN 300 328, EN 301 893
AU: AS/NZS 4268

ROHS compliant — 2011/65/EEC, WEEE – 2002/96/EC

North America: FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class B
Canada: ICES 003 Class B
EU: EN55022 Class B, EN 301 489-1, EN 301 489-17,
EN61000-4-3/-3-2/-3-3, EN55024

Electrical safety
Certified to UL / cUL 60950-1, IEC 62471:2006/EN62471:2008 (LED Safety Report), EN/IEC60950-1



Operating temperature
32° to 104° F/0° to 40° C

40°C (RH 10% - 95%) non-condensing

Tumble specifications
1, 000 0.5 m/ 1.64 ft. tumbles at room temperature

Storage temperature
4° to 140° F/-20° to 60° C

Drop specification
Withstands multiple 4 ft./1.2 m drops to vinyl tile over concrete

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