MC55A0 Mobile Computer

Give managers and task workers everything they need to take instant action anywhere. Pure business on the inside and smart styling on the outside, the MC55A0 rugged mobile computer for enterprise lets your workers access business applications, scan barcodes, snap a photo, view a video and place a private or push-to-talk call to virtually anyone in your facility – all with a single device. The sleek lightweight design is not only pocketable, it is at home in front of customers and patients. And government grade FIPS 140-2 security keeps your most sensitive data safe and secure.

Powerful microprocessor designed for mobility
The Marvell PXA320 @ 806 MHz provides best-in-class application performance coupled with ubiquitous mobility inside the enterprise even on the most demanding multi-media applications.

The memory to support any application
256MB RAM/1GB Flash and a user accessible microSD card slot with support up to 32GB provide the memory space required to enable robust performance for database and other processing intensive applications.

The most advanced mobile operating system for the enterprise
Microsoft's Windows 6.5 Mobile Edition increases interoperability with existing enterprise infrastructure; enhances security features; provides a more flexible development platform; improves mobile messaging collaboration.

Protects your application investments
Support for Enterprise Mobility Developer Kit (EMDK) APIs preserves existing application investments by enabling easy and cost-effective porting of applications from other Zebra mobile computers.

Works on virtually any wireless LAN
The 802.11a/b/g tri-mode radio connects to both 2.4GHz and 5GHz WLANs for cost-effective voice and data connectivity in the office and hot spots; 802.11a (5GHz band) support enables segmentation of voice traffic to ensure voice quality.

The most advanced Bluetooth functionality
Bluetooth v2.1 with EDR provides a wireless connection to more device types, including modems, printers, headsets and more; simplifies pairing; improves security; reduces power consumption; supports either Microsoft or Stonestreet stacks.

Government grade security over virtually any WLAN
Make sure only authorized users access your devices, your data and your network. Bring wired-line security to your wireless communications without impacting wireless performance through a multitude of security features, including: native FIPS 140-2 Level 1 certification; support for all the latest encryption and authentication protocols; compatibility with Mobile Security Suite for device-level protection (device level firewall, intrusion prevention, enforced authentication, data encryption and integrity monitoring protect the data that is resident on and in transit to and from your MC55A0 devices); and compatibility with Zebra Mobile Virtual Private Networks (MVPNs).

Industry leading rugged design and reliability
Patented Monocoque unibody housing: greatly improves structural stability and ability to handle the twisting common in a fall or bump
Patented industrial-grade connector: improves the reliability and durability of the accessory point of interface
Improved shock absorption for internal components: a rigid yet lightweight magnesium frame encases the main circuit board and all electronics

Rugged display construction: space between display and touchscreen helps prevent damage to the display.

Business class motion sensing for the intelligence to sense – and act – on motion
Automatically rotates screen to match; device orientation automatically reverts to sleep mode when not in use to preserve battery power; landscape mode improves the display of data-intensive applications; enables utilization of sensor data in custom applications.

Advanced sleek design for ease of use and user comfort
Specifically designed for one-handed operation – data entry is easy regardless of hand size with minimal movement.

Backwards compatibility with all MC55 accessories
Upgrade to the latest mobile technology advancements while preserving your existing accessory investments.

Increase uptime and reduce support costs with all-inclusive support plan
Covers normal wear and tear as well as internal and external components damaged through accidental breakage for both device and select accessories.

Specification Sheets

MC55A0 Series Specification Sheet

 


Communications

Individual data rates supported
1, 2, 5.5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48 and 54 Mbps

Antenna
Internal (primary and diversity)

Voice
Voice-over-IP ready, Wi-Fi™-certified, IEEE 802.11a/b/g direct sequence wireless LAN, Wi-Fi Multimedia™ (WMM), Zebra Voice Quality Manager (VQM)

Security
WPA2, WEP (40 or 128 bit), TKIP, TLS, TTLS (MS-CHAP), TTLS (MS-CHAP v2), TTLS (CHAP), TTLS-MD5, TTLS-PAP, PEAP-TLS, PEAP (MS-CHAP v2), AES, LEAP, CCXv4 certified; FIPS 140-2 certified

Performance Charateristics
Processor (CPU)
Marvell™ PXA 320 @ 806 MHz processor

Operating system (OS)
Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 Classic Edition

Memory (Flash/RAM)
256 MB RAM/1GB Flash

Data capture options
1D SE960 laser scanner; 2D SE4500-SR imager; 2D SE4500-HD imager; 2D SE4500-DL imager, optional 3.2 MP Camera

Physical Characteristics
LED backlight
Yes

Rugged
Yes

Touch panel
Glass analog resistive touch

Expansion slot
microSD with SD HC support - supports up to 32GB

Weight
11.1 oz./315g (with rechargeable 2400 mAh Lithium Ion Smart battery)

Notification
Vibrator, Audible tone plus multi-color LEDs

Keypad options
Numeric, QWERTY, AZERTY, QWERTZ and NAV PIM

Display type
3.5 in Color VGA, super bright 900 NITS

Dimensions (HxWxD)
With rechargeable 2400 mAh Lithium Ion battery: 5.78 in. L x 3.03 in. W x 1.06 in. D 147mm L x 77mm W x 27mm D

Audio options
Microphone, Receiver, Bluetooth, Speakerphone

Power
Backup battery
Rechargeable NiMH battery, 18 mAh, 2.4 V

Extended capacity battery
Rechargeable Lithium Ion 3.7V, 3600 mAh Smart Battery

Battery
Rechargeable Lithium Ion 3.7V, 2400 mAh Smart Battery

Regulatory Specifications
RF exposure
USA: FCC Part 2, FCC OET Bulletin 65 Supplement C
Canada: RSS-102
EU: EN 50392
Australia: Radio communications Standard 2003

Laser safety 1
EN 60825-1, IEC Class 2/FDA Class II, IEC 60825-1 Class 2

Environmental
RoHS-compliant

Electrical safety
EN 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, Certified to UL / cUL 60950-1

EMI/RFI
USA: FCC Part 15, Class B
Canada: ICES 003 Class B
EU: EN55022 Class B, EN 301 489-1, EN 301 489-17, EN 301 489-19, EN 60601-1-2

User Environment
Ambient lighting tolerance 2
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: 8000 Ft Candles (86,111 Lux)

Tumble specifications
1000 1.6 ft./0.5 m tumbles (equivalent to 2,000 hits) per IEC tumble specifications

Storage temperature
-40° F to 158° F/-40° C to 70° C

Operating temperature
14° F to 122° F/-10° C to 50° C

Humidity
95% non-condensing

Environmental sealing
IP64, per applicable IEC sealing specifications

Electrostatic discharge (ESD)
15KV Air, 8KV Touch

Drop specification
Multiple 6 ft./1.8 m drops per MIL-STD 810G specifications



 

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2 LED lighting with high AC ripple content can impact scanning performance.

 

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