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MC55N0 Mobile Computer

When it comes to meeting the needs of your workforce, the rugged Wi-Fi MC55N0 excels with its perfect blend of form and function. The MC55N0 offers organizations the right level of features, the right level of rugged design and support for the most demanding business applications anywhere in your facility – indoors and outside. The compact and lightweight mobile computer is easy to carry and easy to use, with a sleek design that is at home in front of customers.

The most rugged design yet in this class
The MC55N0 delivers outstanding performance, even after exposure to heat, cold, dust, water. And all models can be sanitized with many common cleaners without harming the housing or the sensitive electronics.

The power to handle virtually any application
Packed with the latest technology, our powerful platform offers the most current mobile operating system for the enterprise, as well as the fastest processor and largest memory footprint in this device class. And the 802.11n radio substantially increases wireless bandwidth.

Industry-leading scanning performance on any barcode
Choose the scan engine that will deliver the best performance on the types of data you need to capture – even damaged and poor quality codes.

Create a single application version for the MC55N0 and your other Zebra mobile computers
RhoElements allows you to create a single application that looks, feels and acts the same on Zebra mobile computers, regardless of whether it runs on the Android, Microsoft® Windows Mobile or Windows CE operating systems.

Specifications Sheet

MC55N0 Spec Sheet

2-D Imager Engine
Illumination element (LED)
625 nm ± 5 nm

Sensor resolution
752 H x 480 V pixels (gray scale)


Pitch angle
± 60° from normal

Skew tolerance
± 60° from normal

Ambient light immunity
Total darkness to 9,000 ft. candles/96,900 lux

Aiming element (VLD)
655 nm ± 10 nm

Field of View
Horizontal: 40°; Vertical: 25°

SR Focus Range, Near/Far:
5 mil Code 39: 2.1 in. (53 mm) / 7.5 in.(191 mm)
100% UPC/EAN: 1.6 in. (41 mm) / 15.5 in. (394 mm)
6.7 mil PDF417: 3.4 in. (86 mm) / 7.1 in.(180 mm)

DL Focus Range, Near/Far:
5 mil Code 39: 1.4 in. (36 mm) / 7.3 in.(185 mm)
100% UPC/EAN: 1.6 in. (41 mm) / 12 in. (305 mm)
5 mil PDF417: 2.8 in.(71 mm) / 4.5 in. (114 mm)

CCD Camera

Network connections
Full-speed USB, host or client

Data Capture Options
Camera resolution
3.2 megapixel

Linear 1-D Scanner
Optical resolution
0.005 in. minimum element width

± 35° from vertical

Pitch angle
± 65° from normal

Skew tolerance
± 40° from normal

Ambient light
Sunlight: 10,000 ft. candles (107,460 lux)
Artificial Light: 450 ft. candles (4,844 lux)

Scan rate
104 (± 12) scans/sec (bi-directional)

Scan angle
Scan Angle (typical)*
Wide: (Default) 47°; Medium: 35°; Narrow: 10°

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

Operating system (OS)
Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 Classic Edition

256 MB RAM/1 GB Flash

Data capture options
Multiple configurations available:
1-D SE960 laser scanner
2-D SE4500-SR imager
2-D SE4500-DL imager
3.2 megapixel color camera option available

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

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

Display type
3.5 in Color VGA, super bright 900 NITS

Touch panel
Glass analog resistive touch

LED backlight

Expansion slot
Micro SD card slot (supports up to 32GB)

Vibrator, Audible tone plus multi-color LEDs

Keypad options

Audio options
Microphone, Receiver, Speaker, Bluetooth

Backup battery
Rechargeable NiMH battery, 18mAh 2.4V (not user accessible)

Rechargeable Lithium Ion 3.7V, 2400 mAh Smart Battery User Profiles: Minimally 8 hours based on 600 scans and WLAN transmits per hour with display on and standard capacity battery

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

Regulatory Specifications
Quad-mode IEEE ® 802.11a/b/g/n

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

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

95% non-condensing

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

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

Environmental sealing

Electrostatic discharge (ESD)
15KV Air 8KV Touch

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