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Handheld RFID Readers

RFD8500 Handheld RFID/1D/2D Sled



Turns Almost Any Mobile Computer Into a Handheld RFID Reader
Add high-performance next-generation RFID and 1D/2D barcode scanning to the mobile devices of today and tomorrow — simply, easily, and cost-effectively. Just pair the Bluetooth-enabled RFD8500 with a compatible Zebra or third-party mobile device, and you’re ready to go. You can attach the mobile device to the RFD8500 sled for a complete one-piece solution — or workers can put the mobile device in a pocket and use the RFD8500 in standalone mode.

Benefits of the RFD8500

Multi-OS and Easy to Deploy
Multi-OS and Easy to Deploy

Leverage your mobile computing strategy and add world-class data collection capability. Just twist to lock onto or remove the RFD8500 from any Zebra or third-party mobile computer via a Quad Lock or Zebra custom-tailored adaptor.

Flexible Connectivity Options
Flexible Connectivity Options

Enable a real-time wireless connection to your mobile or backend systems via Bluetooth 2.1 or later. If a wireless connection is not available, batch mode enables the collection of up to 500 bar codes and/or 42,000 RFID tags.

High-Performance Battery
High-Performance Battery

Get maximum read/write speeds and coverage required to maximize workforce efficiency. And, our unique power-optimizing algorithm delivers the superior battery cycle times that ensure full-shift power, even with intensive usage.

Additional Software Features

123RFID Desktop Fixed Reader Deployment Software
123RFID Desktop Fixed Reader Deployment Software

123RFID fixed RFID reader deployment software from Zebra will increase your profitability by reducing deployment and optimization time from weeks to days.


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