Motorola MC3090-Z Handheld Mobile Computer

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Symbol MC3090-ZThe MC3090-Z is a business-class handheld RFID reader designed specifically to extend the benefits of RFID beyond industrial spaces and into customer-facing and business environments. It starts with the signature rugged design and high performance for which Motorola's industrial handheld RFID products are known, and adds the ergonomics required for all-day comfort and ease of use. Add a groundbreaking new antenna design that drives RFID performance to new heights and the result is a highly versatile device that is at home in customer-facing environments, from retail stores and healthcare facilities to the office.



Lightweight, ergonomic pistol grip design
Built for all day comfort, reduces user fatique in read- and scan-intensive applications

Motorola's patented omnidirectional MAX RFID Antenna
Color touchscreen

Color touchscreen
Easy and intuitive interface; reduces training time and costs

Pinpoint locationing technology
A unique combinatino of intuitive audible and visual cues easily guides workers to a specific term: as the device moves closer to the desired item, a beep tone increases in frequency and volume, while a sliding graphical bar increases in size

Easy-to-use Application Programming Interfaces(APIs)
Enables rapid and cost-effective application development

Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g wireless connectivity
Connects to virtually any wireless LAN for easy integration into any wireless enterprise environment; enables real-time wireless data capture anywhere in your environment

Motorola MAX Rugged: meets and exceeds MIL-STD 810F standards for drop, tumble, and sealing.
Built for all-da enterprise use; provides dependable operation despite the inevitable drops and spills; provides extended lifecycle; withstands wipe downs

Motorola MAX Data Capture
Offers exceptional RFID and bar code scanning functionality in a single device; eliminates the need to puprchase two devices, reducing capital and operational costs

320 x 320 display with backlight
30% higher resolution than 1/4 VGA for easier viewing in virtually any lighting condition

Mobility Platform Architecture (MPA)
Enables easy and cost-effective porting of applications from many other Motorola mobile computers.


Motorola MC55


Memory (Flash/RAM) 128MB SDRAM/1 GB Flash

Operating system (OS) Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1

Processor (CPU) IntelXScale PXA270 520 MHz processor

Data capture options RFID; 1D laser scanner


Display Resolution 3 in. QVGA color display(320 x 320)touchscreen with backlight

Dimensions (HxWxD) 7.6 in. H x 4.7 in. W x 6.4 in. D/19.34 cm H x 11.94 cm W x 16.26 cm (without antenna)

Display resolution 3 in. QVGA (320x320) touchscreen with backlight

Keyboard 48-key Alpha-Numeric

Weight 22.93 oz/650 g (including battery, stylus, narrow keypad and strap)


Electrical safety CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1,UL 60950-1

EMC EN 302 4891,EN 301 489-1,EN 301 489-3,FCC Part 15 Subpat B,ICES 003 Class B,IEC 60601-1-2

RF exposure USA:FCC OET Bulletin 65Supplement CCanada: RSS-102EU: EN 50360; EN 50360Japan: ARIB STD T56Austrailia: RadiocommunicationsStandard 2003

Laser Safety E 60825-,IEC 60825-,21CFR1040.10


Drop specification 4 ft./1.2 m drop to concrete across theoperating temperature range; meets andexceeds MIL-STD 810F

Electrostatic discharge (ESD) +/-15kvVDC air discharge, +/-8kvVDCdirect discharge, +/-8kv indirect discharge

Humidity 5-95% non-condensing

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

Storage temperature -22° F to 160° F / -30° C to 70° C

Tumble specifications 500 1.64 ft./.5 m tumbles (1,000 drops)at room temperature; meets andexceeds MIL-STD 810F


Warranty Terms The MC3090-Z is warranted against defects in workmanshipand materials for a period of 12 months from date of shipment,provided that the product remains unmodified and is operatedunder normal and proper conditions.


Antenna Integrated orientation insensitive

Data rate 802.11a: up to 54 Mbps,802.11b: up to 11 Mbps,802.11g: up to 54 Mbps

Frequency Range 902-928 MHz

WLAN 802.11 a/b/g

Output Power 1W EIRP


Download MC55 Data Sheet