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Motorola MC 17A Hand Held Computer

Motorola MC 17A A newer version of this item is available.
It is replaced by the Motorola MC 17A.
The updated Motorola MC 17A uses 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi WLAN and a touch screen interface to give retailers a unique opportunity to strengthen the customer relationship, delivering highly effective promotions targeted to each individual's buying habits and preferences. The flexible device doubles as a productivity tool for store associates, supporting a wide variety of applications - from stock and price checks, to mark downs, line busting and more. And based on open standards, the MC 17A delivers reduced development costs, rapid deployment, and easy real-time integration with POS systems.
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MC 17A Options
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MC17A-00-DEVKIT MC 17A, MC17 Wireless Self-Scanning Terminal (Kit, MC17a, Cradle, Psu, Lncd, Pcbl, Key, Dev, Non-Touch and USB) See Replacement Call for Details
MC17A-00 MC 17A, 802.11a/B/G Wlan, 64RAM/64ROM, Windows CE 5.0 Professional See Replacement Call for Details
MC17A-00-DEVKIT-ES MC17A, MC17 Wireless Self-Scanning Terminal (Kit, MC17a, Cradle, Psu, Lncd, Pcbl, Key, Dev, Non-Touch and USB) Check Availability Call for Details


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23844-00-00R US AC Line Cord, Grounded, 7.5', Three wire for power supplies (Part# KT-14000-148R) and (Part# 50-14000-241R) and (Part# PWRS-14000-148R). Ships Free Today $15.69
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PWR-BGA12V108W0WW AC/DC Power supply (Brick). AC Input: 100-240V, 2.8A. DC Output: 12V, 9A, 108W. Requires: DC line cord and Country specific grounded AC line cord. Ships Free Today $69.73
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PSS-3KY01-00R Pin Key For PSS Stndrd Locking/ Charging Cradle
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PSS-3CR01-00R PS3050, Charging Cradle, Standard Locking, Requires Pin Key (Part# PSS-3KY01-00R).
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BTRY-MC17RAB0E-50 Battery (50-Pack, 2400 mAh)
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25-66420-01R Pss Dc Charging 19.5 inch Cable. Runs From The Power supply (50-14001-04R) To 1 Charging Cradle (Pss-3Cr01-00R)
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Motorola MC 17A Details


Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g

USB 1.1 client for Microsoft Activesync

Processor (CPU)

MC17A - High performance Intel PXA270; 32 bit; 312 MHz; MC17T - Intel PXA270; 32 bit; 520 MHz

Light source


64 MB RAM; 64 MB Flash ROM (MC17T only - 1GB SD Storage)

Scan rate

100 scans/sec

Operating system (OS)

Microsoft Windows CE 5.0 Professional Version

Physical Characteristics

9.52 oz (270 g)
Display type
Color 2.8 inch 320 x 240 QVGA (MC17A:non-touch screen & MC17T:touch screen)
6 fully programmable keys
Dimensions (HxWxD)
2.3 x 8.11 x 3.2 in. (5.9 x 20.6 x 8.1 cm) H x W x D


Rechargeable 2400 mAh Li-ION battery pack
Larger capacity battery (LCB)
Provides up to eight hours of continuous operation

Regulatory Specifications

RoHS Directive 2002/95/EEC

User Environment

Ambient lighting tolerance1 
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)


90% relative humidity at 50°C, noncondensing

Storage temperature

4° to 140°F (-20° to 60°C)

Drop specification

Multiple 4 ft. (1.2 m) drops to tile over concrete

Operating temperature

32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)