Motorola MC-2100 Hand Held Computer

The Motorola MC-2100 has been discontinued. No direct replacement is available.
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From the sales floor to the backroom, the Motorola MC-2100 mobile computer has what it takes to affordably automate the capture of inventory data right at the point of work. Paper-based forms that need to be transcribed and manually entered into the computer are eliminated, reducing keying errors and improving productivity, workers can handle more tasks per day. With the value-priced MC-2100, you get the features you need to get the job done. You can count on plenty of processing power, rugged design, superior ergonomics, flexible data capture options, enterprise-grade push-to-talk (PTT), plus centralized management. And support for Motorola"s RhoElements application development platform allows you to create cross-platform applications that work on different mobile computers with different operating systems.
MC-2100 Options
Part # DescriptionAvailabilityPriceOrder
MC2100-MS01E00 MC-2100, Batch, 1D Laser Scanner, Windows CE 6.0, 128MB RAM/256MB Flash, 27 key Numeric Keypad, Color Display, Standard Battery. Includes Handstrap. Interface cables and charging cradle sold separately. Check Availability Call for Details
MC2100-CS01E00 MC-2100, Mobile Computer, batch, Linear Imager, 128MB RAM / 256 MB ROM, 2.8 in. color display, no touch panel, 27 key numeric keypad, 1X standard battery, Windows CE, hand strap, English, world wide. Check Availability Call for Details

Motorola MC-2100 Details

Application Development

RhoElements for cross platform applications; EMDK suite (C, .NET and Java)


Network connections
Full-speed USB, host or client

802.11b/g/n (MC2180 only)

WPAN (Bluetooth Support)
Class II, v2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) and integrated antenna (on the MC2180 only)



Performance Characteristics

Data capture options
1-D linear imager, 1-D laser, 1-D/2-D area imager (MC2180 only)

Processor (CPU)
Marvell PXA 320 624 MHz

Operating system (OS)
Microsoft Windows Embedded CE6.0 Core; Microsoft Windows Embedded CE6.0 Pro (MC2180 Only)

128 MB RAM/256 MB ROM; 256 MB RAM/256 MB ROM (MC2180 Only), user accessible microSD card slot (supports up to 32GB)

Physical Characteristics

Touch panel
Analog resistive touch panel (MC2180 only)

Dimensions (HxWxD)
6.76 in. H x 1.34 in. D x 2.40 in. W /171.7 mm H x 34.1 mm D x 60.9 mm W

WLAN with battery: 8.32 oz./236 g; Batch with battery: 8.04 oz./228 g

Display type
2.8 in. QVGA with backlight; TFT-LCD, 64K colors

Keypad options
27-key numeric; 2 programmable side buttons (MC2180 only); supports keypad overlays for localization and custom functions

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

Audio options
Speaker and microphone (MC2180 only); Buzzer (MC2100 only)

LED, Audio 


2400 mAh rechargeable Smart Li-Ion; user replaceable

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)

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

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

Drop specification
Multiple 4 ft./1.2 m drops per MIL STD 810G; multiple 4 ft./1.2 m to concrete at room temperature; 3 ft./0.91 m to concrete across operating temperature

Tumble specifications
500 tumbles (1, 000 hits) @ 1.64 ft./0.5 m

Environmental sealing

5% to 95% non-condensing

2Gs peak, 5Hz to 2kHz, 1 hour duration per axis

Electrostatic discharge (ESD)
±15kVdc air discharge, ±8kv contact discharge