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Symbol MC 17 Hand Held Computer

Give busy consumers what they want most: faster, more personalized service. The MC17 consumer shopping terminal lets your shoppers speed up the checkout process, locate items, check pricing, find complementary products, and take advantage of personalized promotions and recommendations all at the press of a button. This new level of self-service and shopping convenience results in higher sales, and happier, more loyal customers. The MC17 gives 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 MC17 delivers reduced development costs, rapid deployment, and easy real-time integration with POS systems.
  • Simplistic user interface is intuitive for consumers of all ages
  • Customizable, field-replaceable top cover for additional promotional and advertising opportunities
  • Durable construction designed to withstand everyday drops and spills
  • Easy single-hand use through ergonomic lightweight design with a large easy to read color display
  • Easy deployment and day-to-day manageability with the Motorola Mobility Services Platform
  • Windows CE 5.0 with Internet Explorer 6.0 - Standard and familiar application tool set for building custom and secure web based retail solutions
MC 17 Options
Part # DescriptionAvailabilityPriceOrder
MC17U-00 MC17, 1D Laser, Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g), Touchscreen, 64RAM/64ROM, Windows CE 5.0 Professional Ships Today $862.08

Symbol MC 17 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)

The Symbol MC 17 is also known as the Symbol Technologies MC 17 .