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Symbol MC 3100 Hand Held Computer

The rugged Symbol MC 3100 is at home in the retail store and warehouse aisles, on the loading dock and out in the yard. Leveraging Symbol's new mobility platform, the MC 3100 offers advanced computing power, industry-leading data capture capabilities and superior ergonomics. In addition to the processing power and memory required to support advanced applications, the MC 3100 also offers the latest in mobile technology and security. An integrated RFID tag automates asset tracking, allowing enterprises to track and locate MC 3100 devices right out the box. An integrated accelerometer enables leading edge motion-based applications that improve power management and more. Robust security features protect sensitive data. Compatibility with the existing MC3000 accessories ecosystem enables organizations to upgrade to the latest in technology, while preserving the existing accessory investment. The result is a robust affordable device that will help retailers, government agencies and distribution centers streamline and error-proof business processes, improving employee productivity as well as customer service and satisfaction.


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MC 3100 Options
Part # DescriptionAvailabilityPriceOrder
MC3190-SL2H04E0A MC3190-S, Brick Straight Shooter, 1D Laser Scanner, 28 key Numeric Keypad, High Capacity Battery, Full Audio, Color Touch Display, Windows CE 6.0 Pro, 256MB RAM/1GB ROM, English. Cables and Charging Cradle Not Included. For the full kit see (Part# MC3190-SL2H04E0A-KIT). Ships Today $1,099.04
MC3190-SL3H04E0A MC3190-S, Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g), Brick Straight Shooter, 1D Laser Scanner, Windows CE 6.0, 38 key Alpha Shift Keypad, High Capacity Battery, Bluetooth, Full Audio, Color Touch Display, 256MB RAM/1GB ROM, English. Interface cables and charging cradle sold separately. For the full kit see (Part# MC3190-SL3H04E0A-KIT). Ships Today $1,099.04
MC3190-SI3H24E0A MC3190-S, Brick Straight Shooter, 2D Imager, 38 key Alpha Shift Keypad, High Capacity Battery, Wi-Fi/Bluetooth, Full Audio, Color Touch Display, Windows Mobile 6.5 Classic, 256MB RAM/1GB ROM, English. Cables and Charging Cradle Not Included. For the full kit see (Part# MC3190-SI3H24E0A-KIT). Ships Today $1,326.27
MC3190-GI4H04EAA MC3190-G, Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g), Gun-Grip, Bluetooth, 2D Imager, Windows CE 6.0 Pro, 256MB/1GB ROM, 48 key, High Capacity Battery. Interface cables and charging cradle sold separately. Ships Today $1,403.35
MC3100-SI3H04E00 MC3100, MC: BATCH, Bluetooth, SS, 2D, 38KY, 2X, CE6 256/1G Ships Today $1,074.66

Symbol MC 3100 Details

2-D Imager Engine

Aiming element (VLD)
655 ± 10 nm Laser (SE4500 SR and SE4500 HD)

Illumination element (LED)
625 ± 5 nm LEDs (2x) (SE4500 SR and SE4500 HD)

Field of View
Horizontal: 38°/Vertical: 25° (SE4500 SR);Horizontal: 39°/Vertical: 25° (SE4500 HD)

Pitch angle
±60° (SE4500 SR and SE4500 HD)

Skew tolerance
±60° (SE4500 SR and SE4500 HD)

360° (SE4500 SR and SE4500 HD)

Sensor resolution
752 x 480 pixels (SE4500 SR and SE4500 HD)


Tri-mode IEEE® 802.11a/b/g; CCXv4 certified; support for IPv6; FIPS140-2 Certified

WPAN (Bluetooth Support)
Class II, v2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate (EDR), Integrated antenna

Linear 1-D Scanner

Optical resolution
4 Mil minimum element width

Scan angle
47° ± 3° default; configurable narrow angle: 35° ± 3°

Scan rate
104 (+/- 12) scans/sec (bi-directional)

Performance Characteristics

256MB RAM / 1G Flash

Data capture options
1-D Laser Scanner, 1-D/2-D Imager, DPM

Operating system (OS)
Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Classic, Microsoft Windows CE 6.0 Pro, Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 Classic Edition

Processor (CPU)
Marvell PXA320 @ 624 MHz

Physical Characteristics

Audio options
VOWLAN, Rugged audio connector, Handset and headset modes, Speakerphone

Bluetooth headset, Wired headset

Dimensions (HxWxD) 
Straight Shooter:
7.49 in. H x 3.25 in. W x 1.77 in. D/190.4 mm x 82.6 mm x 45.2 mm
At grip:
2.40 in. W x 1.44 in. D/61.2 mm x 36.8 mm
Rotating Turret:
8.37 in. L x 3.22 in. W x 1.57 in. D/ 212.6 mm x 81.9 mm x 40.0 mm
At grip:
2.40 in. W x 1.14 in. D/61.2 mm x 29 mm 
Gun configurations:
7.5 in. H x 3.2 in. W x 6.5 in. D/193 mm x 80.8 mm x 166 mm

Display type
3.0 in. Color (TFT) Display with backlight

Keypad options
28-key Numeric, 38-key Shifted Alpha, 48-key Alpha-Numeric

Audio notifications, Programmable LEDs

Zebra Interactive Sensor Technology
3-axis accelerometer that enables motion-sensing applications on dynamic screen orientation, power management and free-fall detects

Expansion slot
User accessible (located under battery), Approved for memory expansion only, Standard SD slot

Weight (including strap, stylus and battery)
Straight Shooter Imager or Laser:
14.95 oz./424 gm 
Rotating Turret:
13.52 oz./384 gm (with standard battery)
Gun Configurations:
18.34 oz./520 gm (with extended battery)


Standard rechargeable Li-Ion battery: 2740mAh @ 3.7 VDC (Straight Shooter and Rotating Turret models) Extended rechargeable Li-Ion battery: 4800mAh @ 3.7 VDC (all models)

Regulatory Specifications

Electrical safety
CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, Certified to UL / cUL 60950-1

Laser safety1 
EN 60825-1, IEC 60825-1, IEC Class 2/FDA Class II

RF exposure
USA: FCC Part 2, FCC OET Bulletin 65 Supplement C; Canada: RSS-102; EU: EN 62311; Australia: Radiocommunications Standard 2003

Batch: USA: FCC Part 15; Canada: ICES 003 Class B; EU: EN55022 Class B EN55024; Japan: CISPR 22, Class B; Australia: AS3548; Radio: USA: FCC Part 15; Canada: RSS210 Class B; EU: EN 301 489-1, 489-17

User Environment

Ambient lighting tolerance2 
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)

Environmental sealing
IP54 category 2; meets or exceeds applicable IEC sealing specifications

Drop specification
Multiple 4 ft./1.2 m drops to concrete across the operating temperature range, Multiple 5 ft./1.5 m drops to concrete at ambient temperature 73° F/23° C; meets and exceeds MIL-STD 810G

Electrostatic discharge (ESD)
+/-15kVDC air discharge, +/-8kVDC direct discharge, +/-8kVDC indirect discharge

5 - 95% non-condensing

Operating temperature
-4° to 122° F/-20° to 50° C

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

Tumble specifications
500 1.64 ft./0.5 m tumbles (1, 000 drops) at room temperature per IEC 68-2-32

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The Symbol MC 3100 is also known as the Symbol Technologies MC 3100 .