By Form Factor
Mobile computer barcode scanners come in multiple "Form Factors", an industry term for Body Style. Making the right decision on the correct body style for your business means that you need all of the right information to make the best possible decision. Here at Barcode Arena we carry the equipment in our own stock, meaning we're always immersed in supplying, supporting, and performing maintenance on mobile scanners ourselves, which has molded us into a top of the line solution provider in the industry.
Gun-Grip: The "scangun" is the most popular style of wireless mobile computer barcode scanners. The Motorola MC9090-G is the most successful data collection RF scanner of all time. Commonly paired with WMS, ERP, and Inventory management systems utilizing Terminal Emulation, Remote Desktop, .net or SQL applications as the bridge to your database. Durable enough to last up to 10 Years, WiFi that runs on all securities, and reliable enough to require minimal maintenance throughout it's life. Need more performance? Shop the MC9190 or MC9200 scanners. Need more compact? Shop the Motorola MC3190-G. Gun-Style barcode scanners typically provide the most specs to choose from: Windows Mobile, Windows CE, Android, 2D, 1D, Long Range, Short Range scanners, Alpha, Numeric, 43-Key, 53-Key - the larger housing allows more goodies to be stuffed inside the RF ScanGun!
Handheld: Pocket-friendly, lightweight, handheld mobile device barcode scanners for your pocket, on a shoudler strap, in a holster. Example, Motorola MC55 - extremely rugged and reliable, built-in scanner, keyboard, and purpose-built for Wifi scanning. Android barcode scanners are on fire - highest quality for the best possible price is the MC40 Android bar code scanner, making access to your web browser cloud inventory breeze - watered down Android OS built for speed. More versatile connectivity is in the Motorola MC65 and MC67 provide cellular and GPS for almost limitless wireless access. The Motorola MC3190-R mobile computer provides a more complete keyboard and the Windows CE 6.0 platform for batch or remote desktop back office and retail scanner applications.
Wrist Wearable: Handsfree wireless mobile barcode scanning for your order picking, packing, inventory processing, and more. Wearable mobile computers range from a Motorola WT4090 with Windows CE 5.0 for Telnet Terminal Emulation Client or remote dekstop connection, and up to the Motorola WT41N0 with 802.11n, CE 7.0, Touch Screen - enough power for a properly coded, lite web browser application. Once coupled with the Motorola RS409 or cordless bluetooth Motorola RS507 finger scanners; the wearable scanner, often referred to as the "gladiator", allows an order picker to pull heavy items without destroying your inventory.
Vehicle Mounted: A fork-lift or fork-truck computer organizes a working warehouse facility in a hurry, giving real-time information to your logistics operation and inventory re-locations throughout your information database. The Motorola VC5090 Full Screen or Half Screen with Windows CE, Terminal Emulation, Remote Desktop Connection, .net framework, and Web Browser makes direct AIDC (automated identification and data capture) into your ERP or WMS system possible. When paired with the LS3408-ER Long Range Barcode Scanner or LS3578-ER cordless bluetooth long range scanners, your driver can scan barcodes without stepping off the fork-truck. For a unique, smaller terminal you can mount the Motorola WT4090 on your lift for extra driver visibility.