Zebra RFD8500 UHF RFID Sled

With the RFD8500, you can empower select Zebra and compatible third-party mobile devices, tablets and smart phones with enterprise-class UHF RFID and 1D/2D bar code scanning technology, whenever and wherever you need it — simply, easily and cost-effectively. Just pair this Bluetooth-enabled sled with your mobile device and attach the mobile device to the RFD8500 for a single-handed RFID reader solution — or put the mobile device in a pocket or holster and use the RFD8500 in standalone mode. With support for Android, iOS, and in the future, Windows, you get real investment protection — the RFD8500 sleds you buy today will work with the devices you use now, and in the future. When it comes to performance, whether your workers are capturing RFID tags or bar codes, the RFD8500 is unparalleled — workers can capture tags and bar codes faster and with ease, improving productivity, operational efficiency and customer service. The RFD8500 — Style you can admire. Comfort you can feel. Flexibility your enterprise needs. Performance you can rely on. Battery life you can take for granted. And value you can appreciate.

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Physical Characteristics
Dimensions 5.1 in. H x 3.1 in. W x in. 7.3 in. L
13 cm H x 8 cm W x 18.5 cm L
Weight Imager Version: 15.3 oz./~435 grams;
Non-Imager version: 15.3 oz./~430 grams
Power PowerPrecision Li-Ion batteries, 4410 mAh
Configurations RFID only or RFID with SE4710 Imager
Notification LED and audible tone
User Input Trigger, 3 push button switch
Standards Supported EPC Class 1 Gen 2; EPC Gen2 V2
RFID Engine Zebra Proprietary Radio Technology
Fastest Read Rate 700+ tags/sec
Nominal Read Range 20+ ft./ 6+ m
Frequency Range/ RF Output US: 902-928MHz; 4 – 34 dBm (EIRP)
EU: 865-868MHz; 4 – 34 dBm (EIRP)
Japan: 916-921Mhz (w LBT), 4 – 34 dBm (EIRP)
Japan: 916-923Mhz, 4- 27 dBm (EIRP)
Batch Mode Memory Integrated Linear Polarized
Frequency Range Store 40,000+ RFID Tags, 500 barcode
User Environment
Operating Temp. -10°C to 40°C / 14°F to 104°F
Storage Temp. -40°C to 70°C / -40°F to 158°F
Humidity 5-85% non-condensing
Drop Specifications Multiple 4 ft./1.2 m drops to concrete (0° to 40° C)
Tumble Specification 1000 drops (500 tumbles, 1.6 ft./0.5 m) at room temperature
Sealing IP52
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) +/-15kV air discharge,
+/-8kV direct discharge,
+/-8kVdc indirect discharge
Bluetooth Bluetooth® Version 2.1
SPP profile
HID Profile
Apple iAP2/MFi
Bluetooth Class 2
Bluetooth Pairing Secure Simple Pairing ‘just works’ method
Compatible Host Devices (Bluetooth) Devices with Android 4.4 or iOS 8 OS