Motorola MC9190-Z Mobile Computer

Motorola MC9190-Z Mobile Computer Features

LONG RANGE, HIGH PERFORMANCE SAVES TIME AND MONEYTo put more product into the hands of your customers – and put more profit into your pockets – you need to know what you have and where to find it. On the dock or in the storeroom, the Motorola MC9190-Z Handheld RFID Reader is designed to make that job faster and easier.The MC9190-Z is Motorola’s new best-in-class standard for handheld RFID readers. With its high RF sensitivity that provides for greater accuracy, higher throughput and longer reads, the MC9190-Z reaches further to bring reliable data about your products right to your fingertips. Inventory counts can be accomplished more often, more quickly and accurately and, unlike scanning with bar codes, without line of sight. Then, armed with more complete information, you can better locate and track assets and inventory, and manage your stock levels to avoid running out of product or carrying expensive excess inventory.RUGGED AND READY TO WORKThe MC9190-Z is sealed to meet IP64 standards so you can use it even in dust or rain. A tough, non-glare LCD screen allows for optimal reading in bright sunlight and worry-free glass protection in rugged use. The MC9190-Z’s specially designed corner bumpers enable it to handle repeated drops to a concrete floor with a 6ft./1.8m drop spec. We built it to work for a living, even in your toughest environment.MAKE A SMART CHOICEThe Motorola MC9190-Z joins the broadest, most comprehensive portfolio of business and industrial fixed, mobile, handheld and hands-free RFID readers available today. Simply put, Motorola RFID devices are being used in more applications, more industries and more countries. To you, that means extensive experience you can tap to solve your unique challenges, higher confidence that we can deliver what you expect and greater value built in every device we make. It all adds up to make the MC9190-Z an easy choice.FEATURESMulti-modal data captureIntegrated RFID and barcode in one rugged device gives you lower total cost of ownership.Greater efficiencyReliable, long-range RFID performance allows more frequent and more accurate inventory-count operation to better manage on-the-floor, back-room and distribution inventory – reduce out-of-stock and excess inventory carrying costs.Maximum rugged design Can withstand a 6 ft./1.8 m drop to concrete, 2000 one-meter tumbles and has an IP64 sealing to help ensure reliable operation in spite of everyday drops, bumps and exposure to dust and liquids Superior ergonomic design The most ergonomic RFID handheld reader in its class, the MC9190-Z is easy to handle, so staff can use the product longer with less fatigue. Readable in any environment The MC9190-Z features a large 3.7” VGA colored touch-screen with reduced glare for easier use indoors and outdoors.GOVERNMENT GRADE ENCRYPTED WIRELESS SECURITYMake sure only authorized users access your devices, your data and your network with Motorola MAX Secure Wired-line grade security without impacting wireless performance: native FIPS 140-2 Level 1 certification; support for all the latest encryption and authentication protocols; compatibility with Motorola’s Mobile Security Suite for device-level protection and compatibility with Motorola’s Mobile Virtual Private Networks (MVPNs)Common access card (CAC) capable Optional accessories to support authentication for government applications

Motorola MC9190-Z Mobile Computer Specifications


10.75 in. L x 4.7 in. W x 7.7 in. H 27.3 cm L x 11.9 cm W x 19.5 cm H


34.35 oz / 2.147 lbs (including battery) 973.8 gr / .986 kg (including battery)


28, 43 and 53-key options


3.7 in. VGA color with digitizer and backlight


Removable, rechargeable 7.2 volt Lithium Ion 2200 mAh battery pack, 15.8 watt hours



Marvell PXA320 processor at 806 MHz

Operating System:

Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5

Memory (RAM/ROM): 256 MB/1 GB


Up to 32 GB SD/MMC card

Application PSDK, DCP and SMDK available throughDevelopment:

Motorola Developer Zone Web site

Scan Engine Options:


1D Laser, SE1524-ER: 1D Extended Range, SE4500: 2D Imager SE4500-HD: 1D/2D DPM


Operating Temp.:

-4° F to 122° F/-20° C to 50° C

Charging Temp.:

32° F to 104° F/0° C to 40° C

Storage Temp.:

-40° F to 158° F/-40° C to 70° C


5% to 95% non-condensing

Drop Spec:

Multiple drops to concrete: 6 ft./1.8 m across the operating temperature range


2,000 one-meter tumbles at room temperature (4,000 hits)

Environmental IP64 (electronic enclosure, display Sealing: and keypad)

Electrostatic +/-15kVdc air discharge; +/-8kVdc direct Discharge (ESD): discharge; +/-8kVdc indirect discharge


Meets and exceeds applicable MIL-STD 810F for drop, tumble and sealing

Ambient Lighting Tolerant to typical artificial indoor and natural Tolerance: outdoor (direct sunlight) lighting conditions. Fluorescent, Incandescent, Mercury Vapor, Sodium Vapor, LED1:

450 Ft Candles (4,844 Lux) Sunlight: 8000 Ft Candles (86,111 Lux)


Standards supported:

EPC Gen 2 DRM (DRM compliant up to 0.5w)

Nominal read range2:

up to 30 ft. /up to 9.14 m

Nominal write range2:

up to 4 ft./ up to 1.22 m


70-degree cone (approx.) measured from nose of device


Integrated, linearly polarized

Frequency Range: EU:

865-868MHz; US: 902-928MHz

Output Power: EU: 2 Watt ERP; US: 3 Watt EIRP



802.11 a/b/g

Output Power:

100 mW U.S. and international

Data Rate: 802.11a:

up to 54 Mbps; 802.11b: up to 11 Mbps; 802.11g: up to 54 Mbps



Frequency Range:

All country dependent:

802.11a – 5 GHz; 802.11b – 2.4 GHz; 802.11g – 2.4 GHz


Bluetooth Version 2.1 with EDR

WLAN Security:

WPA2 Enterprise, 802.1x; EAP-TLS; TTLS (CHAP, MS-CHAP, MS-CHAPv2, PAP or MD5); PEAP (TLS, MSCHAPv2, EAP-GTC); LEAP, EAP- FAST (TLS, MS-CHAPv2, EAP-GTC), WPA2/ AES, CCX v4, FIPS 140-2 and IPv6



Single-slot serial/USB, 4-slot Ethernet, 4-slot charge only


Supports extensive line of Motorola approved printers and cables


4-Slot universal battery charger

Other Accessories:

Cable adapter module; snap-on magnetic stripe reader; modem module; full set of cables; Motorola approved CAC Reader for government applications



Approved for use in the US, Canada, Europe, Asia/Pacific, Latin America, Middle East3

Electrical Safety:

Certified to UL60950-1, CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1


USA: FCC Part 15 Canada: ICES 003 Class B EU: EN 301 489-3, EN 301 489-1, EN 301 489-17, EN 302-208, EN55022 Class B, EN55024

Laser Safety:

IEC Class2/FDA Class II in accordance with IEC60825-1/EN60825-1, 21CFR1040.10

RF Hazard and US – FCC OET Bulletin 65 Supplement ‘C’Human Exposure: Canada – RSS-102 EU – EN 62311, EN62479, EN 50364


The MC9190-Z RFID is warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of one year (12 months) from date of shipment, provided the product remains unmodified and is operated under normal and proper conditions.


Customer Services:

Service from the Start – Bronze with Comprehensive Coverage 1 LED lighting with high AC ripple content can impact scanning performance.

2Actual read/write range is dependent upon a number of factors, including the specific tag used, nature of the items tagged, and presence or absence of radio interference.


Getting Started

User’s Guides and Manuals