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Motorola RD5000 Mobile RFID Reader

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Overview Motorola RD5000 Mobile RFID Reader

By adding mobility to Motorola's proven reader technology, companies can extend the reach of their RFID network throughout the enterprise environment. Designed for true mobility, the device is cable-free, provides real-time wireless LAN connectivity and has motion-smart features that work together to help conserve battery power. The completely self-contained device offers an integrated battery and antenna as well as a very small footprint for easy installation and deployment.
From the warehouse and loading dock to the retail floor and more, the RD5000 increases the level of visibility of inventory and other assets, as well as increases the benefits gained from RFID-enabled real-time information management.

Key Features Motorola RD5000 Mobile RFID Reader

  • Wireless, compact mobile RFID reader that can be installed anywhere
  • Rugged design ensures continuous operation in the most demanding environments
  • Enables instant inventory checks or analysis of inventory data
  • Self-contained design ideal for stationary deployment in areas previously unsuitable for RFID readers
  • Easy installation and maintenance

Technical Specifications Motorola RD5000 Mobile RFID Reader

Physical and environmental characteristics
7 in.L9 in.W2 in.H
17.78 cm22.86 cmW5.08 cmH
3 lbs 10 oz./1.64 kg(includes battery)
Removable, rechargeable 7.2 vol Lithium lon 2200 mAh battery pack, 15.8 watt hours
Performance Characteristics
Intel XScale Bulverde PXA270 processor at 624 MHz
Operating System
Microsoft Windows CE 5.0
Memory (RAM/ROM)
64 MB/64 MB
Application Development
PSDK, DCP and SMDK available through Support Central Web site
User Environment
Operating Temperature
-4 F to 122 F / -20 C to 50 C
Charging Temperature
32 F to 104 F / 0 C to 40 C
Storage Temperature
-40 F to 158 F / -40 C to 70 C
5% to 95% non-condensing
Drop Specification:
30 in. /76.2 cm to concrete
Repetitive Shock:
Over 3,500 70-g shocks and 21,600 60-g shocks
Environmental Sealing
Electrostatic Discharge
+/-15 kVdc air discharge; +/-8 kVdc direct/(ESD): indirect discharge
Standards supported
EPC Gen 2 DRM (DRM compliant up to 0.5 W)
Nominal read range1:
10 ft./3.04 m with Motorola RFX6000 4x4 tag optimally oriented
Half read range beam width: +/- 80 degrees (with tags optimally oriented)
Integrated, circularly polarized, 1.5 dB effective linear gain per axis (nominal); Antenna port for future support of optional external antenna
Frequency range
902 MHz to 928 MHz
Output power
1 W conducted (1.4 W EIRP with integrated antenna)
Wireless Data Communications
IEEE 802.11 a/b/g
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
PAN (Bluetooth Support)
Bluetooth○R Version 1.2 with BTExplorer (manager) included
Peripherals and Accessories
Battery charger
4-slot batteries only charging cradle
Power supply
Input: 85 V to 264 V AC; Output: 15 V DC, 5A
Electrical Safety
Certified to UL60950-1, CSA C22.2 No.
60950-1,IEC 60950-1
WLAN and Bluetooth
USA FCC Part 15.247, 15.407;
Canada RSS-210
RF Exposure
USA FCC Part 2, FCC OET Bulletin 65
Supplement C; Canada RSS-102
USA FCC Part 15.247, 15.205, 15.209:
Canada RSS-210
USA FCC Part 15;
Canada ICES 0003 Class B
The RD5000 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.

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