Mobile Computers

Maximize productivity in the harshest enterprise warehouse environments

The VC5090 Vehicle/Fixed-Mount Mobile Computer from Symbol Technologies combines rugged construction and high performance wireless networking to enable real-time data access and collection in the harshest environments — from the loading dock and freezer to the warehouse floor. Whether your workers are on a forklift, at a fixed station or moving through the warehouse aisles, the VC5090 provides the tools needed to increase productivity and reduce errors in shipping and receiving, as well as put-away and picking applications. The results are improved decision making, streamlining of warehouse operations — and a positive impact on your bottom line.

Business Challenge Solution
You need a truly rugged mobile computer in order to streamline forklift operations in your warehouse — including your freezer. Industrial and military grade specifications for vibration, shock, temperature and sealing enable the VC5090 to deliver reliable performance, even when subjected to sub-zero temperatures and the repetitive day-in day-out pounding of a forklift.
You want to take advantage of the benefits of real-time mobile computing in your warehouse. On-board 802.11 a/b/g wireless networking enables the VC5090 to connect to virtually any wireless LAN, providing real-time visibility of products as they move through your warehouse.
You want a mobile computing solution in the warehouse that can adapt and grow with your business. The VC5090 offers support for terminal emulation legacy applications, as well as the high performance and robust functionality needed to support next-generation, innovative browser-based and custom Windows CE mobile applications.
You would like to be able to leverage your existing investment in mobile applications running on other Symbol rugged mobile computers. A common Symbol architecture enables development of applications that can be utilized across Symbol's line of rugged mobile computers, allowing you to maximize your application investment dollars.

Vehicle/Fixed Mount Mobile Computer

Engineered to maximize productivity in the harshest enterprise environments

The VC5090 Vehicle/Fixed-Mount Mobile Computer from Symbol Technologies combines rugged construction and high performance wireless networking to enable real-time data access and collection in the harshest environments — from the loading dock and freezer to the warehouse floor. Whether your workers are on a forklift, at a fixed station or moving through the warehouse aisles, the VC5090 provides the tools needed to increase productivity and reduce errors in shipping and receiving, as well as put-away and picking applications. The results are improved decision making, streamlining of warehouse operations — and a positive impact on your bottom line.

Maximum durability and reliability

With industrial and military grade specifications for vibration, shock, temperature and sealing, the VC5090 delivers maximum durability in the toughest environments. From the subzero temperatures in a freezer to the repetitive pounding and vibrations of forklift operations, the VC5090 delivers reliable year after year performance, protecting your investment and delivering the uptime needed to keep your business moving.

Support next-generation applications

The VC5090 offers the high performance and robust functionality needed to support innovative rich browser-based and custom Windows CE mobile applications as well as today’s terminal emulation applications. The fully featured device is equipped with the functionality to streamline supply chain management through seamless connectivity to virtually any wireless LAN through 802.11a/b/g, wireless scanning and printing via Bluetooth, support for voice-picking, and Voice-over- IP via a push-to-talk handset. In addition, the RFID-ready VC5090 can be easily integrated into future Symbol forklift and vehicle mounted RFID reader solutions. The sharp high-resolution screen is easy to view in any warehouse environment. The touchscreen enables easy data input with gloved hands. And the familiar easy-to-use Windows CE platform provides compatibility with many of today’s mobile applications.

Reduce the cost and complexity of mobility

The VC5090 delivers even greater value as part of Symbol's leading rugged mobile computer line. The shared hardware and software architecture enable the VC5090 to integrate seamlessly into your existing Symbol infrastructure. Applications developed for other Symbol rugged mobile computers can be easily ported to the VC5090, dramatically reducing software development and training requirements, and increasing the return on investment for existing applications. Adding Symbol's Mobility Services Platform (MSP) enables you to quickly and easily deploy, provision, track and support all your VC5090 devices, anywhere in the world, from a central location — delivering an unprecedented level of simplicity and low cost to managing mobile devices. To help protect your investment, Symbol offers Service from the Start with Comprehensive Coverage. This unique offering covers normal wear and tear, as well as accidental damage to displays, touchscreens, keyboards and more at no extra charge — virtually eliminating your unforeseen repair expenses.

For more information on the VC5090, contact us at +1.800.722.6234 or +1.631.738.2400.

Features Benefits
Common Symbol architecture with Intel XScale® PXA270 @ 624 MHz and Windows CE 5.0 Professional Easily leverage applications developed for other Symbol rugged mobile computers; support for a wide range of applications, realtime processing and data storage needs
Integrated 802.11a/b/g WLAN Seamless integration with your existing WLAN for powerful realtime data visibility
Rugged construction: IP66-sealed aluminum housing and MIL-STD-810F military rating Designed to withstand the most extreme environments, protects your investment; dramatically reduces downtime and repair costs
Eligible for Service from the Start with Comprehensive Coverage Contract extends normal wear and tear to cover accidental damage to displays, touchscreens and internal components; reduces repair costs
Standard heater on all models at no extra cost Reliable operation in freezer/cold store/outdoor environments as low as -22° F/-30° C
MSP compatible Easy and cost-effective centralized remote management
Internal antennas and support for external antenna Ensures robust wireless connectivity, even in challenging environments
WPAN: Bluetooth v1.2 Support for wireless printing and cordless scanning

VC5090 Series Specifications

Physical and Environmental Characteristics
Dimensions: Full screen:
10.6 in. L x 12.2 in. W x 4.5 in. D
26.9 cm L x 30.9 cm W x 11.4 cm D
Half screen:
11.28 in. L x 12.2 in. W x 5.04 in. D
28.65 cm L x 30.9 cm W x 12.8 cm D
Weight: Full screen: 14.5 lbs./6.85kg;
Half-screen: 16.31 lbs./7.4kg
External Keyboard: QWERTY, 65-key with tactile feedback and audible key beep; heated and sealed; function keys F1-F24
Quick Access Keypad: User programmable
Display: Full screen: Color 12.1 in. SVGA 800x600
Half screen: Color 10.5 in. half-SVGA 800x320
Both come standard as heated, 350NIT, 500:1 contrast displays with resistive touchscreens
Power Supply: Internal wide range power supply (10-60 VDC); reverse polarity protected; connects directly to vehicle battery
Internal UPS Battery (optional): Prevents device resets in poor power environments; minimum 30min. operation typical based on user profile
Backup Battery: NiMH battery; 72 hour (min.) RAM/real-time clock retention
Interface Ports: Two RS-232 serial ports which also supply power to peripherals; keyboard/USB port; USB port (host or client); power input
Audio Port: Supports VoIP handset, voice picking headset and external speakers
Performance Characteristics
CPU: Intel XScale PXA270 processor at 624 MHz
Operating System: Microsoft Windows CE 5.0 Professional
Architecture: 32 bit
Memory (RAM/ROM): 64MB SDRAM/192MB Flash (non-RoHS compliant);
128MB SDRAM/192MB Flash (RoHS compliant)
Expansion: SD Memory Card
Terminal Emulation: Wavelink 3270, 5250, VT100, VT220 pre-loaded
Additional Tested Software: Citrix client, Windows CE Remote Desktop, SAP console
Application Development: Microsoft Embedded Visual C++ Tools 4.0, TNT SMDK, VC5090 PSDK, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
User Environment
Operating Temperature: -22° to 122° F/-30° to 50° C
Storage Temperature: -40° to 158° F/-40° to 70° C
Humidity: 5% to 95% condensing at -22° to 122° F/-30° to 50° C
Environmental Sealing: Meets IP66 standards for protection against dust and water
ESD: 20kv air, 8kv contact
Wireless Data Communications
WLAN: IEEE 802.11a/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
Antenna: Two internal diversity antennas; external antenna connector
Frequency Range: All country dependent: 802.11a - 5 GHz; 802.11b - 2.4 GHz; 802.11g - 2.4 GHz
Spreading Technique: Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) and Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)
Security Protocol: WPA - Enterprise; Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/d/h/j Certified; Encryption - TKIP, 40/128 bit WEP; rich set of WPAEnterprise 802.1x security supplicants
WPAN (Bluetooth Support): Bluetooth Version 1.2
Regulatory
EMC: FCC Part 15B, ICES-003 Class B., EN 55022, EN 301 489-1 & 17
RF: FCC Part 15.247, 15.205, 15.209, 15.203, 15.407, 15.207, EN 300 328, EN 301 893, RSS-210, ARIB STD-66 & 33, T70 & T71
Safety: UL 60950-1, CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, IEC 60950-1

*NOTE: 802.11a is not available in this product in Thailand.

Part No. DS-VC5090 Printed in USA 05/06 © Copyright 2006 Symbol Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved. Symbol is an ISO 9001 and ISO 9002 UKAS, RVC, and RAB Registered company, as scope definitions apply. Specifications are subject to change without notice. Symbol® is a registered trademark of Symbol Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks and service marks are proprietary to their respective owners. For system, product or services availability and specific information within your country, please contact your local Symbol Technologies office or Business Partner.

Cables

 

AC Power Cable

AC Brick Power Cable
Part Number: 25-71920-01R
 

ActiveSync Rugged Cable

RS232 ActiveSync Rugged cable to DB9 Female Cable
Part Number: 25-71914-01R
 

Cable

Rugged to DB9 Male Cable
Part Number: 25-71924-01R
 

DC Power Cable

DC Forklift Power Pigtail Cable
Part Number: 25-71919-01R
 

Motion Detection Cable

Motion Display Cutoff Cable
Part Number: 25-82420-01R
 

Scanner Serial Cable

LS3203ER Scanner Serial Cable
Part Number: 25-71916-01R
 

Scanner Serial Cable

LS3408 Scanner Serial Cable: Connects 34XX to VC5090
Part Number: 25-71917-02R
 

Scanner USB Cable

LS3408 Scanner USB Cable: Connects 34XX to VC5090
Part Number: 25-71918-01R
 

USB Host Adaptor Cable

Rugged USB Host Adaptor with "A" Jack at Far End
Part Number: 25-71915-01R

Keyboards

 

External Keyboard

External Keyboard
Part Number: VC5090KYBD-00R

Miscellaneous

 

Desiccant Packs

Desiccant Pack - Single Pack; 4 Screws
Part Number: KT-81524-01R
 

Desiccant Packs

Desiccant Packs - 5 Packs; 4 Screws
Part Number: KT-81524-05R
 

Protective Cover for Keyboard

Protective form fitted cover for Keyboard
Part Number: TBD
 

Screw Kit

Screw Kit - Screws for UPS door; Screws for Desiccant Door
Part Number: 90500117-R

Mounting Hardware

 

Mounting Bracket

Mounting Bracket
Part Number: 90500116-R
 

Mounting Kit

Spare Locking Hardware; Friction Pads; L-Handles; Washers
Part Number: 90500115-R

Power

 

Power Supply

Power Supply for Single and 4-Slot Cradle. Order Line cord separately.
Part Number: 50-14001-004R
 

UPS

Uninterruptable power supply
Part Number: BTRY-VC50IAB00

Screen Protector

 

Protective Cover for Display – Full Screen

Full Screen Anti Abrasion Kit - Plastic Protective Overlays (5 PK)
Part Number: 90500113-R
 

Protective Cover for Display – Half Screen

Half Screen Anti Abrasion Kit - Plastic Protective Overlays (5 PK)
Part Number: 90500114-R

VC5090 Industrial Class Vehicle/Fixed Mount Mobile Computer: Voice-centric features and capabilities

The VC5090 provides forklift and other material handling equipment operators with mobile voice and data, enabling the real-time communications needed to increase productivity and reduce errors throughout warehouse functions — from shipping and receiving to put-away and picking.

Voice services:

Voice over WLAN (VoWLAN)

Voice functionality:

Peer-to-peer (direct device to device calls)
1-to-1 (device to device paging)
1-to-many (walkie talkie style communications)

Voice modalities:

Push-to-Talk CB style handset

Voice-specific features:

Dedicated voice buttons for ease of use and a true phone-style voice experience:

  • Push-to-talk (PTT) button (on CB handset)

Voice quality-related features:

  • Intel® XScale™ PXA270 624MHz processor provides the power to support simultaneous voice communications and data capture/applications. Users can place a call to obtain needed information while scanning bar codes or entering information into a business application.
  • Dual-band 802.11a/b/g provides the flexibility to segregate voice traffic to 802.11a and data to 802.11b/g for improved voice quality and availability.

Compatible accessories include:

  • Cables
  • Power supplies
  • Dessicant packs (for cooler and freezer environments)
  • Mounting kits
  • Protective keyboard covers

Data capture capabilities:

1D and 2D bar code scanning

Wireless networking:

WLAN: Easy integration with any Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g wireless LAN
WPAN: Bluetooth (for connectivity to wireless headsets and cordless scanners)

Manageability:

Motorola's Mobility Services Platform (MSP) significantly decreases the costs associated with management of moving devices.

Recommended industries:

Warehousing and manufacturing