Zebra RFD8500 Handheld RFID/1D/2D Sled

Turn mobile computers into handheld RFID and 1D/2D barcode readers.

The Zebra RFD8500 adds high-performance RFID and barcode scanning to almost any mobile computer.

Operators can simply attach the sled to a compatible mobile computer and pair the device over Bluetooth to enable full functionality as a single solution for your RFID and 1D/2D barcode scanning needs.

The RFD8500 works both as a sled or as a standalone solution once connected, as long as the mobile computer remains in range.

Use cases

  • Inventory Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Back-of-store Management
  • Food Safety and Traceability
  • Field Service
  • Asset Management and Tracking

Key Features

  • Turns any compatible mobile computer into an RFID capable reader
  • 1D and 2D barcode scanning capabilities
  • Toggleable modes for easy switching between RFID and Barcodes
  • Fast RFID tag capture in various environments
  • High performance battery for full shift operation
  • Flexible connectivity options: Bluetooth or Batch Mode
  • Easy to deploy: Attach and remove in seconds

Key Specifications

Characteristic Specification
Dimensions 5.1 in. H x 3.1 in. W x 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 battery, 4410 mAh
Supported RFID Standards EPC Class 1 Gen 2; EPC Gen2 V2
RFID Engine Zebra Proprietary Radio Technology
Fastest Read Rate 900+ tags/sec
Nominal Read Range 20+ ft./6+ m
Batch Mode Storage Memory Store 40,000+ RFID Tags, 500 barcodes
Frequency Range/RF Output US: 4.5 – 34.5 dBm
EU: 4.5 – 34.5 dBm
JP (LBT): 4.5 – 33 dBm
JP: 4.5 – 27.5 dBm
Bluetooth Bluetooth Version 2.1
SPP profile
HID Profile
Apple iAP2/MFi
Operating Temp -10°C to 40°C/14°F to 104°F

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