Zebra MC55N0 Mobile Computer

When it comes to meeting the needs of your workforce, the rugged Wi-Fi MC55N0 excels with its perfect blend of form and function. The MC55N0 offers organizations the right level of features, the right level of rugged design and support for the most demanding business applications anywhere in your facility – indoors and outside. The compact and lightweight mobile computer is easy to carry and easy to use, with a sleek design that is at home in front of customers.

  • Create a single application version for the MC55N0 and your other Zebra mobile computers

    RhoElements allows you to create a single application that looks, feels and acts the same on Zebra mobile computers, regardless of whether it runs on the Android, Microsoft® Windows Mobile or Windows CE operating systems.

  • Industry-leading scanning performance on any barcode

    Choose the scan engine that will deliver the best performance on the types of data you need to capture – even damaged and poor quality codes.

  • The most rugged design yet in this class

    The MC55N0 delivers outstanding performance, even after exposure to heat, cold, dust, water. And all models can be sanitized with many common cleaners without harming the housing or the sensitive electronics.

  • The power to handle virtually any application

    Packed with the latest technology, our powerful platform offers the most current mobile operating system for the enterprise, as well as the fastest processor and largest memory footprint in this device class. And the 802.11n radio substantially increases wireless bandwidth.


Network Connections

Full-speed USB, host or client


2-D Imager Engine- Aiming Element (VLD)

655 nm ± 10 nm

2-D Imager Engine- Ambient Light Immunity

Total darkness to 9,000 ft. candles/96,900 lux

2-D Imager Engine- Field of View

Horizontal: 40°; Vertical: 25°

2-D Imager Engine- Illumination element (LED)

625 nm ± 5 nm

2-D Imager Engine- Pitch Angle

± 60° from normal

2-D Imager Engine- Ranges

SR Focus Range, Near/Far:
5 mil Code 39: 2.1 in. (53 mm) / 7.5 in.(191 mm)
100% UPC/EAN: 1.6 in. (41 mm) / 15.5 in. (394 mm)
6.7 mil PDF417: 3.4 in. (86 mm) / 7.1 in.(180 mm)

DL Focus Range, Near/Far:
5 mil Code 39: 1.4 in. (36 mm) / 7.3 in.(185 mm)
100% UPC/EAN: 1.6 in. (41 mm) / 12 in. (305 mm)
5 mil PDF417: 2.8 in.(71 mm) / 4.5 in. (114 mm)

2-D Imager Engine- Roll


2-D Imager Engine- Sensor Resolution

752 H x 480 V pixels (gray scale)

2-D Imager Engine- Skew Tolerance

± 60° from normal

Linear 1-D Scanner- Ambient Light

Sunlight: 10,000 ft. candles (107,460 lux)
Artificial Light: 450 ft. candles (4,844 lux)

Linear 1-D Scanner- Optical Resolution

0.005 in. minimum element width

Linear 1-D Scanner- Pitch Angle

± 65° from normal

Linear 1-D Scanner- Roll

± 35° from vertical

Linear 1-D Scanner- Skew Tolerance

± 40° from normal

Performance Characteristics

Data capture options
Multiple configurations available: 1D SE960 laser scanner 2D SE4500-SR imager 2D SE4500-DL imager 3.2 megapixel color camera option available

Linear 1-D Scanner- Scan Angle

Scan Angle (typical)*
Wide: (Default) 47°; Medium: 35°; Narrow: 10°

Linear 1-D Scanner- Scan Rate

104 (± 12) scans/sec (bi-directional)

256 MB RAM/1 GB Flash

Operating system (OS)
Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 Classic Edition

Processor (CPU)
Marvell™ PXA 320 @ 806 MHz processor

Physical Characteristics

Audio options
Microphone, Receiver, Speaker, Bluetooth

CCD Camera


Dimensions (HxWxD)
With rechargeable 2400 mAh Lithium Ion battery: 5.78 in. L x 3.03 in. W x 1.06 in. D (147 mm L x 77 mm W x 27 mm D)

Display type
PenTile® 3.5 in Color VGA, super bright 650+ NITS

Expansion slot
Micro SD card slot (supports up to 32GB)

Keypad options

LED backlight

Vibrator, Audible tone plus multi-color LEDs

Touch panel
Glass analog resistive touch

11.1 oz./315 g (with rechargeable 2400 mAh Lithium Ion battery)

Power Characteristics

Backup battery
Rechargeable NiMH battery, 18mAh 2.4V (not user accessible)

Extended capacity battery
Rechargeable Lithium Ion 3.7V, 3600 mAh Smart Battery

Main battery
Rechargeable Lithium Ion 3.7V, 2400 mAh Smart Battery User Profiles: Minimally 8 hours based on 600 scans and WLAN transmits per hour with display on and standard capacity battery

Regulatory Specifications

Quad-mode IEEE ® 802.11a/b/g/n

User Environment

Drop specification
Multiple 6 ft./1.8 m drops per MIL-STD 810G specifications

Electrostatic discharge (ESD)
15KV Air 8KV Touch

Environmental sealing

95% non-condensing

Operating temperature
14° F to 122° F/-10° C to 50° C

Storage temperature
-40° F to 158° F/-40° C to 70° C

Tumble specifications
1000 1.6 ft./0.5 m tumbles (equivalent to 2, 000 hits) per IEC tumble specifications