Handheld Readers

Zebra is an industry-leading manufacturer of RFID technology and has more systems installed than any other supplier. They provide simple and complete RFID solutions. You can get everything you need from one place and it’s all tightly integrated. Choose from the largest range of RFID printers, handheld readers, fixed readers, antennas and tags. Zebra is committed to providing the latest in RFID technology, with 300 RFID technology patents. They offer a wide range of handheld readers with integrated antennas. These readers are highly versatile and can be a good investment for even small operations.

Fixed RFID Readers

Zebra MC3330R Reader

Zebra MC3330R
  • Superior speed, comfort and ease of use
  • Best in class read rate
  • Android 7.0
  • 1.5 m drop spec
  • IP 54 sealing
  • EPC Class 1 Gen 2; Gen 2V2
  • Read range: 6 m

Zebra MC3390R Reader

Zebra MC3390R
  • Superior asset and inventory management
  • Longer read range and best in class accuracy
  • Android 7.0
  • 1.5 m drop spec
  • IP 54 sealing
  • EPC Class 1 Gen 2; Gen 2V2
  • Read range: 18.2 m

Zebra RFD8500 Sled

Zebra RFD8500
  • Adds UHF RFID reading capability to Zebra mobile and touch computers
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • Memory for 40,000 RFID tags
  • 1.2 m drop spec
  • IP 52 sealing
  • EPC Class 1 Gen 2; Gen 2V2
  • Read range: 6 m

IP Ratings


  1. large surfaces
  2. fingers or similar
  3. tools, thick wires
  4. most wires, screws
  5. partial dust ingress
  6. no dust ingress


  1. dripping water
  2. dripping tilted at 15°
  3. spray at up to 60°
  4. splashing water
  5. 6.3 mm water jets
  6. 12.5 mm water jets
  7. immersion up to 1 m
  8. immersion beyond 1 m

EPC Tag Ratings


  • 40-50 year data retention
  • 100,000 write cycles
  • 256 bit memory
  • 96 bit EPC (Electronic Product Code)
  • Some tags have 2,048 bits


  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • Added security
  • Different access privileges
  • Untraceability
  • Loss prevention (you can check if a product has been sold)

What's next?

Now that you’ve seen what handheld RFID readers from Zebra are available, take a look at our fixed readers.

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