A newer version of this item is available.
It is replaced by the Symbol PPT 8800.
802.11 Wireless scanning, running off of the popular Pocket PC OS
The PPT 2842, a member of the newest family of Pocket PC-based terminals from Symbol Technologies, combines the strengths of the Pocket PC platform with productivity-enhancing features that include barcode scanning and real-time wireless communication options. Designed with today's mobile worker in mind the rugged PPT 2842 is a productivity tool for business professionals enabling the Power of Pocket PC to perform where and when it's needed.
The Symbol PPT 2842 is also known as the
Symbol Technologies PPT 2842
A Pocket PC Device with Maximum Performance and Ruggedness
The PPT 2842 , a member of the newest family of Pocket PC-based terminals from Symbol Technologies, combines the strengths of the Pocket PC platform with productivity-enhancing features that include barcode scanning and real-time wireless communication options. Designed with today's mobile worker in mind, the rugged PPT 2842 is a productivity tool for business professionals, enabling the Power of Pocket PC to perform where and when it's needed.
Simple, Reliable and Powerful
The Pocket PC platform offers a simple, fast user interface, extensive Internet browsing capabilities, and powerful overall performance, and the PPT 2842 transforms business activities, extending this familiar Windows-based platform from the traditional desktop setting to virtually anywhere. Symbol's rigorous quality requirements impart drop, sealing and temperature specifications that are unmatched by other Pocket PC devices. The rugged durability achieved allows the PPT 2842 to withstand the wear and tear of everyday use in any business environment, from the office to the warehouse.
With its fully integrated barcode scanning, Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) or Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN) communication and Pocket PC functionality, the PPT 2842 provides a complete, easy-to-use data management solution in a single device. Conveniently placed scan triggers and the ergonomic design of the PPT 2842 enable simple one-handed data capture operation, and a high resolution 1/4 VGA display with responsive touch-screen technology further enhance the product's ease of use.
The PPT 2842 utilizes the Intel® StrongARM SA 1110 processor, running at 206 MHz and comes with the processing power and memory capacity to meet any data or application need. It is fully compatible with 32-bit application development tools from Microsoft and third parties, and provides the standard PIM software and synchronization capabilities of the Pocket PC platform. An application-programming interface (API) from Symbol makes it simple to integrate barcode data capture and wireless communication into new or existing applications.
Mobility Improves Performance
The rugged, feature-rich PPT 2842 product family helps increase productivity and efficiency in a host of industries. Warehouse personnel easily record inventory levels as shipments flow in and out. Service professionals can offer curbside check-in at hotels and more efficient table service at restaurants. Physicians and caregivers can access current patient records from anywhere in the hospital, while school administrators, teachers and staff can retrieve and update student records from anywhere on campus. The PPT 2842 can do it all, right down to mobilizing price checking and inventory tasks in retail environments as well as package tracking throughout the shipping pipeline. From field service and sales force automation to route accounting or office management, the PPT 2842 provides an ideal solution for mobile applications.
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PPT 2842 Features
PPT 2842 Benefits
Microsoft Pocket PC platform
Portable convenience and a familiar, flexible computing platform
Rugged construction–sealed to IP54 standards with 4 ft./1.2m drop to concrete
Operates in harsh environments
WLAN or WWAN communication
Anytime, anywhere information access
Symbol's miniature scan engine
High-performance scanning even in bright light
64 MB RAM, 32 MB ROM
Ample memory capacity for data or program storage
1/4 VGA display
Large, easy-to-read display
Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Maximum usage between charges
Enables data transfer to peripherals such as printers
Supports foreign languages
The flexibility required to support applications worldwide
PPT 2842 Specification Highlights
PPT 2842 Physical Characteristics:
7" L x 3.625" W x 1" H/177.8 mm L x 92 mm W x 25.4 mm D
Snap-on serial connection pistol-grip scan trigger
4-Slot Universal Battery Charger (UBC):
Simultaneous charge of 1-4 batteries; requires adapters for PDT 8100 batteries
Snap-on land line modem; carrying case
PPT 2842 Regulatory
Certified to UL1950, CSA C22.2 No. 950, EN60950/IEC950
FCC Part 15 Class B, ICES-003 Class B, European Union EMC Directive, Australian SMA
CDRH Class II, IEC Class 2
Certified to UL 913 and CAN/CSA C22.2 no. 157 for use in Class 1, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D and Class 1 Division 1, Groups A,B,C,D Note: These specifications pertain to non-incendive and Intrinsically Safe (I-Safe) PPT 2842 models only. Please contact our pre-sales team for details.
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