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PSC Falcon 4400
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PSC Falcon 4400 Series Windows CE .NET Mobile Computers  

Flexibility and durability in an ergonomic package
The Falcon 4400 Series mobile computers are an ergonomic mobile computer designed for warehouse, distribution center, and retail in-store environments. This portable data terminal balances ergonomics and ruggedness with maximized flexibility. Mobile computing features include the Windows CE or Windows Mobile operating systems, 802.11b/g wireless local area networking and an Intel XScale microprocessor.

The PSC Falcon 4400 Series incorporates a wide variety of scanning options to allow for application specific solutions. Bar code options include:

  • Standard Range Laser
  • Long Range Laser
  • Advanced Long Range Laser
  • Linear Imager
  • 2D Imager

A 3.5" QVGA color display maximizes the viewable area and increases productivity by reducing the need for user scrolling while providing visibility in a wide range of ambient lighting conditions. A 2000 mAh Lithium Ion battery and integrated handle (4420 models) allow the Falcon 4400 to execute a scan intensive shift without a break.

The PSC Falcon 4400 Series mobile computers are available in 4 keypads. The 26-key alphanumeric keypad is primarily for numeric data entry. The 48-key and 52-key full alpha keypads allow numeric and text data entry. Both the 52-key and 48-key are available with 5250 Terminal Emulation keypad overlays.

52-key numbers up keypad option brings frequently used keys into a more ergonomic position for non-handled (4410) configuration -

 

Standard Keypad Options
26-Key, 48-Key, 52-Key, 52-Key Numbers Up Keypad

  • Full alpha numeric
  • One-handed operation
  • Oversized number keys arranged like phone keypad for ease of use
  • 5250 option available

The PSC Falcon 4400 Series mobile computers are designed to handle demanding data collection tasks in commercial and industrial environments. The thermoplastic urethane overmold survives repeated drops to concrete from 5.0' / 1.5 M. An IP54 environmental rating prevents moisture or dust damage. The loudest beeper on the market, 86dBA at 24" / 100dBA at 10 cm, provides audible feedback in noisy operating environments.

Out-of-the-box, the PSC Falcon 4400 Series mobile computers offer a variety of Microsoft applications specific to the chosen operating system. Windows CE includes the Microsoft WordPad, Internet Explorer, and Inbox while Windows Mobile offers the Microsoft Office Mobile package. Both operating systems provide developers with the greatest flexibility for application development. Available tools include: Microsoft's eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0; Visual C# .NET; Visual Basic .NET; Visual Studio 2005. Ease of development is coupled with the Falcon Desktop and Management Utilities for effortless fleet deployment and management.

Additionally, PSC Partners offer a variety of vertically oriented development tools for the Falcon 4400 Series. These include Wavelink Studio and a broad selection of terminal emulators for VT100/220, IBM 3270, IBM 5250, and HP700/92 applications.

The wide variety of accessories for the PSC Falcon 4400 Series mobile computers include charging cradles, battery chargers, softcases, holsters, various cables and other accessories. Among these, the Powered Vehicle Dock leverages wireless local area networking of the PSC Falcon 4400 to serve as a low cost Vehicle Mount Computer. This cradle allows for easy one handed insertion and removal of the PSC Falcon 4400. Dual RS-232 serial ports power accessories like the PowerScan handheld scanner and a serial printer.

Falcon 4400 Features  

  • Choice of Microsoft Windows Mobile or Windows CE Operating Systems
  • Supports 802.11b and 802.11g radios
  • Standard/Long Range/Advanced Long Range Integrated laser scanner, or Linear/2D Imager options
  • Keypad options include 26-key, 48-key, 52-key, and 5250 emulation versions
  • Ergonomic design
  • Rugged design survives multiple 5ft / 1.5M drops to concrete
  • Tethered stylus provides enhanced stylus security
  • Intel XScale PXA255 400MHz
  • Bright 64K color TFT Active Matrix QVGA display
  • Industry leading beeper volume
  • Instant-On Trigger (Falcon 4420 only)

Falcon 4400 Accessories  

  • Powered vehicle dock
  • Single-slot dock and four-slot dock
  • Four-slot battery charger
  • Handle/handstrap conversion kit
  • Holsters/softcases
  • USB data cable
  • Serial charging cable
  • Serial printer adapter

Falcon 4400 Specifications  

Dimensions

Length
9.0" (22.6cm)
Width at display: 3.5" (8.6cm)
Width at grip: 2.5" (6.4cm)
Height at grip: 1.6" (4.1cm)

Weight
23.3oz (724g) will vary depending upon the configuration selected.)

Display
3.5" active matrix TFT QVGA display; 320x240, pixels; 64K colors

Indicators
Good read LED; scan LED

Keypads
26-key standard alphanumeric; 48-key (handled version only) full alphanumeric and 5250 support; 52key full alphanumeric and 5250 support

Construction
Industrial, polycarbonate/ABS-blend plastic shell with thermoplastic urethane overmold

Environmental

Operating Temperature
14 to 122F (-10 to 50C)

Storage Temperature
-13 to 158F (-25 to 70C)

Humidity
5 to 95% NC

Shock
Multiple 5.0' / 1.5M drops to concrete

Water and Dust
CIE IEC529, Rating IP54DW

Optical Laser Scan Engine Linear Imager 2D Imager
SR* LR/ALR*
Light Source 650nm 650nm 645nm 626nm
Scan Rate 35+5 scans/sec 35+5 scans/sec 36+5 scans/sec N/A
Ambient Light Immunity
Artificial Light 4,844 lux 4,844 lux 100,000 lux N/A
Sunlight 86,112 lux 86,112 lux 100,000 lux 100,000 lux
* Key: SR = Standard Range, LR= Long Range, ALR= Advanced Long Range
Depth of Field Table
Typical Range Comparisons
Label Density Standard Range Long Range Advanced Long Range Linear Imager 2D Imager
5mil 3-5" /8-13cm - - 3.0-5.0"/8-13cm -
6.6mil PDF417 - - - - 4.0-6.5"/11-16cm
7.5mil 2.5-9"/6-23cm - - - -
8mil - - - - 3.3-8"/8-20cm
10mil 2.5-13" /
6-33cm
14.5-16.5"/
37-42cm
- 15-9"/4-23cm 3.2-9.2"/
8-23cm
13mil/100% UPC - - 9-22"/
23-56cm
1.5-10.5"/
4-27cm
2.5-12.5"/
6-32cm
15mil 2.5-19"/
 6-48cm
9-33"/
23-84cm
20-50"/
51-127cm
- 2.1-12.8"/
5-33cm
15mil Data Matrix - - - - 3.7-6.5"/
9-17cm
20mil *2.5-21"/
6-53cm
8-40"/
20-101cm
- 15-12"/
4-30cm
-
30mil - - 33-89"/
84-226cm
- -
35mil MaxiCode - - - - 2-13"/
5-33cm
40mil *2.5-30"/
6-76cm
13-83"/
33-211cm
- 15-17*/
4-43cm
-
55mil *2.5-36"/
6-91cm
19-93"/
48-236cm
38-120"/
97-305cm
- -
70mil (reflective) - 43-148"/
119-376cm
85-260"/
215-660cm
- -
100mil (reflective) - 50-210"/
127-533cm
125-320"/
241-813cm
- -
*Minimum distanced determined by symbol length and scan angle. Dependent upon printing resolution, contrast and ambient light.

System

Operating System
Windows CE v4.2 or v5.0, Windows Mobile v5.0

Microprocessor
Intel XScale PXA255, 400MHz

Memory

Windows CE
RAM: 64MB or 128MB; Flash; 64MB

Windows Mobile
RAM; 64MB; Flash: 64MB

Dock Communications
USB 1.1 (ActiveSync) & RS232 (ActiveSync and other RS232 protocols)

PC Card
Internal PC Card Type I/II slot

Beep Tone
86dBA (at 24"/61cm) / 100dBA (at 10cm) (typical) Programmable for pitch and duration

Power Options
Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery Pack (2000 mAh)
Falcon Single and Four-Slot Dock with power supply
Advanced Power Management (without PC Card & backlight)
Sleep/off mode with programmable timeout 5mA
Idle mode 60mA (typical)
Operating mode: 155mA (typical)

Radio Support

Windows CE
802.11b or 802.11g

Windows Mobile
802.11g

System Support
VT100/220, HP700/92, IBM 3270/5250 terminal emulators; Browser support via Microsoft Internet Explorer; TCP/IP Communications

Management Tools
Falcon Desktop Utility (FDU) for security & configuration. Falcon Management Utility (FMU) or Wavelink Avalanche for remote device management & software distribution.

Development Environments

Windows CE
Embedded VIsual C++, Visual C# .NET, Visual Basic .NET, Personal Java 1.1, Java Virtual Machine (JVM), Falcon CE Developers Toolkit, and Wavelink Studio

Windows Mobile
Visual Studio 2005 and Wavelink Studio

Decoding Capability (auto-discrimination) *

1D Codes
Code 32, 39, 93
Codabar
Code 128
Code 128 ext
EAN/JAN 8, 13
EAN 128
UPC A, E
Interleaved 2/5
Matrix 2/5
MSI/ Plessey
Standard 2/5
Code 39 Full ASCII
EAN/UPC 2 digit ext
EAN/UPC 5 digit ext
EAN/UCC Composite
RSS-14/RSS Limited

2D Codes
PDF-417
Micro PDF-417
US Currency Serial Number
RSS Expanded
Aztec Code
Data Matrix
Maxi Code
MICR E 13 B
QR Code
OCR-A/B
Postal Codes

*Please refer to the appropriate Product Reference Guide (PRG) for specific symbology support for the laser scan engine or imaging scan engine options

Safety and Regulatory

Electrical
EN60950, UL60950, CSA60950

Battery
IATA/UN

Emissions
FCC Part 15C, EN55022, VCCI, ICES-003, CNS 13438, AS/NZS 3548

Radio
FCC Part 15:247, EN 300 328

Laser Classification
CDRH Class II
(CAUTION: laser radiation- do not stare into beam); IEC 60825-1, Class 2; Class 3R for ALR devices

Specifications

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