Why use handheld readers

From warehouses and loading docks to indoor customer-facing and carpeted environments, our handheld RAIN RFID readers and RFID-enabled scanners help you achieve maximum visibility into your enterprise assets.

Choose handheld readers that read tags farther and faster, and leverage the capabilities of the full SmartX HUB platform.

RodinBell T-30 Sled Handheld Reader

The RodinBell T-30 is a Bluetooth enabled reader that combines comfortable, ergonomic design with industrial, military-grade components. The reader features a safety drop height of 1.2 meters, with IP64 protection grade to effectively resist dust and splashes, making it ideal for harsh and rugged conditions.

RodinBell Orca 50 Air Handheld Reader

The RodinBell Orca 50 Air is an Android-based, industrial-grade, compact handheld reader that can withstand harsh conditions. Its full RAIN (UHF) RFID reading capability, coupled with a hot-swappable battery system with a ten-year supply, make this handheld reader ideal for long-term projects in the manufacturing and supply chain and logistics industries.

HL7202K8 Bluetooth handheld scanner

The Hopeland RAIN RFID sled reader works with all Android phones and tablets. It enables fast inventory of items in business processes where fixed reader class performance is required in a portable device. It is used globally in many mission-critical healthcare, industrial and commercial applications.

TSL 2128P Handheld Reader

The TSL 2128P delivers high-performance, long-range RAIN RFID reading with the convenience of TSL’s connectivity and charging system. This device provides in-reader tag de-duplication and an embedded micro SD card to enable a powerful batch collection mode of operation.

TSL 2166 Handheld Reader

The TSL 2166 delivers high-performance, long-range RAIN RFID reading in a tough and rugged form factor while also providing the convenience of TSL’s connectivity and charging system. This device is highly resistant to water, dust, and mechanical trauma.

Chainway C72 Handheld Reader

Chainway C72 is an Android-rugged mobile computer. It features a powerful processor, 8000mAh battery, and superb UHF RFID capability. It can read tags in bulk from long-distance which enables it to be deployed in asset management, retail, warehousing, fleet management, etc..


The MC3330xR is packed with features to bring a new level of efficiency and accuracy to inventory and asset management applications. You get the same proven lightweight ergonomic design and superior RFID read performance, now with Zebra’s latest, most powerful and secure Android architecture.

Zebra RFD8500 RFID/1D/2D Sled

Just pair the Bluetooth-enabled RFD8500 with a compatible Zebra or third-party mobile device and you’re ready to go. You can attach the mobile device to the RFD8500 sled for a complete one-piece solution — or workers can put the mobile device in a pocket and use the RFD8500 in standalone mode.

Honeywell IH25 RFID Handheld Reader

Retailers can count inventory in the store and warehouse 25 times faster than with barcodes, often in a matter of a few hours, enabling more frequent inventory updates and closer management of inventory levels.  Lightweight and ergonomically designed, the Honeywell IH25, paired with a Honeywell high performance mobile computer, offers best in class UHF plus 1D/2D scanning, RFID range and speed.