Chainway C3000

Chainway's C3000 is a WindowsCE-based rugged mobile computer, featuring a powerful 800MHz processor and best in class battery performance. It can be integrated with a variety of data capture functions including LF/HF/UHF RFID reading, high-performance 1D/2D and sensitive fingerprint scanning, GPS, Camera, etc. This compact device is IP64 rated, the contained dust and water proof structure ensures its high ruggedness and durability. With its highly customizable ability, enterprises can deploy this single device in many areas, including retail, warehouse management, logistics, asset tracking, fleet management, animal management, etc.


The highest-end model from the Windows CE 6.0 Chainway product range, features a large, well-lit display, convenient numeric keypads and all the necessary input module combinations (barcodes, RFID) and a range of accessories (fingerprint reader, pistol grip, charging cradle).

An advantage over the lower models is the more powerful Cortex A8 processor running at 800MHz and the possibility of a pistol grip.

The standard equipment of all of our C3000 terminals is WiFi and Bluetooth.

  WinCE OS   High Performance processor  
  Chainway C3000 intergrates with Windows CE 6.0 operating system. The system is stable, secure and easy to use.   With powerful and fast dual-core 800MHz processor, 256MB of RAM, 4GB build-in flash storage, plus a SD card slot that can add up to 32GB of memory, C3000 gives you smooth and efficient user experience.  
  Wireless Connectivity   Dual batteries  
  Flexible connectivity options, including 36, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, ensure that users always have the best network connection. They can check and transmit real-time data anytime and anywhere.   C3000 is equipped with a rechargeable lithium battery of 3200mAh and supports an optional pistol battery of 5200mAh, making the total battery capacity up to 8400mAh. Prolonged standby time meets the need of all day work without recharging and the pistol grip provides superior user comfort.  
  Industrial Handheld
Chainway C3000
  Chainway's C3000 is a WinCE-based rugged mobile computer, featuring a powerful 800MHz processor, high ruggedness and durability, and best in class battery performance. It can be integrated with a variety of data capture functions including high-performance RFID reading, best in class barcode scanning and fingerprint recognition etc. Its excellent configuration, rich functions and outstanding ability of handling data meet the demands of almost all industries.  
  LF/HF RFID   Fingerprint Recognition  
  Chainway C3000 can be configured with high-performance LF or HF RFID reading/writing module. The module and software can be customized according to industry needs and tag specification.   Chainway C3000 enables sensitive fingerprint recognition. Capacitive fingerprint sensor makes the collection of fingeprint information more accurate and rapid. Users can input or delete fingerprint information, process fingerprint image, and match fingerprints.  
  Chainway C3000 integrates accurate Global Positioning System that provides detailed information anytime and anywhere, playing an important role in the field of modern logistics and transport, fleet tracking and asset tracking, etc.   Chainway C3000UHF provides new levels of UHF RFID reading performance. It can be configured with class-leading R2000 UHF module or cost-effective UHF module, together with two kinds of high performance antena options.  
  There are lots of accessories for you to choose from: A/C adaptor, charging cradle, multiple extension ports, pistol grip with additional built-in battery, all to enable you to take full advantage of C3000 powerful data processing capacities.  
  Snap-on   Fingerprint Snap-on   Pistol grip
  Charging cradle


Dimensions 154 × 77 × 31mm / 6.06 in x 3.03 in x 1.22 in
Weight 330g / 12.17oz (with battery)
Display 3.5″QVGA (240*320), 6.5M colors or 3.5″VGA (480*640), 6.5M colors
Keypad Numeric / Qwerty
Power Main battery: Li-ion, 3200mAh, Pistol battery: Li-ion, 5200mAh (optional)
Expansion Slot 1 PSAM, 1 SIM / PSAM, 1 MicroSD(TF) slot
Audio 0.5W speaker
Interface USB micro, RS-232, OTG
CPU Cortex-A8, 800MHz
ROM 4GB iNAND Flash, MicroSD (Max.32GB)
Operating System Windows Embedded  CE6.0 Core
  Windows Embedded  CE6.0 Pro (optional)
SDK Chainway software development kit
Language C#, C++, VB.NET
Tool Microsoft Visual Studio 2005/2008
Operating Temp. 14°F to 122°F / -10℃ to 50℃
Storage Temp. -40°F to 158°F / -40°C to 70°C
Humidity 5%RH - 95%RH non condensing
Drop Specification Multiple 1.5m drops to concrete across the operating temperature range
Tumble Specification 1000 x 0.5m/1.64ft falls at room temperature
Sealing IP65


1D Barcode Scanning (optional)
1D laser/CCD Symbol SE965
Symbologies UPC/EAN, Code128, Code39, Code93, Code11, Interleaved 2 of 5, Discrete 2 of 5, Chinese 2 of 5, Codabar, MSI, RSS, etc.
2D Barcode Scanning (optional)
2D CMOS Laser Scanner Symbol SE4500 (not camera)
Symbologies All 1D codes, PDF417, MicroPDF417, Composite, RSS, TLC-39, Datamatrix, QR code, Micro QR code, A ztec, MaxiCode; Postal Codes: US PostNet, US Planet, UK Postal, Australian Postal, Japan Postal, Dutch Postal (KIX), atd.
RFID SCANNING (optional)
LF (optional)  
Frequency 125kHz, 134kHz (FDX-B / HDX)
Protocol ISO11784/5
Chips 1) R/O ID eg.EM4100/4200, TK4100
  2) R/W ID eg.EM4305/HITAG S
  3) Animal tags
  4) Others for customization
Range 2 - 8cm (FDX-B), 2 - 16cm (HDX)
HF (optional)   
Frequency 13.56MHz
Protocol ISO14443A/B, ISO15693
Chips 1) M1(S50/S70), M0(Ultralight), M3(Desfire D40/D41/D81), CPU_A
  2) CPU_B
  3) ICODE II, Ti2048, LRI64K
  4) Others for customization
Range 2 - 8cm
UHF (optional)  
Frequency 865 - 868MHz / 920 - 925MHz
Protocol EPC C1 GEN2 / ISO18000-6C
Antenna Linear polarization (1.8dBi)
Power 1W (+10dBm až +30dBmj)
R/W ranges Option1(R2000), up to 4.5m, Option2, up to 2m (Ranges depend on tags and environment)
PSAM SECURITY (optional)
Baud rate 9600,19200,38400,43000,56000,57600,115200
Protocol ISO7816
Slot 2 slots (maximum)
BIOMETRIC (optional)
Sensor TCS2SS
Sensor Type Capacitive Sensor
Functions Enrollment, compare, deletion etc.
Resolution 508DPI
Memory 1,000 PCS fingerprints
CAMERA (optional)
Manufacturer Samsung
Specification 5MP autofocus camera


WWAN (optional)
GPRS 900/1800 MHz
WCDMA 850/900/1800/2100 MHz
Bluetooth v2.0 + EDR, range 5 - 10m
Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
GPS (optional)
GPS/AGPS u-blox NEO-6M low power GPS chip


Standard accessories

usbkabel sdkarta adapter cstylus
USB cable SD card 4GB Charging adapter Stylus

Optional accessories

C3000 craddle C3000 pistolový držák xt4131 obalc5
Cradle Pistol grip External mobile printer XT4131 Carrying case