The flexibility to utilise Motorola’s MC9000 series mobile computers in forklifts and more with the MC9000 series forklift cradle provides the added value of ensuring reliable operation in material handling equipment. The MC9000 series forklift cradle provides the military grade vibration and shock specifications extending the productivity and error-reducing benefits of mobile voice and data to the forklift and other heavy equipment operators.
The MC9000 series forklift cradle available from Peacock Bros provides workers the option of using their mobile computer in handheld or vehicle-mounted mode. An optional power converter enables the forklift to power the cradle, eliminating the need to charge and manage spare batteries.
The forklift cradle can power and charge the docked MC9000 series mobile computer and any peripherals tethered to the cradle’s communication ports. This flexibility allows for easy integration of corded or wireless peripherals through either the USB or RS232 port on the cradle or through the Bluetooth functionality of the MC9000 Series mobile computer.
The ability to tether a bar code scanner to the cradle allows enterprises to further error-proof processes to improve operator productivity in scan intensive environments. The addition of a printer enables for on-the-spot printing of damaged bar code labels, packing slips and more, eliminating the need for workers to leave the forklift to travel to a printer. And headsets can enable voice picking as well as voice communications with supervisors and other workers.
Motorola claim that the MC9000 series forklift cradle will fit any style forklift and can be located easily within reach of the operator even when space is a premium.