C5 Fingerprint Scanner

Superior UHF Performance, Enhanced Security, More Ruggedness

Chainway C5 is an UHF RFID Reader with enhanced security. Developed based on Android 11, the device is equipped with Qualcomm octa-core CPU, large memory, and 6700mAh/13400mAh removable battery to achieve both efficient operation and long-lasting battery life. While integrating powerful UHF RFID, fingerprint recognition and dual PSAM card slots in the same device, C5 supports barcode scanning, NFC, dual camera and other functions to better meet the high security needs in the fields of banking, public security, etc.

C5 Fingerprint Scanner

Superior UHF Performance, Enhanced Security, More Ruggedness

Superior UHF Performance, Enhanced Security, More Ruggedness


Android 11

6700mAh / 13400mAh Removable Pistol Battery

5" Display

Cortex-A53 Octa-core 2.3GHz

IP65 Sealing

1.5m Drop Proof

All-in-one UHF Design


Barcode Scanning (Optional)


Front & Rear Dual Camera

Dual-band WIFI

Secure PSAM

UHF RFID (Impinj E710/R2000 Chip)


Dimensions177.0 x 80.2 x 14.8mm / 6.97 x 3.15 x 0.58in
Weight598g / 21.09oz. (device with battery)
Display5-inch (Fingerprint) 1280 x 720
Touch PanelMulti-touch panel, gloves and wet hands supported; Corning Gorilla Glass
InterfacesUSB 2.0 Type-C, OTG, Type-C headphones supported
Card Slot2 slots for PSAM card; 1 slot for Nano SIM card, 1 slot for Nano SIM or TF card
Keypad1 power key, 2 scan keys, 1 user-defined key, 2 volume keys (+/-)
SensorsGravity sensor, proximity sensor, light sensor, geomagnetic sensor (optional), gyroscope (optional)
Audio2 microphones, 1 for noise cancellation; 1 speakers; 1 receiver
Physical Charc Power6700mAh / 13400mAh removable pistol battery Built in 100mAh backup battery, supporting battery hot swap
NotificationSound, LED indicator, vibrator
Operating SystemAndroid 11
SdkChainway Software Development Kit
ToolEclipse / Android Studio
Wlan802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, 2.4G / 5G dual-band
Wwan2G: GSM (B2 / B3 / B5 / B8) 3G: WCDMA (B1 / B2 / B4 / B5 / B8) CDMA2000 ECDO: BC0 4G: B1 / B2 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B7 / B8 / B12 / B17 / B20 / B28A / B28B / B38 / B39 / B40 / B41
GnssGPS / AGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
2d ScannerZebra: SE4710; Honeywell: N6603; CM60; CB300
1d SymbologiesUPC / EAN, Code128, Code39, Code93, Code11, Interleaved 2 of 5, Discrete 2 of 5, Chinese 2 of 5, Codabar, MSI, RSS etc.
2d SymbologiesPDF417, MicroPDF417, Composite, RSS, TLC-39, Datamatrix, QR code, Micro QR code, Aztec, MaxiCode; Postal Codes: US PostNet, US Planet, UK Postal, Australian Postal, Japan Postal, Dutch Postal (KIX) etc.
Note*This function is optional
Frequency 13.56MHz
Protocol ISO14443A / B, ISO15693, NFC-IP1, NFC-IP2 etc.
Chips M1 card (S50, S70), CPU card, NFC tags etc.
Range 2-4cm
Note * This function is optional
Operating Temp-20 °C to 50 °C / 4 °F to 122 °F
Storage Temp-40 °C to 70 °C / -40 °F to 158 °F
Humidity5% RH – 95% RH (non condensing)
Drop SpecificationMultiple 1.5m / 5.9ft. drops (at least 28 times) to the concrete across the operating temperature range
Tumble Specification1000 x 0.5m / 1.64 ft. falls at room temperature
SealingIP65 per IEC sealing specifications
Esd±15KV air discharge, ±8KV conductive discharge
EngineCM710-1 module based on Impinj E710 CM2000-1 module based on Impinj Indy R2000
Frequency865-868MHz / 920-925MHz / 902-928MHz
ProtocolEPCglobal Gen 2 (ISO18000-6C)
AntennaCircular polarization; 5dBic
Fastest Read Rate950+ tags / sec (Circular Polarized)
Note* Ranges and rates depend on tags and environment
Output Power1W (30dBm, +5dBm to +30dBm adjustable) 2W Optional (33dBm, for Latin America, etc.)
CpuCortex-A53 Octa-core, 2.3GHz
Ram+rom3GB + 32GB 4GB + 64GB (Optional) 6GB + 128GB (Optional)
ExpansionSupports up to 128GB Micro SD card
Front Camera5MP
Rear CameraRear 13MP Autofocus with flash


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