C61 UHF RFID Reader

Superior UHF performance for any application

Chainway C61 UHF RFID Reader is a high class, rugged handheld terminal with integrated RFID functionality.  Based on Android 9.0 OS, an embedded Impinj R2000 RFID module and an integrated barcode scan engine, the C61 boasts ultra-long scanning range reading large volumes of tags with accuracy, stability, and speed.  The C61 offers abundant extensibility including three different keypad versions (27/37/47 keys), a detachable 6700mAh quick charge battery, barcode scanning and trigger handle.

Superior UHF Peformance, More Agaile Keystroke


Qualcomm 1.8GHz Octa-core 6700mAh Removable Battery
Android 9.0 OS 5200mAh Trigger Handle Battery
RAM+ROM: 3+32GB / 4+64GB (optional) IP67
Qualcomm 1.8GHz Octa-core
Android 9.0 OS
RAM+ROM: 3+32GB / 4+64GB (optional)
6700mAh Removable Battery
5200mAh Trigger Handle Battery



Barcode Scanning (Optional)
UHF RFID (Impinj R2000 Chip, Read Range > 15m)
Dual-band WIFI
13MP Autofocus Camera


Barcode Scanning (Optional) NFC
UHF RFID (Impinj R2000 Chip, Read Range > 15m) 13MP Autofocus Camera
Dual-band WIFI


Physical Characteristics
Dimensions 202.0 x 72.5 x 32.0 mm / 7.95 x 2.85 x 1.26 in.
Weight 370 g / 13.05 oz.(SE4710); 404 g / 14.25 oz. (SE4850)
Display 4-inch high definition full display, IPS LTPS 800*480
Battery 6700 mAh removable main battery, 5200 mAh optional pistol battery, support QC3.0 and RTC;Built in 100mAh backup battery, supporting battery hot swap, improving reliability and ensuring user data security
Standby: up to 680 hours (only main battery ; WiFi: up to 560h; 4G: up to 560h)
Continuous use: over 12 hours (depending on user environment)
Charging time: 3.5 hours (charge device by standard adaptor and USB cable)
Touch Panel Multi-touch panel, gloves and wet hands supported
Speaker Support
Vibrator Support
Microphone 2 Microphones, 1 for noise reduction
Interfaces USB Type-C, USB 3.0, OTG, extended thimble
Card slot 1 slot for SIM card, 1 slot for TF card
Keypad Main keyboard (Optional): 27 keys / 37 keys / 47 keys;
Side keys: 2 SCAN keys + 2 volume keys + 1 user-defined key
Sensors Gravity sensor, proximity sensor, light sensor, accelerometer sensor, vibration motor
Indicator LED Power, charging, status indicator


Developing Environment
Operating System Android 9.0; GMS, 90-day security updates, Android Enterprise, Zero-Touch, FOTA, Soti MobiControl, SafeUEM supported
SDK Chainway Software Development Kit
Language Java
Tool Eclipse / Android Studio


WLAN Support 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/d/e/h/i/k/r/v, 2.4G/5G dual-band, IPV4,IPV6, 5G PA;
Fast roaming: PMKID caching, 802.11r, OKC;
Operating Channels: 2.4G(channel 1~13), 5G(channel36,40,44,48,52,56,60,64,100,104,108,112,116,120,124,128,132, 136,140,144,149,153,157,161,165), Depends on local regulations;
WWAN (Europe, Asia) 2G: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
WCDMA: 850/900/1900/2100MHz
TD-SCDMA: A/F(B34/B39)
4G: B1/B3/B5/B7/B8/B20/B38/B39/B40/B41
WWAN (America) 2G: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
3G: 850/900/1900/2100MHz
4G: B2/B4/B5/B7/B12/B17/B38
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2/4.1+HS/4.0/3.0+HS/2.1+EDR
Vo-LTE Support Vo-LTE HD video voice call
GNSS GPS/AGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, internal antenna


Barcode Scanning
2D Imager Scanner Zebra: SE4710 / SE4750 / SE4850
1D Symbologies UPC/EAN, Code128, Code39, Code93, Code11, Interleaved 2 of 5, Discrete 2 of 5, Chinese 2 of 5, Codabar, MSI, RSS, etc.
2D Symbologies PDF417, 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 13.56 MHz
Protocol ISO14443A/B, ISO15693, NFC-IP1, NFC-IP2, etc.
Chips M1 card (S50, S70), CPU card, NFC tags, etc.
Range 2-4 cm


User Environment
Operating Temp. -20 ℃ to +50 ℃
Storage Temp. -40 ℃ to +70 ℃
Humidity 5% RH to 95% RH (non condensing)
Drop Specification Multiple 1.8 m / 5.9 ft. drops (at least 20 times) to the concrete across the operating temperature range
Tumble Specification 1000 x 0.5 m / 1.64 ft. falls at room temperature
Sealing IP67 per IEC sealing specifications
ESD ±15 KV air discharge, ±8 KV conductive discharge


CPU Qualcomm 1.8 GHz Octa-core
RAM+ROM 3 GB + 32 GB
4 GB + 64 GB (optional)
Expansion Supports up to 128 GB Micro SD card


Engine CM2000-1 module based on Impinj Indy R2000
Frequency 865-868 MHz / 920-925 MHz / 902-928 MHz
Protocol EPC C1 GEN2 / ISO18000-6C
Antenna Circular Polarized Antenna (4 dBi)
Power 1W (30 dBm, +5 dBm to +30 dBm adjustable)
2W Optional (33 dBm, for Latin America, etc.)
R/W ranges Up to 15 m (open outdoors, Impinj MR6 tag)
Fastest Read Rate 900+ tags/sec
Communication Mode Pin Connector
Note *Ranges and rates depend on tags and environment
Note2 *This function is optional


Rear Camera Rear 13 MP Autofocus with flash


Optional Accessories
Accessories Separate handle with one button;
Handle + battery (handle battery 5200 mAh, one button) ;
UHF back clip + handle (5200 mAh, one button) ;
Wrist Strap; Charging Cradle
Note *See details in Accessory Guide



Documents & Manuals

C61 Datasheet
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