The new Bluetooth® Rugged UHF RFID reader
provides high performance UHF RFID reading in a tough and rugged form factor. The reader is highly resistant to water, dust and mechanical trauma. A high capacity battery enables non-stop operation of the reader over the full working day. The reader’s 20 foot read range is designed to read and write to EPC Class 1 Gen 2 (ISO18000-6C) tags, the reader can also be configured with class leading high performance 2D data scanning to bring unparalleled data collection capabilities to any host it is connected to. Work all day without stopping as this reader has an 8 – 12 hour battery life.
Physical and Environmental Characteristics
Dimensions: 177 x 94 x 170 mm (LxWxH) Weight: 860g (inc. battery) User input: Single stage trigger User feedback: Speaker, vibration motor, LEDs Power: Rechargeable Lithium Ion removeable battery pack (11.25V, 2950mAh, 33.2Wh) Enclosure materials: Polycarbonate and TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane)
RFID Engine: custom module with embedded Impinj R2000 Communication protocols: ASCII 2 Protocol (Parameterised ASCII command set) Impinj binary Memory: Embedded 2GB internal NAND storage Compatible Host devices (Bluetooth®): Any Bluetooth® Host supporting the Serial Port Profile (SPP) or Human Interface Device (HID) profile (Android, iOS, Linux, Mac, Windows). Comparison of Bluetooth® modes for ® UHF Readers Compatible Host devices (USB): Any USB host with FTDI VCP driver support (Windows, Linux, Mac, Android)
Operating Temperature: -4°F to 131°F / -20°C to 55°C Charging Temperature: 41°F to 104°F / 5°C to 40°C Storage Temperature: -40°F to 158°F /-40°C to 70°C Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing Drop specification: TBD Tumble: TBD Environmental Sealing: TBD Electrostatic Discharge: ± 15kVdc air discharge; ± 8kVdc contact discharge MIL-STD 810F: TBD
Standards supported: EPC Class 1 Gen 2 Nominal read range2: Up to 6 m Field: 150-degree forward facing (approx.) measured from front of device Antenna: Circularly Polarized Frequency Range: EU: 865-868MHz; US: 902-928MHz Output Power: 10mW to 1W
Bluetooth® Wireless Technology
Bluetooth1: Bluetooth® Version 2.1 (optional v4.0 / 4.1 BLE) Bluetooth Profiles: SPP and Apple iApp
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Bluetooth® HID (configurable)
Bluetooth Class: Class 1 Bluetooth Range4: 100m Bluetooth Pairing: PIN, Simple Secure Pairing, NFC OOB Pairing (TBA)
Peripherals and Accessories
External Interface: 8-way sealed connector with gold plated contacts Bundled accessories: Battery Other Accessories: Docking Station with power and USB cable
Adapter mounts for a variety of smartphones, handheld terminals and touchscreen devices
General: Approved for use in the US, EU and Australia. Electrical Safety: (UL60950-1, CSA C22.2 No.60950-1, IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1) EMI/RFI: (USA: FCC Part 15,
EU: EN 301 489-3, EN 301 489-1, EN 301
489-17, EN 302-208, EN55022 Class B, EN55024)
Laser Safety: (IEC Class2/FDA Class II in accordance with IEC60825-1/EN60825-1, 21CFR1040.10)
The reader is warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of one year (12 months) from date of shipment, provided the product remains unmodified and is operated under normal and proper conditions.
1 Compatible Bluetooth stack required in the Host device2 Tag Read/Write performance is dependent on tag type, items tagged, number of tags in the field and other radio and environmental factors3 Artificial lighting can affect scanning performance4 Open field © Technology Solutions (UK) Ltd. 2016. All rights reserved. Technology Solutions (UK) Limited reserves the right to change its products, specifications and services at any time without notice.
Applications of the UHF Stationary Reader
Use this reader to read animals tagged with UHF tags from approximately 20 feet away from the animal directly into FaST EID software and fast wedge can connect to any device. Contact Us for more details