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Long Range, 20 Feet, Rugged Hand Held UHF RFID Reader


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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)

    Performance Characteristics

    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

    RFID Performance

    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
    – or –
    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

FS Chanel

Using the handheld reader

Loading animals onto the truck

Scanning with Ease