UHF 860-960 MHz 4 Port Passive RFID Reader

This rugged UHF 4-port reader has an IP52 rating, reads tags up to 30 ft (9 m), has optional Wi Fi connectivity, and can read up to 400 tags per second.


Overview – 4-Port UHF RFID Reader

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This high-performance 4-port UHF RFID reader is driven by powerful M6e UHF RFID reader module. The small form factor reader is designed for both indoor and outdoor applications and is compatible with both corporate IT infrastructures and sheltered outdoor environments. The reader is Power over Ethernet (PoE) capable and has optional Wi-Fi network connectivity. It offers a maximum read distance of up to 30 ft and is capable of reading 400 tags per second in typical read zone environment. The reader has an IP52 protection rating and has a water and dust resistant design for industrial, outdoor and rugged service requirements. Moreover, it boasts a common programming interface for enterprise RFID solution development.

Key Features – 4-Port UHF RFID Reader

  • Small form factor, rugged service operating capabilities
  • High transmit power
  • PoE capable
  • Optional Wi-Fi
  • High performance even in harsh environments
  • Max EPC ID length up to 496 bits
  • Complies with EPC global Gen 2 (ISO 186000-6C) with DRM

Technical Specifications – 4-Port UHF RFID Reader

Order Information
(model numbers)
236016 for Ethernet RJ45 (PoE)
236016W for WiFi version
Tag/ Transponder Protocol
RFID ProtocolEPCglobal Gen2 (ISO 18000-6C) with DRM
ISO 18000-6B (optional)
IP-X (EM 412x) (optional)
UHF RFID Antenna Interface
InterfaceFour RP-TNC connectors
RF Power OutputSeparate read and write levels, adjustable from 5 dBm to 31.5 dBm* (1.4W) with +/-0.5 dBm accuracy above +15 dBm
Frequency902 MHz to 928 MHz (FCC; NA, SA)
865.6 MHz to 867.6 MHz (ETSI; EU)
865 MHz to 867 MHz (MCIT; India)
Data/Control/Wireless Interfaces
ConnectorsRJ45 (10/100 Base-T Ethernet)
USB Type B (console port)
USB Type A (accessory port)
HD15 (GPIO interface)
5.54 mm sealed connector (DC power)
Reverse polarity SMA jack (optional Wi-Fi antenna)
WirelessInternal 802.11 b/g (optional)
WEP 40-bit and 104-bit keys; WPA & WPA2 keys or EAP-TLS
USB type A interface permits future support for external wireless technologies.
Indicators, Switches, and GPIOs1 two-color LED status indicator; Reset switch; Isolated GPIOs; 4 Inputs & 4 Outputs plus +5 VDC and grounded references
Regulatory & Safety
RegulatoryFCC 47 CFR Ch.1 Part 15
Industry Canada RSS-21 0
ETSI EN 302 208 V1.2.1
OtherRoHS compliant per EU directive 2002/95/EC, UL Listed (Pending)
Max Tag Read RateOver 400 tags/second
Max Tag Read DistanceOver 30 feet (9 m) with 6 dBi antenna (36 dBm EIRP)
Max EPC ID LengthUp to 496 bits
Power over EthernetPower over Ethernet 802.3af in both modes A and B (Supports 100m cable).
External DC Power10 V to 30 V DC supply voltage
Maximum DC power: 15 W
Operating SystemLinux kernel version 2.6
Operating Temperature-20 °C to 50 °C
Storage Temperature-40 °C to 85 °C
Dust and Water ImmunityIP52
Humidity5% to 95%, non-condensing
Dimensions19 cm x 17.8 cm x 3.4 cm (7.5 in. x 7.0 in. x 1.3 in.)
Weight2 lbs (0.09 kg)
OS Features
NetworkingCisco-certified DHCP & DNS-based configuration and firmware management, TCP/IP networking stack
SecuritySSL/SSH-based security
Web-Based ControlConfiguration and Monitoring from a web browser; HTTP/HTTPS

236016W WiFi version

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