UHF 860-960 MHz RFID Reader/Writer w/ 4 Antenna Ports

This global 4-port high performance UHF reader/writer supports PoE, enterprise-class management and monitoring, and reads up to 430 tags per second.


Overview – UHF Gen 2 RFID Reader/Writer with 4 Antenna Ports

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This UHF Gen 2 RFID reader/writer delivers increased application flexibility via new features such as support for Power over Ethernet (PoE), which simplifies deployment and dramatically reduces cost by eliminating the need for AC outlet installation at read points. It also reduces green house gas (GHG) emissions. With a compact form factor, the reader/writer enables a wider range of installation options.

Key Features – UHF Gen 2 RFID Reader/Writer with 4 Antenna Ports

  • 4 antenna ports
  • Power over Ethernet
  • Autopilot (automatically senses environment and configures setting for the best performance)
  • Enterprise-class management and monitoring
  • Support for industry-leading software vendors such as Microsoft and IBM
  • Industry standard application interfaces with support for EPC Global Low Level Reader Protocol (LLRP) v1.0.1
  • Industry’s best sensitivity
  • Innovative features to enable read zone containment and eliminate stray reads
  • High transmit power capable to overcome cable losses

Technical Specifications – UHF Gen 2 RFID Reader/Writer with 4 Antenna Ports

Model 236015
Air Interface protocol EPC Global Class 1 Gen 2/ISO 18000-6C
Typical Throughout in Challenging Environment (Auto-set Dense Reader Mode for FCC) Approx. 430 tags/s
Supported Regions US, Canada and other regions following US FCC Part 15 regulations
Europe and other regions following ETSI EN 302 208 v1.2.1 without LBT regulations
Antennae 4 high performance, monostatic antenna ports
Transmit Power 10.0 to 30.0 dBm (PoE)
10.0 to 32.5 dBm (external universal power supply)
Max Receive Sensitivity -82 dBm
Max. Return Loss 10 dB
Network Connectivity 10/100BASE-T auto-negotiate (full/half) with auto-sensing MDI/MDX for auto-crossover (RJ-45)
IP Address Configuration DHCP
Link Local Addressing (LLA) with Multicast DNS (mDNS)
Time Synchronization Network Time Protocol (NTP)
Management Interfaces Management Console using serial management console port, telnet or SSH
EPC global Reader Management v1.0.1
Reliable Firmware Upgrade Dual image partitions enable smooth transition to new firmware while the reader is still operating
Selectable upgrade mechanism enables simultaneous scheduled upgrades of multiple readers
Management Console RS-232 using a standard Cisco-style management cable (DB-9 to RJ-45)
Baud rate: 115200, Data: 8bit, Parity: none, Stop: 1bit, Flow control: none
USB USB1.1 device (type B) and Host (type A) ports
GPIO 4 inputs, optically isolated 3 V to 30 V; 4 outputs, optically 0 V to 30 V, non-isolated 5 V, 100 mA supply (DB-15)
Power Source Power over Ethernet (PoE) IEEE 802.3 af
24 V DC, 800 mA via external universal power supply with locking connector-sold separately
Power Consumption Idle Typical LDC
PoE at 30 dBm 3 W 11.5 W 6 W
Power Supply at 6 W 30 dBm 3 W 13.5 W 6 W
Power Supply at 32.5 dBm 3 W 15 W 6 W
(*maximum is 31.5 dBm for ETSI region readers)
Environmental Sealing IEC IP52
Operating Temperature -20 °C to 50 °C
Humidity 5% to 95%, non-condensing
Dimensions 7.5 in × 6.9 in × 1.2 in (19 cm × 17.5 cm × 3 cm)
Weight 1.5 Ibs (24.5 oz)
RoHS Compliant to European Union directive 2002/95/EC