UHF Robust Industry and Railway RFID Reader

This robust industry and railway approved RFID reader offers bulk-reading capability and provides a maximum reading distance of up to 16.4 feet (5m) depending on the transponder type and environmental conditions.

GAO 216029 robust industry and railway approved RFID reader offers bulk-reading capability and provides a maximum reading distance of up to 5m.

The GAO 216029 robust industry and railway approved RFID reader is tested according the EN 50 155. It offers bulk-reading capability and provides a maximum reading distance of up to 16.4 feet (5m) depending on the transponder type and environmental conditions. This UHF RFID reader supports various communications protocols such as LLRP, OPC-UA, or even MQTT. In addition, customer-specific variants can be supplied. All components are designed for a very long lifetime in harsh industrial environments.

Key Features

  • Designed for the harsh industrial environment
  • Tested according to industry and railway standards
  • Ready for software customization
  • GAO RFID Middleware compatible
  • M12 connectors
  • Power over Ethernet

Technical Specifications

Transponder protocol EPC Class 1 Gen2 (ISO 18000-6c)
UHF RFID antenna interface
Antenna connection 2 x RP-TNC connector (50 Ohm); reader internally multiplexed
Output power Max. 0.5 W
Frequency range 865 … 928 MHz (region configurable)
Interfaces Ethernet (TCP/IP) 10/100 Mbit/s; Full Spec. 802.3
Diagnosis (LED) 3 LEDs to visualize the device and antenna status
Inputs / Outputs up to 8 configurable IOs (24 V)
Performance
Bulk-Reading capability up to 100 transponders/s
Max. reading distance up to 5 meters, related to the transponder type and environmental conditions
Protocol LLRP (Low Level Reader Protocol, worldwide standardized)

OPC UA on request, on-board middleware functionality (available Q4 2016)

Power Supply
Power supply 24 V DC (±5 %) / Power over Ethernet (PoE)
Current Consumption Max. 500 mA
Operating system Linux (Kernel 3.x.x)
System performance 1 GHz ARM processor

1 GB RAM

4 GB eMMC

Up to 32 GB Flash (via Micro SD Card)

Design Features
Material of housing corpus Aluminium, powder coated front cover fiberglass reinforced high performance plastic
Dimensions (B x H x T) 182 x 86 x 35 mm
Installation on DIN rail DIN rail mounting kit (optional accessories)
Environmental conditions
Operating temperature -25 °C to +55 °C
Storage temperature -25 °C to +85 °C
Relative humidity 5 % to 95 % (non-condensing)
Vibration EN 60 068-2-6

10 Hz to 150 Hz: 0,075 mm / 1g

Shock EN 60 068-2-27

Acceleration: 30 g

Norms & Safety
Radio License EN 302 208

FCC 47 FCR Part 15 (Q2 2016)

IC RSS-GEN, RSS-210 (Q2 2016)

EMC EN 301 489
Low voltage EN 60 950
Human Exposure EN 50 364
RoHS compliant
Railway Tested according to EN 50 155 (Q2 2016)
EMV Railway EN 50 121-3-2 (Q2 2016)
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