ThingMagic Astra-EX 2-Port Integrated UHF RFID Reader

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Astra-EX is an integrated 2-port reader/antenna designed for office and commercial environments. Astra-EX is Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) and Wi-Fi options allow for flexible, low cost, single cable installations.

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Product Information

  • High performance, EPCglobal Gen2 (optional ISO 18000-6B) support with anti-collision Dense Reader Mode (DRM) and advanced anti-jamming functionality.
  • A fully integrated 8.5 dBic circularly-polarized antenna and an RP TNC connector to support an optional secondary external antenna.
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE) reduces cabling and electrical outlet proximity requirements.
  • WiFi option, providing low cost integration with existing enterprise WiFi networks. Supports enterprise WiFi security standards including TKIP, AES and EAP-TLS.
  • 32MB of flash and 64MB of DRAM available for reader-hosted applications.
  • LLRP v1.0.1 with multiprotocol extensions.

What is included in the package:
  • RFID Reader
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Additional Information

Air Protocol:
EPCglobal Gen2 (ISO 18000-6C) with DRM ISO 18000-6B (optional)
FCC 902-928 MHz (Americas), ETSI 865.6-867.6 MHz (EU), KCC 917-920.8 MHz (Korea), TRAI 865-867 MHz (India), ACMA 920-926 MHz (Australia)
4 Inputs & 4 Outputs
Power Supply:
10- 30 VDC supply voltage. Maximum DC power: 15 W
Antenna Ports:
2 ports with one antenna integrated
26.1 cm L x 26.1 cm W x 7.6 cm H (10.2 in. L x 10.2 in. W x 3.0 in. H)
4.5 lbs (2.0 kg)
Visual Indicators:
1 two-color LED status indicator with reset switch
Operating Temperatures:
-20°C to +50°C (-4°F to +122°F)
Host API:
Java, C, and C# (.NET) APIs on host C-API on reader
12-month standard warranty
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