ThingMagic M7E-HECTO UHF RAIN RFID Reader Module

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  • ThingMagic M7E-HECTO UHF RAIN RFID Reader Module (M7E-HECTO)
  • ThingMagic M7E-HECTO UHF RAIN RFID Reader Module (M7E-HECTO)
  • ThingMagic M7E-HECTO UHF RAIN RFID Reader Module (M7E-HECTO)
  • ThingMagic M7E-HECTO UHF RAIN RFID Reader Module (M7E-HECTO)


The ThingMagic M7E-HECTO emerges as a compact, power-optimized UHF RAIN RFID module. With its remarkably low power consumption, the M7E-HECTO proves ideal for battery-operated, cost-effective, and small form-factor portable readers. Boasting a wide RF output range spanning from 0 dBm to +27 dBm, it fulfills crucial read/write requirements for RFID-enabled printers and tag commissioning stations. Featuring a surface mount package tailored for SMT manufacturing efficiency, the M7E-HECTO significantly reduces the total cost associated with embedding RFID in high-volume applications. It excels in applications such as handheld devices, consumables authentication, device configuration, and access control. Additionally, the M7E-HECTO is fully supported by the ThingMagic Mercury API, ensuring seamless integration and versatility.

Features & Benefits:

  • Small Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Form Factor for Highly Integrated, Compact Designs 
  • Low Power Consumption for Efficient Battery-Use 
  • Features the Impinj E310 RAIN RFID Reader Chip 
  • Support for EPCglobal Gen2V2 (ISO 18000-63) Protocol Meets Industry Tag Standards • Reads up to 300* tags / second 
  • Configured for Multiple Regions, such as FCC / ISED (North & South America), ETSI (European Union), and Other Regions Including India, China, Korea, Australia and Japan 
  • Single SKU for Global Use 
  • Support for full Open region (860 to 930MHZ) 
  • Module Size and Feature Set comparable to ThingMagic M6e-Nano 
  • Provides better sensitivity, supports more GEN2 profiles and wider range of custom tag commands compared to ThingMagic M6e-Nano


  • Medical Equipment for Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Industries 
  • Kiosks and Vending Machines 
  • Mobile Devices, including Printers, Handhelds, and Sensor Networks 
  • Tag Commissioning Stations 
  • Battery-operated 
  • Smartphone Accessories 

What's included?

  • ThingMagic M7e-HECTO UHF RAIN RFID Reader Module

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Additional Information

RFID Protocol Support:
EPCglobal Gen 2V2 (ISO 18000-63)
RF Transceiver:
Impinj E310
RF Power Output:
Separate read and write levels, command-adjustable from 0 dBm to +27 dBm in 0.5 dB steps, accurate to +/- 1 dBm
41 board-edge connections providing access to RF, DC power, communication, control and GPIO signals
Control/Data Interfaces:
UART; 3.3V logic levels 9.6 to 921.6 kbps
GPIO Sensors and Indicators:
Four 3.3V bidirectional ports configurable as input (sensor) ports or output (indicator) ports
API Support:
C, C#/.NET, Java
DC Power Required:
DC Voltage: 3.3 to 5.5 V for +25 dBm out; 3.7 to 5.5 V for +27 dBm out
Idle Power Saving Options:
Ready: 0.665 W Sleep: 0.140 W Shutdown: 0.080 W
Operating Temperature:
-40°C to +60°C (case temperature)
Storage Temperature:
-40°C to +85°C
Shock and Vibration:
Survives 1 meter drop during handling
Max Read Rate:
Up to 300* tags/second
Tag Read Distance (Typical):
Over 4.5 meters (15 feet) with 6 dBi antenna (33 dBm EIRP)
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