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Alien ALR-H460 Handheld RFID Reader


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Alien ALR-H460 Handheld RFID Reader

The Alien ALR-H460 is the ultimate RFID handheld device, featuring unsurpassed read capability, processing power, memory, ergonomics, and affordability, in one compact package. It is feature rich, and combines best-in-class ease of use and integration tools with a powerful RFID read engine, enabling exceptional performance in the most demanding of scan environments and applications. A microSD memory expansion slot is included for up to 32 GB additional local storage. In addition, a 13 MP Auto-focus camera with flash adds on-the-spot ability to photograph and add image to an asset data record.

Data Sheet  Alien ALR-H460 Handheld RFID Reader


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What's included?

  • Alien ALR-H460 Handheld RFID Reader Unit
  • Pistol Grip
  • USB Cable
  • Power Adapter
  • 1-Year Manufacturer's Warranty

Why buy this reader?

Fully featured and ready to use out of the box, the Alien ALR-H460 Handheld RFID Reader comes equipped with a 1D / 2D bar code scanner and WiFi connectivity for ease of connection to your corporate network.


  • Android 6.0 operating system.
  • ERP 2W / EIRP 3.3W.
  • 2D imager supporting all major 1D / 2D barcodes.
  • 13 MP Auto-focus camera with flash.
  • Ergonomic design provides superior user comfort and use.
  • Supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and 4G cellular connectivity.
  • Robust IP 64 sealing for dust and water resistance.
  • Prolonged usage enabled by built-in 8,000 mAh Li-Po rechargeable battery.
  • Common applications: retail, warehouse, work in progress, transportation, and missing item location.


You must charge the included ALR-H460 batteries with the power supply adapter provided by Alien Technology, or your device may be damaged.

Replacement Accessories

If needed, the following replacement accessories are available for the Alien ALR-H460 Handheld RFID Reader. Contact us today for more detailed information about these accessories.

  • ALR-H460 Pistol Grip
  • ALR-H460 Charging Dock
  • ALR-H460 USB Cable
  • ALR-H460 Power Adapter (US)

Product Details

Air Interface Protocol:
EPCglobal UHF Class 1 Gen 2 (ISO 18000-6C)
Operating Frequency:
FCC (902-928 MHz)
Antenna Type:
1diL / 4 dBic circular antenna
Max Read Distance:
Testing recommended
2-D bar code (752 x 480 pixels)
Operating System:
Android 6.0
Data Interface:
Wireless WLAN 802.11 b/g/n, WWAN, Bluetooth 4.0 BLE, GPS (embedded A-GPS), USB
2GB RAM / 16GB Flash
Expansion Memory:
MicroSD (32GB Max)
Expansion Slot:
1 Micro SD slot, 1 SIM slot, 1 PSAM slot
Power source:
8000 mAh internal
13 MP auto-focus color camera with built-in flash
Dimensions (without gun handle):
178 x 140 x 86 mm (7 x 5.5 x 3.4 in)
Weight (with gun handle and all batteries):
0.652 kg (1.44 lbs)
IP Rating:
IP 64
Operating Temperature:
-20°C to 50°C (-4°F to 122°F)
Host API:
Alien SDK
Demo Software: