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Alien GT-L RFID White Wet Inlay (ALN-9827, Higgs-EC)


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Alien GT-L RFID White Wet Inlay (ALN-9827, Higgs-EC)

Designed and optimized for tightly packed retail shelving and hangars, Alien GT-L  RFID White Wet Inlays provide superior performance for the highest volume enterprise, retail, and general purpose applications. Equipped with the Higgs-EC UHF RFID IC based "GT-L" antenna design, ALN-9827 inlays offer an enhanced memory footprint that includes a 48-bit Unique TID for authentication and serialization applications and password protected read and write support to prevent unauthorized viewing and modification of the tag’s data. ALN-9827 inlays come with bit error correction, improved read/write sensitivity, robust memory retention, and 200,000 write cycles (2X that of competition). They deliver robust reliability of stored data as well as added protection against data loss/corruption. ALN-9827 inlays are World Tag compliant, enabling consistent operation across the diverse frequencies of the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Africa.

Data Sheet  Alien GT-L RFID White Wet Inlay (ALN-9827, Higgs-EC)


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Why buy this tag?

Built for high volume retail and apparel applications, the Alien GT-L RFID White Wet Inlay is an Auburn I, K, A, B, D, M, G, F, & Q Retail category inlay designed to fit everyday densely packed retail item use cases on shelving and hangars.


  • Compact form-factor tuned for densely packed retail shelves or hanging garments.
  • Worldwide operation in all RFID UHF bands (840-960 MHz).
  • Global GS1 Class 1 Gen 2 (V1.2.0) and ISO/IEC18000-6C compliance.
  • Class leading read and write performance.
  • Equipped with the Higgs-EC IC.
  • 512 bits of NVRAM Memory, up to 128 EPC bits (96-bits nominal), 128 User bits, and a 48 bit Unique TID
  • 32 bit Access and 32 bit Kill passwords.
  • User Memory may be Block Perma-Locked as well as read password protected in 32 bit blocks.
  • Low power operation for both read and write.
  • BlastWrite and QuickWrite mass-encoding.
  • Dynamic Authentication - anti-cloning/anti-counterfeit technology.
  • Auburn retail category compliance.
  • Meets Auburn I & K and more retail benchmark categories for retail inlay certification.
  • Reliable read/write performance with Sentinel memory.
  • Common applications: retail/apparel labeling, general enterprise asset management, supply chain management, and applications requiring robust readability in smaller size.

Product Details

Air Interface Protocol:
EPCglobal Class 1 Gen 2 (ISO/IEC 18000-6C)
Operating Frequency:
Global (840-960 MHz)
IC Type:
Alien Higgs-EC
EPC 128 bits, User 128 bits, TID 32 bits
EPC Memory Content:
Not published
Max Read Distance:
Not published
Applicable Surface Materials:
Wood, plastic, glass, cardboard
ARC Approved Categories:
I, K, A, B, D, M, G, F, Q
Tag Form Factor:
White wet inlay
Tag Materials:
Printable white film (Thermal Transfer)
Recommended Ribbon:
Not published
Attachment Method:
General purpose permanent adhesive
53 x 33 mm (2.09 x 1.3 in)
< 1 g
Operating Temperature:
-40° to +70°C (-40° to +158°F)