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Alien Short RFID White Wet Inlay (ALN-9662, Higgs-3)


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Alien Short RFID White Wet Inlay (ALN-9662, Higgs-3) 

The Alien Technology ALN-9662 “Short” RFID inlay is a narrower version of its high performance, general purpose Squiggle® sibling. ALN-9662 inlays are World Tag compliant, enabling consistent operation across the diverse frequencies of the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Africa. With its Higgs-3 core, the Short delivers excellent performance and a rich feature set including a 32-bit TID, a 64-bit Unique TID for authentication and serialization applications, an extensible EPC memory bank, 512-bits of user memory for distributed data applications, and password protected read and write support capabilities to prevent unauthorized viewing and modification of the tag’s data.

Data Sheet  Alien Short RFID White Wet Inlay (ALN-9662, Higgs-3) 


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Why buy this tag?

Powered by Alien’s break-through Higgs3 UHF RFID IC and innovative Squiggle antenna design, the ALN-9662 delivers industry leading EPC Gen 2 performance and reliability in a narrower width than it’s bigger brother, the Squiggle.



  • Exceptional performance.
  • EPC Gen 2 (v1.2.0) compliant.
  • ISO/IEC 18000-6C compliant.
  • Worldwide RFID UHF operation (840-960 MHz).
  • Pre-programmed with a unique, unalterable 64-bit serial number (ideal for authentication).
  • User Memory can be Block Perma-Locked.
  • User Memory can be Read Password protected in 64-bit blocks, prohibiting unintended Reads without an access password.
  • Supports all Mandatory and Optional Gen 2 commands including item level commands.
  • Custom commands for high speed programming.

Product Details

Air Interface Protocol:
EPCglobal UHF Class 1 Gen 2 (ISO 18000-6C)
Operating Frequency:
Global (840-960 MHz)
IC Type:
Alien Higgs-3
EPC 96 bits, User 512 bits, TID 64 bits
EPC Memory Content:
Unique, randomized number
Max Read Distance:
> 3.04 m (10 ft)
Applicable Surface Materials:
Wood, plastic, glass, cardboard
ARC Approved Categories:
A, B, C, D, F, G, M, Q
Tag Form Factor:
White wet inlay
Tag Materials:
Printable white film (Thermal Transfer)
Recommended Ribbon:
Full Resin
Attachment Method:
General purpose adhesive
21.2 x 73.5 mm (0.835 x 2.89 in)
< 1 g
Operating Temperature:
-40° to +70°C (-40° to +158°F)