Impinj Matchbox RFID Antenna (Global)



Impinj Matchbox RFID Antenna (Global)

Impinj’s MatchBox reader antenna is the ideal antenna for demanding item level applications that require reading tags at distances up to 5 cm. Typical applications include access control, ticketing, document control, high-speed encoding stations, packaging lines, and any situation that requires high reliability with a constrained read zone. The MatchBox antenna, by virtue of its optimized near-field performance, is virtually immune to the effects of liquids, powders, packaging, etc. The MatchBox antenna works for applications where standard antennas may fail, such as membership cards, blister packs, pill bottles, liquid-filled containers, and even tags floating in water. Additionally, the matchbox antenna requires 1 SMA to R-TNC cable (sold separately).

Data Sheet  Impinj Matchbox RFID Antenna (Global)


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What's included?

  • Impinj Matchbox Antenna Unit

Why buy this antenna?

The Impinj Matchbox Antenna is a small form factor, near-field antenna that emits RF energy from both the top and bottom of it's surface. This antenna, like most near-field antennas, is virtually immune to all RF blocking elements like liquids and metals.


  • Ideal for short-range singulation of individual UHF tags (Strong near-field performance enables reading item tags 0–5 cm away).
  • Near-field design penetrates liquids and most metals.
  • Perfect for use with very small tag inlays featuring near-field antennas.
  • Small size: 73 mm x 33 mm x 12 mm.
  • Confined read zone to minimize stray reads.


We can supply you with ANY length custom cable with ANY type of connectors. If you don't see the cable you need, please contact us so we can assist you.

NOTE: This antenna may only be used with an Impinj reader or “Powered by Impinj” reader. Using this antenna with any other device voids the antenna warranty and may cause damage to the antenna or device.



Product Details

Operating Frequency:
Global (865-956 MHz)
-20.0 dBi
Max Read DIstance:
Up to 5 cm
Elevation Beamwidth:
Not published (near field)
Azimuth Beamwidth:
Not published (near field)
Connector Type:
SMA female (connects to SMA male)
Not included, requires 1 SMA to RP-TNC cable
Not published
73 x 33 x 12 mm (2.87 x 1.3 x .47 in)
0.02 kg (0.04 lbs)
IP Rating:
IP 54
Operating Temperature:
0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)