Keonn AdvanReader-160 UHF RFID Reader (4-Port)



Keonn AdvanReader-160 UHF RFID Reader (4-Port)

The Keonn AdvanReader-160 UHF RFID Reader is a high power (31.5 dBm), four port, high performance UHF reader with an on-board microcomputer and a fully open Linux operating system. Equipped with an on-board microcomputer, the AdvanReader-160 reader can work stand-alone, without needing to be connected to an external computer, thereby reducing equipment costs, installation costs, and maintenance costs. The AdvanReader-160 reader is prepared to work with batteries and control the battery level. With a sleep mode for minimizing consumption, the AdvanReader-160 is an ideal solution for mobile systems.

Data Sheet  Keonn AdvanReader-160 UHF RFID Reader (4-Port)


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What's included?

  • Keonn AdvanReader-160 UHF RFID Reader Unit
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Mounting Screws (With Enclosure Unit ONLY)

Why buy this reader?

Equipped with high-output power and high-sensitivity, the Keonn AdvanReader-160 is an UHF RFID reader with an on-board microcomputer and a fully open Linux operating system making it ideal for stand-alone systems. With the ability to place your company logo on the enclosure, the AdvanReader-160 can become your very own reader.


  • Fully open Linux OS.
  • High-performance: high output power and high sensitivity.
  • 2 digital/analog inputs.
  • 2 additional digital only inputs.
  • 8 digital outputs.
  • Highest flexibility: on-board microcomputer.
  • Direct connection to an external loudspeaker.
  • Reduces time and cost of developing RFID systems.
  • A single AdvanReader-160 unit can control up to 1024 antennas when connected to Keonn multiplexers.
  • The AdvanReader-160 can become your own reader: your company logo can be the only logo on the enclosure. Contact us today for more information.
  • Common applications: smart shelves, smart display fixtures, smart surfaces, RFID portals, RFID tunnels, Point of Sales, and loss prevention systems.

Product Details

Air Interface Protocol:
EPC global UHF Class 1 Gen 2 (ISO 18000-6C)
Operating Frequency:
UHF (865.6-928 MHz)
Transmit Power:
Programmable from 5 dBm to 31.5 dBm (0.5 dBm steps)
Max Receive Sensitivity:
Not published
Max Read Distance:
Up to 9 m (33 feet), with 6dBi gain antennas
Max Read Rate:
Up to 400 tags/second
Data Interface:
Ethernet, Ethernet over USB, USB HID
2 digital/analog inputs, 2 additional digital only inputs, and 8 digital outputs
Power Source (PoE):
IEEE 802.3af and 802.3at (Type 1 & Type 2)
Power Source (External DC Power):
Power supply from 11 to 24 V (DC)
Power Source (Battery):
On-board battery for RTC chip (CR2032)
Antenna Ports:
Four (4) SMA Female ports (connects to SMA Male), monostatic
Dimensions (With Enclosure):
214 x 142.5 x 28 mm (8.42 x 5.61 x 1.1 in)
Dimensions (Without Enclosure):
222 x 146 x 24 mm (8.74 x 5.79 x 0.95 in)
Weight (With Enclosure):
0.62 kg (1.37 lbs)
Weight (Without Enclosure):
0.28 kg (0.62 lbs)
IP Rating:
IP 40
Operating Temperature:
-20°C to +40°C (-4°F to +104°F)
Host API:
Java, C
Demo Software: