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Product Updates - April & May 2021

Product Updates - April & May 2021

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Welcome to atlasRFIDstore’s monthly series aimed toward keeping the RFID community informed for continued RFID application success. Each month a new article will cover new products as well as significant product updates from the previous month.

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Check out the updates below and click the “read more” link to delve deeper into each product. If you have any questions about these products, contact us.

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Sample Packs | Mobile Computer/Kiosks | UHF RFID Antennas | UHF RFID Readers | RFID Printers | 

Mobile Barcode Printers | Desktop Barcode Printers | Industrial Barcode Printers



1. Laundry Tracking UHF RFID Sample Pack

Type of Product: UHF RFID Sample Pack

Manufacturer: Various

Typical Applications: Laundry & Textile Tracking

What’s Important: Three of the best laundry and textile RFID tags are included in this sample pack for testing with your UHF RFID system. Inside this sample pack are - 3 x Invengo LinTrak C15 UHF RFID Laundry Tags, 3 x Fujitsu WT-A533 UHF RFID Tags, and 3 x Embeddable RFID Wire Tags.

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Read about the  different attachment methods available for RFID Laundry Tags

2. Zebra CC6000 Customer Concierge Kiosk

Type of Product: Mobile Computer + Scanner

Manufacturer: Zebra

Typical Applications: Retail, Healthcare, Hospitality

What’s Important: This tablet has all the options your business needs for superior online and in-store service and capabilities. With one of these tablets, shoppers can check an for order pickup, find a product or lookup product pricing, call for an associate, video chat with an expert for instant answers, get personalized offers, and even checkout.

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3. Vulcan RFID PAR90209H (RHCP) Outdoor RFID Antenna (FCC)

Type of Product: UHF RFID Antenna

Manufacturer: Vulcan RFID

Typical Applications: Outdoor Applications

What’s Important: The Vulcan RFID PAR90209H UHF RFID Antenna is an outdoor, circularly-polarized, medium-gain (9.0 dBic) RFID Antenna - rated IP 67.

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4. Vulcan RFID A5020 Circular Polarized Antenna (FCC)

Type of Product: UHF RFID Antenna

Manufacturer: Vulcan RFID

Typical Applications: Retail Point-of-Sale, Retail Smart Shelving

What’s Important: The Vulcan RFID A5020 UHF RFID Antenna is an outdoor, circularly-polarized, high-gain (5.5 dBic) RFID Antenna - rated IP 68.

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5. Zebra MC3390xR Integrated Long-Range RFID Handheld Reader

Type of Product: UHF RFID Handheld Reader

Manufacturer: Zebra

Typical Applications: Transportation, Inventory Management, Manufacturing

What’s Important: Replacing the veteran reader in the industry, the Zebra MC3390R, the all new Zebra MC3390xR Long Range, Handheld RFID Reader has some impressive specs & upgrades.

  • Linearly Polarized
  • Read Range Up to 18.2m (60 ft)
  • Scanning Capabilities - RFID, 1D/2D SE4850 Extended Range Imager
  • Android 10 Operating System
  • Data Interface Options - USB 2.0 High Speed (host and client), WLAN, Bluetooth
  • Integrated NFC Reader
  • Battery Stats: Rechargeable Li-Ion, 3.6V, 7000 mAh PowerPrecision+ battery
  • Rated IP 54

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6. Impinj xSpan Gateway RFID Reader

Type of Product: UHF RFID Gateway Reader

Manufacturer: Impinj

Typical Applications: Inventory Management, Asset Tracking, Movement Tracking Applications

What’s Important: Now Available for Use in China with the GX21M1 Option!

Read More About the xSpan Here


RFID PRINTERS

7. Honeywell PM43A Mid-Range Industrial Printer (203 dpi, 4 Inch Print Width, Icon Display, Ethernet, USB, Serial)

Type of Product: Barcode and/or UHF RFID Printer

Manufacturer: Honeywell

Typical Applications: Barcode and/or RFID Labeling Applications

What’s Important: The Honeywell PM43A Mid-Range Industrial Printer can be purchased with or without UHF RFID capabilities. Features:

  • 203 dpi
  • Print Width - 4.25”
  • Thermal Transfer Printing
  • Data Interface - Ethernet, RS-232, USB
  • Network Protocol IPv6 for long-term scalability

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8. SATO CL4NX Plus Series Thermal UHF RFID Printer

Type of Product: UHF RFID Printer

Manufacturer: SATO

Typical Applications: RFID Labeling Applications

What’s Important: The New SATO CL4NX Plus Series UHF RFID Printer is replacing a long-standing RFID Printer, the SATO CL4NX. The new CL4NX Plus Series expands on the original model with features like:

  • 203 or 305 dpi
  • Print Width - 4.09”
  • Both Direct Thermal and Thermal Transfer
  • Data Interface - USB 2.0 Ethernet, RS-232C, Parallel, Bluetooth 3.0, NFC, Wi-Fi & Wi-Fi Direct optional
  • Print Speed - 14 inches per second
  • Micro Label Print Head
  • SATO RF Analyze feature optimizes the antenna and inlay settings automatically for fast and stable encoding.

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9. SATO CL4NX Plus Series Thermal HF/NFC RFID Printer

Type of Product: NFC/HF RFID Printer

Manufacturer: SATO

Typical Applications: RFID Labeling Applications

What’s Important: The New SATO CL4NX Plus Series NFC/HF RFID Printer works with both ISO 15693 and ISO 14443 protocols, and has the below features:

  • 203, 305, or 609 dpi
  • Print Width - 4.09”
  • Both Direct Thermal and Thermal Transfer Printing
  • Data Interface - USB 2.0 Ethernet, RS-232C, Parallel, Bluetooth 3.0, NFC, Wi-Fi & Wi-Fi Direct optional
  • Print speeds up to 14 ips in 203 or 305 dpi
  • Smart printhead and pure line platen roller

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10. SATO CL6NX Plus Series Thermal UHF RFID Printer

Type of Product: UHF RFID Printer

Manufacturer: SATO

Typical Applications: RFID Labeling Applications

What’s Important: The New SATO CL6NX Plus Series UHF RFID Printer is replacing a long-standing RFID Printer, the SATO CL6NX. The new CL6NX Plus Series expands on the original model with features like:

  • 203 or 305 dpi
  • Print Width - 6.59”
  • Both Direct Thermal and Thermal Transfer Printing
  • Print Speed - 14 ips (inches per second)
  • Micro Label Print Head
  • SATO RF Analyze feature optimizes the antenna and inlay settings automatically for fast and stable encoding.

Read More Here

Also available in a non-RFID version:

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11. Zebra ZQ521 UHF RFID Direct Thermal Mobile Printer

Type of Product: Mobile UHF RFID Printer

Manufacturer: Zebra

Typical Applications: Mobile UHF RFID Label Printing

What’s Important: One of the only rugged, mobile UHF RFID Printers on the market - this Zebra ZQ521 has the follow features:

  • 203 dpi
  • Print Width - 4.09”
  • Direct Thermal Printing
  • Date Interface - WLAN 802.11ac radio, Bluetooth 4.1 Classic & BLE radio, USB
  • Print Speed - 5 ips (Inches per second) or 127 mm per second
  • IP Rating - IP 54
  • Apple iOs, Android, & Windows Mobile connectivity

Read More Here

Also available here, in a Non-RFID version

MOBILE BARCODE PRINTERS

12. Zebra ZQ521 Direct Thermal Mobile Printer

Type of Product: Barcode Printer

Manufacturer: Zebra

Typical Applications: Mobile Barcode Printing Applications

What’s Important: The Zebra ZQ521 Direct Thermal Mobile Printer has the follow features:

  • 203 dpi
  • Print Width - 4.09”
  • Direct Thermal Printing
  • Data Interface - Bluetooth 4.1 EDR + LE - Standard WLAN 802.11ac
  • MIL-STD 810G for drop and shock
  • IP Rating - IP 54
  • 528 MHz ARM Processor

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13. Zebra ZQ630 Direct Thermal Mobile Printer

Type of Product: Mobile Barcode Printer

Manufacturer: Zebra

Typical Applications: Mobile Barcode Printing Applications

What’s Important: The Zebra ZQ630 Direct Thermal Mobile Printer has the follow features:

  • 203 dpi
  • Print Width - 4.1”
  • Direct Thermal Printing
  • Data Interface - USB 2.0, ZebraNet 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1 (Classic and BLE)
  • MIL-STD 810G for drop and shock
  • Apple iOS, Android, and Windows connectivity.
  • Increased productivity with battery-saving ‘sleep mode’

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14. SATO PV4 Direct Thermal Mobile Printer

Type of Product: UHF RFID Printer

Manufacturer: SATO

Typical Applications: Mobile Barcode Printing Applications

What’s Important: The SATO PV4 Direct Thermal Mobile Printer has the follow features:

  • 203 dpi
  • Print Width - 4.1”
  • Direct Thermal Printing
  • Data Interface - USB 2.0 (Type C connector), Bluetooth 5.0 LE, Wi-Fi capabilities if selected
  • Ruggedness to withstand fast-paced environments and 6' foot drops to concrete
  • IP 54
  • 2.6 inch roll size provides over 105 4"x6" labels per roll.

Read More Here


DESKTOP BARCODE PRINTERS

15. SATO CL6NX Plus Series Thermal Barcode Printer

Type of Product: Desktop Barcode Printer

Manufacturer: SATO

Typical Applications: Barcode Labeling Applications

What’s Important: The new CL6NX Plus Series expands on the original model with features like:

  • 203 or 305 dpi
  • Print Width - 6.59”
  • Both Direct Thermal and Thermal Transfer
  • Data Interface - USB 2.0 Ethernet, RS-232C, Parallel, Bluetooth 3.0, NFC, Wi-Fi & Wi-Fi Direct optional
  • Print Speed - 10 inches per second
  • Micro Label Print Head
  • SATO RF Analyze feature optimizes the antenna and inlay settings automatically for fast and stable encoding.

Read More Here

16. Honeywell PC43d Direct Thermal Desktop Printer

Type of Product: Desktop Barcode Printer

Manufacturer: Honeywell

Typical Applications: Barcode Labeling Applications

What’s Important: The Honeywell PC43d Direct Thermal Desktop Printer is a low-cost, small form-factor, desktop printer with feature like:

  • 203 dpi
  • Print Width - 4.7”
  • Direct Thermal Printing
  • Data Interface - USB Type A & B
  • Designed to be quick and hassle-free to setup and use
  • Under $400

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17. Zebra ZD420D Direct Thermal Desktop Printer

Type of Product: Desktop Barcode Printer

Manufacturer: Zebra

Typical Applications: Barcode Labeling Applications

What’s Important: With high-quality printing and an intuitive design, the Zebra AD420D is a low-cost desktop printer option for fast barcode printing. The Zebra ZD420D has features like:

  • 203 dpi
  • 4.09” Print Width
  • Direct Thermal Printing
  • Data Interface - USB 2.0, USB Host, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), Modular Connectivity Slot-Ethernet - Standard; Wi-Fi Certified 802.11ac WLAN with Bluetooth 4.1 - Optional
  • Optional Battery for Cordless Printing

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18. Zebra GK620D Direct Thermal Desktop Printer

Type of Product: Desktop Barcode Printer

Manufacturer: Zebra

Typical Applications: Desktop Barcode Printing Applications

What’s Important: The Zebra GK620D Direct Thermal Desktop Printer is a high-performance Barcode printer with features like:

  • 203 dpi
  • 4.09” Print Width
  • Direct Thermal Printing
  • Data Interface - USB 1.1 bi-directional, Internal 10/100 Ethernet
  • Network Manageability

Read More Here


INDUSTRIAL BARCODE PRINTERS

19. Honeywell I-Class Mark II Thermal Industrial Barcode Printer

Type of Product: Industrial Barcode Printer

Manufacturer: Honeywell

Typical Applications: Barcode Labeling Applications

What’s Important: The Honeywell I-Class Mark II Thermal Industrial Barcode Printer is considered a mid-range printer in terms of price and printing capabilities. With features like:

  • 203 or 305 dpi
  • Print Width - 4.10” or 4.16”(selection dependent)
  • Direct Thermal or Thermal Transfer Printing
  • Data Interface - RS-232, USB, Parallel, Ethernet depending on selection above
  • Field upgradable features like thermal transfer & an internal rewinder

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20. Zebra 220Xi4 Thermal Industrial Barcode Printer

Type of Product: Industrial Barcode Printer

Manufacturer: Zebra

Typical Applications: Barcode Labeling Applications

What’s Important: The Zebra GK620D Direct Thermal Desktop Printer is a high-performance Barcode printer with features like:

  • 203 dpi
  • 4.09 in Print Width
  • Direct Thermal Printing
  • Data Interface - USB 1.1 bi-directional, Internal 10/100 Ethernet
  • Network Manageability

Read More Here

Conclusion

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