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ThingMagic

ThingMagic Astra-EX Integrated RFID Reader - Wi-Fi [Clearance]

SKU:
A6-IN-WIFI
$1,231.00
$777.00
You save $454.00
Maximum Purchase:
2 units
ELECTRICAL:
 
Air Interface Protocol - Standard:
EPCglobal UHF Class 1 Gen 2 (ISO 18000-6C)
Air Interface Protocol - Additional:
ISO18000-6B is available through additional license
Operating Frequency:
TRAI (865-867 MHz)
Transmit Power:
Up to 30 dBm
Max Receive Sensitivity:
Not Published
Max Read Distance:
9+ m (29.5+ ft)
Max Read Rate:
Over 400 tags/second
Data Interface:
Ethernet, WiFi
GPIO:
4 GPI / 4 GPO plus +5 VDC and ground references
Power Source (POE):
Power over Ethernet 802.3af in both modes A and B
Power Source (External DC Power):
10- 30 VDC supply voltage, max DC power: 15W
MECHANICAL:
 
Antenna Ports:
1 RP-TNC female port (connects to RP-TNC male), Monostatic
Dimensions:
259 x 259 x 76 mm (10.2 x 10.2 x 3.0 in)
Weight:
2 kg (4.5 lbs)
ENVIRONMENT:
 
IP Rating:
IP 52
Operating Temperature:
-20° to +50°C (-4° to +122°F)
APPLICATION INTERFACE:
 
Host API:
MercuryAPI and LLRP
Demo Software:
Universal Reader Assistant
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Description

What is a Clearance Product?

Clearance Products are high-quality RFID items offered at deeply discounted prices. Our broad range of Clearance products include brand-new, discontinued, end of stock, returned, and lightly-used demo items offered at a reduced price. All Clearance products have been tested and are fully functional. Due to exceptional pricing, all Clearance products are final sale and may not be returned or exchanged.

Note: Supplies are limited to inventory on hand. Clearance products may have minor cosmetic smudges or may be missing original packaging.

ThingMagic Astra-EX Integrated RFID Reader - Wi-Fi, TRAI (865-867 MHz) [Clearance]

Integrated RFID readers contain both an RFID reader and antenna all within the form factor of a fixed RFID reader. The Astra-EX Integrated Wi-Fi RFID Reader uses ThingMagic's patented high-performance Mercury6e module, which gives the device its versatility in both commercial and enterprise-related applications. For users of either application, Astra-EX installs easily as it integrates with any commercial or corporate IT infrastructure and works incredibly well with most enterprise office layouts.

Data Sheet  ThingMagic Astra-EX Integrated RFID Reader - Wi-Fi [Clearance]

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What's included?

  • Astra-Ex RFID Reader Unit with Integrated Antenna

Note: Power Adapter is NOT included. 

Why buy this reader?

Driven by ThingMagics powerful Mercury6e (M6e) UHF RFID Module, Astra-EX is an easy to install, unobtrusive, integrated 2-port reader/antenna designed for office and commercial environments. Astra-EX blends in well with corporate IT infrastructures and office layouts, and Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) and Wi-Fi options allow for flexible, low cost, single cable installations.

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Features

Key Features

  • High performance, EPCglobal Gen2 (optional ISO 18000-6B) support with anti-collision Dense Reader Mode (DRM) and advanced anti-jamming functionality.
  • A fully integrated 8.5 dBic circularly-polarized antenna and an RP TNC connector to support an optional secondary external antenna.
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE) reduces cabling and electrical outlet proximity requirements.
  • Wi-Fi option, providing low cost integration with existing enterprise Wi-Fi networks. Supports enterprise Wi-Fi security standards including TKIP, AES and EAP-TLS.
  • 32MB of flash and 64MB of DRAM available for reader-hosted applications.
  • LLRP v1.0.1 with multiprotocol extensions.
  • A small form factor (10.2”H x 10.2”W x 3”D).
  • An easy to use Development Kit for customized applications, settings, deployments and management.

Performance Features

  • Separate read and write levels, adjustable from 5 dBm to 30 dBm on the integrated antenna and up to 31.5 dBm on the external antenna port.
  • A ‘fast search’ mode for reading tags affixed to fast-moving objects.
  • Read rate over 750 tags per second with high-performance feature settings.
  • Read range up to 30 feet for Generation 2 UHF RFID tags.
  • The ability to rapidly adapt to changing tag populations.
  • The ability to obtain 128 bytes of data with every tag read.
  • Support for the full cool-Log™ command set for IDS SL900A sensor tags.

Information

Building upon capabilities found in ThingMagic's first generation Astra reader, the new Astra-EX introduces several new high-performance features allowing customers to take advantage of their latest high-performance capabilities in a simple-to-use form factor. ThingMagic designed the Astra-EX with broad market adoption in mind and simplified the effort it takes for users to achieve optimum results. ThingMagic's Astra-EX features include high-performing EPCglobal Gen2 support with an anti-collision Dense Reader Mode and additional anti-jamming technology. The device has a small form factor, measuring around 10.2 inches by 10.2 inches by 3 inches—height, width and depth. While it has an integrated antenna, the Astra-EX also features an additional antenna port.

Optional Supported Protocols

The protocols below can be added to each reader at an additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us.

  • ISO18000-6B

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Product Details

ELECTRICAL:
 
Air Interface Protocol - Standard:
EPCglobal UHF Class 1 Gen 2 (ISO 18000-6C)
Air Interface Protocol - Additional:
ISO18000-6B is available through additional license
Operating Frequency:
TRAI (865-867 MHz)
Transmit Power:
Up to 30 dBm
Max Receive Sensitivity:
Not Published
Max Read Distance:
9+ m (29.5+ ft)
Max Read Rate:
Over 400 tags/second
Data Interface:
Ethernet, WiFi
GPIO:
4 GPI / 4 GPO plus +5 VDC and ground references
Power Source (POE):
Power over Ethernet 802.3af in both modes A and B
Power Source (External DC Power):
10- 30 VDC supply voltage, max DC power: 15W
MECHANICAL:
 
Antenna Ports:
1 RP-TNC female port (connects to RP-TNC male), Monostatic
Dimensions:
259 x 259 x 76 mm (10.2 x 10.2 x 3.0 in)
Weight:
2 kg (4.5 lbs)
ENVIRONMENT:
 
IP Rating:
IP 52
Operating Temperature:
-20° to +50°C (-4° to +122°F)
APPLICATION INTERFACE:
 
Host API:
MercuryAPI and LLRP
Demo Software:
Universal Reader Assistant
fbt-product:
1987
fbt-product:
1665
fbt-product:
1238
atc-product:
2414
atc-product:
1601
atc-product:
2958
atc-product:
2433