Zebra Technologies

Zebra FX9600 RFID Reader - 8 Port

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Zebra FX9600 RFID Reader - 8 Port

The Zebra FX9600 RFID Reader delivers industry-best performance for high-volume, rugged environments. With support for PoE and PoE+, an IP 53 sealed housing rating, and eight RF antenna ports, the FX9600 brings a new level of capability to asset tracking and inventory management applications. The FX9600 supports a Wi-Fi/Bluetooth dongle for direct wireless connectivity to your Wi-Fi network, as well as Bluetooth-enabled computers and other devices. There’s no need for hard-wired connections to the access point. With a best-in-class processor and expanded memory, the FX9600 offers the power needed to support very high traffic throughput and sophisticated software applications.

Data Sheet — Zebra FX9600 RFID Reader - 8 Port


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What's included?

  • Zebra FX9600 RFID Reader - 8 Port unit (4-port version also available)
  • Power Adapter if selected above

Why buy this reader?

Equipped with industry-leading read rates, exceptional read accuracy, and superior RF sensitivity, the Zebra FX9600 RFID Reader ensures the automation of nearly every aspect of your inventory management without errors or bottlenecks.


  • High RF sensitivity for superior performance and efficiency.
  • Most power in its class.
  • Parse data at the edge with embedded applications.
  • Easy, low-cost deployment with suport for PoE and PoE+.
  • Directly connects to Wi-Fi networks and Bluetooth-enabled devices.
  • With support for Wi-Fi dongles, you can wirelessly connect your FX9600 RFID readers to your existing Wi-Fi access point — no hard-wired connections required.
  • With support for Bluetooth dongles, you can connect virtually any Bluetooth-enabled host computer or handheld directly to the FX9600, increasing flexibility, processing speed and application performance.

Product Details

Air Interface Protocol:
EPCglobal UHF Class 1 Gen 2 V2 (ISO 18000-63)
Operating Frequency:
FCC (902 MHz-928 MHZ)
Transmit Power:
+ 33 dBm
Max Receive Sensitivity:
-86 dBm
Max Read Distance:
Not published
Max Read Rate:
Up to 1250 tags per second
Data Interface:
Ethernet, USB, Serial
4 inputs, 4 outputs, optically isolated
Power Source:
Power supply if selected or POE
Antenna Ports:
8 monostatic ports (RP-TNC Female) (connects to RP-TNC Male)
273.05 x 184.15 x 50.8 mm (10.75 x 7.25 x 2 in)
2.13 kg (4.4 lbs)
IP Rating:
IP 53
Operating Temperature:
-20° to +55° C (-4° to +131° F)
Host API:
.NET, C and Java EMDK
Demo Software:
PowerSession, SessionOne