ThingMagic USB Desktop RFID Reader

The USB RFID Reader is a low cost platform for developing and deploying interactive read/write applications. Driven by ThingMagic's Mercury 5e-Compact UHF RFID reader module, the USB RFID Reader is controlled and powered by a desktop or notebook PC. Supporting ThingMagic's application development tools, the USB RFID Reader's small size, integrated antenna, ease of deployment and low cost make it ideal for application developers.

Plug and play RFID Reader connected and powered by USB interface.

ThingMagic USB Reader


  • Support for EPCglobal Gen 2 (ISO 18000-6C) with Anti-Collision and DRM.
  • Internal ceramic antenna with an average gain of -2.6 dBi from 860 to 960 MHz.
  • Powered by USB connection to notebook or desktop PC.
  • ThingMagic Reader Assistant software and applications development tools.
  • Power over Ethernet – Power over Ethernet (PoE) support provides ease of installation and low total cost of ownership savings.
  • Support for full 860 to 960 MHz UHF RFID carrier frequency range to accommodate worldwide regulations
  • Certifiable for operation in countries adopting FCC, ETSI and Korean regulatory specifications (others pending)
  • Tag Read Rate up to 190 tags/second
  • Tag Read Distance Up to 12 inches (31 cm)
  • High impact plastic case
  • Dimensions: 97 mm L x 61 mm W x 25 mm H (3.8 in L x 2.4 in W x 1.0 in H)
  • Ready to deploy application available from Intensecomp.

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