1128 Bluetooth ® UHF RFID Reader

  • High Performance UHF RFID Reader

    The new 1128 Bluetooth® UHF RFID Reader is designed to read and write to EPC Class 1 Gen 2 (ISO18000-6C) UHF transponders and communicate with a variety of host devices via Bluetooth® wireless technology.  With its Impinj R2000 core and range of interchangeable high performance antennas the 1128 performs like no other reader, giving the user the highest levels of flexibility currently available in today’s market.  The reader can be configured with class leading high performance 2D data scanning to bring unparalleled data collection capabilities to connected devices.

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    Apps

    RFID Explorer

    RFID Explorer

    Scan Scan Write

    Scan Scan Write

    RFID Web Wedge

    RFID Web Wedge

    Find UHF RFID Tags

    RFID Tag Finder


    The Apps above have been created by TSl to demonstrate the performance, functionality and versatility of our Bluetooth® UHF RFID Readers. They also serve as demonstration of TSL’s powerful ASCII 2 Protocol. This sophisticated, parameterised protocol provides the developer with a powerful set of commands that carry out multiple actions locally within the reader. This approach enables multiple tag operations executed using simple pre-configured ASCII commands which speeds integration of the reader into applications.


    Multi-Platform

    The 1128 brings high performance UHF RFID scanning to devices running a wide range of Operating Systems including Android, iOS, Windows Mobile, WinCE, and Windows XP/Vista/7/8. The 1128 Bluetooth® UHF RFID Reader is compatible with Bluetooth® enabled host devices including enterprise handhelds, consumer phones, touchscreen MP3 players, tablets and PCs.

     

    Almost any small device can be attached to the 1128 Bluetooth® UHF RFID Reader using a combination of the 1128 Accessory Mount and commercially available device cases.  The Accessory Mount securely holds the device in place, yet slides on and off the reader body in one quick action.  Customized mounts are also available by special request.  The diagram below illustrated the different attachment methods available:

     Accessory Mount Diagram 1200x900


    Part Numbers:

     1128 Bluetooth® UHF RFID Reader with 2D Imager, UHF antenna, trigger handle, battery, battery cover, Micro USB cable, USB charger
    1128-EU-BT-UHF-IMG (Europe/ETSI)
    1128-US-BT-UHF-IMG (North America/FCC)
    1128-TW-BT-UHF-IMG (Taiwan)
    1128-SG-BT-UHF-IMG (Singapore)
    1128-MY-BT-UHF-IMG (Malaysia)
    1128-KR-BT-UHF-IMG (South Korea)
    1128-HK-BT-UHF-IMG (Hong Kong)
    1128-CN-BT-UHF-IMG (China)
    1128-AU-BT-UHF-IMG (Australia)
    1128 Bluetooth® UHF RFID reader (no Imager) with UHF antenna, trigger handle, battery, battery cover, Micro USB cable, USB charger
    1128-EU-BT-UHF-A1 (Europe/ETSI)
    1128-US-BT-UHF-A1 (North America/FCC)
    1128-TW-BT-UHF-A1 (Taiwan)
    1128-SG-BT-UHF-A1 (Singapore)
    1128-MY-BT-UHF-A1 (Malaysia)
    1128-KR-BT-UHF-A1 (South Korea)
    1128-HK-BT-UHF-A1 (Hong Kong)
    1128-CN-BT-UHF-A1 (China)
    1128-AU-BT-UHF-A1 (Australia)
    Grip handle options:
    1128-SLG  Slimline Grip attachment
    Device mount options
    1128-MNT-IPADMINI  iPad Mini (1st gen) Mount
    1128-MNT-IPADAIR2  iPad Air (2nd gen) Mount
    1128-MNT-IPHN4G  iPhone 4 Mount
    1128-MNT-IPHN5G  iPhone 5 Mount
    1128-MNT-IPHN6G  iPhone 6 (4.7”) Mount
    1128-MNT-IPHN6GPLUS  iPhone 6 Plus (4.7”) Mount
    1128-MNT-IPOD4G  iPod touch (4th gen) Mount
    1128-MNT-IPOD5G  iPod touch (5th gen) Mount
    1128-MNT-NEXUS  Galaxy Nexus Mount
    1128-MNT-MC2100  Motorola MC2100 Mount*
    1128-MNT-MC40  Motorola MC40 Mount*
    1128-MNT-MC40  Motorola MC45 Mount*
    1128-MNT-MOTOG  Moto G (1st gen) Mount
    1128-MNT-MOTO-G-GEN2  Moto G (2nd gen) Mount
    1128-MNT-ES400  Motorola ES400 Mount*
    1128-MNT-TC55-01  Motorola TC55 Mount*
    1128-MNT-GALAXY-S5  Samsung Galaxy S5 Mount
    1128-MNT-GALAXY-S4  Samsung Galaxy S4 Mount
    1128-MNT-NK1520  Nokia 1520 Mount
    1128-MNT-UNI  Basic Accessory Mount

    *Currently these are available in SLS RP materials.  Injection molded parts TBA. 

    iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, iPod shuffle, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Physical and Environmental Characteristics

    Dimensions (with trigger handle): 16.0cm × 7.7cm × 16.9cm (LxWxH)
    Dimensions (with slimline grip): 16.0cm × 7.7cm × 9.7cm (LxWxH)
    Weight (including battery & trigger handle): 380g (13.4 oz)
    User input: Trigger button
    User feedback: Speaker, vibration motor, LED
    Power: Removable, rechargeable 4.2 volt Lithium Polymer 2200 mAh battery pack, 8.4 watt hrs
    Enclosure materials: Black Lexan EXL9330 PC Yellow Lexan 943A PC

    Performance Characteristics

    RFID Engine: TSL custom module with embedded Impinj R2000
    Communication protocols: TSL ABC (Parameterised ASCII command set) Impinj binary
    Memory: Supports up to 32 GB Micro SD/SDHC card
    Compatible Host devices (Bluetooth®): Android, iOS, Windows CE, Windows Mobile 5/6.1/6.5 or Windows XP/Vista/7. Host device must have Bluetooth® functionality.
    Compatible Host devices (USB): Any USB host with FTDI VCP driver support (Windows, Linux, Mac, Android)

    Environmental

    Operating Temperature: -4°F to 140°F / -20°C to 60°C
    Charging Temperature: 41°F to 104°F / 5°C to 40°C
    Storage Temperature: -40°F to 158°F /-40°C to 70°C
    Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
    Drop specification: Multiple drops to concrete: 4 ft./1.2 m ambient, 3ft / 0.9m across the operating temperature range
    Tumble: 500 0.5 metre tumbles at room temperature (1,000 cycles)
    Environmental Sealing: IP54
    Electrostatic Discharge: ± 15kVdc air discharge; ± 8kVdc contact discharge
    MIL-STD 810F: Meets and exceeds applicable MIL-STD 810F for drop, tumble and sealing

    RFID Performance

    Standards supported: EPC Class 1 Gen 2
    Nominal read range2: up to 13 ft. / up to 4 m
    Nominal write range2: up to 4 ft./ up to 1.22 m
    Field: 150-degree forward facing (approx.) measured from front of device
    Antenna: Detachable, Circularly Polarized with optional 2D scanner
    Frequency Range: EU: 865-868MHz; US: 902-928MHz
    Output Power: 10mW to 800mW
    Antenna Options: High Performance CP High Performance CP with 2D Imager Custom antennas available

    Barcode Scanning

    Imager: Motorola SE4500 2D imager
    Sensor Resolution: 752 x 480 pixels
    Field of View: Horizontal: 40°, Vertical: 25°
    Focal Distance: SR: 8 in. DL: 5.3 in. HD: 2.9 in.
    Aiming LED (VLD): 655 ±10nm Laser
    Illumination Element: 625 ±5nm LEDs (2x)
    Min. Print Contrast: Minimum 25%
    Symbologies Supported: 1D: All major codes 2D: PDF417, MicroPDF417, Composite, RSS, TLC-39, Datamatrix, QR code, Micro QR code, Aztec, MaxiCode Postal Codes: US PostNet, US Planet, UK Postal, Australian Postal, Japan Postal Dutch Postal (KIX)
    Ranges3:
    DL Focus Near Far
    5 mil Code 39 1.4 in./36 mm 7.3 in./185 mm
    100% UPC 1.6 in./41 mm 12 in./305 mm
    5 mil PDF417 2.8 in./71 mm 4.5 in./114 mm

    Bluetooth

    Bluetooth1: Bluetooth Version 2.1 SPP and Apple iApp  – or-  Bluetooth HID (configurable)
    Bluetooth Class: Class 2
    Bluetooth Range4: 10m
    Bluetooth Pairing: PIN, Simple Secure Pairing, NFC OOB Pairing (TBA)

    Peripherals and Accessories

    External Interface: MicroUSB connector for battery charging and USB connectivity.
    USB Operating Modes: Tethered for real time data capture in conjunction with SmartWedge software. Download of stored scan data.
    Optional desktop charger: TSL 1136 4-Slot battery charger
    Other Accessories: Adapter mounts for a variety of smartphones, handheld terminals and touchscreen MP3 players Slimline Grip, Trigger Handle

    Regulatory

    General: Approved for use in the US, Canada, Europe, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan
    Electrical Safety: Certified to UL60950-1, CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1
    EMI/RFI: USA: FCC Part 15 Canada: ICES 003 Class B EU: EN 301 489-3, EN 301 489-1, EN 301 489-17, EN 302-208, EN55022 Class B, EN55024
    Laser Safety: IEC Class2/FDA Class II in accordance with IEC60825- 1/EN60825-1, 21CFR1040.10

    Warranty

    The TSL 1128 reader is warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of one year (12 months) from date of shipment, provided the product remains unmodified and is operated under normal and proper conditions.

    Notes

    1 Compatible Bluetooth stack required in the Host device 2 Tag Read/Write performance is dependent on tag type, items tagged, number of tags in the field and other radio and environmental factors 3 Artificial lighting can affect scanning performance 4 Open field
    iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, iPod shuffle, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
    © Technology Solutions (UK) Ltd. 2015. All rights reserved. Technology Solutions (UK) Limited reserves the right to change its products, specifications and services at any time without notice.


Help & Support

  • Moving from pen to pen with the UHF Handheld Reader and Fort Supply data collection software was found to be an overwhelmingly positive alternative to bringing animals back to a central location and head catching each one

    - Summary Report
    Fort Supply Technologies
  • Using the hand held reader system allowed the animals to stay in their pens while capturing their ID data, eliminating the need to further busy the alleys or cause additional stress on the animals.

    - Summary Report
    Fort Supply Technologies
  • Since chipping the uniform with RFID my sorting costs have reduced dramatically. My customers are so much happier with the service, as there are far less incorrect orders as most of the mistakes are noticed and rectified at the customer site before arriving at my laundry. I can see by waving the RFID reader over the rail, that all the orders are complete and ready to go, all in a matter of seconds.

    - Shahid Diwan
    MD, Sylvia Gray Ltd
  • It gives me the ability to better manage my stock – I get an accurate stock count and know its whereabouts. It shows me how well my customers are rotating or not rotating my linen. In this business to manually decipher the lifecycle of an item of linen, is a really difficult thing to ascertain, however with the availability of data, I can now get all the information I need, such as the number of washes and rewashes at the touch of a button. What really impresses me is the time that RFID saves me, this morning using the handheld device, the stock take of a 200 room, six floor hotel took one person just 40 minutes, there was a linen room on each floor.

    - Matthew Pantlin
    MD, Bates of London – Flatwork Laundry
  • The 1128 Bluetooth UHF RFID reader we bought last week is working great. My iPhone app consultant is making great strides to interface the reader to our app and databases.

    - Cary McCamey
    Manager of Information Systems, Siplast Inc.
  • You have an exceptionally fine product and the diligence and attention to detail of your design team shows. We appreciate your hard work at Technology Solutions (UK) Ltd !

    - Bill Rushing
    Vice President R&D, Berntsen International, Inc.
  • The 1128 Bluetooth UHF RFID reader is the best reader we have tested with our system and we have instructed our developers to switch from our previous choice immediately.

    - Philip Appleton
    CEO, Microtracking AB
  • I have started to try the 1128 Bluetooth  UHF RFID reader this morning. The iOS application is very nice. It offers a lot of capabilities on a very user friendly way. The reader is working out of the box and I can connect it to my laptop very easily.

    - Sebastien Castellani
  • We provided a demonstration to a company recently in Orlando with a demo using your 1128 Bluetooth UHF RFID reader – it was very well received.

    - Dave Browne
    Aerospace Software Developments Limited
  • I would like to commend your company on your scanners as they did beat out the competition in all tests.

    - Brian Roe
    Manager of Information Systems
 E & R Laundry and Dry Cleaners / The Campus Laundry
  • We sent our customer two of the 1128 Bluetooth  UHF RFID readers and when I met with their developer he told me how easy it was for him to develop an app on his Samsung phone and is very impressed with the kit

    - Name withheld
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