TSL 1166 Bluetooth Rugged UHF RFID Reader

A Tough-Enough UHF RFID Reader

The new 1166 Bluetooth Rugged UHF RFID reader from TSL provides high performance UHF RFID reading in a tough and rugged form factor. The reader is highly resistant to water, dust and mechanical trauma. A high capacity battery enables non-stop operation of the reader over the full working day. Designed to read and write to EPC Class 1 Gen 2 (ISO18000-6C) tags, the 1166 can also be configured with class leading high performance 2D data scanning to bring unparalleled data collection capabilities to any host it is connected to. mfi240

Additional Information

Physical and Environmental Characteristics
Dimensions:177 x 94 x 170 mm (LxWxH)
Weight:860g (inc. battery)
User input:Single stage trigger
User feedback:Speaker, vibration motor, LEDs
Power: Rechargeable Lithium Ion removable battery pack (11.25V, 2950mAh, 33.2Wh)
Enclosure materials:Polycarbonate and TPU
Performance Characteristics
RFID Engine:TSL® custom module with embedded Impinj R2000
Communication protocols:TSL® ASCII 2.0 parameterised command set
Memory:Embedded 4GB internal NAND storage
Compatible Host devices (Bluetooth®):Any Bluetooth® Host supporting the Serial Port Profile (SPP) or Human Interface Device (HID) profile (Android, iOS, Linux, Mac, Windows). Comparison of Bluetooth® modes for TSL® UHF Readers
Compatible Host devices (USB):Any USB host with FTDI VCP driver support (Android, Linux, Mac, Windows)
Operating Temperature:-10°C to 40°C (14°F to 104°F)
Charging Temperature:5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature:Less than 1 month at at -20 to +60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Less than 3 months at -20°C to +45°C (-4°F to 113°F)
Less than 1 year at -20°C to +20°C (-4°F to 68°F)
Humidity:5% to 85% non-condensing
Drop specification:1.8m
Tumble:1500 0.5 metre tumbles at room temperature
(3,000 cycles)
Environmental Sealing:IP67*
Electrostatic Discharge:± 15kVdc air discharge; ± 8kVdc contact discharge
RFID Performance
Standards supported:EPC Class 1 Gen 2
Nominal read range2:Up to 8 m (26 ft)
Field:150-degree forward facing (approx.) measured from front of device
Antenna:Circularly Polarized
Frequency Range:EU: 865-868MHz; US: 902-928MHz
Output Power:30 dBm
Barcode Scanning
2D Imager options:Motorola SE4500, Intermec EX25, Honeywell EA31
Motorola Imager Specifications: 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 FocusNearFar
5 mil Code 391.4 in./36 mm7.3 in./185 mm
100% UPC1.6 in./41 mm12 in./305 mm
5 mil PDF4172.8 in./71 mm4.5 in./114 mm
Bluetooth®1:Bluetooth®Version 2.1
Bluetooth® Profiles:SPP Profile HID Profile
Apple iAP
Bluetooth® Power:Class 2
Bluetooth® Range4:30m
Bluetooth® Pairing:PIN, Simple Secure Pairing, NFC OOB Pairing (TBA)
Peripherals and Accessories
External Interface:8-way sealed connector with gold plated contacts
Bundled accessories:Battery
Other Accessories:Docking Station with power and USB cable
Adapter mounts for a variety of smartphones, handheld terminals and touchscreen devices
General:Approved for use in the US, EU and Australia.
Electrical Safety:(UL60950-1, CSA C22.2 No.60950-1, IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1)
EMI/RFI:(USA: FCC Part 15,
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)
The TSL® 1166 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.
* Please note that this IP rating only applies to units with serials numbers ending in -000800 or higher.
1 Compatible Bluetooth® stack required in the Host device2 Tag Read/Write performance is dependent on tag type, items tagged, number of tags in the field and other radio and environmental factors3 Artificial lighting can affect scanning performance4 Open field.
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