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By Rich Handley

CSL Launches Long-Range UHF RFID Handheld Sled Reader

Convergence Systems Ltd. (CSL), a global provider of passive RFID products and active real-time location system (RTLS) equipment, has announced its CS108 UHF RFID handheld sled reader, which offers a long read range. This rugged reader features Bluetooth integration with Android or Apple iPhone platforms, an optional 2D bar-code module and a read range of 18 meters (59 feet).

The new CS108 UHF RFID reader is designed to read and write to RAIN RFID transponders (EPC Class 1 Gen 2 /ISO18000-6C) and communicate via Bluetooth wireless technology with a variety of host devices running Apple iOS and Android operating systems. The new handheld is suitable for a range of industries and applications, the company reports, including supply chain management, stock inventory control, asset and data management, and logistics.

CSL's CS108 UHF handheld sled reader
"The rugged CS108 UHF RFID reader is compatible with today's most popular devices, offers a 2D bar-code option and delivers the longest read range in the industry today at 18 meters," said Jerry Garrett, CSL's managing director, in a prepared statement. "This ruggedized RFID reader is lightweight, comfortable and optimized for both long battery life and ergonomic comfort."

The CS108 will carry an end-user price of $1,399 or $1,299, depending on bar-code module option, and offer a two-year factory warranty. Availability is expected next month. CSL will demonstrate the CS108 reader in booth #642 at RFID Journal LIVE! 2017, taking place in Phoenix, Ariz., on May 9-11.

USER COMMENTS

Toshiba Support 2017-06-24 02:46:35 AM
Juniper's tablet is really amazing. It's looking very nice. Does it work on calling? Will you help me or I can go with Toshiba Support: http://supportnumbers.net/toshiba-support/

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