What Cables Are Needed in an RFID Installation?

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Ask The ExpertsWhat Cables Are Needed in an RFID Installation?
RFID Journal Staff asked 5 years ago

Can you please provide some information about what would be required?

—Mavs

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Mavs,

There are generally three types of cables used in an RFID installation. Coaxial cables are used to connect reader antennas to a reader. Ethernet cables connect readers to a network, unless the reader uses a Wi-Fi or cellular connection. And you might need to run power cables to a box so that you can plug in the reader above a dock door, or in some other location in your facility.

I hope this answers your question, and I look forward to seeing you at RFID Journal LIVE! in May.

—Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, RFID Journal

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