Alien ALR-9680 RFID Reader Development Kit


Spec Sheet


The Alien-9680 RFID reader is a simple, low profile, gen 2 RFID solution. Due to it’s 4 mono-static reader ports, the ALR-9680 can significantly reduce the cost and complexity of installing an RFID system. Development of custom interfaces has never been easier with a well-documented SKD featuring .NET, Java, and Ruby libraries, enabling desired control of the reader. This low-cost, user-friendly development kit has everything needed to implement the beginnings of an RFID system.

∗Some Features Include: A slim form-factor for installation in height-restricted places, EPC Gen 2 dense reader interoperability, and 4 mono-static reader ports. Along with being manageable and upgradable, the ALR-9680 is fully optimized with the feature-rich Alien Reader Protocol. The use of Power Over Ethernet (POE) also eliminates cost due to AC power drop.

What’s included in this Development Kit?

  • Alien ALR-9680 RFID Reader.
  • One Circular Antenna with Cable.
  • Access to the Software Development Kit (SDK).
  • Universal Power Supply.
  • RS-232 Cable.
  • Ethernet Cable.
  • Sample RFID Tags.
  • Convenient Carrying Case.

Brief Specifications

  • Air Interface Protocol: EPCglobal UHF Class 1 Gen 2 (ISO 18000-6C)
  • Operating Frequency: Depends on Selected Region
  • Transmit Power: < 30 dBm
  • Data Interface: RS-232, LAN TCPI/IP
  • GPIO: 4 inputs; 8 outputs
  • Power Source: AC-DC Power converter 100-240 VAC; 50/60Hz
  • Antenna Ports: 4 monostatic ports
  • Dimensions: 8 x 8.3 x 1.8 (in); 20.3 x 17.8 x 4.1 (cm)
  • Weight: 4.4 (lbs); 1995.8 (g)
  • IP Rating: IP 53
  • Operating Temperature: -20° to +55°C
  • Host API: Java, .NET, Ruby APIs
  • Demo Software: Alien Gateway

Why buy the Alien ALR-9680 Development Kit?

The Alien® ALR-9680 Development kit contains everything needed to start and RFID system, including the ALR-9680 commercial UHF reader with enterprise class 4-port flexibility and Alien reader “intelligence”.

If interested in purchasing in volume, please either call or email us about your order. Volume discounts apply.

Additional information

Weight 7 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 7 in


US – U.S.A. & Canada, CHN – China, TAI – Taiwan


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