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 4.4 lbs
Dimensions 7.25 × 9.50 × 1.5 in


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


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