Alien ALR-9680 RFID Reader


Spec Sheet
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The Alien ALR-9680 RFID reader is a simple, low profile, gen 2 RFID solution. The ALR-9680 comes with out-of-the-box compatibility to other Alien RFID readers, along with easy integration through the use of the feature rich easy to use Alien Reader Protocol. The ALR-9680 isn’t laxed when it comes to platform support, with many programs such as Microsoft® BizTalk RFID, OatSystems, Oracle®, and Xterprise. Due to it’s 4 mono-static reader ports, the ALR-9680 can significantly reduce the cost and complexity of installing an RFID system.

A POE capability eliminates cost due to AC power and a POE power injector is included from situations when powering over Ethernet isn’t available. 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. The Alien RFID Gateway software puts the finishing touches on this overpowered reader, enabling the user to begin developing their solutions quickly and easily.

∗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.

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?

The Alien® ALR-9680 RFID reader is the perfect start or addition to any RFID system. With it’s enterprise class 4-port flexibility and Alien reader “intelligence”, the ALR-9680 is a low-cost, easily integratable solution for those in need of an RFID reader.

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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