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Arcadian Blog — Circularly Polarized

RFID Circular Polarization. Left Hand (LHCP) vs. Right Hand (RHCP) When to use both?

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There is no use case where Right-Hand Circular Polarization is better, or preferred to, Left-Circular Circular Polarization.  When a UHF RFID reader “fires” it’s antennas, it does so in series

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RFID Reader Antenna Basics – Optimizing Tag Selection & Deployment

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RFID Reader Antenna Basics – Optimizing Tag Selection & Deployment

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Antenna Similar to Alien’s ALR8696-C

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Recently a client approached us about the Alien part # ALR8696-C. They were developing new software and need an antenna that utilized LHCP (left-hand circular polarization), which part # ALR8696-C does not. In response, I have come up with two suggestions, both of which come in LH and RH circular polarizations.   Suggestion 1 RCPL-902-09-SNF: This antenna measures in at 10 x 10 inches and features a gain of 9 dBic, a fixed N-Female connector, and an IP rating of 67.   Suggestion 2 RCPL-902-8-RTM-8: This antenna is the industry standard for passive UHF VHF RFID installations. It measures in...

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Times-7 Universal Mounting Plate

Posted by Michael Crudele on

Recently, a client reached out to us to question whether or not we sell/ stock the Times-7 Universal Mounting Plate 71757 for A5010 and A5020’s. Fortunately, we do offer the Times-7 mounting plate 71757, but we aren’t currently promoting the product. Customers have informed us that they prefer NOT to use adhesive mounts for Times-7 antennas, therefore we’d like to suggest the proper mounting plates and bracket combinations...   A5010-60003: IP67 rated circularly polarized panel antenna that measures in at 10 x 10 inches. It offers 8.5 dBic, excellent aesthetics, and an FCC frequency of 902-928 MHz. It has a fixed side...

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10” Antenna for EU Use

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Recently, a client approached us about a 10” antenna that could be used in the EU area, so we have a few suggestions…   10 x 10-inch Flush Mount, R8658-LPF-SSF: A circularly polarized ETSI outdoor RFID antenna from RFMAX that measures in at 10 x 10 inches. It operates at 8.5 dBic and is one of the best choices for a low profile, IP67 rated passive UHF RFID application in the ETSI band of 865-868 MHz. Due to its high IP rating, and it can be used outdoors without much of a problem! It comes with a standard SMA-Female connector...

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