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Arcadian Blog — RFID

Mounting Patterns & Suggested Brackets for 10x10 inch RFID Antennas (S9028PCL/PCR, S8658PL/PR & S9028PCLJ/PCRJ, S8658PLJ/PRJ)

Posted by Michael Crudele on

We get this question often…what is the spacing of the ¼-20 mounting studs on the 10x10 inch RFID antennas? This family of antennas includes both FCC & ETSI models, and mounting plates with TWO or FOUR mounting studs.

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What is the Difference Between a 5x5 and 10x10 RFID Antenna?

Posted by Michael Crudele on

Another way of asking this question is about the difference between the S9028PCL96RTN and S9025PRNF UHF RFID antennas. To answer this question, the difference boils down to the relationship between an antenna's gain and beamwidth. 

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

    Posted by Michael Crudele on

    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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    A New Paradigm for Item - Level RFID Antennas

    Posted by Michael Crudele on

    For years RFID system designers have trusted in the old reliable patch antenna to solve all their reader antenna needs. But how reliable is it?

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    RFID Reader Antenna Basics - Gain and EIRP

    Posted by Michael Crudele on

    In the last blog, I maintained that the antenna is the most important part of a UHF RFID system.

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