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Maximum Weight the Times-7 A5530 Mat can Withstand

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The Race Timing Mat, also known as P/N A5533, is designed to support moderate loads such as runners, cyclists, hand trolleys, and carts.

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Times-7 Universal Mounting Plate

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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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Will the Times-7 A1115 read normal far-field UHF tags?

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Q) Will the Times-7 part # A1115 read normal far-field UHF tags or do I need some kind of special near-field tag?     A) Recently, we were approached with a question about the Times-7 A1115 reader. The client wanted to know if Times-7 part # A1115 would read a normal far-field tag. First off, I’d like to start off by saying that there aren’t special tags for near-field or far-field UHF RFID antennas. All passive tags can be read by all RFID readers/antennas – that includes far and near field antennas.   Therefore, to answer your question, the Times-7...

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Antenna Similar to Zebra AN610

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Q) Is there another brand or antenna similar to the Zebra AN610 that has a similar bolt pattern and connector?   A)  At Arcadian Inc. we sell an equivalent to the Zebra AN610 that goes by the part # A6031-70810 made by Times-7. I would just like to inform you that this part # has a different connector than the Zebra AN610’s N-female so we offer different adapters for your application needs. Our Times-7 part # A6031-70810 uses a cable with a SMA-Female connector, so to benefit you we also offer a SMA female to N male adapter. The adapter...

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Stock Alternative to RTAS470279

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Q) Do you offer and in-stock alternative to part # RTAS470279?   A) Yes, we do! As of right now, we are stocking part # A5530-70890, a linear polarized 2 x 4 foot RFID ground mat antenna from Times-7. It’s high performance with a gain of 10 dBi and operates in the FCC UHF RFID range of 902-928 M Hz. The antenna is ADA compliant (not a trip hazard) and can handle the weight of runners, bikers, emergency vehicles, garbage trucks, and more.   To keep updated with our promos and events follow us and like us on Facebook!   If...

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Smallest RFID UHF Antenna at Arcadian Inc.

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Q) Can you tell me what the smallest Near-Field RFID UHF antenna Arcadian carries is?   A) Recently we received a question regarding the smallest Near-Field RFID UHF antenna we have in stock at Arcadian. The client was inquiring about an antenna that had a range of about 1.5 feet for a small pet door product that she was installing. Luckily we have many options, our Times-7 # A1001, A8060-71416, A1115-72028, and A1130-72023, all recommendations that would allow the client to have the frequency range she desires.       Our Times-7 # A1001 is a mini Near-Field antenna that operates at...

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