R1280I

skID

Mini Sled RAIN RFID Reader

BENEFITS

  • High performance reading
  • Pocket size
  • Flexibility

  • USB Type C


  • HID


  • Bluetooth

Features
  • RAIN RFID (UHF EPC Class1 Gen2, ISO 18000-63) compliant
  • ETSI and FCC versions available
  • Bluetooth communication
  • Integrated circular polarized antenna
  • Ergonomic form factor
  • Battery powered
  • iPhone/iPad compatibility
  • 3 mounting options: magnetic, 3M Dual Lock™, SP-Connect™
Applications
  • RAIN RFID add-on to smartphones, tablets and mobile terminals
  • Shop inventory and cycle counting
  • Mobile point of sale
  • Field sales mobility
  • Mobile workers
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Overview

The skID (Model R1280IE, R1280IU) is a portable RAIN RFID reader of the easy2read© product line with integrated antenna for medium range applications.
The reader hosts an internal rechargeable battery and can operate both in wired mode, using a USB cable, or in wireless mode through the Bluetooth® interface.
Thanks to the Bluetooth® communication interface, the skID is a perfect addon for any Bluetooth® enabled host such as a PC, a smartphone, a PDA or a tablet for RAIN RFID readings. The reader is compatible with Windows 8/10, Windows CE/Mobile, Android and iOS operating systems. The device supports both Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Bluetooth classic communication to provide the maximum usage flexibility, including the HID profile for keyboard emulation.
The skID can be easily fixed to the smartphone using 3 different methods: magnets, 3M Dual Lock, or SP-Connect.
Designed for mobile operators, the skID is ideal for inventory management, mobile workers, service and maintenance applications.
The reader is based on the Impinj R2000 chipset that permits to achieve fast reading speed and to be used in dense reader and dense tag environments for top-class rated performances.

Frequency Range

865.600÷867.600 MHz (ETSI EN 302 208 v. 3.1.1) (Mod. R1280IE)
902÷928 MHz (FCC part 15.247) (Mod. R1280IU)

RF Power

Configurable from 8 dBm ERP to 22 dBm ERP (Mod. R1280IE)
Configurable from 8.5 dBm EIRP to 24 dBm EIRP (Mod. R1280IU)

Number of Channels

4 channels (compliant to ETSI EN 302 208 v. 3.1.1) (Mod. R1280IE)
50 hopping channels (compliant to FCC part 15.247) (Mod. R1280IU)

Standard Compliance

EPC Class 1 Gen 2 – ISO18000-63

Antenna Gain

0.0 dBic (typical)

Antenna Polarization

Integrated Circular Polarized Antenna

Read Range

Up to 2.0 m (Typical)

USB Interface

USB 2.0 Full Speed (12 Mbit/s) via USB Type-C connector

Bluetooth Interface

– Bluetooth 4.1 Smart Ready compliant
– 12dBm EIRP output power BR/EDR
– 8dBm EIRP output power BLE
– HID and Serial over GATT (BLE)
– HID and SPP profiles (Bluetooth classic)

User Interface

– Power and Trigger buttons
– Power and battery status LED
– Communication and operation result LED
– Bi-tonal buzzer and vibration element for event signalling

Battery Type

Li-ion 3.7V, 1200mAh

Battery Life

– Operating: > 12h (with 40,000 tag readings)
– Standby: > 15 days (powered off, no LED blinking)

Battery Charging Time

– 3h connected to a PC USB port
– 2h 15min with 1A AC/DC power supply

IP Rating

IP65

Dimensions

112 x 62 x 10/16 mm3
4.4 x 2.4 x 0.39/0.63 inches3

Length of USB cable

1.5 m

Operating Temperature

-10°C to +55°C

Weight

110 g

Name
Revision
skID R1280I BLE Firmware
1.0.0
skID R1280I BT Firmware
1.1.1
skID R1280I Firmware
2.2.0
Name
Revision
R1280I skID Technical Information Manual
3
Easy Controller Software Technical Information Manual
5
easy2read Protocol Technical Information Manual
19
CAEN RFID API SDK Reference Manual
12
CAEN RFID API SDK User Manual
5
Name
Environment
OS-Version
Revision
CAEN RFID SDK
.Net,Android,C,C++,Java
10/7/8/Vista/x64bit 7/x64bit Vista/x64bit XP/XP
4.7.0
Easy Controller Software Windows version
.Net
10/7/8/Vista/XP
1.9.0
skID R1280I Configuration Tool
10/7
1.1.0
skID R1280I Image Loader Tool
10/7
1.2.0
skID R1280I Firmware Upgrade Tool
10/7
1.1.0

Name

R1280I skID Data Sheet
R1280I skID CE Declaration of Conformity
REACH Declaration of Conformity
R1280I skID FCC Grant part B
R1280I skID FCC Grant part C
CAEN RFID Products Catalog 2021
WR1280IXEUAA
R1280I - skID - RAIN RFID Mini Sled Reader ETSI black version
WR1280IXUSAA
R1280I - skID - RAIN RFID Mini Sled Reader FCC black version
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