Fully integrated proximity interrogator for long-range ultra high frequency applications

SICK (Minneapolis, MN) announced the launch of their new RFU630 RFID Interrogator. The RFU630 Ultra High Frequency (UHF) RFID read/write unit is a fully integrated proximity interrogator for use with passive transponders in applications with scanning distances of up to 5 m. The RFU630 operates at the industry standard range for long-range Ultra High Frequency applications and has FCC approval and CE marking, among other country-specific certifications, making this device applicable around the globe. Features include:

  • A sophisticated controller, antenna, and communications protocols in an industrial IP 67 housing.
  • EtherNet TCP/IP, EtherNet/IP, and Profinet.
  • RS-232, RS-422/485, and CANopen are also standard.
  • Enabled integration with Profibus, DeviceNet, and EtherCAT networks.
  • Parameter cloning via the Micro-SD cloning card.
  • CMC cloning module.
  • Die-cast, IP 67 aluminum housing.
  • Programmable, multi-color LED located in the middle of the antenna face.

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