Mobile Gen 2 RFID Reader/Writer Offers Reliable Performance Even in Difficult Environments

22-Feb-2012 | News-Press Release

Toronto, Canada - GAO RFID Asset Tracking ( recommends this 902 MHz Gen 2 handheld RFID reader/writer for field service as well as in warehousing, distribution, on shop floors and in retail POS inventory control. This mobile RFID device reads and writes RFID transponders compliant with ISO18000-6B, EPC Class 1 Gen 1, EPC UHF Gen 2 and ISO18000-6C standards. Also, it allows for multi-detection and offers a maximum read distance of 3 m and a writing distance of up to 1.5 m.

This portable handheld RFID reader/writer, model 246001, has passed RoHS, CE and FCC certifications and operates over a frequency range from 902 to 928 MHz. It is light in weight and compact in size, and offers a baud rate of 19,200 bps. It communicates with a computer via USB, IrDA1.1, RS232 and TTL interfaces for data exchange. With an IP55 protection rating and packaged within high impact plastic housing, this rugged RFID reader provides protection against water and dust and allows robust operation even in severe environments.

This portable handheld RFID reader/writer belongs to GAO's family of Fleet Maintenance RFID Readers. This line includes a wide variety of RFID readers such as 433 MHz Active RFID L-Series Reader with RS485 / RS232 which is typically used in an environment where the tag has to be very close range to the reader, 860 to 960 MHz Gen 2 RFID Reader / Writer with Built-in Antenna which has diversified features including digital signal management, I/O ports, built-in gain adjustable antenna and RS-232, Wiegand, and RS485 interfaces, 902 MHz RFID Gen 2 UTE Portable Reader Writer  which is a dual RFID and barcode reader that features the very latest technology to optimize data collection capabilities now and in the future.

For sales inquiries please contact:

1-877 585-9555 ext. 601 - Toll Free (USA & Canada)

1-416 292-0038 ext. 601 - All Other Areas

About GAO RFID Asset Tracking

GAO RFID Asset Tracking ( is known for having one of the largest RFID tag and reader lines in the RFID product industry. GAO RFID Asset Tracking's products have been widely used in fields such as personnel access control, asset tracking, logistics and warehouse management.

GAO RFID will be exhibiting at the RFID Journal LIVE! Conference and Exhibition. Visit Us at Booth 116.

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