ThingMagic USB-5EC-DEVKIT RFID Reader


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ThingMagic USB RFID Reader - Developers Kit. Includes: USB RFID Reader, power supply, sample RFID tags, data cable, Antenna cable, internal ceramic antenna, Mercury API, User Guide, firmware. Non-returnable/Non-cancelable
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World-class UHF RFID Desktop Reader

The ThingMagic USB RFID Reader Reader allows solutions developers to support applications that require desktop reading and writing of EPC Global Gen2 tags. Based on ThingMagic"s best-in-class M5e-Compact UHF RFID module, the USB RFID Reader Reader is controlled and powered by a host PC or laptop through a USB interface. The ThingMagic USB RFID Reader Reader is compatible with ThingMagic"s application development tools, including Reader Assistant, permitting rapid creation of solutions to support a wide range of applications.

Full specifications (PDF)

Full specifications (PDF)

Brand ThingMagic
Model USB RFID Reader
Interface USB
Frequency UHF
Style Fixed, USB

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


Needs some work

By Disappointed customer

from New York, NY


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  • Easy To Install
  • Reasonably Priced
  • easy to use


  • Bad Tech Support
  • Not realiable

Best Uses

  • Inventory Tracking
  • Inventory management
  • Warehouse management

Comments about ThingMagic USB RFID Reader USB-5EC-DEVKIT:

Use this product to track rented garments. Tech guy was easily able to integrate scan data into our backend system so we can manage our inventory. However the scanners are not reliable. Have been using 3 different scanners the last year and each has broken several times - scanner wouldn't connect to any programs (even the default program that comes with the scanner), or scanner wouldn't read any tags. Have gone back and forth with ThingMagic for months to "repair" the readers, including sending them back to MA to be set back to the default settings. Still having issues. Not worth the pain if regular use is critical to your business.

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