• USB power and communication
  • Integrated circular polarized antenna
  • Low profile
  • Easy to read RFID tags in desktop environment


SKU: R1260I Categories: ,


The R1260I Slate RFID Desktop Reader by CAEN RFID is a multi-regional UHF RFID reader with integrated antenna for short to medium range applications.

Powered and controlled directly by an USB cable, the R1260I can read EPC Class1 Gen2 UHF RFID tags in an easy desktop environment.

Thanks to its low profile (15 mm) and its size (approximately an A4 page), the Slate reader is the perfect choice for various applications such as point-of-sales,document tracking, tag programming stations, access control and so on.

A kit (R1260IDK) is also available containing the Slate reader, temp tags and labels.


Frequency Range 865.6 ÷ 867.6 MHz (ETSI EN 302 208)
902 ÷ 928 MHz (FCC part 15)
RF Power Programmable in 15 levels (1dB step) from 12dBm ERP to 26dBm ERP (from 16mW ERP to 400mW ERP)
Antenna Integrated Circular Polarized Antenna
Number of Channels 4 channels (compliant to ETSI EN 302 208)50 hopping channels (compliant to FCC part 15.247) All subsets of FCC band are supported
Standard compliance EPC C1 G2/ISO 18000-6C
User Interface Green LED: Power
Blinking red LED: Tag detection
Blinking yellow LED: USB communication activity
Buzzer: user programmable event signalling
Connectivity USB Type A plug connector
Bus powered USB 2.0 device
Must be connected to High-power Port (500 mA @ VBUS)
It appears as USB serial port
Virtual Com Port (VCP) drivers for Windows XP/Vista
/Seven (7), Windows CE 4.2, Linux 2.40 and greater
Baudrate: up to 115200
Databits: 8
Stopbits: 1
Parity: none
Flow control: none
Dimensions (W)297 x (L)205 x (H)15 mm3
(11.7 x 8 x 0.6 inch3)
Length of USB cable 1.5 m
DC Power 5 VDC bus powered (USB)
Max 400 mA
Operating Temperature -10 °C to +55 °C
Weight 525 g