CS108 - The Longest Read Range in the Industry

CS108 is the best in class read range UHF RAIN RFID handheld sled reader in the market. It communicates over Bluetooth with devices running Android, iOS, Linux and Windows.

CS108 - RFID Sled Reader

About the Product

​Long Read Range, Rugged Design, Use Any Device or OS ​

​Highlights

​Excellent read range: Up to 18 meters with Linear Polarized Antenna; Up to 15 meters with Circular Polarized Antenna (tag and environment dependent)


​This read range enables fast inventory of items on pallets,
warehouse shelves, moving vehicles, and other tagged items in business processes where fixed
reader class performance is required in a portable device.

Jerry Garrett

“​We designed the CS108 to have the longest read range and work with the most diverse range of mobile devices.”

​Jerry Garret - ​CSL Managing Director

​Barcode and RFID

​Optional 2D barcode scanner module is available. Read RFID tags and barcodes with one device. 

​​​​​​Certified Rugged Design

Rugged design that is drop tested to 1.2 meters and rated IP54.

​Use Any Device Size and OS

API's for Android, iOS, Linux and Windows.  Mounting options for tablets or thick enterprise devices.


​Mounting Options for Your Device

​One size doesn't fit all for today's mobile devices. ​

We know that mobile devices come in all shapes and sizes, so we designed a modular system to fit almost every size of mobile device on the market. Each mount style is spring loaded to adjust to the exact size of your device.  

​Tall Mount (Thick Devices)


​For mobile phone or tablet with thickness range from 15 mm (0.59 inches) to 28 mm (1.10 inches).

​Also a width range from 65 mm (2.56 inches) to 115 mm (4.53 inches).​

​Wide Mount (Small Tablets)


​For mobile phone or tablet ​with width range from 105mm (4.13inches) to 150 mm (5.90 inches)

​Standard Mount


​For mobile phone or tablet with width range from 65 mm (2.56 inches) to 115 mm (4.53 inches).​

Also a thickness range from 7 mm (0.28 inches) to 15 mm (0.59 inches).

​​​​​Start Developing for the CS108

We have and SDK and code examples for your OS of choice inclucing iOS, Android, Linux and Windows.  All the CS108 communicates over Bluetooth or Bluetooth LE to the device of choice. Some code examples include: Read tag, write tag, tag inventory, tag ranging, tag search, tag authentication, tag association, tag commissioning, barcode scanning, database manipulation, wireless network transfer, server side driver, etc. 

​Specifications

Specification

​Detail

Physical Characteristics (LxWxH)

161 x 90 x 1 61 mm

Weight

639 g

​Connectivity

​Bluetooth 4.1, BLE

Read Range

Best in Class Read Range : – Up to 18 meters with Linear Polarized Antenna (tag and environment dependent) – Up to 15 meters with Circular Polarized Antenna (tag and environment dependent)

Protocol

ISO18000-6C, EPC UHF Class 1 Gen 2, Dense Reader Mode available (Class 3 Gen 2 compliant)

Tag Information

All banks, any sizes (e.g. 240 bits bank1, 512 bits bank3); RSSI value

Frequency Range

One of the following: 865-868 MHz, 865-867 MHz, 902-928 MHz, 922-928 MHz, 920-925 MHz, 915-922 MHz, 915-921 MHz

Antenna Polarization

Choice of vertically linear polarized, horizontally linear polarized or circular polarized

Barcode Scanner

2D: PDF417, QR Code (QR1/2, Micro), Data Matrix (ECC200, ECC000, 050, 080, 100, 140), Chinese Sensible Code 1D: Code128, UCC/EAN-128, AIM128, EAN-8, EAN-13, ISBN/ISSN, UPC-E, UPC-A, Interleaved 2 of 5, ITF-6, ITF-4, Matrix 2 of 5, Industrial 25, Standard 25, Code 39, Codabar, Code 93, Code 11, Plessey, MSI-Plessey, GS1-DataBarTM(RSS), (RSS-14, RSS-Limited, RSS-Expand)

Operating Temp

-20°C to 55°C (-4°F to 131°F)

Storage Temp

-40°C to 75°C (-40°F to 167°F)

Humidity

5% to 95% Non-condensing

Rugged Design

Drop test 1.2 meters on 6 sides; IP54

Interface

Android Phone, iPhone, Windows PC, Linux PC

Battery Capacity

3,400 mAh,field replaceable Option : extra battery (CS108B); external charger (CS108C)

Source Code Samples

Read tag, write tag, tag inventory, tag ranging, tag search, tag authentication, tag association, tag commissioning, barcode scanning, database manipulation, wireless network transfer, server side driver, etc.

Order Code for Frequency Regulations

CS108-V/H/C-2D-N N=1: 865-868 MHz (Europe) & 865-867 MHz (India) N=2: 902-928 MHz, USA, Canada & Mexico only (hopping frequencies locked) N=2 AS: for 920-926 MHz, Australia only (hopping frequencies locked) N=2 NZ: for 921.5-928 MHz, New Zealand only (hopping frequencies locked) N=2 OFCA: for 920-925 MHz, Hong Kong only (hopping frequencies locked) N=2 RW: for 902-928 MHz, Rest of the World that are subset of this band: e.g. Philippine, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay, Singapore, Thailand, etc. N=4: 922-928 MHz, Taiwan N=7: 920-925 MHz, China, Malaysia, etc. N=8: 916.7-920.9 MHz, Japan N=9: 915-921 MHz, Europe Upper Band (V for vertically linear polarized, H for horizontally linear polarized, C for circular polarized, -2D means with 2D Barcode option)

Get started with the CS108 sled reader!

​Contact us and we will get you connected with a distributor or get you a demo unit for you to test with. 

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FAQ

Here are some common questions about the ​CS108.

​Is there a Wi-Fi communication option

​How do I become a distributor

​How do I find a distributor

What tag was used to calculate the 18 m read range

​I'm a developer, where can I find sample code

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