You are protected by our 2 Year Factory Warranty
All CS108 units are covered by our 2 year factory warranty. You can purchase an option 1 year warranty extension.
Dual External Charger
Charge two spare batteries for the CS108.
Part Number: CS108C
Spare Battery for the CS108.
Often purchsed with external charger.
Part Number: CS108B
Charging Cradle - Coming Soon
Charge the CS108 and the host mobile device with a USB port on the cradle.
Part Number: Coming Soon
Start Developing for the CS108
We have an SDK and code examples for your OS of choice including 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.
Get started with the CS108 sled reader!
The CS108 is being used across a wide variety of industries.
Physical Characteristics (LxWxH)
161 x 90 x 1 61 mm
Bluetooth 4.1, BLE
Best in Class Read Range : – Up to 20 meters with Linear Polarized Antenna (tag and environment dependent) – Up to 15 meters with Circular Polarized Antenna (tag and environment dependent)
ISO18000-6C, EPC UHF Class 1 Gen 2, Dense Reader Mode available (Class 3 Gen 2 compliant)
All banks, any sizes (e.g. 240 bits bank1, 512 bits bank3); RSSI value
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
Choice of vertically linear polarized, horizontally linear polarized or circular polarized
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)
-20°C to 55°C (-4°F to 131°F)
-40°C to 75°C (-40°F to 167°F)
5% to 95% Non-condensing
Drop test 1.2 meters on 6 sides; IP54
Android Phone, iPhone, Windows PC, Linux PC
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)
Here are some common questions about the CS108.
What tag was used to calculate the 20 m read range
The SMARTRAC R6 DogBone RFID paper tag was used during range tests.
How do I charge the CS108 battery
The CS108 can be charged with a 2A USB C cable with the batter mounted inside the device or with an external dual spare battery charger.