2166 Bluetooth® Rugged UHF RFID Reader with ePop-Loq®

Refined Design

The new 2166 Bluetooth® Rugged UHF RFID reader provides high performance UHF RFID reading in a tough and rugged form factor. The 2166 UHF RFID Reader features the new TSL® ePop-Loq® connector.

The ePop-Loq® system allows data and charge connections to be passed from the reader to an attached device, such as a smartphone or handheld terminal. It also safely separate when the reader is subject to large impacts, such as when dropped.

The reader is highly resistant to water, dust and mechanical trauma. A high capacity battery enables non-stop operation of the reader over the full working day. Designed to read and write to EPC Class 1 Gen 2 (ISO18000-6C) tags, the 2166 can also be configured with class leading high performance 2D data scanning to bring unparalleled data collection capabilities to any host it is connected to.

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High Performance Bluetooth® Multi-modal Data Capture

UHF RFID and 2D barcode data capture in one integrated Bluetooth® device.

Hardware Platform Independence

Operates with wide variety of Bluetooth® wireless technology enabled host devices including touchscreen MP3 players, phones, tablets, Enterprise Handhelds and PC’s.

OS Independence

AOperates with iOS, Windows Mobile, Windows Phone 8, WinCE, Windows10/8/7/Vista/XP and Android™.

Batch Mode Operation

Real time clock for extended batch data collection independent of host connection. Store millions of tags and barcodes with date and time stamping

High Performance barcode scanning

A range of optional barcode engines can be specified to provide 2D data capture up to 15m.


Additional Information

Physical and Environmental Characteristics
177x94x170 mm (LxWxH).
860g (inc. battery).
User input:
Single stage trigger.
User feedback:
Speaker, vibration motor, LEDs.
Rechargeable Lithium Ion removeable battery pack (11.25V, 2950mAh, 33.2Wh).
Input Rating:
15.0Vdc, 4.34A.
Enclosure materials:
Polycarbonate and TPU.
Performance Characteristics
RFID engine:
TSL® custom module with embedded Impinj R2000.
Communication protocols:
TSL® ASCII 2.0 parameterised command set.
Stores up to 62 million date and time stamped EPCs on an embedded 4GB NAND storage card.
Compatible Host devices (Bluetooth®):
Any Bluetooth® Host1 supporting the Serial Port Profile (SPP) or Human Interface Device (HID) profile (Android, iOS, Linux, Mac, Windows). Comparison of Bluetooth® modes for TSL® UHF Readers.
Compatible Host devices (USB):
Any USB host with FTDI VCP driver support (Windows, Linux, Mac, Android).

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About TSSL

Established in 1978, TSSL is a privately held Hong Kong company with subsidiary in Macau, providing advanced enterprise solutions to clients in neighborhood regions.


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