T2000 AEI UHF RFID Reader - For Railroad Applications

T2000 AEI UHF RFID Reader - For Railroad Applications

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**FCC Typed Approved Countries Only**

The T2000-AAR is a state-of-the-art AAR compliant RFID reader solution for rail applications. The T2000-AAR provides unparalleled tag reading capabilities, an intelligent application development platform and support for optically isolated GPIO in a rugged, compact and easy to service package that includes advanced and integrated GPS.

Built using state-of-the-art electronics, with TCP/IP networking capabilities and advanced DSP algorithms for fast and reliable RFID read performance, the T2000-AAR is an excellent choice for integrators needing a high-performance AEI reader capable of supporting both smart and pass-through reading functionality.

The T2000-AAR is RoHS compliant. Made in USA


  • AAR Rail Applications
  • Pass-through mode
  • On-reader application support allows local processing for "smart reader" applications
  • Both sides of the rail simultaneously


  • A Network Appliance

    Completely Linux based with all the functionality that goes along with today's network appliance. Telnet, FTP, Direct File Transfer and Email options for file and system health information. All functions can be managed through the web browser, eliminating the need for special software or training.

  • GPS Enabled

    An internal GPS unit allows real time positioning.

  • Dual Reader - Two Readers in One Package

    The T2000 has the highest power allowable combined with the highest sensitivity of any rail reader on the market.

  • Developer-Friendly

    With a simple and powerful control protocol and well-documented APIs the T2000-AAR is easy to integrate into your application. Units can be configured to deliver data in a variety of formats. All firmware is field upgradeable.

    Local buffering of tag reads preserves data through power outage. 1 Gb Tag and data buffer.

Technical Specifications


Thinkify T2000-AAR
Architecture 800/1066MHz ARM9 CPU 512MB DDR3
840~928MHz (Depends on regulatory region)
(L) 8, (W) 8”, (H) 2.5” (Weight) 8 lbs.
Dust and Moisture: IP-53
Operating Temperature
-30ºC to + 70ºC
With external SMA antenna port
Regulatory Compliance
FCC part 90, RoHS
RFID Protocol
Read Sensitivity
-92 dBm
Read Range
5 meters with 12 dBi linearly polarized antenna
AEI Antenna Ports
Two (2) SMA ports. Two Independent Readers
RF Power Output
20 to 33 dBm adjustable in 1 dB steps
Host Connections
RS232, Ethernet LAN: TCP/IP, HTTP and DHCP support, web interface available for configuration.
GPIO Optically Isolated Inputs (4)
Optically Isolated Outputs (8)
Inputs can be used to trigger read operation
Remote Management Protocols SNMP, HTTP, Telnet
Power Input 9 to 36 V DC
Power Consumption ~50 Watts