Integrated UHF RFID Reader

CSL's CS203ETHER is an all weather, ruggedized, Ethernet connected, UHF EPC C1G2 Integrated RFID reader, with long read range and a high read rate. This integrated reader is extremely versatile and can be used in all environments, indoor or outdoor, and for all verticals, whether they are warehouse dock door, forklift, car park entry gate, outdoor patrolling vehicle, highway toll station, livestock farm, slaughter house, container port, etc. The CS203ETHER is uniquely offered with either left hand or right hand circular polarization, allowing it to be deployed in the most extreme dense reader environment face to face close range deployment.


  • Certified to the EPCglobal Class 1 Gen 2 UHF RFID protocol
  • Ruggedized integrated reader with long read range
  • Dense Reader Mode (DRM) option available
  • Global frequency coverage (Factory set selection)
  • Ethernet connectivity, with POE (Power-over-Ethernet)
  • Unique offering: choice of Left Hand Circular Polarization or Right Hand Circular Polarization
  • Best of breed antenna performance: excellent axial ratio to give best read zone control
  • 12 Month Return to Base Warranty


Physical Characteristics
Height 300 mm
Width 300 mm
Depth 75 mm
Weight 2Kg
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature -20C to 60C
Storage Temperature -40C to 85C
Humidity 0 to 98% Non-Condensing
IP Rating IP68
Shock MIL-STD-810F Method 516.5 Procedure V, 75g, 6ms, 2 shocks per axis
Vibration MIL-STD-810F Method 514.5 Category 24
Impact Resistance MIL-STD-810F Method 516.5 Procedure V, 75g, 6ms, 2 shocks per axisFree falling ball impacting test at 1 meter in height with weight of ball at 500 grams loads
Input 12 V/DC, Or use POE (Power Over Ethernet)
Frequency Range One of the following: 865-868 MHz, 902-928 MHz, 952-954 MHz, 919-928 MHz, 910-914 MHz
Antenna Integrated
Antenna Power Reader Transmit Power: 3.55 W EIRP
Antenna Polarization Choice of LHCP or RHCP
Read Range Up to 9 meters
Read Rate Upto 150 tags per second (Dense Reader Mode)
Standard System Ethernet, with POE
Optional System Compatible with Ethernet-to-USB bridge, Ethernet-to-WiFi bridge and Ethernet-to-GSM/CDMA bridge
External Control 2 x GPO and 2 x GPI
Ordering Information and Pricing
Part Number Model Number Description RRP Dealer 1+ 10+ T
[A] Convergence Systems Limited CS203 UHF RFID Reader & Antenna (US Power Supply)
CS203E-7-LHCP CS203E-7-LHCP UHF Integrated Fixed Reader/Antenna with Ethernet - LHCP $1,826.00 $1,660.00 $1,460.80 $1,328.00 $1,294.80 E
CS203E-7-RHCP CS203E-7-RHCP UHF Integrated Fixed Reader/Antenna with Ethernet - RHCP $1,826.00 $1,660.00 $1,460.80 $1,328.00 $1,294.80 E
[B] Accessories
CSLIOWIEGAND232 GPIO Interface CS461/CS203. Includes cables. PCB only (needs housing) $528.00 $480.00 $422.40 $384.00 $374.40 E
2-6261-000-9 CA6261 Adapter, Foreign to Australian 240Vac $11.00 $10.00 $8.80 $8.00 $7.80 C
1-6009-072-9 PS12RS2500W-CSL Plug Pack 12Vdc Switchmode 2500mA with CSL RFID Connector $66.00 $60.00 $52.80 $48.00 $46.80 U3
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