MR18 UHF RFID Sled Reader

Powerful UHF reading and writing

MR18 is a powerful UHF RFID sled reader featuring reading and writing distance up to 22m, with optional 1D/2D barcode scanning capability. By attaching smartphone onto MR18 UHF RFID sled reader, it instantly becomes a complete one-piece solution. MR18 can be widely deployed in power patrol inspection, asset tracking, clothing inventory, warehouse and vehicle management.


Outstanding Reading Performance

Built with highly-integrated, high-performance Impinj Indy R2000 chip, MR18 UHF RFID reader can read UHF tags from 22 meters away, at 900 tags per second at maximum. If your tag orientation is not consistent and you need a mobile UHF reader that can deal with such task on the move, MR18 is definitely a good choice that delivers superior reading performance and mobility at the same time.


Excellent Flexibility and Compatibility

Designed to transmit data via Bluetooth technology, MR18 can easily pair with nowadays popular iOS and Android smartphone. With the help of MR18’s flexible holder design it can instantly turn your smartphone into an UHF RFID and 1D/2D barcode scanning one-piece solution. Depending on the size of adapted smartphone, 3 configurations are available: sled reader, sled reader with mobile case and sled reader with customized holder.


Durability and Safety by Design

The ruggedized design of MR18, including industrial-class protection with IP54 sealing and 1.5 meters drop resistance, ensures that MR18 can prevent the infiltration of dust and raindrop and withstand the impact of everyday drops and bumps in all kinds of working environments. IP54 sealing also means that MR18 can operate safely in any environment filled with inflammable and explosive air or gas



Standards & Performance
Frequency 920-925 MHz / 902-928 MHz / 865-868 MHz
Standard EPC C1 GEN2 / ISO18000-6C
Power 1W (30dBm, support +5 ~ +30dBm adjustable)
2W Optional (33dBm, for Latin America, etc.)
Antenna Parameter Circular Polarized Antenna (3dBic)
Reading Distance > 22 m (indoors);
> 10 m (open outdoors, Impinj MR6 tag)
Fastest Read Rate 900+ tags/sec
Physical Characteristics
Dimension W76 x L143 x H140 mm
Weight Sled Reader: 483g / 17.04oz
Sled Reader with Mobile Case: 453g / 15.98oz
Sled Reader with Customized Holder: 500g / 17.64oz
Color Black
Material Plastic
Port Type C USB
Trigger Power Button, Scan Button
Indicator LED, Buzzer
Size of Adapted Phone Sled Reader: Width 68~80mm, thickness ≤ 22mm
Others: Based on phone case holder
Charging Duration 3~4 hours (with standard adaptor and USB cable)
Battery 5200 mAh (removable)
Battery Life > 70 hours (Standby, Bluetooth Connected)
> 6 hours (Continuous use, UHF reading)
Radio Bluetooth® 4.0, BLE
Range (Distance) 33 ft / 10 M (line of sight)
Interface/ Profile
  • BT
  • USB
Developing Environmemt
SDK Android / iSO SDK supported
Tool Android Studio / Xcode
Language Java / Objective-C
User Environment
Operating Temperature -20 ~ 50˚C
Storage Temperature -40 ~ 70˚C
Humidity 5% ~ 95%RH (Non-condensing)
Tumble 1000 x 0.5m/1.64ft falls at room temperature
Drop Durability Multiple 1.5m/4.9ft drops to concrete
Sealing IP54
Decode Capability (Optional, SE2707 Scan Engin)
1D Symbologies UPC/EAN, Code128, Code39, Code93, Code11, Interleaved 2 of 5, Discrete 2 of 5, Chinese 2 of 5, Codabar, MSI, RSS,etc
2D Symbologies PDF417, MicroPDF417, Composite, RSS, TLC- 39, Datamatrix, QR code, Micro QR code, Aztec,
MaxiCode; Postal Codes: US PostNet, US Planet, UK Postal, Australian Postal, Japan Postal, Dutch Postal (KIX), etc.
ESD ±15KV air discharge, ±8KV conductive discharge
Safety Approval TBA
Environmental WEEE, RoHS 2.0
Out of Box
Accessories AC Adaptor, USB cable
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* Typical reading distance are mean values.
** All Specifications are subject to change without notice.


  • Document
  • Document
    MR18 User Manual v1.0
  • Document
    MR18 UHF RFID Sled Reader Datasheet