Demonstration Kit – Strain Sensor, Wireless RFID UHF, Battery-Free

Get all the components to get started with battery-free RFID SHM strain sensors.

Strain sensors are typically customized for each application. Please Contact an Expert at Phase IV to help you specify a starter kit that will meet your needs.

Starter kits typically are around $3900 for the reader, software, and 3 RFID strain sensors.  We can provide exact pricing once we understand your application and can recommend a solution.



Included in this bundle:

  • ThingMagic Vega Reader
    • Reader supporting EPCglobal Gen 2 (Iso 18000-6C)
    • RS232 9-pin serial connector – with RS232 to USB converter cable.
    • Dimensions: 8.5 in L x 5.25 in W x 1.5 in H (21.6 cm x 13.3 cm x 3.8 cm)
  • Reader Antenna
    • 902 – 928 MHz
    • Dimensions: 7.5 in L x 7.5 in W x 1.2 in H (19.0 cm x 19.0 cm x 3.0 cm)
  • Antenna Cable
    • RTNC connectors
    • Length:  6 feet (1.8 m)
  • Phase IV RFID Sensor Software – Computer software written to work with Phase IV Engineering Sensors.  (See screen shots at the top left of this page).
    • Displays sensor reading, raw sensor value, tag ID#, signal strength (RSSI), and time stamp.
    • Displays performance metrics:  Unique tag count, total tag count read rate, last sensor EPC ID# that was read, last sensor value that was read.
    • Set-up a logging interval and generate an electronic log file.
    • Reader diagnostics functions.
    • Reader firmware update.

Includes 3 RFID Strain Sensors

  • Contact Us to let us know if you want Battery-Assisted-Passive (BAP) Strain Sensors, Battery-Assisted Strain Data Loggers, or Battery-Free Strain Sensors.


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