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Amx ANT-RDR Install Manual

Amx ant-rdr rfid reader: install guide.
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Installation Guide
Anterus
AMX RFID Solution
Overview
ANT-RDR Specifications (Cont.)
The Anterus™ RFID Solution provides a Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) solution from
Power
• 780 mW; ±12 VDC, 90 mA (max.)
AMX that extends the capabilities of the integrated A/V or control system. Anterus provides
Requirements:
• Power provided by 4-pin AxLink connector.
the ability to monitor devices for asset control, as well as to define control system
functionality based on the presence of an RF Tag.
Environmental:
• Operational temperature: 32º F to 140º F (0º C to 60º C)
• Storage temperature: -4º F to 158º F (-20º C to 70º C)
ANT-RDR Readers interface to the NetLinx Master via the AXLink bus. Anterus Tags actively
• Humidity: 5% to 90% (non condensing)
send RF messages communicating their information to ANT-RDR Readers at a distance. By
design, the Tags are active at all times. The ANT-RDR filters RF messages to ensure only
Enclosure:
Black Metal Powder coat
messages from RF Tags in the AMX system are forward to the control system.
Dimensions (HWD):
• .906 x 2.500 x 3.424 (23.01 mm x 63.50 mm x 86.96 mm)
Each ANT-RDR Reader detects Anterus RF Tags within its monitored zone of up to
• Does not include antenna.
100 feet (30 m).
Anterus products are designed to not interfere with WiFI and Zigbee frequency
Weight:
4 oz. (113.4 grams)
spectrum used by other AMX products.
Certifications:
The following standards applied in accordance with Article 5
Note: The Anterus RFID Solution is intended for asset tracking and system control.
of the directive, 1999/5/EC:
It is not to be used as a primary asset or personnel security system.
• EN 300 220-1 V1.2.1 (1997-11)
Anterus components include:
• ETS 300 683 (1997-03)
ANT-RDR Reader (FG5172): The ANT-RDR connects to the NetLinx controller to initi-
ate system events when an Anterus RF asset tag or ID badge enters its zone.
Other AMX
• AC-DIN-EXTR DIN Rail Mounting Bracket (FG532-05)
ANT-TAG Device/Asset Tag (FG5172-01): The ANT-TAG device/asset tag attaches to
Equipment:
devices to identify and track their location, and trigger system events.
Anterus RFID Tags
ANT-BDG Badge Tag (FG5172-03): The ANT-BDG badge tag is worn by personnel to
identify them, track their location within a facility, and trigger system events while in
ANT-TAG Device/Asset Tag
proximity to an Anterus reader.
The ANT-TAG Device/Asset Tag (FG5172-01) attaches to devices to identify and track
Anterus Duet Module: The Anterus Duet Module interfaces ANT-RDR Readers with
location, and trigger system events (see FIG. 1).
NetLinx controllers.
Attach the ANT-TAG to a stationary or mobile asset to monitor the location of the asset. A
ANT-RDR RFID Reader
tagged asset may be a non-controllable object not traditionally connected to a Master Control
The ANT-RDR (FG5172) connects to the NetLinx controller to initiate system events
System, or a mobile device that is regularly moved throughout a facility.
whenever an ANT-TAG Device/Asset Tag, or ANT-BDG ID Badge Tag passes into its zone
ANT-BDG ID Badge Tag
(FIG. 1).
The ANT-BDG Badge Tag (FG5172-03) is worn by personnel to identify them, track their
location within a facility and trigger system events while in proximity to an ANT-RDR RFID
Reader (see FIG. 1).
ANT-TAG / ANT-BDG Specifications
Models:
• ANT-TAG Device/Asset Tag (FG5172-01)
• ANT-BDG ID Badge Tag (FG5172-02)
ANT-BDG
ANT-TAG
RF Specifications:
• Tx Frequency: 433 Mhz
ID Badge Tag
Device/Asset Tag
• Field strength: < 1600 µV/m
• Modulation: ASK
• Stability: Saw Stabilized
• External Antenna
Electrical
• Power: Internally powered Lithium Battery
Specifications:
(non-replaceable)
RF Antenna (433.92 MHz)
• Battery Life span: approximately 5 years.
Environmental:
• Operational temperature: 32º F to 140º F (0º C to 60º C)
8-position
4-pin AxLink
• Storage temperature: -4º F to 158º F (-20º C to 70º C)
AxLink/RF
DEVICE
Connector
Status LEDs
• Humidity: 5% to 90% (non condensing)
DIP Switch
Enclosure:
ABS (ultrasonically sealed) IP 65
Dimensions (HWD):
• ANT-TAG - 0.709" x 3.307" x 1.181"
(18 mm x 84 mm x 30 mm)
• ANT-BDG - 3.385" x 2.125" x 0.197"
ANT-RDR (Front)
ANT-RDR (Rear)
(86 mm x 54 mm x 5 mm)
FIG. 1
ANT-RDR RFID Reader and Anterus Tags
Weight:
• ANT-TAG - 0.8 oz. (22.68 grams)
The ANT-RDR communicates with the NetLinx Master via AXLink, which supports up to 255
• ANT-BDG - 0.8 oz. (22.68 grams)
devices on a single AXLink bus spanning for a total distance of 3000' (915 m).
Certifications:
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
The ANT-RDR uses a 4-pin 3.5 mm mini-Phoenix (male) connector to provide data and
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
power to the ANT-RDR via the AXLink bus.
• This device may not cause harmful interference, and,
ANT-RDR Product Specifications
• This device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation.
ANT-RDR Specifications
The following standards applied in accordance with
Article 5 of the directive, 1999/5/EC:
Front Panel
• RF Status LED (red): Indicates reception from RFID tag.
• EN 300 220-1 V1.2.1 (1997-11)
Components:
• AXLINK Status LED (green): Blinks to indicate the device is
• ETS 300 683 (1997-03)
installed and communicating properly.
Solid ON = Power on, but no master connection.
Any modification of this device without the express
Solid OFF = No power
consent of the manufacturer could void the user authority
• RF Stub Antenna (433.92 MHz)
to operate the equipment.
Rear Panel
• AxLink connector - 4-pin 3.5 mm mini-Phoenix (male)
Anterus Tags - Internal Battery
Components:
connector provides data and power to the ANT-RDR.
An internal lithium battery powers the Anterus RFID Tags. Each RFID Tag will, for the
• DEVICE ID 8-position DIP Switch - Used to set the unique
duration of its life, transmit a Radio Frequency (RF) signal at a pre-set time interval. The Tag
binary device number. The device number is set by the total
life is estimated at 5 years at a transmission time interval of approximately 10 seconds. The
value of DIP switch positions that are ON (down).
life span of the Tag ends when the battery life is exhausted. Battery status can be inferred by
RF Specifications:
• Transmission Frequency: 433.92 MHz
interrogating the internal Tag Age Counter Value.
• Transmission Range: Up to 100 feet/30 meters (adjustable)
Anterus Tags - Mounting/Installation
Note: Tag and Reader communication distances assume optimal
ANT-TAG Tags can be mounted on a variety of non-metallic items. Where permanent
orientation between Tag and Reader. Read distances may also
fixing is required, VHB double-sided tape is used.
vary as a result of the presence of metal and environmental con-
ditions.
ANT-BDG Tags can be mounted on a variety of items. Where permanent fixing is
required VHB double-sided tape is used; otherwise, the tags may be worn on a neck-
System Limitations:
• Up to 30 ANT-RDRs per system
lace or clipped to clothing.
• Up to 250 tags (ANT-TAG or ANT-BDG) per ANT-RDR

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  • Page 1

    RF messages communicating their information to ANT-RDR Readers at a distance. By design, the Tags are active at all times. The ANT-RDR filters RF messages to ensure only messages from RF Tags in the AMX system are forward to the control system.

  • Page 2: Anterus Configuration Manager, Additional Documentation

    Anterus RFID Solution Operation/Reference Guide for detailed programming information. Accessing the RFID Configuration Manager From any PC that has access to the LAN that the NetLinx Master to which the ANT-RDR is connected: Open a web browser and type the IP Address of the target NetLinx Master in the browser’s Address Bar.

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