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Demo Kit Newton for AS3980

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The AS3980 demo kit NEWTON is a medium range EPC Gen 2 type UHF RFID Reader system for the 915 MHz FCC ISM band. The output power of the NEWTON is configurable up to 28 dBm. NEWTON features a selectable on-board chip antenna (AM11DG-ST01) as well as an option for a SMB connector for external antennas. The included Reader Suite software features tag read and write operations, full access to all the AS3980 registers and it incorporates special functions like the Generic Command and a tag movement detection tool.

Key Features

  • 28 dBm output power
  • On-board antenna w optional  SMB external antenna connector
  • In-circuit test points for digital, analog and RF signals
  • USB/UART interface

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Typical applications for the NEWTON demo reader design include:

  •  Embedded consumer applications
  • Mobile applications (low power handheld, PDAs, smart phones)
  • Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCGs)
  • Embedded industrial applications
  • Gaming
  • Desk top readers
  • Low/mid powered modules