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RFID Starter Kit LE for Homeseer or Crestron

3.00 LBS
Programmed to Order, Usually Ships in 3-5 Days
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RFID Starter Kit LE for Homeseer or Crestron Product Description and Specifications

NEW FOR 2013 • New RX50 Solo Reader • Lower Price • Limited Edition of Our Best Selling RFID Starter Kit

Great way to start with RFID if you own Crestron or HomeSeer - Unlimited Possibilities

Already Own HomeSeer or Crestron ? This Limited Edition of our best selling RFID Starter kit inludes virtually everything you need to get started with RFID and automation whether it is in your home or business if you already own HomeSeer or a Crestron System. The kit includes our Free RFID Software Plug-In for Homeseer2 (HS3 plugin additonal), Crestron Module, The New RX50 Solo RFID Reader, Two TG-P Active Duo Tags for windshield or personnel use, One TGFL Keyfob and a 15' USB Cable (Works in every country, powered via USB). Perfect for Vehical ID and automation sequences. Just connect to a HomeSeer equipped PC or Crestron System** and add a variety of long range RFID tags from our selection online for autos, people, and physical assets.

The RX50 reader is a single node, single Reader ID that cannot be expanded. If additional readers are required, please order Our RFID Starter Kit for Homeseer.

Customized for and home automation applications, the RX50 Solo RFID Reader is used in conjunction with HomeSeer Software or Crestron Systems (Sold Separately) and is specifically designed for detection (or absence) of people, vehicles, and personal assets. The  RFID Reader provides near field or long range coverage for real-time detection of people, pets, vehicles or anything else you can identify with one of the various RFID tags.

Features of the RX50 Solo Reader:

  • Compact Size 2" x 2.5" x 1"
  • Range up to 100' with supplied antenna
  • Low Current Consumption 10ma
  • New AGC Circuit prevents signal "flooding"
  • RF Hardened Receiver
  • Can be connected via Micro-USB Port and Powered over USB
  • Aluminum enclosure provides better shielding.
  • Can Extend Wiring up to 100 feet away from Computer with Optional Serial Breakout Cable and Power Supply.
  • Can add optional antenna for increased range
  • Power "stealing" feature allows the reader to be powered from DB9 Serial Port
The RX50 reader is a single node, single Reader ID that cannot be expanded. If additional readers are required, please order Our RFID Starter Kit for Homeseer.

RX50 Solo Reader communicates with either:
  • A PC via a standard COM Port Running HomeSeer Software
  • Serial Port of a Crestron System**

Additional readers cannot be added to the LE System. If additional readers are required or desired for future exapnsion, please order Our RFID Starter Kit for HomeseerThe RX50 Solo reader is range settable via software to adjust for the requirements of the room or application.Range adjustable antennas can be discretely hidden in walls, ceilings, and doorways to identify and track tag activity. The Reader can simultaneously read multiple RFID tags at ranges of up to 450 feet (with addition of optional antennas), and can also register and report the disappearance or unauthorized movement of individual RFID tags. This model is for use ONLY with Crestron systems or HomeSeer v1.7 or later. A FREE HomeSeer plug-in or FREE Crestron software modules (Version 1.2) are included with the Installer Setup Kit.

With HomeSeer Software*, you can:

  • Control the lights, HVAC, garage door or security system when your car approaches or leaves your home.
  • Detect if vehicle is in the garage.
  • Detect a person entering or leaving a room or area.
  • Arm or Disarm Security by individual tag.
  • Automatically open a "pet" door when your pet approaches the door.
  • Control, Lights, Music, and Temperature
  • based upon the presence or absence of a tag - watch your friends be amazed at the total comfort you have in your home when your environment follows you from room to room!
  • Track the location of domestic help or children by logging in to your HomeSeer system from anywhere in the world.
  • Get notified by email or phone* when a child gets home from school.
  • Use an alarm tag with loved ones needing assistance and provide them with both the means of alerting you when they are in trouble and for you to monitor them for normal, uninhibited activity.
  • Inhibit Video, Audio or other controls if a tag is not present.
  • Track physical assets and perform
  • notification if one is "removed" from an area.
  • Get notified if pets wander outside of a given range.
  • Sound an alert when kids wander outside of a given range or wander near hazards such as swimming pools and streets.
  • Get reminders to take out the trash if the garbage can is still detected at the house on garbage night.
  • Using Optional Keyfob, Log When Teens leave and arrive back home.
  • And Much Much More

Minimum System Requirements for Use With HomesSeer:

  • PC with Intel Pentium III or Higher (or equal).
  • 1GB  RAM
  • HomeSeer v1.7.30 or Higher
  • Windows 2000, Windows NT, or Windows XP, Windows 7
  • Onboard COM Port or Compatible USB 2.0 Port

*Additional software or hardware may be required.

**Serial Cable with Separate Power Adaptor May be Required

Directional Antennas are also available.

Downloads Available for this Item:

Download the Long Range RFID Reader Manual

Simple Wiring Block Diagram:

View a Simple Block Diagram

Screen Shot of Actual RFID Events

Crestron Screen Shot


Note that software and RFID items cannot be returned unless defective, in which case we will exchange the defective items for new. RFID components are custom components that are programmed to order and unique to a single Customer. There is a 25% restocking fee for the cancellation of any RFID order prior to shipment. Once shipped, RFID orders are not refundable.

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