RFID & Wireless IoT Global, Issue 06/2021
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Balluff presents new BIS U-890 UHF RFID Handheld Reader

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BIS U-890 UHF RFID Handheld Reader

Ideal for mobile identification tasks in UHF applications!

Balluff's UHF handheld reader BIS U-890 is an ideal tool for advanced data collection. It offers great flexibility for RFID in close range or long-range applications. The reader is equipped with a powerful ARM processor. Together with Microsoft Windows Embedded Compact 7, it was designed specifically for fast, reliable reading of UHF tags.

The integrated UHF module with 1 W output power and the adaptive cross-dipole antenna enable detection of large populations of UHF tags in an extremely short time.

The factory installed RFID software ensures top performance and provides additional flexibility. It is simple to operate and offers comprehensive functions for any acquisition and detection requirement.

The UHF handheld reader BIS U-890 is certified for use in Europe, USA, Canada and China.


  • Fast data acquisition and processing with a GHz ARM processor
  • Generous read range: > 4 m
  • High-performance multi-tagging: > 200 tags/sec
  • Adaptive UHF antenna for optimal tag acquisition
  • Versatile RFID software already installed

Get to know our products

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Marina Huber
Marina Huber
Communications Manager, Global Marketing
Neuhausen a.d.F., Germany
Rainer Traub
Rainer Traub
Product Cluster Manager Identification
Neuhausen a.d.F., Germany
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