Mount-on-Metal

Allied VX-Mini

Dimensions: 2.420″ x .67″ x .295"

Tag overview

Response to the first Allied Series tag, the VX-Mid, was extremely positive, and our customers wanted more.

The VX-Mini is a tag developed to provide the ruggedness, mounting flexibility and RF efficiency of the VX-Mid in a smaller package and at a lower price point.

VX-Mini MM Overview

Engineered to withstand demanding industrial environments, the VX-Mini MM is a compact, rugged and mount-on-metal UHF RFID tag with a 15-foot read range, ensuring accurate readings for yard management, manufacturing and more. The Allied RFID® VX-Mini MM was designed with the industrial user in mind. It is ideal for a broad range of applications, from warehousing to transportation.

VX-Mini HT Overview

Engineered to withstand demanding industrial environments, the VX-Mini HT is a mount-on-metal UHF RFID tag that ensures accurate readings for assets that endure sterilization, kilning, enameling and other high temperature processes. The VX-Mini HT has all the virtues of the MM version, but is capable of sustaining repeated exposures to temperatures up to 190° C.

Industries & Applications

Industries Using the Allied VX-Mini
  • Oil & Gas
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Mining
  • Agricultural
Sample VX-Mini Applications
  • Yard management
  • Returnable transport items
  • Equipment rental

Features & Benefits

  • Small footprint, providing excellent performance-to-size ratio
  • Ruggedized encapsulation ensures tag durability and longevity, with industry’s highest ingress protection rating (68)
  • Multiple attachment methods: manufactured with two holes to screw securely into place, or supplied with high strength adhesive or an optional weld plate

Allied VX-Mini Specifications

Physical
  • Dimensions: 17.02 x 61.47 x 7.5 mm (2.420 L x .67 W x .295 H inches)
  • Mounting Hole Diameter: 4.83 mm (.19 inches)
  • Weight: 7.4 grams (0.2 lbs)
  • Attachment Method: 2 screws or rivets; 3M high strength VHB adhesive
  • Encapsulation: One piece no welding construction
Electrical/RF
  • Typical Read Range: VX-Mini MM: 4.57 Meters (15 Feet) | VX-Mini HT: 3.05 Meters (10 Feet)
  • RF Protocol: UHF, EPC Class 1 Gen 2, ISO 18000-6C
  • Frequency: 902 – 928 MHz (U.S. Band)
  • IC Platform: Alien Technology Higgs3
  • IC Memory: 96 bit EPC
Environmental
  • Classification: IP68
  • Operating Temperature: -40C to 85C (-40F to 185F)
  • Temperature Tolerance: VX-Mini MM: -40C to 160C (-40F to 320F) | VX-Mini HT: 40C to 190C (-40F to 374F)
  • UV Stabilization: 10 Years
  • Maximum (Calculated) Water Submersion Depth: 4.0 km (2.5 miles)

*Vizinex tags survive hundreds of cycles of exposure to temperatures in the tolerance range. Vizinex tags can survive limited exposure to higher or lower temperatures. Call for more information.

Part Number
  • VX-Mini MM: AST1-115-0001
  • VX-Mini HT: AST1-116-0001

About the Sentry Platform

Vizinex RFID’s Sentry™ line of high performance, cost-effective, and application-specific RFID tags are based on a printed circuit board platform. This well-established manufacturing process offers unsurpassed reliability and consistency in read range performance. At the core of the tag is a fiber-reinforced composite material that gives the Sentry its innate ruggedness. The innovative, patented tag design enables fast prototyping and affordable customization – essential to the expanding requirements of the RFID industry.