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Sentry 2802

Dimensions: 1.09” x .070” x .054”

Tag overview

Part Number: AST1-137-0001 (Metal) | AST1-137-CA01 (Cable)
* This tag can be upgraded for high temperature exposure.

The Sentry 2802 is an amazingly small footprint, mount on metal tag that provides extraordinary read range and low profile when mounted on long, thin metal objects like hand tools and instruments, metrology gear, weapon barrels, tubes and pipes and even small cable assemblies.

The tag is only 28mm (1.09”) long and less than 2mm (0.07”) wide, it delivers a 4 – 6 foot read distance depending on the item being tagged. Its low profile, only 1.5mm thick, means that its ergonomic impact on hand held items is minimal.   In addition the small size makes it very difficult to dislodge.   The tag is rugged and can take rough handling, is tolerant of temperatures up to 350° F, and can withstand severe vibration.

Standard on this tag is the ViziCore construction which provides added impact and temperature resistance for use in tough environments. And, like all Sentry products, the 2802 can easily be adapted for applications involving overmolding, overspraying, embedding in metal or composites or repetitive high temperature exposure, such as Autoclave service.

The Sentry 2802 is available in US or EU versions.

Industries & Applications

Industries Using the Sentry 2802
  • Rental assets
  • Government and military
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
Sample 2802 Applications
  • Weapons management
  • Small cable assembly management
  • Surgical and dental instruments
  • Hand held instruments, tools or metrology equipment

Features & Benefits

  • Read distances of 5-6 feet when mounted on long, thin metal objects
  • Small footprint and low profile providing outstanding performance-to-size ratio
  • Small size ensures minimal ergonomic impact on the tagged object
  • Tolerant of repeated exposure to high temperatures, vibration and impact
  • Excellent performance when embedded in metal or plastic

Sentry 2802 Specifications

  • Dimensions: 28mm x 1.8mm x 1.4mm (1.09” x .070” x .054”)
  • Use Case: On metal
  • Weight: .4 grams
  • Attachment Method: Customer supplied epoxy
  • Typical Read Range: 4-6 feet
  • Frequency: 902-928 MHz or 856-868 MHz
  • IC Platform: Impinj R6-P
  • Memory: 9EPC up to 128 bits, 96 bit TID and up to 64 bits of user memory
  • Classification: IP68
  • Operating Temperature: -50° C to 85° C (-58° F to 185° F)
  • Temperature Tolerance: -50° C to 185° C (-58° F to 365° F)
Part Number
  • On metal: AST1-137-0001
  • On cable: AST1-137-CA01

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.