Long Range, Flexible, Secure BLE Reader

The Retriever® is a small, secure network appliance that enables plug-and-play creation of a fixed reader infrastructure that provides constant, unattended coverage. The Retriever® collects Shepherd® Tag beacons, performs edge filtering and pushes data to a local or cloud repository where the I-GUIDES® Blue Cloud Manager software is hosted.

The Retriever® capabilities include:

  • Collects Shepherd® Tag beacons up to 1,500' (450m)
  • Configured as an actively managed network appliance or as a stand-alone secured device inside your firewall
  • Powered via POE or AC adapter (12 watts)
  • Intel Atom x7-E3950 processor allows the Retriever® to process up to 5,000 tags within range
  • Gbit Ethernet, Dual Band 802.11ac wireless, cellular data communication (option)
  • MIL-STD-810G compliant fanless network appliance
  • UL Listed, CE Certified
  • VESA or DIN Rail Mounting options available

Part Number: CS35-RTV-0002
Tag DensityUp to 5,000 tags inside each reader zone
RangeUp to 1,500’ (450m)
BluetoothRP-SMA connection
PowerPOE (802.3) or AC adapter (12 watts, 9-36 VDC)
Connectivity(3) Gbit Ethernet LAN ports, WLAN 802.11ac dual antenna + BT 4.2 (Intel 8260AC)
CompatibilityNo interference with Wi-Fi or other radio devices
Temperature-4°F to +158°F (-20°C to +70°C) operating
-40°F to +185°F (-40°C to +85°C) operating with industrial option
Relative humidity5% - 95% non-condensing
Shock and vibrationMIL STD 810G compliant (IEC TR 60721-4-7:2001+AI:03, Class 7MI, test method IEC 60068-2-64 (up to 2kHz, 3 axis)
Protection RatingIP 50 (IP 65 with enclosure option)
Dimensions3.3” x 4.85” x 1.3” (84mm x 123mm x 34mm)
Weight12.3 oz (350g)
HousingRugged all metal chassis (aluminum and zinc die cast) designed for industrial settings
No vents, fanless convection cooling through the chassis
CertificationsUL Listed, USA; FCC Part 15, Canada; IC, Europe; CE (EN 301 489-1, -17 EN 62368-1)

Part Number: CS35-RTV-0001