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Restrict RFID read range
Restrict RFID read range

We will show you how to set the range of the RFID scanner in the following article.

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Written by Maren Harre
Updated over a week ago

seventhings App (blue symbol)

  1. Open the seventhings app and log in.

  2. Navigate to the scan screen.

  3. Select the scanner icon in the top right-hand corner and activate the scanner.

  4. Now select the read range of the RFID scanner under "Advanced settings" - "Antenna signal strength".

  5. Click on Close.

seventhings offline mode (white symbol)

The read range of your RFID tags can depend on various factors.

  • Surface and nature of your inventory

  • Interfering factors (such as metal objects, liquids, etc.)

  • Distance and angle of inclination of your RFID gun to the label

  • Setting your RFID gun

Step 1: First download the 123 RFID app:

Step 2: Connect your RFID scanner to your smartphone

To connect your RFID scanner, please carry out steps 1 and 2 from the following description: this way

Step 3: Connect your RFID scanner to the '123RFID Mobile' app

  1. Open the app and go to 'Settings'

  2. Tap on 'Readers List' and select the RFID scanner displayed:

  3. When your RFID scanner is ready for configuration, go back to 'Settings'

  4. Then select Germany in 'Region' and activate all buttons under 'Channel Selection'

Step 4: Restart your seventhings app and connect your RFID scanner to the seventhings app. We'll show you how to do this in the following article: please click here

Step 5: Now navigate to "Settings" in the '123RFID' app and click on "RFID"

  1. Select RFID

  2. Choose Advanced Reader Options.

  3. Click on Antenna.

  4. Now adjust the power level downwards if you want to reduce the range and upwards if you want to increase the range.

  5. In order for this setting to be adopted in the '123RFID' app, it is important that you do not close the app immediately, but rather click on 'back' once:

Please note that the settings may vary depending on your local conditions, so we cannot give you a general recommendation on the best settings here.

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