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Impinj Speedway Reader Antenna Hub
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Impinj Speedway Reader Antenna Hub
Impinj Speedway Reader Antenna Hub

Impinj Speedway Reader Antenna Hub

Product Code: CIS049/IPJ-A6001-000
Our Price: £265.00
GPIO adapter for antenna hub

Please Note: At least one GPIO is required per Impinj Speeway R420 reader when operating the Impinj Speedway Antenna Hub. The GPIO supports a maximum of four Antenna Hubs per reader.
Impinj’s Speedway Antenna Hub provides a low cost opportunity to create a large, contiguous RFID read zone with many antennas connected to a single reader. The Speedway Antenna Hub supports up to 32 antennas connected to a single Speedway Revolution R420 reader for a robust solution to today’s popular item monitoring and other antenna-intensive RFID applications which deliver enhanced business intelligence and customer experience.

Users will benefit from fast, hassle-free installation and deployment with the Speedway Antenna Hub solution which includes antenna virtualisation software, GPIO adapter, and an enclosure with LEDs for system feedback.



  • Hassle-free operation of 5-32 antennas when connected to a single high-performance Speedway Revolution reader and GPIO Adapter
  • Robust and easy to install design with system level feedback for reliable installations in real world conditions
  • Enclosed electronics board with mounting tabs
  • LEDs for system level feedback
  • Software alerts/health diagnostics
  • All of the performance benefits of the Speedway Revolution reader without the need to learn a new API or make extensive programming changes
With the Speedway Antenna Hub, Impinj makes RFID monitoring applications, including smart shelves, interactive marketing displays, and document or item tracking, cost-effective and easy to deploy.

Dimensions 4 x 2.4 x 1 in (102 x 61 x 24 mm)
Weight 3.5 oz (100 g) 
Power Supply 5V provided by the GPIO Adapter
Power Consumption 25mA (80mW) max
Connectors RF Input: SMA Female
8RF Outputs: SMA Female
1 Digital I/O: RJ45
Mounting Options Two 1/4 in mounting holes
Max Input Power 34 dBm
Insertion Loss 1.3 dB (Max)
Isolation 36 dB (Min)
Return Loss 24 dBm (Min)
Antenna Hub Switching Speed <200 μs based on hardware design
Device Switching Speed -25 ms based on Speedway Revolution firmware
Operating Temperature -40 ºC to +80 ºC 
Storage Temperature 25 ºC
Humidity 5% to 95%, non-condensing  
IP Rating IP52
Frequency 860-960 MHz
Certifications FCC, CE, RoHS
Cables RF cable maximum length: depends on environment/region,
typical 1/2 dB per meter signal loss
Digital cable (Cat5) for control, maximum length:
  • 300 ft (100 m) if shielded
  • 100 ft (30 m) if unshielded
Configuration Octane Rshell, Speedway Revolution WebUI 
Antenna Port Numbering 1-32 on Antenna Hubs
1, 9, 17, 25 on native reader ports 
API LLRP Tool Kit (LTK), Speedway Development Kit (SDK)
Test Software MultiReader v6.8 or later