ImproX MHA Antenna

 

INTRODUCTION

The ImproX (MHA) Metal Antenna Reader is a compact Reader. 

 

The Antenna Reader includes a single tone Buzzer and a Status LED, their functions are application specific.  The MHA is designed for exclusive use with an ImproX TT Twin Antenna Terminal in the ImproX IXP200, 300 and 400 Access Control Systems. 

 

The Antenna Reader is intended for indoor or outdoor use in harsh environments, such as industrial areas.  The electronic components are potted and housed in a die-cast housing.  This enhances its resistance to vandalism or tampering.

APPLICATIONS

FEATURES

The following are possible uses of the Antenna Reader:

  • Access control Antenna Reader.

The ImproX MHA provides the following features:

  • A single tone Buzzer.
  • A single bi-coloured red/green Status LED.
  • Read/Write tag cpability for various tg types:
  • Slim Tags (Read Only), Omega Tags (Read Only), WriTag 128 (Read?Write) and WriTag 2048 (Read/Write)

SPECIFICTIONS

 

TAG READING RANGES

 Typical ranges are shown in Table 1.

The range at which the Antenna Reader can read from or write to a tag is dependent on:                                                                                  

  • The type of tag being used.
  • The material on which the Antenna Reader has been installed.  

  

ACCESSORIES

The Antenna Reader is supplied with the following accessories:

  • Wall mounting plugs and screws.
  • A 2 mm (0.07 in) Allen Key.

INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS

 

The ImproX MHA Antenna Reader complies with requirements of the following international standards where applicable (tests applicable only when the Antenna Reader is connected to an ImproX TT Twin Antenna Terminal).

EIA RS-485

Standard for Electrical Characteristics of Generators and Receivers for use in Balanced Digital Multipoint Systems.

EN 55024

Limits and Methods of Measurement of Radio Disturbance Characteristics of Information Technology Equipment.

EN 61000-6-1 Generic Standards-Immunity.
EN 61000-6-3 Generic Standards-Emission.
EN 61000-4-1

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC).  Part 4: Testing and Measurement Techniques.  Section 1: Overview of Immunity Tests.  Basic EMC Publication.

EN 61000-4-2

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC).  Part 4: Testing and Measurement Techniques.  Section 2: Electrostatic Discharge Immunity Test.  Basic EMC Publication.

EN 61000-4-4

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC).  Part 4: Testing and Measurement Techniques.  Section 4: Electrical Fast Transients / Bursts.  Basic EMC Publication.

EN 61000-4-3

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC).  Part 4: Testing and Measurement Techniques.  Section 3: Radiated, Radio-Frequency, Electromagnetic Field Immunity Test.

EN 61000-4-6 Conducted Susceptibility.
EN 61000-4-5 Surge Immunity.
   

APPROVALS

TAMPER PROOFING

CE approval: Approved

The Antenna Reader is potted, and is therefore tamper-resistant.  The die-cast housing enhances the tamper resistance.

RELATED IMPRO PRODUCTS

 

The ImproX MHA Antenna Reader is designed to be used in conjunction with the ImproX TT Twin Antenna Terminal.