Impinj XSpan Gateway RFID Reader

Impinj XSpan Gateway RFID Reader

The xSpan Gateway is a fixed infrastructure RFID reader system that provides always-on monitoring and movement detection of tagged items. Within the RFID ecosystem, readers and gateways perform the essential role of connecting tagged items to software-based business solutions. The Impinj xSpan gateway reduces business operational costs and maximizes sales by providing constant, accurate inventory visibility, reducing loss and minimizing time spent locating and tracking items. Engineered for large-scale item-level applications in retail, healthcare and manufacturing, the xSpan Gateway provides real-time Item Intelligence events including each item’s identity and authenticity. When combined with the Impinj platform, the xSpan Gateway provides businesses with exceptional inventory visibility, allowing them to improve their operational efficiency and provides better service to their customers.


  • Superior performance in the most demanding applications.
  • Unprecedented ease of deployment.
  • Power over Ethernet connectivity.
  • Full omni-directional power and zone coverage.
  • VESA compliant mounting.
  • Fully enclosed cable management clips and conduit knockouts.
  • Keyhole slots, clearance holes, and integrated threaded fasteners.
  • Autoset – senses levels of RF noise and interference, automatically, selecting appropriate settings.
  • Low duty-cycle – reduces RF interference, power consumption, and energy costs.
  • Dynamic antenna switching – senses where tags are in the field and automatically focuses on antennas with the largest tag populations, improving throughput and efficiency.

Product Details



Air Interface Protocol: EPCglobal UHF Class 1 Gen 2 (ISO 18000-6C)
Operating Frequency: UHF (860- 960 MHz), region dependent
Transmit Power: FCC +10 to +28.5 dBm, ETSI +10 to +27.5 dBM
Max Receive Sensitivity: -82 dBm
Max Read Distance: Not published
Max Read Rate: Not published
Data Interface: EPCglobal low level reader protocol (LLRP) v1.0.1
Power Source (POE): IEEE 802.3af
Power Source (External DC Power): +24V +/- 5% via external universal power supply with locking connector – sold separately




Elevation Beamwidth: 80° +/- 3°
Azimuth Beamwidth: 60° +/- 3°
Polarization: Dual-Linear phased array (DLPA)



Mounting Options: Keyhole slots, clearance holes, and integrated threaded fasteners
Dimensions: 774.7 x 222.25 x 50.8 mm (30.5 x 8.75 x 2 in)
Weight: 2.95 kg (6.5 lbs)
Operating Temperature: -20 º to +50 ºC (-4º to +122 ºF)




Host API: Java, .NET
Demo Software: ItemTest