• Monitors reader detection zone integrity
  • Scrambled RF communication
  • Monitors reading range
  • Relay contact to indicate fault conditions
  • Maintenance free


The TVP1 Performance test tag is used in safety critical situations where the continued operation of the reader has to be monitored. It ensures that the reader remains fully operational, and gives an assurance that the desired reading range is being maintained. The RVx reader can address several aerials, each of which must have a TVP1 to monitor the field.

The reader checks that each test tag aerial combination is functioning correctly. If either the test tag or the reader is compromised a relay will operate and the reader can generate an alarm report via the Wiegand or Serial output port. The TVP1 test tag can be used with RV1 and RVR1 type readers such as RV1(x-x)  which have multiple aerial loops.

The TVP1 is required when a split transmit and receive solution has been employed.

An alternative product is the TVP2 which is an "in line" performance test tag.


Specification TVP1 Details
Power requirements 5 - 12V, 100mA
Dimensions 117 x 85 x 35mm
Weight 150g
Temperature range -20 to +60°C non condensing
Housing Light grey ABS with Polycarbonate label
LED function RED - TVP1 Power
AMBER - TVP1 Failed
GREEN - TVP1 Scanning
Relay function NO - TVP1 Scanning
NC - TVP1 Failed


The product is suitable for numerous applications, they include but are not limited to:

  • Full performance monitoring of hands free Cyphertag readers
  • Key security in prisons
  • Security institutions
  • Safety tracking applications

Ordering Information

Ordered as TVP1.

Technical Details

Download the 1st manual for TVP1.