• Mid range reader (Max 1.3m range)
  • High fidelity reading (1:100 million error rate)
  • Secure digital data exchange
  • Range selection
  • Battery low indicator
  • Can be arranged in Master/Slave configuration 
  • Fast multiple (anti-clash) reading
  • Screw terminal connectors
  • Relay output
  • Outputs for - Wiegand, RS232 Serial.
  • ETSI EN300-330.


The RELV1 reader is a complete Cyphertag® reader. It has been designed to provide a mid range, low cost complement to Identec's "Hands Free" readers. It is simple and quick to install. Supplied as standard as a black Polycarbonate unit and mounting plate. Alternative labels can be supplied - contact Identec for further information.

The RELV1 operates with any Cyphertag® tag providing a typical reading range with the TV1 tags of 1.3m  LED indication is provided to indicate the reader is powered and that a tag is being read. A separate Green LED can be controlled externally to indicate acceptance by the management systems.




Specification Details
Output Format: Wiegand or Clock and Data & RS232
Physical Size: 240 x 200 x 18mm          9 1/2 x 7 7/8 x 11/16 in.
Weight: 500g                               17.56oz
Material: Body:
  Back Plate:
Black Polycarbonate moulding epoxy filled.
Black Polycarbonate
Std Label is Polycarbonate
Temperature Specification: -20°C to +60°C               -4°F to 140°F
Humidity: 0 to 80% non condensing.

LED Indication:

RED internally controlled
GREEN externally controlled
Terminations: 14 pin screw terminal, USB port for configuration
Power Requirements: 12 – 26 volts DC @ 150mA max.
Buzzer Operation:

Configurable on Tag Read and for Battery Low

Read Range: Std 1.30m, configurable to 0.75m or 0.5m
Speed of Reading: Multiple tag reading standard
Typically 10 tags per second
Master/Slave Ensures uncompromised coverage






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

  • Mid Range Reading (Max 1.3m with TV1 Tags)
  • Disabled Access
  • Mid Range Access Control
  • Hazardous areas
  • Areas with high levels of interference
  • Simple Tag Battery Tester

Ordering Information

Ordered as RELV1 for open 26 bit Wiegand Reader. Unit can be supplied with the buzzer enabled indicating either tag read or tag battery low. Mode must be specified at the time of ordering.

Technical Details

Download the 1st manual for RELV1.

Download the 2nd manual for RELV1.

Download the datasheet for RELV1.