The HERMOS-RFID-LFM-LP-EtherCAT Reader is an extremely reliable read/write device of the LFM class (LF Midrange) for industrial use. With its ability to communicate with passive LF transponders, the reader is perfectly designed for Auto-ID solutions in retail and industry. It is equipped with high-quality components that ensure reliable and flawless performance.
The HERMOS-RFID-LFM-LP-EtherCAT Reader can also be used in harsh and metallic environments and offers excellent performance. With its reading distance in the small and medium range, the device is particularly suitable for all applications in which precise and reliable identification of products and materials is required.
In addition, the HERMOS-RFID-LFM-LP-EtherCAT Reader is extremely versatile and can be used in various industrial applications. The HERMOS-RFID-LFM-LP-EtherCAT Reader is an essential addition to any industrial system and helps improve efficiency and productivity.

Antenna port
Automatic detection of antenna break (defective antenna or feed line).

Simple EtherCAT integration
Simple and uncomplicated connection via ESI file. The ASCII-EC data protocol is similar to the HERMOS-ASCII protocol.

Automatic tuning
Flexible reading range, adjustable according to requirements. Optimal adaptation of antenna tuning to environmental conditions.

Adjustable automatic sensor triggered reading
Adjustable sensor events and an automatic reading triggered by a sensor simplify processes.

Polling mode adjustable (optional)
Automated reading procedures simplify operations and control efforts.

Configurable test mode
The reading range can be easily checked on site by the device. The result is displayed on a status LED.

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Article numberInterfaceProtocolsAntennaI/Os
HRF.R.LFM.1L.EC.L1.10AEtherCATASCII-ECLEMO1 input, 1 output
HRF.R.LFM.1S.EC.L1.10AEtherCATASCII-ECSMA1 input, 1 output
  • Technology

    LFM Reader (LF Midrange 134.2 kHz)

  • Components

    • Separate network controller for EtherCAT data interface including network status display
    • 1 antenna port
    • LEDs for status display
  • Functions

    • Automatic antenna tuning
    • Configurable test mode with visual indication
    • Configurable polling mode
    • Automatic reading function
    • Automatic detection of antenna break
  • Features

    • Transponder identifiable according to ISO 18000-2
    • applications also in metallic environment
    • available with customized interfaces
  • LFM LP Reader (Datasheet)

    LFM LP Reader (Datasheet)




  • LFM LP EtherCAT Reader - ESI-File

    LFM LP EtherCAT Reader - ESI-File



  • LFM LP EtherCAT Reader Customer Manual

    LFM LP EtherCAT Reader Customer Manual



    English,  Revision 1.0

  • LFP Handheld USB - Universal Driver

    LFP Handheld USB - Universal Driver



    Windows Universal Driver (Win10) Version 11.2.0, 2022-10-21

  • LFM LP Reader - Device Discoverer

    LFM LP Reader - Device Discoverer



    Rev. with post configuration

ProtocolsASCII-EC (similar to HERMOS ASCI1)
Antenna port1
Transmission frequency134.2 kHz; ISO18000-2; TIRIS
Transmitting power 250 mW
Dimensions 110 x 82 x 34 mm
Weight 250 g
Case materialAluminum black / natural anodized
Protection classIP40
Operating temperature0 °C to 50 °C
Storage temperature-25 °C to 70 °C
Permissible humidityat 50°C 25% to 80%
Current consumption 80 mA / 300 mA (passive/aktive)
Voltage 20–28 V (reverse polarity protected)
ConformityCE, FCC, KCC, NCC, Sirim, RoHS, Reach