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The Impinj Speedway reader is certified for conformance and interoperability

according to worldwide UHF Gen 2 RFID standards established by EPCglobal. 950110126000000469

SPEEDWAY IPJ-R1000 QUICKSTART GUIDE


(Continued)

Operation of the Speedway reader after a halt condition has been met. Otherwise, if the Halt
Filter has been set, the reader will stop reading and return
Proceed to the Operation screen by selecting its menu control to the user, resuming operation only when the
navigation button. Continue button is selected.
• The Act Once button directs the reader to execute the action
indicated in the Tag Access action setting only one time.
If the operation is successful, the reader will continue the
inventory or halt operation, depending on the status of the
Auto Continue setting.
• Note that if the Act Once setting is not enabled and the
action indicated is a write, the reader will write the tag over
and over in a continuous loop.
• If both Act Once and Auto Continue are enabled, the
reader will write the tag once and then continue the
inventory operation.

Monitoring Inventory Results


• The Start/Stop toggle button controls singulation of tags
within the range of the reader.
• The Clear button clears the results of the
inventory operation.
• As tags are read, their EPC numbers appear in the primary Troubleshooting
window of the Operation screen. If the Read TID button has Problem Solution
also been enabled, the logo of the tag silicon manufacturer
The reader’s default Most likely the reader operating system is still
corresponding to the TID will also be displayed. page does not load. booting or TCP/IP connectivity has been lost. If
• Active tags being read are displayed in white fields and fade
to blue after not being seen by the reader within the last
more than 50 seconds have elapsed since power
was applied, disconnect and reconnect power.
~10 seconds. Java applet does not Verify that the PC’s web browser has Java

• The results displayed also include Read Rate (expressed as


tags/sec), Running time (in hh:mm:ss from last Start), Total
load after selecting
“RFID” and region
Runtime Environment (JRE) of version 1.4.2 or
later. The latest version of JRE may be installed
of interest. from: http://java.com/en/download/manual.jsp
Tags (total number of tags read), and Total Active Tags
Tags/sec rate varies This operation is normal. Some transmit
(number of tags in reader’s field of view). when configuration frequencies will be better than others (no
Operation with Filters settings are changed. interference or less noise). Read rates will vary
depending on test conditions.
The Inventory Filter and Tag Access pages allow the selection
of tags according to user-specified criteria. To access the Other issues See the detailed troubleshooting information
Inventory Filter, Tag Access, or Settings menus, any currently located in the Speedway User Guide.
executing Operation must be stopped. Customer Support 866-IMPINJ-0 (866-467-4650)

• If the Halt Filter has been activated in Tag Access, **Halt


Filter** will appear at the top of the Operation screen. For
http://rfid-support.impinj.com

more information, consult the Speedway User Guide.


• If the Inventory Filter has been activated, **Inventory
Filter** will appear in the Operation screen. For more
information, consult the Speedway User Guide.
IPJ-R1000 QUICKSTART GUIDE
• Auto Continue directs the reader to continue singulation

Notices
The information contained in this guide is proprietary to Impinj, Inc. This document is conditionally issued, and neither receipt nor possession hereof confers or transfers any right
in, or license to, use the subject matter of any drawings, design, or technical information contained herein, nor any right to reproduce or disclose any part of the contents hereof,
without the prior written consent of Impinj and the authorized recipient hereof.
Impinj reserves the right to change its products and services at any time without notice. Impinj assumes no responsibility for customer product design or for infringement of patents
and/or the rights of third parties, which may result from assistance provided by Impinj. No representation of warranty is given and no liability is assumed by Impinj with respect to
accuracy or use of such information.
Impinj products are not designed for use in life support appliances, devices, or systems where malfunction can reasonably be expected to result in personal injury, death, property
damage, or environmental damage.
Apple, Bonjour and the Bonjour icon are registered trademarks or trademarks of Apple, Inc. Java and Java Runtime Environment are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sun
Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Microsoft, Windows, and Internet Explorer are either registered trademarks or trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation in
the United States and/or other countries. Mozilla and Firefox are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Mozilla Foundation.
Copyright © 2008, Impinj, Inc. All rights reserved.

3 Octane Firmware Release 3.0, Document Version 1.1 08-08 Impinj, Inc. 701 N. 34th Street, Suite 300 Seattle, WA 98103 www.impinj.com 950110126000000469

Part Number: 50395.031-407


SPEEDWAY IPJ-R1000
QUICKSTART GUIDE
Connecting via Ethernet (TCP/IP) Note: if the applet is open, no other external software may
This guide will take you through the necessary steps to set up and properly install the IPJ-R1000. The Speedway reader supports straightforward network
connect to the reader.
connectivity through the Microsoft® Internet Explorer® browser
using Apple®’s Bonjour® plug-in that implements an auto-service
• Select the region and operational mode (for example, FCC)
from the menu on the left side of the screen. A secondary
Overview discovery feature. The reader may connect directly to the computer dialog box prompting the user to enter a login ID and
The EPCglobal™-certified Speedway® IPJ-R1000 reader/ or into the network. (For more details on zero-configuration password may appear when you select a region—use the
interrogator is a fixed UHF Gen 2 RFID tag reader that networking and the other connectivity methods the reader default listed above. The Java applet will load and open the
provides network connectivity between tag data and supports, see the Speedway User Guide.) Settings page. If the page loads improperly, see the Quickstart
enterprise system software. This Quick Start Guide covers
Speedway readers loaded with Octane™ 3.0 firmware.
• To obtain the plug-in, navigate to: http://www.apple.com/
support/downloads/bonjourforwindows.html and follow the
Guide’s Troubleshooting section for instructions on how to
install the latest Java Runtime Environment.
download and installation instructions.
Guide Contents Settings
The Quick Start Guide is not a replacement for the full • After installing the plug-in, open an Internet Explorer window.
In IE 6.0, the Bonjour icon, , will appear in the toolbar along The four user-selected fields on the Settings page include Mode,
documentation, found in the Speedway User Guide. It 6 Antenna, Session, and Transmit Power.
the top of the screen. In IE 7.0, a pulldown menu along the
is meant as a brief overview, enabling a user to quickly upper right of the screen will display the icon.
configure the reader and read tags. It contains
Mode
information about: • Asidemenu with all discovered devices will appear along the left Establish the reader mode via the Mode pull-down menu. Mode
profile is a factory preset that configures the reader according

Speedway reader I/O connectors 1 2 3 4 5 of the browser when you select this icon.
to the mode’s respective default settings.

Speedway reader LED indication By default the Speedway readers will provide a hostname of

Speedway reader equipment requirements Speedway-XX-XX-XX where the XX-XX-XX are the last three Antenna

Connecting via Ethernet (TCP/IP)
Speedway Reader Connectors
bytes of the unit’s MAC address (printed on the Speedway The Speedway reader supports four (4) independent,

Settings reader enclosure and expressed in hexadecimal, e.g., MAC bidirectional, full duplex TX/RX ports. Each antenna port

Operation of the Speedway reader 1 10/100 BASE-T: RJ-45 Ethernet jack 00:16:25:00:02:2E becomes Speedway-00-02-2E). is labeled (ANT1-ANT4) on the Speedway unit and these

Troubleshooting
2 SERIAL: Female DB-9 connector for serial communication
• Double click on the appropriate Speedway reader listed to
designations correspond to the Antenna selection buttons that
appear on the lower third of the screen. Only those antennas
The complete Speedway User Guide may be downloaded from 3 GPIO: Female DB-25 connector with user I/O capability bring up the Web interface and log onto the reader by entering activated by selecting the appropriate button(s)
http://rfid-support.impinj.com. Click on the “Request a login the established user name and password. The default login will be operational.
4 +24V DC: Locking 24V power supply input
to the Impinj Support Portal” link. Fill out the contact details (case-sensitive) is:
and click submit. You will receive an e-mail within 24 hours with 5 ANT1–ANT4: Four female RP-TNC RF antenna connectors.
login information to enable access to the full suite of Speedway (Do not terminate unused antenna ports.) User name: root
documentation and demonstration software. 6 LED Indication Password: impinj

• Iffeature
using the Mozilla Firefox browser, the auto-discovery
® ®

works in a different manner than it does for the


Internet Explorer browser. For access using the Firefox
Speedway Reader LED Indication Speedway Reader Quick Start browser, enter the URL directly into the browser window as:
Action Power LED Equipment Requirements
http://speedway-XX-XX-XX.local
Power connected Continuous green
Computer running Microsoft® Windows® XP or later, with an where the XX-XX-XX are the last three bytes of the desired
Action 1 2 3 4 LEDs Ethernet port
unit’s MAC address as described above.
Antenna activity Green when transmitting
Action Status LED
Browser (http) that includes Java™ Runtime Environment (JRE)
of version 1.4.2 or later. (The reader is compatible with Microsoft® • Upon login, you’ll be directed to the specific Speedway unit’s
homepage which details the hostname, IP address, serial
Internet Explorer® (6+) and Mozilla® Firefox® (1.5+).)
Startup Continuous red number, hardware revision, and system statistics. Note that Session
TCP/IP network equipment, as required to connect the reader to a PC Assign the reader to one of three Sessions (1, 2, or 3),
Power-on start test (POST) failure Flashing red (~2 Hz) or network terminal the actual GUI appearance may differ from that shown in this
Off Quick Start Guide. selectable via this pull-down menu. The use of sessions
Bootloader running Standard Ethernet cable(s). May require a cross-over Ethernet cable to allows as many as three different readers to access the same
File System Mounting Operation Alternately flashing
red/green (1 Hz)
a PC or network terminal.
Impinj-approved UHF RFID antenna(s), including associated RF cable
• population of tags through a time-interleaved process.

Speedway reader able to accept Continuous green with RP-TNC male connector interface (see Speedway User Guide for list) Transmit Power
Mach1™ or LLRP connection Select the reader power setting from the Tx Power pull-down
Locking 24V DC output power supply module
Single flashing green (CUI, Inc., ETS240250U-P11P-DB-IM (power brick) with one of the menu. For FCC operation, the output power ranges from
Speedway reader in active
Mach1 connection (1 Hz, 50% duty) following power cords: AC1 (North America), AC2 (European Union), 15 dBm to a maximum of 30 dBm (in .25 dB increments),
or AC4-1 (China)) measured at the Speedway reader’s antenna ports. Other
Speedway reader in active Double flashing Green
(1 Hz, 40% duty cycle) regions may support higher or lower maximum operating
LLRP connection
levels based on regional limitations.
Speedway reader in disconnected Single flashing green
LLRP operation (1 Hz, 20% duty cycle) Readers bearing hardware revision number 2.0 and loaded
with software version 2.6.0 and higher are capable of higher
Inventory in progress Flashing orange (frequency
with tags in field increases with number of tags) transmit power and require professional installation. See the
Speedway User Guide for more details.
Inventory in progress Flashing orange
Access the Speedway reader applet via the RFIDemo menu tab
with no tags in field ( 1/3 Hz)
in the navigation bar located at the top left side of the page.
(Continued on back)

1 Octane Firmware Release 3.0, Document Version 1.1 08-08 Octane Firmware Release 3.0, Document Version 1.1 08-08 2
SPEEDWAY IPJ-R1000
QUICKSTART GUIDE
Connecting via Ethernet (TCP/IP) Note: if the applet is open, no other external software may
This guide will take you through the necessary steps to set up and properly install the IPJ-R1000. The Speedway reader supports straightforward network
connect to the reader.
connectivity through the Microsoft® Internet Explorer® browser
using Apple®’s Bonjour® plug-in that implements an auto-service
• Select the region and operational mode (for example, FCC)
from the menu on the left side of the screen. A secondary
Overview discovery feature. The reader may connect directly to the computer dialog box prompting the user to enter a login ID and
The EPCglobal™-certified Speedway® IPJ-R1000 reader/ or into the network. (For more details on zero-configuration password may appear when you select a region—use the
interrogator is a fixed UHF Gen 2 RFID tag reader that networking and the other connectivity methods the reader default listed above. The Java applet will load and open the
provides network connectivity between tag data and supports, see the Speedway User Guide.) Settings page. If the page loads improperly, see the Quickstart
enterprise system software. This Quick Start Guide covers
Speedway readers loaded with Octane™ 3.0 firmware.
• To obtain the plug-in, navigate to: http://www.apple.com/
support/downloads/bonjourforwindows.html and follow the
Guide’s Troubleshooting section for instructions on how to
install the latest Java Runtime Environment.
download and installation instructions.
Guide Contents Settings
The Quick Start Guide is not a replacement for the full • After installing the plug-in, open an Internet Explorer window.
In IE 6.0, the Bonjour icon, , will appear in the toolbar along The four user-selected fields on the Settings page include Mode,
documentation, found in the Speedway User Guide. It 6 Antenna, Session, and Transmit Power.
the top of the screen. In IE 7.0, a pulldown menu along the
is meant as a brief overview, enabling a user to quickly upper right of the screen will display the icon.
configure the reader and read tags. It contains
Mode
information about: • Asidemenu with all discovered devices will appear along the left Establish the reader mode via the Mode pull-down menu. Mode
profile is a factory preset that configures the reader according

Speedway reader I/O connectors 1 2 3 4 5 of the browser when you select this icon.
to the mode’s respective default settings.

Speedway reader LED indication By default the Speedway readers will provide a hostname of

Speedway reader equipment requirements Speedway-XX-XX-XX where the XX-XX-XX are the last three Antenna

Connecting via Ethernet (TCP/IP)
Speedway Reader Connectors
bytes of the unit’s MAC address (printed on the Speedway The Speedway reader supports four (4) independent,

Settings reader enclosure and expressed in hexadecimal, e.g., MAC bidirectional, full duplex TX/RX ports. Each antenna port

Operation of the Speedway reader 1 10/100 BASE-T: RJ-45 Ethernet jack 00:16:25:00:02:2E becomes Speedway-00-02-2E). is labeled (ANT1-ANT4) on the Speedway unit and these

Troubleshooting
2 SERIAL: Female DB-9 connector for serial communication
• Double click on the appropriate Speedway reader listed to
designations correspond to the Antenna selection buttons that
appear on the lower third of the screen. Only those antennas
The complete Speedway User Guide may be downloaded from 3 GPIO: Female DB-25 connector with user I/O capability bring up the Web interface and log onto the reader by entering activated by selecting the appropriate button(s)
http://rfid-support.impinj.com. Click on the “Request a login the established user name and password. The default login will be operational.
4 +24V DC: Locking 24V power supply input
to the Impinj Support Portal” link. Fill out the contact details (case-sensitive) is:
and click submit. You will receive an e-mail within 24 hours with 5 ANT1–ANT4: Four female RP-TNC RF antenna connectors.
login information to enable access to the full suite of Speedway (Do not terminate unused antenna ports.) User name: root
documentation and demonstration software. 6 LED Indication Password: impinj

• Iffeature
using the Mozilla Firefox browser, the auto-discovery
® ®

works in a different manner than it does for the


Internet Explorer browser. For access using the Firefox
Speedway Reader LED Indication Speedway Reader Quick Start browser, enter the URL directly into the browser window as:
Action Power LED Equipment Requirements
http://speedway-XX-XX-XX.local
Power connected Continuous green
Computer running Microsoft® Windows® XP or later, with an where the XX-XX-XX are the last three bytes of the desired
Action 1 2 3 4 LEDs Ethernet port
unit’s MAC address as described above.
Antenna activity Green when transmitting
Action Status LED
Browser (http) that includes Java™ Runtime Environment (JRE)
of version 1.4.2 or later. (The reader is compatible with Microsoft® • Upon login, you’ll be directed to the specific Speedway unit’s
homepage which details the hostname, IP address, serial
Internet Explorer® (6+) and Mozilla® Firefox® (1.5+).)
Startup Continuous red number, hardware revision, and system statistics. Note that Session
TCP/IP network equipment, as required to connect the reader to a PC Assign the reader to one of three Sessions (1, 2, or 3),
Power-on start test (POST) failure Flashing red (~2 Hz) or network terminal the actual GUI appearance may differ from that shown in this
Off Quick Start Guide. selectable via this pull-down menu. The use of sessions
Bootloader running Standard Ethernet cable(s). May require a cross-over Ethernet cable to allows as many as three different readers to access the same
File System Mounting Operation Alternately flashing
red/green (1 Hz)
a PC or network terminal.
Impinj-approved UHF RFID antenna(s), including associated RF cable
• population of tags through a time-interleaved process.

Speedway reader able to accept Continuous green with RP-TNC male connector interface (see Speedway User Guide for list) Transmit Power
Mach1™ or LLRP connection Select the reader power setting from the Tx Power pull-down
Locking 24V DC output power supply module
Single flashing green (CUI, Inc., ETS240250U-P11P-DB-IM (power brick) with one of the menu. For FCC operation, the output power ranges from
Speedway reader in active
Mach1 connection (1 Hz, 50% duty) following power cords: AC1 (North America), AC2 (European Union), 15 dBm to a maximum of 30 dBm (in .25 dB increments),
or AC4-1 (China)) measured at the Speedway reader’s antenna ports. Other
Speedway reader in active Double flashing Green
(1 Hz, 40% duty cycle) regions may support higher or lower maximum operating
LLRP connection
levels based on regional limitations.
Speedway reader in disconnected Single flashing green
LLRP operation (1 Hz, 20% duty cycle) Readers bearing hardware revision number 2.0 and loaded
with software version 2.6.0 and higher are capable of higher
Inventory in progress Flashing orange (frequency
with tags in field increases with number of tags) transmit power and require professional installation. See the
Speedway User Guide for more details.
Inventory in progress Flashing orange
Access the Speedway reader applet via the RFIDemo menu tab
with no tags in field ( 1/3 Hz)
in the navigation bar located at the top left side of the page.
(Continued on back)

1 Octane Firmware Release 3.0, Document Version 1.1 08-08 Octane Firmware Release 3.0, Document Version 1.1 08-08 2
The Impinj Speedway reader is certified for conformance and interoperability
according to worldwide UHF Gen 2 RFID standards established by EPCglobal. 950110126000000469

SPEEDWAY IPJ-R1000 QUICKSTART GUIDE


(Continued)

Operation of the Speedway reader after a halt condition has been met. Otherwise, if the Halt
Filter has been set, the reader will stop reading and return
Proceed to the Operation screen by selecting its menu control to the user, resuming operation only when the
navigation button. Continue button is selected.
• The Act Once button directs the reader to execute the action
indicated in the Tag Access action setting only one time.
If the operation is successful, the reader will continue the
inventory or halt operation, depending on the status of the
Auto Continue setting.
• Note that if the Act Once setting is not enabled and the
action indicated is a write, the reader will write the tag over
and over in a continuous loop.
• If both Act Once and Auto Continue are enabled, the
reader will write the tag once and then continue the
inventory operation.

Monitoring Inventory Results


• The Start/Stop toggle button controls singulation of tags
within the range of the reader.
• The Clear button clears the results of the
inventory operation.
• As tags are read, their EPC numbers appear in the primary Troubleshooting
window of the Operation screen. If the Read TID button has Problem Solution
also been enabled, the logo of the tag silicon manufacturer
The reader’s default Most likely the reader operating system is still
corresponding to the TID will also be displayed. page does not load. booting or TCP/IP connectivity has been lost. If
• Active tags being read are displayed in white fields and fade
to blue after not being seen by the reader within the last
more than 50 seconds have elapsed since power
was applied, disconnect and reconnect power.
~10 seconds. Java applet does not Verify that the PC’s web browser has Java

• The results displayed also include Read Rate (expressed as


tags/sec), Running time (in hh:mm:ss from last Start), Total
load after selecting
“RFID” and region
Runtime Environment (JRE) of version 1.4.2 or
later. The latest version of JRE may be installed
of interest. from: http://java.com/en/download/manual.jsp
Tags (total number of tags read), and Total Active Tags
Tags/sec rate varies This operation is normal. Some transmit
(number of tags in reader’s field of view). when configuration frequencies will be better than others (no
Operation with Filters settings are changed. interference or less noise). Read rates will vary
depending on test conditions.
The Inventory Filter and Tag Access pages allow the selection
of tags according to user-specified criteria. To access the Other issues See the detailed troubleshooting information
Inventory Filter, Tag Access, or Settings menus, any currently located in the Speedway User Guide.
executing Operation must be stopped. Customer Support 866-IMPINJ-0 (866-467-4650)

• If the Halt Filter has been activated in Tag Access, **Halt


Filter** will appear at the top of the Operation screen. For
http://rfid-support.impinj.com

more information, consult the Speedway User Guide.


• If the Inventory Filter has been activated, **Inventory
Filter** will appear in the Operation screen. For more
information, consult the Speedway User Guide.
IPJ-R1000 QUICKSTART GUIDE
• Auto Continue directs the reader to continue singulation

Notices
The information contained in this guide is proprietary to Impinj, Inc. This document is conditionally issued, and neither receipt nor possession hereof confers or transfers any right
in, or license to, use the subject matter of any drawings, design, or technical information contained herein, nor any right to reproduce or disclose any part of the contents hereof,
without the prior written consent of Impinj and the authorized recipient hereof.
Impinj reserves the right to change its products and services at any time without notice. Impinj assumes no responsibility for customer product design or for infringement of patents
and/or the rights of third parties, which may result from assistance provided by Impinj. No representation of warranty is given and no liability is assumed by Impinj with respect to
accuracy or use of such information.
Impinj products are not designed for use in life support appliances, devices, or systems where malfunction can reasonably be expected to result in personal injury, death, property
damage, or environmental damage.
Apple, Bonjour and the Bonjour icon are registered trademarks or trademarks of Apple, Inc. Java and Java Runtime Environment are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sun
Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Microsoft, Windows, and Internet Explorer are either registered trademarks or trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation in
the United States and/or other countries. Mozilla and Firefox are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Mozilla Foundation.
Copyright © 2008, Impinj, Inc. All rights reserved.

3 Octane Firmware Release 3.0, Document Version 1.1 08-08 Impinj, Inc. 701 N. 34th Street, Suite 300 Seattle, WA 98103 www.impinj.com 950110126000000469

Part Number: 50395.031-407