Kathrein Solutions Expands IoT Portfolio with RRU 1400 Reader

Optimising potential and simplifying the implementation of IoT solutions!

‘s products stand for maximum performance, highest quality and extended connectivity, which is why we are adding another product to our RRU reader series.

The Kathrein Solutions RRU 1400 Reader enables the easy provision of IoT applications in companies that depend on high reliability and performance.

With a completely new minimalistic design, seamless integration into existing infrastructures is easy and secure. The connection of up to 32 antennas makes it possible to operate several reading points with just one RFID reader and at the same time to reduce costs by up to 40 %.

Unpack, Install, RFID!  

The Kathrein Solutions RRU1400 Reader allows global companies that rely heavily on performance and reliability to readily implement IoT applications. With a side length of only 17 cm, the reader is extremely easy to integrate! 

The ultra-compact RAIN RFID Reader lets you implement any IoT project at a breath-taking speed and impresses with its high-performance 30dBm RFID unit and the possibility to operate up to 4 antennas via the integrated FAKRA connectors. These antenna connectors, known from the automotive industry, are incredibly robust and vibration-proof.

With just one click of the snap lock, the coded connectors are connected within seconds, which considerably simplifies the installation in large projects and lowers both hardware and infrastructure costs. 

Developed for Cost-Efficient, Flexible and Innovative IoT Solutions 

The RRU1400 Reader entirely new design enables seamless and secure integration into existing infrastructures, offering dynamic and intelligent ways of achieving large read ranges. 

With the possibility to connect up to 32 antennas, multiple read points can be operated using only one RFID reader, reducing costs by up to 40%. 

Ideal for Customized Solutions 

The new RRU1400 is well suited for a wide range of AutoID applications in the industry, intralogistics, production and the healthcare system. Thanks to its innovative connection and functionality concept, the reader meets all requirements regarding cost-effective and flexible digitisation of existing production and logistics processes.


  • Logistics
  • Production
  • Automation
  • Access control systems
  • eKanBan applications 

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