RFID Cost Comparison
Installation Cost Comparison for a 4-point System
 
ifm DTE1xx System
Competitive RFID System
RFID Controller/Concentrator $560 $2,772
RFID Antenna (4-point) $1,080 $1,814
Ethernet Communication Cable $45 $50
Antenna/Controller Cables $80 $160
24 VDC Power Cables $17 $15
Webserver Monitoring and Configuration? Yes No
Requirement for Handheld RFID Unit? No Yes
Ports Configurable as RFID and Digital I/O? Yes No
Total Installed Cost $1,782 $4,811