L10 Optional Modules:  Smart Card / CAC Reader, UHF RFID Reader (AEI)

L10 Rugged Platform with input expansion modules
L10 with Smartcard / CAC Reader
Smart Card / CAC Reader Module

L10 with True Serial Port
True Serial (RS232) Module

L10 Tablets with RFID long range readers
UHF RFID Reader (AEI) Module

Factory-integrated options extend your Xplore rugged tablet's capabilities . Choose between an HDMI-In or True Serial Port. Then add on a fully enclosed Smart Card / CAC Reader or an RFID Reader (AEI). UHF RFID Reader and Smart Card / CAC Reader are factory-installed onto the back of the Xplore tablet.

Smart Card / CAC Reader:

Available as an enclosed module FIPS 140-2 compliant – ideal for government, military, and other security-conscious organizations Supports the following asynchronous and synchronous smart card interfaces:

  • Complies with all sections of ISO7816 (both T=0 and T=1 asynchronous card supported)
  • EMV2000 (EMV 4.1) compatible
  • Complies with PC Smart Card industry standard: PC/SC1.0 and PC/SC 2.0
  • Supports 2-wire, 3-wire, or I2C Interface synchronous card
  • Atmel: AT88sc1608, AT88sc153
  • Atmel: AT24c128, AT24c256
  • ST: M14C16, M14C04
  • Siemens 2-wire link protocol: sle4432/42
  • Siemens serial 3-wire bus: sle4418/28
  • Configurable hardware auto error detection
  • Supply Voltage for Card: 5V, 3V, 1.8V
  • Supports Class A/Class B/Class C operating class as defined in ISO/IEC 7816-3:1997 and ISO/IEC 7816-3:1997/Amd 1:2002.

    Note:  Must be ordered at the time of tablet purchase (factory installed)

True Serial (RS232):

This module adds True Serial capability to your Xplore L10 rugged tablet. It connects from the multi-function port to your legacy Serial equipment using a DB9 adapter. This module requires a mounting bracket, which is included with Extended Battery Kickstand or KickStrap. Note: Must be ordered at the time of tablet purchase (factory installed)

UHF RFID Reader (AEI):

The UHF RFID Reader is a mobile solution designed specifically for Xplore L10 rugged tablets. This solution delivers the mobility and productivity of a handheld RFID Reader device with the flexibility and functionality of a powerful computer. The UHF RFID (AEI) reader meets safe distance requirements for rail while adding mobility advantages over fixed readers.

Key Features:

  • Adds UHF RFID functionality to the Xplore L10 rugged tablet
  • Lightweight
  • No external power supply required
  • APIs available for custom software development


  • Read range up to 3m (Tag Dependent)
  • Two frequency ranges
    - 866.7MHz (Supports ISO 18000-6B, -6C)
    - 912-925MHz (Supports AEI, EPC Class 1 Gen 1, EPC Class 1 Gen 2, ISO 18000-6B, -6C)
  • Operating Temperature: -20 °C to 60 °C  (-4 °F to 140 °F)
  • Storage Temperature: -30 °C to 70 °C  (-22 °F to 158 °F)
  • Device peak power consumption: 4w
  • RF max power: .05w

    Note: Must be ordered at the time of tablet purchase (factory installed)