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RFID Software

RFID Reader Host SDK In C For Windows (FX Series)

Host RFID SDK for C provides a toolset for developing C applications for Zebra RFID reader devices and programmatically accessing or controlling RFID reader functionality. Tool includes:

  • RFID C libraries
  • Sample application 
  • Associated documentation

The C application can be developed to run on Windows 7 or Windows 10. Currently, only 64 bit versions of the operating system are supported.

Note: Host RFID SDK for C replaces the EMDK for C tool for RFID Windows 64 application development. 

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Installation Requirements

Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)/Windows 10 (64-bit)

Microsoft Visual Studio 2015/2017 with Common Tools for Visual C++ (2015/2017) and Microsoft Foundation Classes for C++

If EMDK for C is installed already, the reference path to RFID header files and lib must be set to the new installation path

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Compatible Hardware

This software has been approved for use with the following devices:

  • FX7500 Fixed RFID Reader
  • FX9600 Fixed RFID Reader

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