BC313 Tag

With its rugged, IP rated design and extensive battery life, the original Bluetooth tag is suitable for a wide range applications.

Use the BC313 to track any object, indoor or outdoor, that you need to locate, such as work carts, tools, material assets, or anything else where location is important.

Using two replaceable AA batteries, the BC313 delivers an impressive battery life of approximately 5 years.

The BC313 Tag supports iBeacon, Eddystone (EID), Eddystone (GATT), and BlueCats proprietary Secure Mode.

Battery Life
  • Replaceable AA batteries
  • Up to 5 years Tx 1 / sec
In Field Infrastructure
  • Smartphones / Tablets via BlueCats SDK
  • ProxPoints
Tough
  • Temp Range -18°C to +55°C
  • Rugged IP67 Waterproof and Dustproof
Device Management
  • Over-the-air updates (firmware)
  • Device diagnostics (performance, battery status)
Discrete Design
  • Iconic CatHead
  • Plain or round
Broadcast Range
  • Proximity detection, line of sight up to 400 meters
  • Normal operation up to 100 meters

For What

Entryways / Points of Interest
Construction Material
Containers
Tools
Vehicles
Heavy Equipment

For Who

Retail
Manufacturing
Hospitality
Healthcare
Supply Chain Logistics

Specifications

Mechanical

Dimensions 52mm(H) x 27mm(W) x 7mm(D)
Weight 6g (including batteries)
Mounting Types Straps, Cable Ties, Screws, Rivets,
Double-sided Tape, Epoxy, Nails, Lanyard
Mounting Options Mounting plate, Bracket
Enclosure Material ABS Plastic

Power

Battery Size AA Battery x2
Battery Capacity 2700 mAh
Battery Life 5 years at 1 Tx per second

Environmental

Operating Temperature -18 to +55 Celcius
Ingress Protection IP66

Bluetooth Low Energy

Version 4.0+
Frequency 2.402 GHz to 2.480 GHz
Module Texas Instruments CC2640
Tx Interval configurable, from 20ms to 10 seconds
Tx Power 0dBm to -23dBm
Rx Sensitivity -93dBm
Range Up to 400m with BlueCats ProxPoint

Normal Operation 100m

Antenna PCB
Protocols Eddystone / iBeacon / BlueCats
OTA Updates Yes

Certifications

FCC Yes
IC Yes
CE Yes
RCM Yes