skip to main content


The SL5 pod is used with CR1-DS1 to give direction sensing.

The SL5 pods are available as optional items to replace the SL4 standard-issue pods supplied with the CR1-DS1. This reader only requires one transmit loop. The SL5 pods are placed strategically at either side of a loop to enable direction sensing.


  • Provides Direction Sensing Option
  • Allows Separation of Transmit/Receive Functions
  • Noise Compensation
  • External/Heavy load use
  • CE, DTI & FCC Approved.

Technical Specification

Specification Details
Power requirements 12V (from CR1-DS1)
Dimensions 200 x 35mm tube
Weight 450g
Temperature range -20 to +60°C (non condensing)
Colour Black


Ordering Information

Ordered as SL5 (SL5A - USA system).

The SL5 should be ordered at the same time as the CR1-DS1 reader to ensure it is not supplied with SL4 pods.


The product is suitable for numerous applications, they include but are not limited to:

  • Direction Sensing
  • Personnel Identification
  • Vehicle & Driver Identification
  • Business Article Surveillance
  • Simultaneous Personnel & Product Tracking
  • Process Control.


Downloadable files containing technical information about SL5


Trusted Supplier of RFID products since 1982

Identec Limited consistently supply radio frequency identification access control and electronic identification products that meet or exceed the requirements and expectations of our customers. We also offer a one year no quibble guarantee, and pride ourselves in our excellent after-sales customer service.

Contact Us

British Touring Cars Championship sponsorship

We are once again proudly sponsoring Ronan Pearson, a dynamic and promising motor racing driver in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) for the upcoming 2024 season.

British Touring Cars Championship sponsorship