HID TripTick™ Halo 210

Barcode and NFC reader
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Key Applications & Features

The HID TripTick Halo 210 (formerly Halo ATR210) reads NFC tickets or tokens and 1D/2D barcodes from mobile phones, tablets, wearables, contactless cards and paper in any orientation.

The device offers an especially intuitive and quick interface for data reading and writing. It works with all popular contactless cards – including MIFARE® (Classic®, Ultralight®, DESFire®, Plus) and Calypso®.

Its small footprint, low profile, and choice of mounting options allow an easy installation. Its rugged water-resistant construction, with no moving parts, enables the barcode reader to withstand years of public access use.

A 9-36V R10 power supply is included with standard connectors or can be optionally supplied with M12 connectors for vehicle-based transit applications.

Halo 210 builds on the popular TripTick range of OEM ticket readers and barcode scanners. It delivers the same large active scan area of the OEM device to deliver robust barcode and ticket reading performance.

Its optimized imaging ensures read reliability and high-speed performance; capturing and decoding all popular linear 1D and 2D symbologies.

Key Applications:

  • Travel and Transportation: Mass transit ticket reading and closed-loop payment systems - on vehicles and counters
  • Sports & Events: Ticket reading for event check-in, Closed loop payment systems, Vaccine certificate checking
  • Retail: Payment via virtual store card and storage of eReceipts

Key Features:

  • Contactless capability: works with all popular contactless cards
  • Barcode reading: reads 2D, PDF417 and linear symbologies
  • IP54 ingress protected: sealed for integration into indoor/outdoor kiosks, podiums and gates
  • Simple installation: single cable connection to host with options for pole, surface or desk mount
  • Clear feedback: audio buzzer (fixed tone - enabled or disabled) and multi-colored RGB light strip (user definable)
  • Connection options: USB (HID, serial or keyboard), RS232, RS485, Ethernet interface options


  Reading Capabilities
Barcode Symbologies

Read Linear: EAN. UPC, Code 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5, IATA 2 of 5, Code 39, Code 128

2D: PPDF417, Aztec, DataMatrix and QR codes

Media types read: Smartphone / tablet / smartwatch displays and paper tickets

Contactless Reader

Supported media: ISO14443 type A and B cards (Java cards); max baud 424K (extendable to 848K) MIFARE Ultralight (UL-C, UL-EV1), MIFARE DESFire, MIFARE Plus, MIFARE Classic, MIFARE SmartMX

Operating frequency: 13.56 MHz

Operating distance: Up to 40 mm


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HID TripTick™ Halo 210 mounted on pole
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