Impinj RS2000 and RS1000 Reader Modules End of Life (EOL) - Product Notice

On September 4, 2020, Impinj began the End-of-Life (EOL) process for the Impinj Indy RS2000 and Impinj RS1000 reader modules and all reader module development kits. This Product Notice sets the official timeline for the end of production of the Impinj RS2000, the Impinj RS1000, and all reader module development kits.

The objective of providing this notice is to allow for appropriate planning and the opportunity for last time purchases. This notice also provides details about alternative reader modules, notably pin-for-pin and software compatible replacement reader modules from Impinj partners. Please note the critical milestone dates in the table below and take the necessary steps to meet your requirements.

Impinj standard terms and agreements will be honored for all units of applicable products shipped with the exception that all orders placed are non-cancelable and non-refundable.

Applicable Products

Impinj Product Name Impinj Part Number
Indy RS1000 GX SIP (Engineering) IPJ-RS1000-GX
Indy RS2000-1 SIP FCC/GX IPJ-RS2000-1
Indy RS2000-2 SIP EU IPJ-RS2000-2
Indy RS1000-1 Dev Kit IPJ-E4002-1
Indy RS2000-1 Dev Kit IPJ-E4001-1
Indy RS2000-2 Dev Kit IPJ-E4001-2
Indy RS500 EU Dev Kit IPJ-E4000-EU
Indy RS500 GX Dev Kit IPJ-E4000-GX


Milestone Date
End of Life process start date  September 4, 2020
Last date to place orders March 4, 2021
Last shipment date September 4, 2021

Our ordering process has not changed. Please follow the standard Impinj process to place Impinj reader module orders. Note: Impinj is no longer recommending new designs utilizing Impinj Indy reader modules (IPJ-RS500, IPJ-RS1000, IPJ-RS2000) or reader module development kits (IPJ-E4000, IPJ-E4001, IPJ-E4002).

Replacement Products

Please visit this page to find reader modules that are developed, manufactured, and sold by Impinj partners. These reader modules are pin-for-pin and software compatible with the Indy RS1000 and Indy RS2000 reader modules.

Impinj partners also offer a broad portfolio of Impinj-powered reader modules that are not direct replacements to the Indy RS1000 and Indy RS2000 reader modules.

How do I get additional information about this Product Notice or about Impinj partner reader modules? Please contact your Impinj salesperson or email our support team at

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