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Low-cost solution to read passive RFID transponder tag
2400 bps serial interface through USB virtual COM port
Communication: 2400 bps serial through virtual COM port
Compatible with phidgets RFID cards.
RoHS Compliant

Parallax RFID Card Reader (USB)

Product Code : RB-Plx-130

Low-cost solution to read passive RFID transponder tag
2400 bps serial interface through USB virtual COM port
Communication: 2400 bps serial through virtual COM port
Compatible with phidgets RFID cards.
RoHS Compliant

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Description

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Low-cost solution to read passive RFID transponder tag
2400 bps serial interface through USB virtual COM port
Communication: 2400 bps serial through virtual COM port
Compatible with phidgets RFID cards.
RoHS Compliant

The Parallax RFID Card Reader (USB) is designed in cooperation with Grand Idea Studio. The Parallax RFID Reader Module USB is a low-cost solution to read passive RFID transponder tags. The RFID Reader Module USB can be used in a wide variety of hobbyist and commercial applications, including access control, automatic identification, navigation, inventory tracking and payment systems.

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Features:
Easy USB connection to PC
2400 bps serial interface through USB virtual COM port
Powered by USB (no external power required)
Bi-color LED for visual indication of activity

Note: There are a variety of transponder tags that come in different packages. Each tag has a specific range that is within 10% of the given distance for each type of tag. The reason for the 10% is due to environmental conditions and RFID modules. The Parallax carries several types of tags.

Parallax RFID Tag 125KHz : 6.3cm (2.5") +/- 10%
Parallax 125KHz RFID Tag - 50mm Disc : 6.8cm (2.7") +/- 10%
Parallax 125KHz RFID Tag - Key Fob (Range: ~5 cm)

No tags are included with the RFID Reader Module USB.  A USB-A to Mini-B cable is required for connection to the PC.

Specifications

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• Power requirements: 5 VDC (powered by USB port)
• Communication: 2400 bps serial through virtual COM port
• Dimensions: 2.45" W x 3.25" H (62.2mm W x 82.5mm)
• Operating temp range: +32°F to +158°F (0°C to +70°C)

Dimensions

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Dimensions: 2.45" W x 3.25" H (62.2mm W x 82.5mm)

Supplier Product Code

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28340


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