MOD-RFID1356 is an RFID station able to interact with ISO15693-compliant VICC transponders. All the complexity of RFID tag detection, verification and decoding are handled by MOD-RFID1356. Custom command requests can be initiated to facilitate VICC EEPROM read and write operations.
MOD-RFID1356 supports two distinct modes of operation, easily switched by a single button press:
USB HID Mode: When the device is connected via USB to a host PC, it will represent itself as a USB HID keyboard. When an RFID transponder is detected in the vicinity, the module will type the hex representation of the transponder ID. Thus the ID can be read by any application that accepts keyboard input, e.g. Notepad.
USB CDC Mode: In this mode, the device represents itself as a USB CDC virtual serial port. It provides a simple shell-like command-line interface for configuring and interacting with the module. The device echoes back the typed characters and waits for a Carriage Return (Enter) before processing the line input. Any terminal software, e.g. HyperTerminal, can be used to open the COM port (assigned by the OS) and to type in commands.
13.56 MHz RFID Tag Reader Features
The device ships configured in USB HID mode with continuous read, scan always, LEDs activated. These parameters can be configured via the command-line interface in USB CDC mode.
- Supports ISO15693-compliant VICC transponders, e.g. EM4034
- Base RFID frequency 13.56MHz
- USB port connection to PC
- Two modes of operation, changed by pressing a button: USB HID keyboard or USB CDC serial port emulation
- Simple command-line interface in USB CDC mode for configuration, data acquisition and initiation of custom command requests
- Two LEDs indicating device status, mode, and tag presence; LEDs can be deactivated to save power
- Support for continuous and configurable periodic RF scanning to better suit your power requirements
- Dimensions: 50 × 20 × 5 mm (2.0 × 0.8 × 0.2")
13.56 MHz RFID Tag Reader Resources
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