usb-rfid-readers

Our collection of USB RFID Readers provides an efficient way to read/write RFID tags in any application. Available in a wide range of frequencies including Low Frequency (LF), High Frequency (HF), Ultra-high Frequency (UHF), and Active 2.45 GHz/433 MHz, USB RFID readers are controlled and powered by your desktop or laptop via USB interface.

Technology

The USB RFID readers provide an efficient way to read/write RFID tags in any application. These USB RFID readers are available in a wide range of frequencies including low frequency (LF), high frequency (HF), ultra-high frequency (UHF), and active 2.45 GHz/433 MHz. The USB RFID readers are controlled and powered by desktop or laptop via USB interface. Some of these USB readers can also operate in the dual frequency mode. These readers have Bluetooth, USB, RS232 serial interface, TCP/IP network interface and Wi-Fi communication interface. Some of these readers make use of GFSK, ASK modulation schemes. They are compliant with protocols such as ISO 15693, ISO 18000-6C, EPC Class1 Gen 2 ISO/IEC 14443-A/B, ISO/IEC 15693, ISO 18092, NFC, ISO11784/5 TI half duplex and full duplex, Mifare MF1 1 K & 4 K, Ultralite and ASK Manchester. The USB RFID readers are compact in size which makes them very easy to handle and has protection standard minimum of IP 40 by which it can be protected from water and dust.

Applications

The USB RFID readers are widely used for applications such as security, patrol, mining, finance, railway system, smart card management application systems, customer benefit programs, ticketing, access control, livestock tagging, parking systems, prepaid parking, time/attendance, admission control, and POS. These readers can also be employed in personnel tracking, logistics, warehouse management, closed loop asset tracking, and high value asset tracking.

Find Your USB RFID Reader

Please browse our extensive collection of USB RFID readers. If you are looking for a specific USB-enabled reader in particular, please ask! Our Experts are always available to help you choose the right reader for your application.

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ID: 221009

This handheld 125 kHz LF reader can wirelessly transmit data from its storage of up to 8000 tags and is powered by a replaceable AAA battery.

ID: 221013

This palm sized 125 kHz LF Bluetooth based reader can wirelessly upload tag IDs to Bluetooth based computers or handhelds in real-time, making it ideal for security and patrol solutions.

ID: 221005

This light weight handheld 125 kHz LF reader can hold over 30 000 records and has an IP67 protection rating to protect it from shock and water.

ID: 211020

Able to read and respond to a card in less than 0.1 seconds, this 125 kHz LF reader is water, shock, and temperature resistant for deployment in nearly any environment.

ID: 221023

This 125 kHz reader connects to a computer’s USB port for full read and write capabilities and a fast response time.

ID: 223012

This USB/Bluetooth HF reader is palm sized, lightweight 3.45 oz (98 g), and operates in environments ranging from -13 °F to 149 °F (-25 °C to 65 °C).

ID: 223013

This HF handheld Bluetooth reader is a lightweight and widely used device, has a compact palm sized form, and reads up to 3.15'' (8 cm).

ID: 223004

This paddle-shaped universal UHF Bluetooth reader features fully read/write functionality for compatible tags, is designed to track and monitor mobile assets, and weighs 4.7 oz (135 g).  

ID: 233018

This HF desktop USB reader/writer reads and writes NFC labels, is compliant with multiple protocol standards, and has multiple connectivity and communication interfaces.

ID: 233002

This HF USB reader/writer is able to define security keys and write them to MIFARE RFID cards, is IP40 rated, and weighs 4 oz (115 g).

ID: 223022

Magnetic stripe card and RFID tag reading ensures this 13.56 MHz flash upgradable reader stays up-to-date for a variety of applications.

ID: 233013

This plug and play 13.56 MHz reader has the compact size, low power consumption, and low weight needed for access control, ticketing, and other applications.

ID: 223019

The 13.56 MHz smart label handheld reader has a read range of up to 2'' (5 cm) and can read and write ISO 15693 compliant smart labels.

ID: 233007

This HF USB desktop reader/writer is portable, can be easily integrated into a limited space environment, and can be used in applications such as logistics systems and production authentication.

ID: 222012

This palm sized, Bluetooth based 134 kHz reader can upload tag IDs to computers or PDAs in real-time and can read up to 7000 tags per battery charge.

ID: 222016

This 134.2 kHz rugged handheld reader is designed for applications including logistics, animal tracking, warehouse management and access control.

ID: 222014

This easy-to-use 134 kHz low frequency reader is great for animal tracking or logistics and includes demo software with an SDK while a variant of this model includes Bluetooth capability.

ID: 222005

With a built-in screen and a reading distance of up to 4.7'' (12 cm), the 134 kHz portable reader has a one button design for animal or food identification.

ID: 217003

This USB portable reader has a read range of up to 65 ft (20 m) and can upload its last 100 received messages in either its real-time or delayed mode.

ID: 236037

This 860 to 960MHz USB desktop RFID reader is equipped with a 5.0dBic internal circular polarized antenna and offers a read range of 50 cm.

ID: 211025

With versatile mounting options, this plug and play desktop reader supports the 125 kHz and 13.56 MHz frequencies over 45 different card types for proximity or contactless applications.

ID: 211004

This 125 kHz LF and 13.56 MHz HF dual frequency reader can read a wide variety of RFID tags or cards compliant with ISO 14443A, Ultralite, or DESfire.

ID: 246021

This USB/Bluetooth key fob reader is compliant with ISO18000-6C/EPC C1G2 standards, has an integrated linear polarized antenna, and reads tags up to 2.95 ft (0.90 m) away.

ID: 246008

This multi-regional flexible UHF Bluetooth/USB handheld reader offers flexible data transfer options, connects easily to smart devices, and has a 16.4 ft (5 m) read range.

ID: 236034

This multiple communication interface UHF compact reader/writer is compliant to the ISO18000-6C standard and has a read range of up to 11.8” (30 cm).

ID: 216028

This universal UHF USB/Bluetooth reader has a dual linear polarized (horizontal & vertical) built-in antenna with optional barcode imager and is compatible with Windows, Android, and Mac.

ID: 236021

This ergonomic and handled UHF USB/Bluetooth reader with built-in antenna is fully upgradable and features a unique lightweight of 2.45 oz (70 g).

ID: 216008

This mouse-sized, multi-region, full featured UHF reader/writer has a read range of up to 3.94" (10 cm) and recognizes multiple tags simultaneously with anti-collision technology.

ID: 236004

This standalone UHF reader/writer supports North American and European Union protocols, is IP40 rated, and has a built-in antenna that reads up to 4" (10.16 cm).

ID: 223015

This mouse sized, plug and play 13.56 MHz reader connects to a desktop’s USB port for data transmission and power while detecting tags within 1.2'' (3 cm).