GAO RFID’s High frequency (HF)13.56 MHz readers can read tags within a distance of 1 to 12 inches and include the use of the NFC protocol. Compatible with most MIFARE™ tags, we offer HF 13.56 MHz readers in many form factors such as fixed readers or handheld devices that are perfect for your desktop or mobile environment.


GAO’s High Frequency 13.56 MHz reader operates at a frequency of 13.56 MHz and are designed to suit any business application and has wide choices depending upon the user’s specification and needs.  High Frequency 13.56 MHz Passive RFID Readers are available in many form factors such as fixed readers or handheld devices that are perfect for your desktop or mobile environment.


High Frequency 13.56 MHz Passive Readers provide a serial of optional communication interfaces such as Bluetooth, USB, NFC , RS232/485, Wiegand 26/34 ,TCP/IP network , Wi-Fi ,GPRS , Ethernet connectivity ,WLan. These high frequency RFID readers are designed to support various typed of high frequency cards and MIFARE™ tags. Most of the high frequency rfid readers have the in-built antennas which give the read range of 1 to 12 inches.



With a supported band rate of the passive reader is 2400bps to 115200 bps, users can set up this transferring band rate and output interfaces as well as output data size, format and type, and with the help of NFC as communication interface it provides multiple operation mode for different applications. Some of the high frequency handheld reader has LCD display screen and has windows CE 5.0 Professional Plus operating system. The 13.56 MHz Handheld RFID Reader Writer has CPU of Intel XSCALE 255 chip; Main frequency 400 MHz with 64mb flash memory and 128Mb Sd ram while 13.56 MHz Handheld RFID Reader/Writer has CPU of Intel Processor 400 MHz and SD ram and Rom of 64MB. 13.56 MHz HF Rugged Handheld RFID Reader and 13.56 MHz Windows CE Handheld RFID Reader consist of same CPU PXA 270 chip; Main frequency 520 MHz 13.56 MHz high frequency reader also has LED indicators which are used for status indication. 13.56 MHz HF Rugged Handheld RFID Reader and 13.56 MHz Biometric Fingerprint RFID Reader supports browser like IE, chrome, safari and mozilla.



High Frequency 13.56 MHz Passive RFID Readers are designed to be compact, rugged has ISO certification of ISO 14443A, ISO15693 and ISO18000-3 standards, ISO 14443 A/B,ISO/IEC 7816-1/2/3 standard,ISO18092 and IP rating of IP 55 ,IP54 Standard Anti-shock / Dustproof,IP65 Rated and Shock Tested.



Some common applications of High frequency (HF)13.56 MHz readers are asset tracking, document management, jewelry inventory, medicine tracking, laundry management, logistic system, express parcel management, production authentication, access control/time recorder, ticketing smart label printer and encoder, system login/logoff, smart checkout multi tag solution, books and video rentals, guest registration system, authorization identification, identity authentication, data collection system, time attendance system, registration system, access control, parking systems, prepaid parking, ticketing, admission control, POS or, library management, inventory, warehouse management, drug management and anti-­ counterfeiting, customer benefit programs, and general smart card management systems. Users can use HF 13.56 MHz RFID readers in their system configuration to track valuables such as library books, ID cards for access control, and gaming chips. It is widely used in the industries of security / Patrol / Mining / Finance and Railway system, etc. Ideal for field service, direct store delivery, retail, warehouse and manufacturing applications.

Find the HF 13.56 MHz Reader You Need

We offer a complete range of HF 13.56 MHz readers to suit any business application. Feel free to browse our selection of readers below.

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ID: 223030

ID: 223029

ID: 223006

This high-frequency configurable RFID reader is specially designed to support various types of high-frequency cards. It offers a simple yet powerful solution for customers to reduce inventory overheads.

ID: 246025

This rugged, powerful, multiple configuration capable (LF/HF/UHF) advanced Android tablet is IP67 rated, has an LCD screen capable of being read under sunlight, and has a long battery life.

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: 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: 233016

This high performance HF desktop reader has a fast read speed of up to 50 tags per second, features anti-collision technology, and can scan over 300 tags at once.

ID: 213005

This multiple output interface HF reader can enable or disable any type of RFID card reading, is NFC compatible, and is highly configurable.

ID: 233015

This HF all-in-one desktop reader is a multi-function device that provides high-sensitivity read/write capability and can be mounted on metal.

ID: 233006

The high frequency handheld reader uses the Windows CE 5.0 system and has a waterproof, shock resistant, and dust resistant casing to ensure it can thrive in any environment.

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: 223026

This HF Ethernet LED reader is weather resistant, has a read range of up to 2.75'' (7 cm), and features a configurable buzzer.

ID: 223018

This HF tag reader is weather resistant, can be configured to read MAD and non-MAD sectors, and has a reading range of up to 2'' (5 cm).

ID: 211017

Ideal for access control, this water resistant 13.56 MHz proximity card terminal requires no external programming or computer connection and can be installed on metal surfaces.

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: 223021

This biometric fingerprint and RFID card capable 13.56 MHz reader can identify fingerprints in 1 second and stores them in its 1900 fingerprint storage.

ID: 223020

The biometric 13.56 MHz MIFARE card reader can store fingerprint templates directly on RFID cards, which are managed through a TCP/IP interface and Web Management Discover software.

ID: 223016

For access control and point of sale systems, this NFC compatible 13.56 MHz high frequency reader transfers recorded transactions to a computer via a RS232 interface.

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: 223001

This lightweight and compact 13.56 MHz reader connects to a PDA’s compact flash (CF) port and uses its built-in antenna to detect MIFARE MF1 tags in close proximity applications.

ID: 223017

The 13.56 MHz DESFire configurable reader can read MIFARE cards as well as user inputs via its metal keypad with an IP66 protection rating.

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: 223005

This HF portable reader/writer can simultaneously perform real-time data transferring to a host computer, is compliant with multiple protocol standards, and has the ability to read 20 tags per second.

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: 233003

The 13.56 MHz high frequency fixed reader’s small form factor allows for easy integration into point of sale (POS) systems, laundry management systems, and more.

ID: 223023

This HF reader is a password protected programmable time recorder that allows an administrator to remotely manage all device settings, and has an internal back-up battery.

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).

ID: 233004

This HF reader/writer is able to read multiple tags simultaneously, has a read range of up to 11.8" (30 cm), and can be integrated into POS systems.

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