USB Enabled 13.56 MHz HF RFID Reader/Writer

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).


Overview –

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This small yet, full featured mouse–sized RFID reader/writer is designed for the desk–top and is available for both UHF and HF RFID frequencies. (See USB Enabled UHF RFID Reader/Writer model 216008 for the ultra high frequency version).

Common uses for the USB RFID reader are verification and programming of RFID tags and labels, personnel identification and access control to computers or terminals, Point–of–Sales (POS) applications or use with similar data entry instruments, and many other applications for supply chain, retail, or logistics.

The easy–to–use, Plug and Play, mouse–like RFID reader is encased in a plastic and connects to any standard USB port for data transmission and for power supply. Simple LED indicators immediately verify the status of the RFID transponder that is within its read range of approximately 3cm. The portable, light–weight unit ships with a 1.5m USB cable and demo software and sample tags that will have the user up and running without delay.


  • Mouse size reader for convenient use
  • Ultralight and easy to carry around
  • Simple installation (“plug and play”)
  • Powered by USB
  • Dual mode HF (13.56MHz)and LF (125KHz) simultaneously
  • NFC compatible


  • Personnel Identification
  • Access Control to computers or terminals
  • Point–of–Sales (POS) Applications
  • Supply Chain
  • Retail
  • Logistics


Dimensions (mm) 80 x 57 x 19
Weight Opprox.43 g (without USB cable)
Housing Polycarbonate
Protecting class IP30
Operation temperature 5 ℃ to 55 ℃
Storing temperature -20 ℃ to 70 ℃
Relative humidity 5% to 95% non–condensing
Power supply powered by USB
Current consumption Max. 150mA (operation)
Operating frequency 13.56 MHz, 125 KHz
Radiated transmit power ≤200mW
Read/write distance up to 70mm; dependent on type/size of tag
Transponder protocols HF: ISO 156931-class unique number,1-Code™, 1–Code SLI, my–D, my–D secure, ISO 14443A, mifare®, ISO 14443B unique number, LF: HITAG2, EM4002/4102, Temic chip technologies
Interface USB
Conformities Human exposure EN50364
EMC EN301 489
Air interface (EU) EN300 330
Air interface (US) FCC Port 15