ThingMagic Nano Embedded RFID Reader Module Developer Kit


Spec Sheet
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The ThingMagic Nano Embedded RFID Reader Module Developer Kit gives you the capability of utilizing the wide RF output range (0 dBm to +27 dBm) of the Nano, which is important for meeting the read/write requirements for RFID-enabled printers and tag commissioning stations. It includes a surface mount package designed for the efficiency of SMT manufacturing, driving down the total cost for embedding RFID in volume applications, including handheld devices, consumables authentication, device configuration and access control. This developer kit is the perfect way to make the most of your M6e-Nano reader module.

NOTE: This product is a reader module – NOT a finished RFID reader – and is meant for OEM and developers to embed into products or to be used in the creation of a new finished reader. 

Brief Specifications

  • Air Interface Protocol: EPCglobal Gen 2 (18000-6C)
  • Operating Frequency: Global (see data sheet for more info)
  • Transmit Power: 0 to +27 dBm
  • Data Interface: UART 3.3V
  • GPIO: Four 3.3V bidirectional ports
  • Power Source: DC 3.3 to 5.25 V
  • Antenna Ports: Single 50 Ohm connection
  • Dimensions: 0.87 in x 1.02 in x 0.118 in (22 mm x 26 mm x 3.0 mm)
  • Weight: < 1 lb (453.6 g)
  • IP Rating: N/A
  • Operating Temperature: -20° to +70°C
  • Host API: C#/.NET, Java, C
  • Demo Software: N/A

Why buy the ThingMagic Nano Embedded RFID Reader Module Developer Kit?

The ThingMagic Nano embedded RFID module is compact, affordable, and has great battery life; being compact to fit just about anywhere, having low power consumption, and featuring a surface mount package meant to drive down the total embedding cost. Being extremely portable it does not compromise on flexibility or power, it has a wide RF output range, and is designed to be used in high volume applications. This allows anyone to build a reader with a tiny, effective module. With this developer kit, nothing else is needed to build a reader. The kit even includes detailed schematics for designing complementary components. All ThingMagic finished readers and embedded RFID modules are supported by Mercury API. The Universal Reader Assistant is simple enough for beginning users but also has enough low-level control for advanced developers.

If interested in purchasing in volume, please either call or email us about your order. Volume discounts apply.

Additional information

Weight 1.0000168 lbs
Dimensions 0.87 × 1.02 × 0.118 in


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