Designed in cooperation with Grand Idea Studio, the Parallax RFID Reader Module USB is a low-cost solution to read passive RFID transponder tags. The RFID Reader Module USB can be used in a wide variety of hobbyist and commercial applications, including access control, automatic identification, navigation, inventory tracking and payment systems.

Features:
Easy USB connection to PC
2400 bps serial interface through USB virtual COM port
Powered by USB (no external power required)
Bi-color LED for visual indication of activity

Key Specifications:
Power requirements: 5 VDC (powered by USB port)
Communication: 2400 bps serial through virtual COM port
Dimensions: 2.45" W x 3.25" H (62.2mm W x 82.5mm)
Operating temp range: +32°F to +158°F (0°C to +70°C)

Note: There are a variety of transponder tags that come in different packages. Each tag has a specific range that is within 10% of the given distance for each type of tag. The reason for the 10% is due to environmental conditions and RFID modules. Parallax carries several types of tags.