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RC522 RFID Kit with Breakout Board

Read and Write RFID Keychains and Key Cards wirelessly with this RFID Reader / Writer Kit. Includes RC522 Module, 1 key card, 1 keychain & header pins to solder on.

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Last Updated: 06/13/2024





  • Chipset: MF RC522
  • Frequency: 13.56MHz
  • Useful for reading and writing RFID key cards
  • Utilizes advanced modulation and demodulation concepts
  • Fully integrates all types of passive contactless communication methods and protocols at 13.56 MHz
  • Supports 14443A compatible transponder signals
  • The digital part handles ISO14443A frames and error detection
  • Support fast CRYPTO1 encryption algorithm, language verification MIFARE series
  • Bidirectional data transfer rates up to 424kbit / s
  • New member of 13.56MHz highly integrated read / write card family, MF RC522 has many similarities with MF RC500 and MF RC530, and also has many features and differences.
  • Communication Protocol: SPI 
  • Operating Voltage: 3.3V DC
  • Max Read Range: 3cm
  • Operating Current: 13-26mA
  • Idle current: 10-13mA
  • Sleep current: <80uA
  • Peak current: <30mA
  • Supported card types: mifare1 S50, mifare1 S70, mifare UltraLight, mifare Pro, mifare Desfire
  • PCB Dimensions: 40mm × 60mm
  • Operating temperature: -20C - 80C
  • Storage temperature: -40C - 85C
  • Relative humidity: 5% -95%
  • Arduino Compatible
  • Raspberry Pi Compatible


Kit Includes:

  • 1 RFID RC522 Reader / Writer module
  • 1 blank key card S50
  • 1 blank keychain S50
  • Straight Headers & 90 degree Headers


For a RFID / NFC Kit with longer range (6cm max) and that can also support communication with smartphones, purchase the PN532 NFC / RFID Kit which contains the newer PN532 chip that can support more card formats and newer smartphone NFC protocols.

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