Gadgeteer - RFID Reader Module

Replacement: None. We are no longer carrying this RFID reader in our catalog. This page is for reference only.

Do you need to control access to your treehouse? Why not install an RFID alarm system? This RFID reader module will allow your .NET Gadgeteer project to identify 125kHz RFID tags. Two tags are even included so you can test it out.

Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer is an open-source toolkit for building small electronic devices using the .NET Micro Framework and Visual Studio/Visual C# Express. This module is designed to quickly and easily integrate into any .NET Gadgeteer project.

  • RFID Reader Module
  • Gadgeteer Cable
  • 37.5mm x 37.5mm

Gadgeteer - RFID Reader Module Product Help and Resources

Core Skill: Programming

If a board needs code or communicates somehow, you're going to need to know how to program or interface with it. The programming skill is all about communication and code.

3 Programming

Skill Level: Competent - The toolchain for programming is a bit more complex and will examples may not be explicitly provided for you. You will be required to have a fundamental knowledge of programming and be required to provide your own code. You may need to modify existing libraries or code to work with your specific hardware. Sensor and hardware interfaces will be SPI or I2C.
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Core Skill: Electrical Prototyping

If it requires power, you need to know how much, what all the pins do, and how to hook it up. You may need to reference datasheets, schematics, and know the ins and outs of electronics.

1 Electrical Prototyping

Skill Level: Noob - You don't need to reference a datasheet, but you will need to know basic power requirements.
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Looking for answers to technical questions?

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  • rougeaux / about 11 years ago / 2

    Your RFID tags wear a fez now.

    Fezzes are cool.

  • Member #446772 / about 11 years ago / 1


  • So it is a Microsoft product. So far I have spent 30 minutes on their website and cannot find the pinout for this product.

    • Member #606288 / about 10 years ago * / 1

      its a Microsoft Open Technologies. if you want to know more just google (.net Gadgeteer) their sit is in the documents at top. and here is another link, hope that will help you:

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