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WAVE ID® Embedded OEM Portfolio

Our next-generation OEM readers deliver a new level of flexibility and modular design for seamless integration in a wide array of products. OEMs can rapidly introduce off-the-shelf WAVE ID® authentication technologies for enhanced safety and security.

We support all single- and dual-frequency reader solutions with a collaborative approach to helping you shorten your time-to-market, lower overall development cost risks and provide end users with high-quality solutions that meet their emerging authentication needs.

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Operating Conditions

Operating Frequency

Dual 125/132 kHz or 13.56 MHz

Typical Maximum Read Range

1.0” – 3.0” (2.5 – 7.6cm) dependent upon card type and environmental conditions

Supported Card Types

For a full list of supported card types, click here.

Physical Characteristics

2 in × 1.3 in × 0.7 in(5 cm × 3.3 cm × 1.7 cm)
0.4 oz(11.3 g)
Cable Length

6”, 12” & 6' (Custom Lengths Available. Call our Sales department at (866) 439-4884)


Quad-state LED (off, green, amber, red) and adjustable beeper (off, low, medium, high)

Form Factor


Power Supply

USB powered


USB, UART, Serial, Ethernet

Software Development Kit (SDK)

Environmental Usage

Operating Temperature Range
-30℃ to 65℃ (-22℉ to 150℉ )
Operating Humidity Range

5% to 95% relative humidity, non-condensing

Storage Temperature Range
-40℃ to 85℃ (-40℉ to 185℉ )

General Information


FCC, United States; CE Mark, Europe; RCM, Australia; IC, Industry Canada. Environment: RoHS, REACH. rf IDEAS products are certified in various additional countries worldwide. Contact rf IDEAS for additional details.


One year for material/workmanship defects. See complete policy for details.

Compatible Operating Systems

Windows 7, 8, 10, and Linux

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