PN532 RFID/NFC Reader/Writer

The Arduino compatible PN523 RFID reader/writer is capable of reading and writing to all ISO14443A/B RFID and NFC tags.

  • 13.56MHz ISO14443A/B RFID & NFC Read/Write Operations
  • Supports NFC peer-to-peer mode for direct communications

$29.00

The Arduino compatible PN523 RFID reader/writer is capable of reading and writing to all ISO14443A/B compliant RFID and NFC tags. It also supports the NFC peer-to-peer standard, so two of these devices can talk to each other, or you can set up a peer session with a mobile phone. The board also has several switch-selectable I/O modes including I2C, SPI, and HSU (high speed uart). Easily add RFID and NFC capability to your next project with the PN532!

PN532 Kit Contents

  • The PN532 board with integrated NFC loop antenna
  • RFID card with Chinese knock-off of the Mifare “Classic” S50 1K chip
  • Keyfob with Chinese knock-off of the Mifare “Classic” S50 1K chip
  • 4 jumper wires, 6 inches (15cm) long
  • A 4 pin angled IDC header
  • On-board level shifter for 3.3v SPI and 5v I2C & Uart

User Manuals & Datasheets

  • Here is a PDF of the user manual for the PN532 kit.
  • The PN532 datasheet can be found here.
  • NXP’s user manual for the PN532 chip is here.
  • Click here for NXP’s Application Note for the PN532

Open Source

Here is the github repository for the PN532 which contains example Arduino code.