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GAO Tek 13.56 MHz. RFID M2 Module

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The SkyeModule™ M2, industry’s most secure multi-protocol embedded HF RFID reader module for OEMs, was designed specifically for contactless financial transactions and encrypted authentication across a range of vertical markets.

Based on the same security standards used by the U.S. Department of Defense and financial sector, the SkyeModule M2 provides rich HF tag/protocol support and optimal performance for RFID embedded applications.

The SkyeModule M2 has been created specifically for several applications that share common requirements for tag support, protocol, performance, and security.

Key Features

  • Miniscule footprint – 49% smaller than a business card
  • Greatest tag compatibility with Tagnostic® and TagIQ™
  • Minimal power consumption and maximum read range
  • Software Adjustable Host Interfaces: UART (TTL), SPI, USB
  • 7 General Purpose I/O
  • Peripheral devices for encryption algorithms and key storage
  • Simple and intuitive API


  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • Contactless Payment
  • Handheld Reading/Encoding
  • Item-Level Inventory Management
  • Patron Management
  • Patient Safety
  • Printing/Encoding

Technical Specifications & Support

Software ReaderWare (RW) Encryption RW Clone/Tamper Protection
ReaderWare C API DES, 3DES & AES SHA & MD5 secure hashing
SkyeTek Protocol v3 MIFARE and CryptoRF1 support Pseudo-Random Number
Field upgradeable firmware bootloader Extensible security via SAM Generator (PRNG)

Air-Interface2 Manufacturer Product Name Memory (bits)
ISO14443A NXP (Philips) MIFARE Ultralight 512
ISO14443A NXP (Philips), Infineon MIFARE 8k, 32k
ISO14443A NXP (Philips) DESFire 32k
ISO14443B Atmel AT88RF020, AT885C CryptoRF1 2k, 1k – 64k
ISO14443B ST Microelectronics SR176, SRI512, SRIX4K 176, 512, 4k
ISO15693 Fujitsu MB89R118 16k
ISO15693 Infineon my-d (limited) 2k
ISO15693 NXP (Phillips) I-CODE SL1, SL2 ICS10, SL2 ICS20 512, 136, 1k
ISO15693 ST Microelectronics LRI-64,-512,-2K, -2KS 64, 512, 2k
ISO15693 TagSys C370 1k
ISO15693 Texas Instruments Tag-it HFI Std, Pro, Plus 256, 2k
Proprietary NXP (Philips) I-CODE SL1 ICS30, EPC SL2 ICS10 136, 512



13.56 MHz ± 7 kHz

Peripheral I/O Connection7 programmable GPIO pins

ISO 7816 smart card slot

Current ConsumptionSleep Mode: 4 mAIdle Mode: 75 mA

Scan Mode: 175 mA

Physical CF MHLength: 66 mm 70 mmWidth: 36 mm 53 mmHeight: 5 mm 9 mm

Weight: 8.7 g 10.5 g

Compliance3FCC 15.225 EN 300-330EN 301-489 EN 61000-4-3AS/NZS 4268:2003 DGT LP002HKTA 1035 IDA TS SRD


Antenna Options

Internal or 50 Ω MMCX (female)

output for external connection

EnvironmentStorage Temperature: -20°C to 85°C

Operating Temperature: -10°C to 70°C

TransponderCommunication RateISO 14443A: 106 kbpsISO 14443B: 106 kbps

ISO 15693: 26 kbps

Effective RangeVicinity, Internal Antenna: 8 cmVicinity, External Antenna: 16 cmProximity, Internal Antenna: 3 cm

Proximity, External Antenna: 8 cm

Host Interfaces/Data RatesRS232 (Serial UART): 9.6-115.2 kbpsSPI: Mode 1 up to 4 Mb/sUSB: 2.0 Full Speed 12 Mb/s

I2C: 40 kHz

Air-interface ProtocolsISO 14443 A/B (parts 1-4)

ISO 15693

Output PowerAdjustable between 17-23 dBm sustained(read range and rate are subject to

specific environmental conditions)

Supply Voltage

5.0 V ± 10%

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