RFID Transponders, Tags

This Product Selection Guide contains information to help select products in the RFID Transponders, Tags category on DigiKey.com

RFID Transponder Tags are small devices that incorporate a receiver and transmitter. These devices communicate with radio frequency identification readers and are designed to work at the specific frequencies associated with radio frequency identification. The characteristics are style, technology, frequency, memory type, and writable memory. The styles are card, coin, encapsulated, glass encapsulated, inlay, key fob, nail, and wristband with frequencies ranging from 100 kHz to 960 MHz.


SelectionCharacteristics

Style: The physical form or packaging of the RFID Tag.

Technology: The operational mode and power source of the RFID Tag.

Frequency: The frequency or frequency range at which the RFID device operates.

Memory Type: Refers to how the memory can be accessed and used.

Writable Memory: Indicates the amount and type of writable memory implemented on a tag or transponder.

Standards: Enumerates protocol, format, form factor, or similar standards with a device conforms.

Operating Temperature: Recommended operating temperature, typically given in a range or as a maximum. Exceeding these temperatures may affect performance or damage the device and other system components.

Size / Dimension: The physical dimensions of the device. Typically listed as diameter and height or length and width.

ProductExamples

MFR PART # SL3S1013FTB0,115
DIGI-KEY PART # 568-13256-2-ND
MANUFACTURER NXP USA Inc.
DESCRIPTION RFID Tag Read/Write 256b (EPC) Memory 840MHz ~ 960MHz EPC Inlay
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MFR PART # RF600526
DIGI-KEY PART # 1543-1002-ND
MANUFACTURER Avery Dennison RFID
DESCRIPTION RFID Tag Read/Write 128b (EPC) Memory 860MHz ~ 960MHz EPC, ISO 18000-6 Inlay
DATASHEET Click Here

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MFR PART # LXTBKZMCMG-010
DIGI-KEY PART # 490-LXTBKZMCMG-010TR-ND
MANUFACTURER Murata Electronics
DESCRIPTION RFID Tag Read/Write 96b (EPC), 64b (User) Memory 865MHz ~ 928MHz ISO 18000-63, EPC Encapsulated
DATASHEET Click Here

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MFR PART # MIKROE-1475
DIGI-KEY PART # 1471-1125-ND
MANUFACTURER MikroElektronika
DESCRIPTION RFID Tag Read/Write Memory 13.56MHz ISO 14443 Key Fob
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MediaLinks

Articles
RFID The Basics
How to Use RFID Tags in Logistics Tracking

TechForum
RFID Tags and Readers - Wireless and IoT / RF and Wireless
RFID Tags and Frequency Ranges - Wireless and IoT / RF and Wireless

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