In the Maker Shed: Serial RFID Card Reader

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By Maker Shed

The Maker Shed is brought to you by Maker Media, the makers of MAKE Magazine, the Maker Faire, and much more.

Launched originally as a source for back issues of MAKE Magazine, the Maker Shed expanded rapidly to meet the demand for 'projects in a box,' otherwise known as kits. Now we have a little bit of everything for makers, crafters, and budding scientists, from Arduinos to sock monkeys to chemistry sets .

426 Articles


The Parallax Serial RFID Card Reader, from the Maker Shed, is a great way to add hardware based authentication into your next project. This easy to use board requires only 4 connections to your PC or Arduino. The RFID Reader Module can be used in a wide variety of hobbyist and commercial applications, including access control, automatic identification, robotics, navigation, inventory tracking, payment systems, and car immobilization. Check out Make: Projects for Riley Porter’s great RFID tutorial! (note: RFID tags and jumper wires not included)

 

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