SparkFun RFID Starter Kit Hookup Guide
The SparkFun RFID Starter Kit gives you the tools you need to start reading RFID tags with your computer or microcontroller!
The kit contains:
You will also need a USB mini-B cable to connect the USB reader to a computer.
Recommended Reading and Viewing
The ID-12LA module has a serial output. If you’ve never worked with a serial device or a terminal program before, you might want to take a look at these tutorials first.
- Serial Communication
- Serial Terminal Basics
- RFID Basics
- Tim’s RFID Comparison video - Let Tim from Tech Support walk you through our entire line of Low Frequency RFID options, complete with range tests.
- SparkFun Simple Sketches - RFID Starter Kit video - A simple video demo of the RFID Starter Kit in action.