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pcProx® Writer

pcProx® Writer
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Model:  pcProxWriter


The pcProx 13.56 MHz product line meets a variety of needs in multiple situations. The products leverage current badge investments and existing control systems while expanding technologies and applications with a single badge solution.

The pcProx Writer easily plugs into a computer and offers the user the ability to write to contactless cards via the included software (pcProx Card Manager) or with the optional Software Developer Kit (SDK). The pcProx Writer enables a variety of applications.



  • Writes to any application area on a MIFARE or iCLASS™ technology contactless card and allows users to set their own keys
  • When used with contactless cards, labels or tags, pcProx Writer offers security features such as RF data encryptions and mutual authentication using user defined, unique keys
  • Improve organizational workflow
  • Protect and secure sensitive information
  • Enhances investment of single badges
  • Expands application selections



  • Point-of-sale terminals
  • Equipment and material checkout
  • Loyalty and membership programs
  • Application Log-On
  • Employee Identification 
  • Kiosk
  • Time & Attendance
  • Visitor Management/Meeting Attendance
  • Hoteling


  • Security: 13.56 MHz contactless cards offer unique features, such as cryptographic data storage, mutual authentication, secure reading/writing of data, and user defined access keys.
  • Time and money savings: Allows users to leverage existing access control systems, while upgrading to new applications and technologies. Eliminates the need for training, printing, and card costs by using just one card.
  • Easy integration of MIFARE and iCLASS™ technology products: The SDK kit includes several high level commands, which allows third-party developers to set up products quickly.
    • Commands include the following:
      Connect (automatically find/connect to our USB or RS-232 pcProx Writers)
      Find free page/sector
      Fill page (with data)
      Erase page (making it free for other applications)
      Read from card or write data to card (specific block)
      Load key(s) in reader
      Write key to card


Industry Compliant

  • Complies with industry standards: Uses advanced semiconductor technology based on 13.56 MHz frequency to comply with numerous ISO standards. Readers can read data from cards compliant with the following standards: ISO 14443 & ISO 15693: read/write MIFARE and iCLASS™ technology

Supported Cards

  • HID™ iCLASS™ technology


Operating Conditions

  • Operating Frequency: 13.56 MHz
  • Typical Maximum Read Range: 1.0” – 4.0” (2.5 – 10.0 cm) dependent upon card type and environmental conditions. Slightly diminished performance for certain card types as compared to pcProx reader.
    2.0” – 4.0” (5.0 – 10.0 cm) with PVC ID cards
    1.0” – 1.5” (2.5 – 3.8 cm) with key fobs
    1.0” – 1.5” (2.5 – 3.8 cm) with labels or tags

Physical Characteristics

  • Dimensions: 3 3/8” x 2” x 0.6” (8.57 x 5.08 x 1.52cm)
  • Weight: 4.0 oz (113.39g)
  • Housing Color: Black, Pearl
  • Mounting Options: The Desktop reader has an articulated cable for easy placement on desktops, counters, and more. 
  • Cable Length: 6” & 16” (Custom Lengths Available. Call our Sales department at (866) 439-4884)
  • Indicators: Tri-state LED, dual tone beeper
  • Power Supply: USB Self-powered; RS-232 model: via a pass-thru PS/2 connector or power supply adapter
  • Interface: USB, Serial RS232

Environmental Usage

  • Operating Temperature Range: -31° to 150°F (-35° to 65°C)
  • Operating Humidity Range: 5% to 95% relative humidity, non-condensing
  • Storage Temperature Range: -40° to 185°F (-40° to 85°C)

General Information

  • Certifications: FCC, United States; CE Mark, Europe; C-TICK, RoHS, Industry Canada, UL
  • Warranty: One year for material/workmanship defects. See complete policy for details.

Data Sheets


The desktop, which is the standard housing, can be placed anywhere on the desktop. Featuring an articulated cable it can easily be mounted on kiosks, monitors, time clocks, and more. Optional base and mounting brackets expand placement options.


USB Part Numbers

Part Number Description
RDR-7080AKU pcProx Writer Black Desktop with HID™ iCLASS™ Technology USB
RDR-7580AKU pcProx Writer Black Desktop with MIFARE USB

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