The new multi-functional PEN RFID USB stick reader is a perfect solution when in need of a portable RFID reader for 13.56 MHz transponders. It offers a standard USB 2.0 interface which can be configured to work either in HID mode (keyboard emulation) or as a virtual COM port.

When in HID mode, no software or driver is required, simply plug the reader into your PC and the transponder’s serial number is inputted straight into your active application.

For virtual COM port mode, a full set of drivers is easily downloadable for all types of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, MAC OS, …

This modern PEN RFID USB reader allows for easy integration and can be used in many different applications, such as computer security, operator identification, etc.

Supported RFID technologies:

  • LEGIC prime & advant (PEN-FLEX only)
  • ISO14443A+B, Mifare Classic, Mifare DESFire, Infineon SLE
  • ISO15693 EM4035, Tag-It HFI, Infineon SRF
  • ISO18000-3 Mode 1 (PEN-ISO only)
  • Sony Felica
  • NFC ISO18092
  • Inside Secure


  • Small USB-stick / USB-dongle for RFID applications
  • Superb price/quality ratio
  • Multi-functional application possibilities
  • Firmware can easily be upgraded
  • Multi-standard RFID : ISO14443A/B, ISO15693, ISO1800-3, NFC, LEGIC
  • Also available as “pcb only” without housing

Technical specifications

  • Dimensions: 65 x 22 x 19 mm (without USB connector)
  • Interface: USB 2.0
    • HID (Keyboard Emulation)
    • virtual COM port over FTDI
    • in transparent mode with direct access on the LEGIC core RFID chip
    • PC/SC
  • Power supply : 5 Vdc over USB
  • USB connection: standard USB 2.0, micro USB or as USB dongle with cable
  • Temperature range: -20°C to + 50°C
  • CE, RoHS

Download following datasheets

Datasheet PEN-ISO
Datasheet PEN-FLEX