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HF-Band RFID Tag measures just 3.2 x 3.2 x 0.7 mm.

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November 20, 2012 - Operating in 13.56 MHz band also used by contactless IC cards, Model LXMS33HCNG-134 is compliant with ISO 15693 standard. Multi-layer circuit board and high-frequency module techniques enable device to incorporate antenna within ceramic substrate. Read range, when used with 200 mW reader/writer is typically 15 mm. Resistant to environmental conditions such as high temperature and humidity, tag is suited for appliance and object tracking, certification, and authentication applications.

Murata Power Solutions

11 Cabot Blvd., Mansfield, MA, 02048, USA

Original Press Release

Murata Launches One of the World's Smallest HF-band RFID Tags

Press release date: November 1, 2012

Web: www.murata.eu
Hoofddorp, Netherlands: Murata today announced one of the world’s smallest HF-band RFID tags. Operating in the 13.56 MHz band also used by contactless IC cards, the LXMS33HCNG-134 tag measures just 3.2 x 3.2 x 0.7 mm. Compliant with ISO 15693 standard, the tag can be used with any reader / writer that conforms to the same standard. The tag is suitable for use in most operating environments including high temperature and high humidity so it suits a wide range of appliance and object tracking, certification and authentication applications.

Normally, an RFID device requires an antenna and the IC tag and due to the frequencies involved the antenna tends to become extremely large. However, by applying multi-layer circuit board and high-frequency module techniques, Murata has been able to incorporate the antenna within the ceramic substrate. Using this approach, the LXMS33HCNG tag is extremely resistant to environmental conditional and is highly stable in operation. Read range, when used with a 200 mW reader/writer is typically 15 mm.

For further information and reader enquiries:
Aya Tonooka, Murata Europe Limited. Oak House, Ancells Road, Ancells Business Park, Fleet, Hampshire  GU51 2QW , United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1252 811666 
Fax:  +44 (0) 1252 811777 
E-mail: atonooka@murata.co.uk


About Murata
Murata is a leading manufacturer of electronic components, modules, and devices. The complete range of this Ceramics Technology house includes ceramic capacitors, resistors/thermistors, inductors/chokes, ceramic resonators, buzzers, sensors and EMI suppression filters. Whilst the company gets 40% of its revenue from its ceramic capacitor products, it is also the world leader in Bluetooth & WiFi Modules, and a key manufacturer of power supplies. Murata also designs and manufactures mobile handset antenna families, piezoelectric actuators for fuel injection systems, short focal length ceramic lenses and speaker products.

Established in 1944, Murata is headquartered in Japan and has European offices in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK, Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Hungary.

For more information on Murata, please visit: www.murata.eu. You can also follow us on Twitter @MurataEurope or LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/company/murata-electronics, or join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MurataElectronics .

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