Reader Module converts magnetic stripe applications to RFID.

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Designed as direct replacement for magnetic stripe reader modules, 125 MHz Model GAO 711001 converts existing application and hardware to RFID technology. Unit offers read/write distance of 20-50 mm with ISO cards under ideal conditions. Measuring 90 x 22.5 x 24 mm, module operates from 5 Vdc, 55 mA and includes MSR ABA Track 2 communications interface.

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GAO Reader Module Allows Existing Installments to Convert to RFID

Toronto, Canada - GAO RFID Inc. ( has released its HF RFID reader module (GAO 711001). This advanced device is designed to be a direct replacement for Magnetic Stripe Reader Modules. It is used to convert the existing application and hardware to RFID technology.

GAO's 125MHz LF RFID reader module allows existing installations to retain most of their hardware infrastructure and change to more secure RFID technology. Meanwhile, it provides selectable frequencies and RFID coding.

Specifications of GAO's 125MHz LF RFID Reader :

o Power Requirements: 5VDC 55mA

o Communications Interface: MSR ABA Track 2

o Read/Write Distance: 20mm to 50mm with ISO cards under ideal conditions

o Technical Certificates: CE, FCC, ISO14443A Mifare MF1/Ultra-light

o Dimensions: 90mm * 22.5mm * 24mm (L * W * H)

o Housing: ABS

o Operating Temperature: 0° to 60°

o Storage Temperature: -20° to 70°

o Humidity: 10% to 90% relative

o Transponder Compatibility: Read only for unique serial number and identifier

For more information about GAO's 125MHz LF RFID reader module, please visit or contact About GAO RFID Inc.

GAO RFID Inc. is a leading provider of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) hardware and solutions to end users worldwide. GAO RFID combines best of breed with low cost RFID readers, RFID tags and enabling-RFID software. We have a wide variety of RFID readers, tags and antennas in all the RFID technologies, Low Frequency (LF), High Frequency (HF), Ultra High Frequency (UHF, Gen 2) as well as Active and Semi-Passive.

GAO RFID's products and services are easily customized for use in Asset Tracking, Health care, Supply Chain & Logistics, Event Management, Access Control, Livestock Tracking, Inventory Control & Management, Field Service, Maintenance and Document Authentication.

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