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# 105423 4-Jul-2012 09:59
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Hi all,

I'm chasing after an NFC contactless reader for my laptop... something like the ACS ACR122U... and I'd rather not resort to importing.

Anyone got any recommendations about where to try?

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  # 650498 4-Jul-2012 10:22
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I highly doubt you'll find anybody in NZ who stocks these.

There are plenty of sellers on eBay who have these, I know people ho have purchased a lot of them, from memory around NZ$60 or so incl shipping ex HK.

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  # 650505 4-Jul-2012 10:30
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* sighs * Oh well, I may have to resign myself to that route then...


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  # 650556 4-Jul-2012 11:50
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As simonm has just pointed out to me, the Snapper Feeder is libnfc compatible (uses a PN531 NFC chip like many others)... I'd prefer a a flat reader but it's $43.95 including shipping from their online store and I wouldn't have to wait for it to get here from overseas.

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  # 650724 4-Jul-2012 15:58
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We have a few Skye Tec modules at work, but no ways can I get you any. We have to jump through hoops to get any out of the US, all the export declarations and stuff. We fit it in a case to make an IP65 rated reader for a lab in AU which test milk samples. The vials have high frequency RFID tags.

We have made a reader, but it integrates with another product of ours and not really suitable for standalone (PC) use.

But Skye Tec would be a good option if you can source it.

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  # 650737 4-Jul-2012 16:15
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Yeah, the hard part will be sourcing them >.<

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