A small class to interface with the NFC reader Module MFRC522
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Mario Gómez
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MFRC522-python

A small class to interface with the NFC reader Module MFRC522 on the Raspberry Pi. This is a Python port of the example code for the NFC module MF522-AN.

Important notice: This library has not being actively updated in almost four years. It might not work as intended on more recent Raspberry Pi devices. You might want to take a look to the open pull-requests and forks to see other implementations and bug-fixes.

Requirements

This code requires you to have SPI-Py installed from the following repository: https://github.com/lthiery/SPI-Py

Examples

This repository includes a couple of examples showing how to read, write, and dump data from a chip. They are thoroughly commented, and should be easy to understand.

Pins

You can use this image for reference.

Name Pin # Pin name
SDA 24 GPIO8
SCK 23 GPIO11
MOSI 19 GPIO10
MISO 21 GPIO9
IRQ None None
GND Any Any Ground
RST 22 GPIO25
3.3V 1 3V3

Usage

Import the class by importing MFRC522 in the top of your script. For more info see the examples.

License

This code and examples are licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License 3.0.