Embedded NFC Reader Module USB Interface


  • Embedded NFC Reader
  • Certified by NFC Forum
  • Conforms to PC/SC 2.0

RC-S632 and RC-S634 are Embedded NFC modules for PC, tablet and other consumer electronic devices.
These modules are registered by the NFC Forum Certification Program and support the communication with ISO/IEC 14443 Type A / Type B and FeliCa™.


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Optimized for PC, tablet, and consumer electronic devices

The RC-S632 module is suitable for incorporating into any lap top PC. The RC-S634 module has a Flexible Printed Circuit (FPC) antenna, which can easily be embedded into any tablet device.

NFC Forum-certified

Can communicate with any device conforming to the NFC Forum specifications.

Available for various contactless IC cards

Read/Write capability with FeliCa cards, FeliCa-compatible devices, and ISO/IEC 14443 Type A / Type B cards.

Conforms to PC/SC 2.0 specification

A PC/SC API is provided to access FeliCa cards and ISO/IEC 14443 Type A / Type B cards.

Application Development Environments

The following Software Development Kit (SDK) lineup supports the development of application software for various operating systems to control the reader:

SDK for NFC Lite for Windows OS (optional)

Supports application development for ISO/IEC 14443 Type A / Type B cards, as well as FeliCa cards / FeliCa-compatible devices.

SDK for NFC Starter Kit for Windows OS

This free of charge SDK for browsing and evaluation provides a part of function of SDK for NFC Lite

SDK for NFC <Reference Implementation> for embedded devices (optional)

For other widely-adopted operating systems, such as Linux, reference source code with transplantable C language is provided to develop applications for ISO/IEC 14443 Type A / Type B cards, as well as FeliCa cards and FeliCa-compatible devices.

Product Specifications

  RC-S632 RC-S634
Regulation requirements*1 ・Japan: Radio law format specification number: AC-12036
・Canada: IC No.: 409B-RCS632U
・Europe: CE RE (2014/53/EU)
・Japan: Radio law format specification number: AC-12034
・Canada: IC No.: 409B-RCS634UA
・Europe: CE RE (2014/53/EU)
Communication distance
(per card and device)*2
Approx. 25 mm
Communication speed
(per card and device)
106 kbps, 212 kbps, 424 kbps
API PC/SC Version 2.0, FeliCa library
Compatible cards ・FeliCa Standard
・FeliCa Lite
・FeliCa Lite-S
・FeliCa Link
・FeliCa Plug/NFC Dynamic Tag
・Mobile FeliCa IC mobile phone
・Pico Pass
・MIFARE Classic
・MIFARE Ultralight / Ultralight C
・Topaz / JEWEL
・ISO/IEC 14443 Type A / Type B
・ISO/IEC 14443-4 Type A / Type B (T=CL)
・NFC Forum Type 1, 2, 3, 4A, 4B Tag
Carrier frequency
(per card and device)
13.56 MHz (±50 ppm)
Operating temperature / humidity
(no condensation)*3
-10°C to 40°C / 20% to 90% RH,
40°C to 60°C / 50% RH or lower
Storage temperature / humidity
(no condensation)
-20°C to +70°C / 60% RH or lower
Mass Approx. 9.8 g Approx. 4.5 g (Drive board 1.7 g, Antenna 2.8 g)
External dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 50 mm x 2.7 mm x 40 mm Drive board : approx. 44 mm x 2.5 mm x 12 mm
Antenna : approx. 58 mm x 0.5 mm x 38 mm
External interface USB 2.0 (full-speed)
Operating voltage DC 5 V (supplied via USB)
Consumption current Max. 140 mA Max. 160 mA

*1 For details of other regulatory compliance, please contact us directly, using the details at the foot of this page.
*2 The communication distance depends on the operating environment. Under ideal conditions, this value is unaffected by electromagnetic waves or metallic substances.
*3 Function assurance temperature.

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