Skyetek - M9

The SkyeModule M9, a tiny ETSI compliant embedded UHF RFID reader module for OEMs, is a high performance, secure, power-efficient solution, embeddable in a broad range of products. Based on the same Advanced Universal Reader Architecture (AURA) used by all SkyeTek RFID readers, the SkyeModule M9 offers customers investment protection through a flexible, forward-compatible platform that will support future tag protocols, security features, and customized enhancements.SkyeTek's Firmware, the brains behind all SkyeTek readers, eases integration and provides customers with a significant cost-performance advantage. In addition, with AURA, SkyeModules deliver robust functionality, unmatched in the industry, including Tagnostic support for a broad range of tags and TagIQ to maximize performance for each individual tag type.


  • Half the size of a typical business card.
  • FCC and ETSI (302 208) compliant providing a global SKU for pre-scan certification in major markets.
  • Common Blade compact flash type II form factor compliant.
  • Reads and writes to transponders based on EPC, and ISO 18000-6 air interface protocols covering 862 to 955 MHz
  • Upgradeable support for standardized encryption algorithms (DES, 3DES, and AES), and secure hash functions (SHA and MD5).
  • RF output power is software adjustable from 15mW to 500mW
  • Power operating from 3.3V to 5.0V.
  • Power management intelligence allows current to be set as low as 100 μA (Sleep Mode) for use in battery operated devices.
  • Three host-interface options USB, UART (TTL), and SPI, which are software selectable.
  • Adjustable serial data rates from 4.8 to 115.2 kbps
  • Standard 50 Ohm antenna output to enable attachment of an external antenna to extend read range / rate.
Key Function Market's highest performing, most affordable UHF reader module
Frequency UHF
862-955 MHz
Protocols EPC C1G1
EPC C1G2 /ISO 18000-6C
ISO 18000-6A&B
Size 1/2 size of a business card
66 x 36 x 5 mm

Effective Range 1 m - 3.5+ m
Security: Proprietary X
Security: Standards-based X
Security: Extensible X
USB Host Connection X
External Antenna X
Internal Antenna -
Multiple Antennas (MUX support) X
Access Control and Payment X
Item-Level Inventory X
Patron Management X
Product Authentication X
Ordering Information and Pricing
Part Number Model Number Description RRP
[A] Skyetek
1-9041-040-5 M9-MH RFID UHF Module with MH (500mW) $836.00 E
Indent Only
1-9041-041-2 M9-CF RFID UHF Module with CF (500mW) $836.00 E
[B] Accessories
Interface Board
1-9042-010-7 HPiB HP Interface Board $506.00 E
1-9042-021-3 MUX-4U Antenna Multiplexor - UHF - 4 channels $341.00 E
1-9042-031-2 MUX-8U Antenna Multiplexor - UHF - 8 channels $506.00 E
1-9042-041-1 MUX-12U Antenna Multiplexor - UHF - 12 channels $649.00 E
Module to Antenna Cable Adaptor
2-9020-000-5 CA9020 SMA Socket to MMCX Plug - Adapter $11.00 U1
2-9045-002-8 CA9045-0.2 Coax Cable, RG174, SMA Jack (Bulkhead) to MMCX -200mm $16.50 U1
Antenna Cable
2-9022-010-2 CA9022-1 Coax Cable, RG316, SMA Plug/SMA Plug -1m $22.00 U1
2-9022-030-0 CA9022-3 Coax Cable, RG316, SMA Plug/SMA Plug -3m $35.20 U1
2-9022-050-8 CA9022-5 Coax Cable, RG316, SMA Plug/SMA Plug -5m $49.50 U1
1-9043-020-5 SP-AN-BB-UF UHF Antenna 5dB Linear - Broadband $341.00 E
1-9043-030-4 SP-AN-05-UF UHF Inductive Antenna $99.00 E
[C] Components
1-0075-024-9 DF11Z-24DS-2V Conn, Header Skt, SMT 2mm Hirose, 24 way $2.64 C
[D] Development Kits
1-9040-040-6 DK-M9-MH Development Kit for M9 MH Version $1,584.00 L2
First time users must purchase a Development Kit, as this include all documentation and software. Modules and components are supplied on an OEM basis and include no documentation.