TappyBLE – Bluetooth + USB All-in-One NFC Reader, Writer, and Emulator


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The TappyBLE is a wireless, enterprise-grade, all-in-one NFC encoder that is easily integrated into your NFC solutions and applications. (FULL DATASHEET)

Categories: SKU: 05-704


What you get with the TappyBLE:

  • Read and write to the most popular NFC chips (ISO 14443 A/B, Tag Types 1,2,3, and 4.)
  • Focus on writing your own software application, not figuring out NFC code libraries. The Tappy includes a full NFC software stack.
  • Built in NDEF reading/writing/emulation for superior scanning speed and smoother user experience
  • Full software support. Includes a free open source SDK and example code for Android, iOS, Windows, and JavaScript.
  • Total technical support from TapTrack, the engineers who created Tappy.
  • Configurable for NFC keyboard wedge mode (Human Input Device). Native keyboard functionality. Plug and play. No driver downloads or installations.
  • No cables required!  Connect to your Android or iOS device wirelessly with BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy).
  • Provides up to 8 hours of battery life while in use.
  • Connected over Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) , but capable of USB connectivity as well.
  • Configurable for stand-alone operation.


Software Support:

Demo Apps Android


Encoding Software Windows


Application Notes TappyUSB HID (Human Input Device) True Keyboard Application Note

Tappy NFC Reader Boot Configurations Application Note

Command Reference Download
Development Kits


Product Specifications:


Supported Standards ISO/IEC 14443A, 14443B, 18092
Supported Chips
NFC Forum Type 1*:  Topaz, Jewel
NFC Forum Type 2*:  NTAG 20x, 21x, MIFARE Ultralight, Ultralight C
NFC Forum Type 4*:  DESFire EV1 2K/4K/8K
MIFARE Classic 1K, 4K
(*Support any NFC Forum compliant ISO 14443 tag. The brands listed are the most common.)
Frequency 13.56 MHz
Max RF Outpout Power <0.5W
RF Communication Speed 106, 212, 424 kbits/s
Power Supply DC 5V (from USB)
Battery Life 8+ hours
Current Charging: 500 mA typical
Read Range 40mm typical, 100mm max
Interface Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) v5, USB2.0
Status Indicator Lights

2x RGB LED for NFC Scan Status

1x RGB LED for BLE status

1x Red LED for power status

1x Amber LED for battery charging status

1x Green LED for battery charged status

Working Temperature -10°C to +70°C
Storage Temperature -30°C to +80°C
Enclosure Dimensions L = 12.5cm ; W = 8cm ; H = 2.5cm

Additional information

Weight 0.17 kg
Dimensions 12.5 × 8 × 2.5 cm

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