Proximity cards, also known as prox cards, are low frequency 125kHz credentials that feature an embedded metallic antenna coil that stores cardholder data. Data stored on a proximity card, key fob or tag can be detected by a reader when the proximity card is passed within range. Proximity cards are commonly used as access control cards, and are also used in security, identification, ticketing, toll, and other applications that require fast processing speeds.
ValuProx proximity cards:
HID Proximity cards, tags, and key fobs:
HID Corporate 1000 Proximity cards, tags, and key fobs
HID Indala proximity cards, tags, and key fobs:
Kantech proximity cards, tags, and key fobs:
AWID proximity cards, tags, and key fobs:
Keri proximity cards, tags, and key fobs:
There are three primary factors that affect compatibility between proximity cards and proximity card readers:
While you can look at your card reader's specifications, the best way to ensure compatibility is to reorder the same proximity cards with the same configurations. This information is often found on the packaging from the original cards. If you are unable to locate this information, call an ID Professional at (800) 321-4405 -- We're happy to help!
While all ID cards should be handled with care, proximity cards require additional care due to the added cost and sensitive internal components. The following tips will help prevent damage and ensure a high quality print:
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