Ultralight EV1 Chip Card

Ultralight EV1 Chip Card is a much more economical NFC card. The chip that it uses is designed in simplified application mode and can be embedded in thinner-sized cards. Ultralight EV1 Card is a non-encrypted product that can be used in low-value or one-time tickets.

Transportation operators can use it to provide daily or limited tickets for tourists. Besides, public transport operators can use this card to run a fully integrated contactless system. It is widely used in single trips or limited uses tickets in public transportation networks, loyalty cards or day passes for events.

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  • Contactless transmission of data and supply energy
  • Operating distance up to 100mm (depending on antenna geometry)
  • Operating frequency: 13.56 MHz (ISM, world-wide license freely available)
  • Fast data transfer of 106 kbit/s
  • High data integrity of16-bit CRC, parity, bit coding, bit counting
  • True anticollision
  • Fast counter transaction: < 10ms
  • Typical ticketing transaction:< 35 ms
  • 7-byte serial number (cascade level 2 according to ISO/IEC 14443-3)


  • Manufacturer programmed 7-byte UID for each device
  • 32-bit user definable One-Time Programmable(OTP) area
  • 3 independence 24-bit true one-way counters
  • Field programmable read-only locking function per page ( per 2 pages for the extended memory section)
  • ECC based originality signature
  • 32-bit password protection to prevent unintended memory operations


  • Public Transportation
  • Event Ticketing
  • Loyalty
  • Other applications


ItemUltralight EV1 Chip Card
MaterialPVC, PET, Paper
ProtocolISO/IEC 14443
Frequency13.56 MHz
ChipUltralight EV1
Reading distance100mm
Craftsilkscreen logo/Laser serial number/UID print, etc
Working Temperature-20~+70°C
Data Retention10 years
Erase cycle100,000 times
SamplesFree samples are available upon request

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