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Proximity card reader with usb interface

Velleman K8019: Proximity Card Reader

Velleman K8019

Proximity Card Reader with USB Interface

Do you have a gate or similar security measures that you want to allow limited access? Does your office space need additional security features? Install the K8019 Proximity Card Reader to improve your security. While proximity card readers are traditionally used for security keycards, library cards, payment systems, etc. your options are potentially limitless. 

This reader validates cards through RFID tag numbers. Store up to 250 ID tags through use of the USB interface. When a valid card is presented to the K8019, the relay is energized. The K8019 also has a learning mode, in which you can add new cards and select which card to use as the master card.



  • EM4100 compatible
  • relay contact: 3A/24VDC
  • power supply: 12VDC or 5VDC (USB)*
  • power consumption: 100mA max.
  • dimensions: 2.71x3.15x1.85"


  • USB interface for config-management
  • Free tag management application for PC
  • Fully documented protocol, write your own application
  • Toggle or pulse NO/NC relay output
  • Adjustable pulse time: 1s to 4 min. approx.
  • 3 status LEDs and buzzer
  • Two tags supplied (card-type)
  • Optional:
    • Access card: HAA2866/TAG
    • Access badge (keyhanger): HAA2866/TAG2

Additional Information

Difficulty Level 5


Getting started manual
Installing the driver for Windows

Protocol information describing how to develop software that can communicate with this module.

Parts list
English assembly instructions through illustrations, pictures, etc.

Assembly instructions
Written multilingual manual explaining how to build the kit


Velleman Kits USB driver
Generic driver for the following range of products: K8090, K8019, K8018, MK193, K8101, K8097 and K8096. This driver is compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows (2000/XP/Vista/7/8).

Interface software for K8019
For Windows 7, Windows 8.

Info Sheets

Resistor colour code

Overview of Velleman modules that are equal to D.I.Y Kits
This sheet is useful when you want to know which modules you could find in the do-it-yourself range of Velleman Kits and minikits.

Product information about the RFID Access Control

 Warning: this product can expose you to chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/product