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WAVE ID Solo read-only readers were designed for customers seeking to leverage their existing card system for applications beyond building access. Providing exceptional protection while maximizing security on devices such as printers, healthcare technologies, process controllers, autonomous robots and more. The WAVE ID Solo delivers plug and play functionality with proximity and contactless smart cards and integrates with all leading operating systems, applications and embedded controllers. The 13.56 MHz model is compatible with most contactless smart cards and the 125 kHz proximity model provides error-free identification for over 300 million physical access cards in use worldwide.


  • Manages employee identification and mustering
  • Ideal for time and attendance, training meetings, visitor management
  • Eliminates errors associated with individual ID, manual or keystroke entry
  • Integrates into your software or hardware product through the use of the Universal Software Developer’s Kit (SDK)


  • Reads nearly all proximity and contactless smart cards
  • Optional LEGIC® technology to serve multiple applications
  • Applicable for secure printing, healthcare applications, and process efficiencies
  • Fully programmable and customizable user defined fields
  • Protect and secure sensitive information

Operating Conditions

Operating Frequency

125 kHz or 13.56 MHz

Typical Maximum Read Range

1.0” – 3.0” (2.5 – 7.6cm) dependent upon card type and environmental conditions

Physical Characteristics


3.4 in × 2 in × 0.6 in(8.6 cm × 5.1 cm × 1.5 cm)


4 oz(113.4 g)

Housing Color

Desktop – Black, Pearl; Surface Mount – Black, White; Non-Housed

Mounting Options

Desktop reader has an articulated cable for easy placement on desktops, counters, and more. Surface mount housing can be easily mounted on panels, kiosks, and other indoor applications. It is designed for mounting with 1” #8 screws only (not included), at a maximum force of 6.25 in/lbs. The IP67 compliant readers must be installed according to the installation guide (enclosed with all units).

Cable Length

6”, 16” & 60” (Custom Lengths Available. Call our Sales department at (866) 439-4884)


Tri-state LED, dual-tone beeper. (Dual-tone beeper available on desktop and surface mount)

Power Supply

USB Self-powered; PoE; Serial RS-232: several power options exist


USB, Serial RS-232, Ethernet

Software Development Kit (SDK)


Environmental Usage

Operating Temperature Range

-30℃ to 65℃(-22℉ to 150℉ )

Operating Humidity Range

5% to 95% relative humidity, non-condensing

Storage Temperature Range

-40℃ to 85℃(-40℉ to 185℉ )

General Information


FCC, United States; CE Mark, Europe; RCM, Australia; IC-Industry Canada, UL. Environmental:  RoHS, REACH. For more information on other global certifications, contact [email protected]


One year for material/workmanship defects. See complete policy for details.

Compatible Operating Systems

Windows XP, 7, 8, 10, Linux (Ubuntu, Red Hat), macOS and Android

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