PN7161 MINI V1 — SPI


Quantity Price
1 - 9 $38.00
10 - 99 $36.00
100 - 999 $32.00
1,000+ $29.00
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Product Overview

Introducing our latest innovation in NFC technology – the Ultra-Compact PN7161 NFC Module. Building on the robust capabilities of the PN7160 NFC RFID Module, this new product is designed to be the smallest NFC module available in the market today. Its ultra-compact size does not compromise on performance, making it an ideal choice for a wide range of applications requiring efficient and reliable NFC capabilities in a reduced form factor.

Key Features

  • Ultra-Compact Size: As the smallest NFC module available, this product is perfect for applications with stringent space constraints.
  • High Performance: Despite its small size, the module offers robust performance, supporting full NFC functionality including reading, writing, and peer-to-peer communication.
  • Versatile Applications: Ideal for use in IoT devices, smart wearables, and other embedded systems where space is at a premium.
  • Easy Integration: Designed for easy integration into existing systems, minimizing the need for extensive redesign and reducing time to market.
  • Low Power Consumption: Optimized for low power usage, making it suitable for battery-powered devices.

Advantages of PN7160 over PN532

  • Enhanced Integration: The PN7160 comes with integrated firmware and an NCI interface, which simplifies the development process and reduces the need for external components, unlike the PN532 which requires more complex integration efforts.
  • Better Performance: The PN7160 supports higher data rates and more NFC standards, including NFCIP-1, NFCIP-2, and various ISO/IEC protocols, offering improved versatility compared to the PN532.
  • Low Power Modes: The PN7160 features advanced power management with multiple low-power states and an automatic wake-up function, making it more energy-efficient than the PN532.
  • Extended Protocol Support: The PN7160 supports a wider range of NFC protocols and standards, including NFC Forum certifications for P2P, reader, and card modes, providing more comprehensive functionality compared to the PN532.
  • Improved Security: Enhanced security features, including support for MIFARE encryption and FeliCa protocols, make the PN7160 a more secure choice for applications requiring robust data protection.

Technical Specifications

  • Dimensions:
    • Main Board: 22.6mm x 23.5mm x 4.4mm
    • Antenna:
      • 10mm x 25mm x 0.2mm
      • 40mm x 50mm x 0.2mm
    • Connection Cable: 10cm
  • NFC Standards Supported: ISO/IEC 14443 Type A & B, ISO/IEC 15693, and NFC Forum Type 1-4 tags.
  • Operating Frequency: 13.56 MHz
  • Communication Protocol: I2C, SPI, and UART interfaces available for flexible integration.
  • Supply Voltage: 2.7V to 5.5V
  • Operating Temperature: -25°C to +85°C

Antenna Features

  • Lightweight and Flexible Antenna: The antenna is designed to be thin and flexible, making it suitable for a variety of applications.
  • Customizable Antenna Sizes: Antenna dimensions can be customized according to specific application requirements.
  • Dual Antenna Interfaces: Supports both IPEX and SH1.0 connectors for versatile connectivity options.

Reading Distance Test Results

PN7161 MINI SPI Reading Distance Square Mifare S50 (85x54mm) Round Mifare S50 (25mm diameter) Note
40x50mm Antenna w/o Ferrite 10cm 4.8cm
40x50mm Antenna Ferrite 5.8cm 3.3cm Customized version
10x25mm Antenna w/o Ferrite 4.2cm 2.3cm
10x25mm Antenna w Ferrite 3.0cm 2.0cm Customized version


  • IoT Devices: Enhance connectivity and interaction in smart home and industrial IoT applications.
  • Wearable Technology: Integrate seamless NFC functionality into fitness trackers, smartwatches, and other wearable devices.
  • Consumer Electronics: Enable NFC features in smartphones, tablets, and other consumer electronics.
  • Access Control: Implement secure and compact access control systems in various environments.
  • Healthcare Devices: Use in medical devices for secure data transfer and device management.


The Ultra-Compact NFC Module sets a new standard in miniaturized NFC technology, offering unparalleled performance and versatility in a remarkably small package. Its innovative design and robust features make it the perfect choice for modern applications where space and efficiency are paramount.


Product List

  • PN7161 MINI V1 Main Board  x1
  • Antenna  x2

Weight 0.025 kg
Antenna Type

40mm*50mm w/ Ferrite, 40mm*50mm w/o Ferrite

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