LibNFC NFC Reader – DL533N CS


Libnfc NFC Reader Writer - DL533N CS. Customizable and IP54 enclosures. 

DL533N CS is a Card Size USB NFC RFID reader writer which enables reading and writing of NFC RFID cards and tags as well as NFC P2P communication.
The device is produced by Digital Logic LTD. It is built upon the NXP PN533 chip according to manufacturers’ recommendations and guidelines. NXP PN533 supports the full range of the NFC Forum specifications and standards.
This RFID product is fully supported by the open-source library LibNFC, which makes it a good starting point for the development of NFC applications on various platforms.
Using LibNFC libraries and examples is well explained in the LibNFC community and forums.
LibNFC is an open-source project, has a big community, and is developed continuously. OEM card size reader conforms to the IP54 standard and is dust and water splash resistant.
DL 533N CS reader is CE and RoHS certified device (CE declaration of conformity).


  • Read NFC RFID -Tags: Read contents of tags like most of MIFARE® cards, FeliCa, Topaz.
  • Write NFC RFID -Tags: Write contents to Tags (URLs, SMS, Phone No, vCards, MIME types…).
  • Card emulation: Emulate Type 2 and Type 4 NFC tags, which can be read by other NFC-devices. P2P communication: Use the device for active NFC-based P2P communication to transfer data between NFC capable devices.


This RFID device is delivered without any binary driver. Using LibUSB and LibNFC you can compile drivers for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
Using compiled driver you can further explore LibNFC C API and continue developing your own software.
On the Windows platform, you can use the official NXP Drivers for the PN533 based products.

NOTICE: Does not support software developed for the uFR Series of devices.



  • ISO/IEC 14443A/MIFARE®.
  • ISO/IEC 14443B.
  • MIFARE Classic® 1 KB or MIFARE Classic® 4 KB emulation encryption in RFID Reader Writer mode and MIFARE® higher transfer speed communication at 212 kbit/s and 424 kbit/s.
  • contactless communication according to the FeliCa protocol at 212 kbit/s and 424 kbit/s.
  • NFC P2P communication.

Other relevant information:

  • Large community (LibNFC) support.
  • Reader dimensions (95 x 63 x 11 mm), convenient for everyday use.
  • Can be ordered without the IP54 enclosure.
  • Beeper and LEDs are available on request.