[Lab] Removing chip from presto card

Dave Hunt dave at huntgang.com
Thu Mar 3 20:54:32 EST 2016

Sounds like some acetone might be in order...


On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 8:19 PM, Tai <argument.de.tai at gmail.com> wrote:

> Shamelessly stealing an idea I read about elsewhere where someone put the
> chip from their transit pass into a wand and tapped that on the bus.
> I'd love to know how to extract the Mifare 2 RFID (I think that's what
> they're on) chip and antenna from the card and repackage it in a fun way.
> Unfortunately, having shone a light through the card, it looks like the
> antenna runs around the circumference. I don't know much about the
> underlying science of RFIDs and I'm not sure if it would just be a matter
> of extracting some chip and attaching a new, equivalent antenna (or
> extracting and reshaping the existing one).
> Any ideas here?
> Thanks,
> ~Tai
> _______________________________________________
> Lab mailing list
> 1. subscribe http://artengine.ca/mailman/listinfo/lab
> 2. then email Lab at artengine.ca to send your message to the list
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://artengine.ca/pipermail/lab/attachments/20160303/8659b5bc/attachment.html>

More information about the Lab mailing list