Thingy:52 read passive NFC tag

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  • Hi,

    I'm trying to read a passive NFC tag with the Thingy:52. However the NFCrx event seems to not work. I implemented the following methods based on the API ref:

    NRF.on('NFCon', () => { console.log("Tag detected!"); });
    NRF.on('NFCrx', (arr) => {

    Did I miss something, or is there a different way to do it?


  • I'm afraid the nRF52 chip in these devices is itself just a passive NFC tag. It can't read other passive tags.

    For that you need to wire up something like or

  • Oh good to know. Thanks for the tip!

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Thingy:52 read passive NFC tag

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