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#205714
Hello all,

I want to connect Simultaneous RFID Reader to Raspberry PI using SparkFun Serial Basic Breakout - CH340G or using USB. I have already seen a different post regarding it done by paulvha . But I would like to know the connection layout and python code to connect Simultaneous RFID Reader to Raspberry PI and read tags. I am not a good coder and couldn't understand the attachments of Github. If there is a step by step explanation and the code where I can run on python directly. That would be a great help. Kindly please help me. Paulvha, if you can help me that would be great.
#205736
Hello, and thanks for your post.

We don't support the Simultaneous RFID Reader on a Pi so you'd need to write your own python code to get it working. If you're still wanting to try it out (and write your own code) I'd suggest cutting the JP1 jumper on the back of the board and using a 3.7 to 5 volt external power source on the external power connector that's beside the FTDI header.

That will allow you to communicate with the Simultaneous RFID Reader via serial but not burden the Pi trying to power the Simultaneous RFID Reader over USB.

If anyone else has experience with the Simultaneous RFID Reader on a Pi, they may be able to offer some advice as well.