Flexible Transponder Solution for Automotive Applications


The Smartrac NOVA is an ASK Read/Write RF-Transponder. It is able to emulate different kind of automotive transponders, so its main feature is that it can be used as standard, replacement or spare transponder. The size of user memory can be selected between 64 bits or 128 bits contained in EEPROM, different chips of customer’s convenience can be implemented.


NOVA type transponder is available in a very small size rugged glass rod package or in plastic brick package. This device assembly (molded leadframe) is based on the latest SMARTRAC package technology and machines.



Read / Write

Bit rate

CF/32 , CF/40 , CF/64

Transponder Frequency

130 kHz ± 3 kHz (typ.)

Total Memory

160 bit



Transponder Coding type

Manchester / Biphase

Operating Temperature

-40°C to +85°C


Epoxy Brick 6,1 x 12,1 x 3,1 mm
Glass 3,15 x 14,1 mm


  • Rugged glass rod or plastic brick package
  • Very small and flexible solution
  • Various chips are available