Sniffing Tags with the ChameleonMini

November 25, 2015

Follow the instructions below to sniff communications between an ACR122U reader and a ISO1443A Tag with the ChameleonMini. If you have not setup your ChameleonMini yet check out our Getting Started Guide.

What you will need:

1) Begin by connecting the ACR122U and ChameleonMini to your computer.

2) Place the ChameleonMini on top of the ACR122U.

ChameleonMini on Top of ACR122U

3) Now place place an ISO14443A tag on top of the ChameleonMini.

ChameleonMini Sniffing Tag

4) Launch the ChameleonMini client in your terminal application and run the following command:

LOGMODE=TERMINAL

You should see the following output:

100:OKE=TERMINAL

5) Start sniffing by running the following command:

CONFIG=ISO14443A_SNIFF

You should see output similar to the trace shown below:

ChameleonMini ISO14443A_SNIFF

6) Enter the following command to stop sniffing:

CONFIG=NONE

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