Someone always asks: I want to do M1 card", can make, M1 card is IC card", no, I do M1 card, not IC card". So I began to explain, tell him that the two are the same, but not the same. Is that the four words we always say: and different?
The relationship between IC card and M1 card!
Heres what Card Cube explained to you.
1、What is M1 card
M1 card is we often say the imported card IC Philips chip Philips chip, is the chip produced by Philips following company NXP, full name: NXP Mifare One, so the abbreviation is M1.
2, then why IC card will be M1 card?
This is related to the history of the development of the chip about the history. To put it bluntly, it is the realization of the M chip positioning. Back to the historical process, we will find what happened then? That is, we achieved the compatibility of domestic chip PVC package M1 chip, induction antenna, and then pressed into shape the card, and then become what we call IC, but when it comes to domestic IC card, will also point out the specific model. Only in the process of public use, we collectively called IC card, plus M1 card is also the range of IC card, so say IC card is M1 card, M1 card is IC card no problem, two kinds of just verbal statements.
What is the difference between them?
Of course, their prices are also different. M1 card usually refers to the original card IC card, while IC card refers to the domestic, also we often say. M1 card. In use, basically compatible, but does not exclude some equipment rejection phenomenon, especially in some special projects, so it is best to do a good test; but in some regular use, there is no difference between the two.