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How long does an RFID tag last?

userSwati   calender 18 Dec 2020

There is no conclusive response to this inquiry. In principle an passive tag with no battery should, or could, endure forever. A Active Tag with a battery will keep going as long as the battery endures. How long that is relies upon how regularly the tag needs to exclude a sign. 

The life expectancy of a active tag relies upon its uses and climate, somewhere close to 1 year and 10 years. 

An passive tag anyway is easier and has no battery to answer on. In principle it could endure forever, yet that would depend where is was and how it was dealt with. 

Like any electronic gadget it will be affected by temperature, stickiness, dealing with and mileage.