Chameleon Lite

  • €59.00 €70.80
    Unit price per 

The ChameleonLite is a low-cost, high-precision RFID Emulator, specialised in HF / MIFARE© Emulation.


The ChameleonLite is a low-cost, high-precision RFID emulator, optimised for 13.56MHz emulation, specifically MIFARE® and 14A Chipsets.

While the ChameleonUltra has evolved into a powerful multi-frequency tool, the ChameleonLite is essentually an updated version of the ChameleonMini - with several useful improvements:

  • Highly-accurate emulation: Near native emulation precision for MIFARE® Chipsets.
  • 16 Tag Slots: 8 High-Frequency Tag slots, 8 Low-Frequency Tag Slots.
  • Incredibly battery life: 6 months on a single charge.
  • Updated tools: Compatible with the new-generation ChameleonUltra UI + CLI Tools.
  • 125KHz Emulation: 125KHz EM4XX emulation.
  • Wireless connectivity: Bluetooth (for OTA updates and wireless control)

Highly-accurate emulation

The ChameleonLite, like the ChameleonUltra, has the world's most precise emulation. This precision makes the device indistinguishable from an original physical card.

Incredible Battery Life

Consuming 6 times less than ChameleonTiny, the ChameleonLite can last 6 months on a single charge.

Low Frequency Emulation

The ChameleonLite can perform low-frequency / 125KHz emulation of the EM4XXX chipset, holding up to 8 tags at a time.

100% Open Source

The ChameleonLite is fully open-source and compatible with the ChameleonUltra's UI and CLI tools

What's included

  • 1x ChameleonLite
  • 1x USB-A - USB-C Cable
  • 2-year guarantee

Device Specifications

  • Tactile Controls: 2x Physical Buttons
  • Internal Battery: LiPo 90mAh (6 months without charge)
  • Connectivity: USB 2.0, Type-C, Bluetooth
  • Dimensions: 61 x 36 x 8.8 mm
  • Weight: 8g

Technical Resources

RFID Specifications

  • Reading, Emulation
    • High Frequency / 13.56MHz (8-slots)
      • ISO-14443A
      • Mifare Classic® (1K / 2K / 4K - 4-byte & 7-byte UID)
      • Ultralight® (Standard, C & EV1)
      • NTAG® (210 - 218)
    • Low Frequency / 125KHz (Emulation only - 8 slots)
      • Modulation: AM
      • Supported Cards: EM4XX


    Lab401's engagement is to get your orders to you as quickly as possible in a perfect condition. All packages are insured to 100% of the value, and Lab401 Delivery Protection can be used to ensure immediate re-shipment if a package is lost or damaged.

    All orders are securely packaged. Premium and Express orders are further protected in an untearable polyurethane satchel, ensuring that your package is not tampered with during delivery.

    To ensure privacy and reduce theft, all packages are anonymous - there is no mention of product contents or Lab401 branding on the outside of the packaging.

    Shipping Options

    Lab401 provides three types of shipping options:

    • Eco Delivery
    • Premium Delivery
    • Urgent Express Delivery

    Eco Delivery is for available light and slim orders, particulaly cards, keyfobs and accessories. It is dispatched by La Poste (French postal system) and tracked.

    Premium Delivery is our default shipping option: fast and reliable delivery via courier. Depending on the destination, Premium Delivery use UPS, DHL, FedEx, Chronopost or Colissimo.

    Urgent Express Delivery uses the fastest possible delivery method possible: UPS Express, FedEx Express, DHL Express or Chronopost Express.

    Lab401 provides same day shipping for Urgent Express orders made before 12PM GST+1.

    Do you provide free shipping?

    Yes - orders over 650€ excluding taxes have free shipping.

    Customers that qualify for free shipping can still select rapid shipping options.

    When will I receive my order?

    Average order times can be estimated below.

    Average shipping estimates can be seen by selecting the destination country / region below.

    While actual shipping times may vary - these estimations are built off our real delivery statistics. To receive an order as quickly as possible, we recommend:

    • Use the Urgent Express shipping method
    • Use same day shipment by placing the order before 12PM GMT+1

    Do you ship internationally?

    We ship world-wide, but due to logistical or legal restrictions, we are unable to ship to the following countries: Martinique, St. Martin, Guadeloupe, Mayotte, Réunion, St. Barthélemy, St. Pierre & Miquelon, Moldova, Argentina, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, Ecuador, Georgia, India, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Liberia, Libya, Nepal, Oman, Panama, Peru, Russia, South Africa (Exception: Gauteng), Turkey, Ukraine, Vietnam, Egypt, Pakistan, Serbia, Spain (Balears, Ceuta,Las Palmas, Santa Cruz de Tenerif), Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, Saudi Arabia.

    Where do you ship from?

    All items are dispatched from France. You will receive a tracking number upon item dispatch. The address used on your purchase is printed as a label - please double check your address to avoid mistakes.

    When will my order be dispatched?

    Lab401 dispatches orders Monday - Friday.
    All orders placed before 12PM GMT+1 will be dispatched the same day. All orders placed after this cutoff time will be dispatched the next business day.

    For example:

    • An order placed Friday, 9AM GMT+1 will be dispatched the same day.
    • An order placed on Friday, 6PM GMT+1 will be dispatched Monday.
    • An order placed on Saturday will be dispatched Monday

    For any questions, please contact customer support.

    How are import duties / customs handled?

    For all European Union destinations, all shipments are DDP - Delivered Duty Paid. This means all applicable VAT/TVA, shipping costs and customs fees are pre-paid.
    You will not be charged by the courier service / post office or customs.

    For all destinations outside European Union, all shipments are DDU - Delivered Duty Unpaid. This means that your country's custom service impose a VAT/TVA/Import Duty on your shipment.

    I am charged VAT ?

    Lab401 (ETOILE 401 SAS) is an EU-Registered entity. VAT is applicable to purchases delivered within the EU, with exceptions for VAT Registered entities. VAT is calculated at checkout. For your convenience, you can browse Lab401 with prices Including VAT and Excluding VAT.

    Sales are contractual

    Please note - a purchase is an explicit agreement of our terms and conditions. Any products refused by clients will not be refunded.

    Purchase Security Validation may be applied

    To protect against credit card fraud, orders may be flagged for Purchase Security Validation. In this instance, we will reach out to the customer to perform a manual verification process.

    Orders that are flagged for Purchase Security Validation are considered to be incomplete until validated. Our delivery deadline obligations begin only when an order is validated.

    Delivery Protection

    Is my delivery protected?

    All Lab401 shipments are insured with the carrier.

    We also provide an advanced insurance, Lab401 Delivery Protection.

    Lab401 Delivery Protection means we remain fully responsible for the package right up to delivery. If the package is lost or damaged, the package can be resent immediately (48 business hours) upon receipt of proof.

    For orders without Delivery Protection, lost or damaged packages will pass through the carrier's protocols, which can take well over 30 days.

    For orders that are time-sensitive, we recommend Lab401 Delivery Protection.

    Delivery Protection can be purchased at checkout easily and cheaply.