Identify the serial number (UID) returned by a project card

  1. Connect a test reader to your computer.
  2. Open BALTECH ID-engine Explorer.

    If you haven't installed it yet, you can download it herecall_made as part of BALTECH ToolSuite.

  3. Click the reader, then click Select.

    • If several interfaces are shown for the reader, please select HID.
    • Connecting an Ethernet reader currently only works in maintenance mode or with PKI encryption (learn more).

    Screenshot: Select a reader in BALTECH ID-engine Explorer

  4. Place the card on the reader.
    The card will be shown in the upper part of the window. The UID in decimal format is the number you're looking for.
    Screenshot: Preview of an example 125 kHz card in BALTECH ID-engine Explorer