ACS ACR38 - Smart Card Reader & Writer

USB smart card reader/writer

the ACS ACR38 is a USB smart card reader/writer.
This reader series combines a modern design with the latest technology, and makes it a suitable solution for demanding environments. ACR38 has an optional built-in Security Access Module (SAM) slot that supports various high security applications. It is ideal for use in network security, electronic payment systems, electronic identifications as well as other advanced smart card applications. Other casing designs are also available.

Standard features for the ACR38 reader:

* Full speed interface to PC with simple command structure
* Read and write all microprocessor cards with T=0, T=1 protocols
* Support most of the popular memory card types on the market:
-* Cards following the I2C bus protocol (free memory cards) such as:
--* Atmel: AT24C01 / 02 / 04 / 08 / 16 / 32 / 64 / 128 / 256 / 512 / 1024
--* SGS-Thomson: ST14C02C, ST14C04C
--* Gemplus: GFM1K, GFM2K, GFM4K, GFM8K
-* SLE4432/4442 intelligent 256 bytes EEPROM with write protect function:
--* SLE4432, SLE4442
-* SLE4418/4428 intelligent 1K bytes EEPROM with write-protect function:
--* SLE4418, SLE4428
-* Secure memory cards such as:
--* AT88SC153, AT88SC1608
* Support 1.8V. 3V and 5V MCU cards
* Short Circuit Protection
* Certificate of conformance: ISO 7816-1/2/3, PC/SC, CE, FCC, Microsoft WHQL, EMV 2000 Level 1certified
* ISO7816-1/2/3 compatible smart card interface

Typical Applications:

* Home Banking and Home Shopping
* Electronic Commerce
* Checking the balance of account of re-loading an electronic purses
* Network access control
* S/W locking
* Digital signature
* Loyalty and promotions
* Stored value
* Identification
* Ticketing
* Parking and toll collection
* Online gaming

Technical Specifications:

* Interface: USB full speed
* Supply Voltage: Regulated 5V DC
* Supply Current: max. 50mA
* Operating Temperature: 0-50??C
* CLK Frequency: 4 MHz

Standards / Certifications:

EMV 2000 Level 1, ISO7816-1/2/3, PC/SC, CE, FCC, Microsoft WHQL 2K, XP

Operating System Support:

* Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP