Contactless Smart Card Reader

    The ACR120 is a compact and cost-effective contactless reader and writer. It is developed on the 13.56MHz contactless smart card (RFID) technology, supporting Mifare®(Classics, DESFire), ISO 14443 A and B cards. Its proximity operating distance is up to 5 cm, depending on the type of contactless tag in use.


The versatile reader is available in both USB and Serial interface, which can be easily integrated into PC environment as well as other systems in a snap. It is ideal for a broad range of applications, including public transport terminal, physical and logical access control, and even vending machines. 

The operation of ACR120 is extremely easy, quick and convenient. All read/write operations can be done via waving the contactless card to the device. Moreover, its compact design enables it to be mounted and located in anywhere with ease. 

In addition, the ACR120 is also available in module form, which is extremely easy to design-in giving you maximum design and development flexibility. Own casing, logo, color, size can all now be materialized. 


Standard features for the ACR120 reader:-

  • USB PnP or serial interface (RS232)
  • Read and write functionality
  • Built-in Antenna
  • Fully tested and compliant with major contactless smart cards that conform to ISO14443 A/B in the market.
  • Operation LED
  • High-speed transactions
  • Compact size: 120 X 73 X 20mm
  • Wall mountable
  • Built-in contact/contactless smart card slots (on request)
  • SAM slot (on request)


Supported Card types:-

The ACR120 works with a variety of 13.56MHz contactless smart cards including, but not limited to:

  • MIFARE cards (Classic DESFire)
  • All ISO 14443 A cards, like:
    • JCOP30 cards
    • MPCOS COMBI cards (need to accompany with the ACS ACR38DT Dual Key)
  • ISO 14443 Type B cards, like:
    • Calypso cards
    • ST Cards (ST19XRF58)


Technical Specifications:-

Interface: RS-232 (Serial) or USB

Supply Voltage: Regulated 5V DC

Operating Distance: >= 50mm

Supply Current: 80mA

Operating Temperature: 0-70 0C

Physical Dimension: 120mm (L) X 73mm (B) X 20mm (H)

Operating Frequency: 13.56MHz

Standard / Certifications: ISO 14443 and Mifare Cards

Operating System Support: Windows 98, Me, 2K and XP

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