With the continuing evolution of personal computing standards, the ACR38 smart card reader/writer is a USB full speed device designed for use in the PC environment. The latest incarnation of our reader series combines a modern design with the latest technology, and makes it a suitable solution for demanding environments.
With the fast growth of personal computing standards, the ACR38 smart card reader/writer is a USB full speed device designed for use in the PC environment today.
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.
USB 2.0 full speed interface to PC with simple command structure
Read and write all microprocessor cards with T=0 and T=1 protocols
Supports most common memory-based smart cards, including I2C bus protocol cards (from 1K bits up to 1024K bits) and secure memory cards (Atmel AT88SC153 and AT88SC1608)
Read and write the popular memory card types in the market:
Siemens: SLE4406, SLE4418, SLE4428,SLE4432, SLE4442
Atmel: AT88SC06, AT24C01-16
STMicroelectronics: ST1305, ST14C02C, ST14C04C
Note: Card manufacturers using the above-mentioned chips may have different names for their cards. These cards are likewise supported by ACR30.
Gemplus: GPM103, GFM2K, GFM4K, GPM2K, GPM8K
Schlumberger: Primeflex Store 2K/8K, Open 2K/4
Support 1.8V. 3V and 5V MCU cards
Certificate of conformance: ISO 7816-1/2/3, PC/SC, CE, FCC, Microsoft WHQL, EMV certified
ISO7816-1/2/3 compatible smart card interface
Support PPS (Protocol and Parameters Selection) with 1743 – 305200 bps in reading and writing smart cards
768 bytes RAM size and 16K bytes ROM size
Home Banking and Home Shopping
Checking the balance of account of re-loading an electronic purses
Network access control
Loyalty and promotions
USB v2.0 full speed
Regulated 5V DC
0 - 50 °C
Standards / Certifications:
ISO 7816-1/2/3, PC/SC, CE, FCC
Operating System Support:
Windows 95, 98, Me, NT, 2000 and XP