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 or T=1 protocols
  • Supports SLE 4418/28/32/42 memory cards
  • 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)
  • 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 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

Technical Specifications




1) Interface USB full speed
2) Supply Voltage Regulated 5V DC
3) Supply Current Max. 50mA
4) Operating Temperature 0-50°C
5) CLK Frequency 4 MHz
6) Standards / Certifications EN 60950/IEC 60950, EMV 2000 Level 1, ISO-7816 Class A, B and C ( 5V, 3V, 1.8V ), PC/SC, CE, FCC, Microsoft WHQL 2K, XP
7) Operating System Support Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP


  • 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

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  • Product Code: ACR-38U
  • Availability: In Stock
  • INR900.00

  • Ex Tax: INR900.00

Tags: ACR-38 Contact Smart Card Writer, Smart Card Reader, Smart Card Writer, USB Smart Card Device, Smart Card Management, AutoID Readers, AutoID Cards

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