The ACR122T NFC Contactless Smart Card Reader is the token version of the ACR122U NFC Reader. ACR122T is especially designed for Near Field Communication (NFC) applications requiring great portability and utmost user convenience. Developed based on 13.56 MHz contactless (RFID) technology and the ISO/IEC 18092 standard for NFC, it supports not only MIFARE® and ISO 14443 Type A and B cards, but also all four types of NFC tags.

ACR122T is a plug-and-play USB device with CCID and PC/SC compliance, ensuring interoperability with different systems and applications. It is ideal for secure personal identity verification and online micro-payment transactions, including computer log-on, e-payment, home banking and network authentication.

  • USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface
  • CCID Compliance
  • Smart Card Reader:
    • Read/write speed up to 424 kbps
    • Built-in antenna for contactless tag access, with card reading distance of up to 50 mm (depending on tag type)
    • Supports ISO 14443 Type A and B, MIFARE, FeliCa, and all 4 types of NFC (ISO/IEC 18092) tags
    • Built-in anti-collision feature (only 1 tag is accessed at any time)
  • Application Programming Interface:
    • Supports PC/SC
    • Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)
  • Peripherals:
    • User-controllable bi-color LED
  • Supports Android™ OS 3.1 and above
  • e-Government
  • Banking & Payment
  • e-Healthcare
  • Network Security
  • Access Control
  • e-Purse & Loyalty
  • Transportation
Dimensions 75.0 mm (L) x 30.0 mm (W) x 12.7 mm (H)
Interface USB Full-Speed
Operating Distance Up to 30 mm (depends on the tag type)
Supply Voltage Regulated 5 V DC
Supply Current 200 mA (operating); 50 mA (stand-by); 100 mA (normal)
Operating Temperature 0 - 50 °C
Operating Frequency 13.56 MHz
Smart Card Interface Support
  • ISO14443 Type A & B
  • MIFARE
  • FeliCa 
  • 4 types of NFC (ISO/IEC18092) tags
Compliance / Certifications
  • ISO 18092, ISO 14443, PC/SC, CCID, EN60950/ISO 60950, CE, FCC, MIC, KC, VCCI,  RoHS 2,  USB Full Speed, Microsoft® WHQL
Operating System Support
  • Windows®
  • Win CE 5.0 and 6.0
  • Linux®
  • Mac OS®
  • Android™

Drivers for ACR122T

Release Date Drivers OS Support Version File Size Notes
USB Interface
05-Oct-2015 MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver (32-bit) Win 2000, Win XP, Win Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Win 8.1, Win10, Win Server 2003, Server 2003 R2, Win Server 2008 4.1.0.0 3 MB
05-Oct-2015 MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver (64-bit) Win XP x64, Win Vista x64, Win 7 x64, Win 8 x64, Win 8.1 x64, Win10 x64, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2003 R2 x64, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64, Win Server 2012 x64, Win 2012 R2 x64 4.1.0.0 2 MB
02-Oct-2015 PC/SC Drivers Win 2000, Win XP, Win XP x64, Win Vista, Win Vista x64, Win 7, Win 7 x64, Win 8, Win 8 x64, Win 8.1, Win 8.1 x64, Win 10, Win 10 x64,Win Server 2003, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2003 R2, Win Server 2003 R2 x64, Win Server 2008, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64, Win Server 2012 x64, Win Server 2012 R2 x64 4.1.0.0 795 KB
23-Nov-2015 PC/SC Drivers Win CE 5.0 2.0.1.0 62 KB
23-Nov-2015 PC/SC Drivers Win CE 6.0 2.0.1.0 105 KB
23-Nov-2015 PC/SC Drivers Win CE 7.0 2.0.1.0 196 KB
22-Jun-2016 PC/SC Drivers Linux, Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9, Mac 10.10, Mac 10.11 1.1.3 436 KB
24-Jun-2016 PC/SC Driver Package Linux 1.1.3 2 MB
22-Jun-2016 PC/SC Driver Installer Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9, Mac 10.10, Mac 10.11 1.1.3 248 KB
12-Sep-2011 CT-API Library Win 2000, Win XP, Win XP x64, Win Vista, Win Vista x64, Win 7, Win 7 x64, Win 8, Win 8 x64, Win Server 2003, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2003 R2, Win Server 2003 R2 x64, Win Server 2008, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64, Win Server 2012 x64 1.0.0.1 2 MB
12-Sep-2011 CT-API Library Linux 1.0.0 62 KB
12-Sep-2011 CT-API Library Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9 1.0.0 35 KB
31-Mar-2016 Android EVK Android 3.1 and above 1.1.3 472 KB

Manuals / Datasheets for ACR122T

Product Presentation

Product Presentation of ACR122T NFC Contactless Smart Card Reader

Technical Specification

Technical Specification of ACR122T NFC Contactless Smart Card Reader

Application Programming Interface

API Driver Manual of ACR122T NFC Contactless Smart Card Reader