ACR1222L is an LCD-equipped PC-Linked NFC Contactless Reader with USB as its host interface. It is developed based on the 13.56 MHz RFID technology and the ISO/IEC 18092 standard. ACR1222L can support ISO14443 Type A and B cards, MIFARE, FeliCa and all 4 types of NFC tags.

With its PC/SC compliance, ACR1222L ensures easy upgrade of PC/SC smart card applications to improve user interaction. It is equipped with 4 LEDs, a buzzer and an LCD that provide users with clear indications of the reader or application status. The 2-line graphic LCD has multiple language support, including Chinese, English, Japanese and some European languages. The LCD  allows interactive operation such as scrolling up and down, left and right, etc. The device's three built-in SAM slots provide enhanced security during contactless operations.

Typical applications of ACR1222L include e-payment, loyalty programs and access control.

  • USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface
  • CCID Compliance
  • Smart Card Reader:
    • Read/Write speed of up to 424 kbps
    • Built-in antenna for contactless tag access, with card reading distance of up to 50 mm (depending on tag type)
    • Support for ISO 14443 Part 4 Type A and B cards, MIFARE, FeliCa and all four types of NFC (ISO/IEC 18092) tags
    • Built-in anti-collision feature (only one tag is accessed at any time)
    • Three ISO 7816-compliant SAM slots
  • Built-in Peripherals:
    • Two-line graphic LCD with interactive operability (i.e. scroll up and down, left and right, etc.) and multi-language support (i.e. Chinese, English, Japanese and several European languages)
    • Four user-controllable LEDs
    • User-controllable buzzer
  • USB Firmware Upgradability
  • e-Government
  • Banking & Payment
  • e-Healthcare
  • Network Security
  • Access Control
  • e-Purse & Loyalty
  • Transportation
Dimensions Main Body: 133.5 mm (L) x 88.5 mm (W) x 21.0 mm (H);
With Stand: 158.0 mm (L) x 95.0 mm (W) x 95.0 mm (H)
Weight Main Body: 173 g
With Stand: 415 g
Interface USB 2.0 Full Speed
Operating Distance Up to 50 mm (depends on the tag type)
Supply Voltage Regulated 5V DC
Supply Current 300mA (maximum); 50mA (standby); 150mA (normal)
Operating Temperature 0-50°C
Operating Frequency 13.56 MHz
Smart Card Interface Support
  • ISO 14443 Type A & B
  • MIFARE
  • FeliCa
  • 4 types of NFC (ISO/IEC 18092) tags
Compliance / Certifications
  • ISO 14443, CE, FCC, KC, VCCI, PC/SC, CCID, RoHS, USB Full Speed, Microsoft® WHQL
Operating System Support
  • Windows®
  • Linux®
  • Mac OS®
  • Android™ 3.1 and above

Drivers for ACR1222L

Release Date Drivers OS Support Version File Size Notes
USB Interface
24-Aug-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 4.0.7.1 3 MB
24-Aug-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 4.0.7.1 2 MB
14-Nov-2014 MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver (32-bit) Win 7 (for users who did not install required Microsoft Windows Updates and get driver signature error (Code 52)) 4.0.6.0 3 MB
14-Nov-2014 MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver (64-bit) Win 7 x64 (for users who did not install required Microsoft Windows Updates and get driver signature error (Code 52)) 4.0.6.0 2 MB
20-Aug-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 4.0.0.7 842 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, Mac 10.12 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, Mac 10.12 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 ACR1222L

Product Presentation

Product Presentation of ACR1222L VisualVantage NFC Reader with LCD

Technical Specification

Technical Specification of ACR1222L VisualVantage NFC Reader with LCD

Application Programming Interface

API driver manual of ACR1222L VisualVantage NFC Reader with LCD