ACR39T-A3 is a SIM-sized smart card reader that is small, but packs a lot of features. With its MicroUSB OTG interface, ACR39T-A3 is capable of supporting most of the mobile devices in the market today that run applications using SIM-sized contact smart cards. This provides the perfect balance between dependable functionality and design aesthetics to meet your security requirements in smart card-based applications.

ACR39T-A3 supports ISO 7816 smart cards, GSM 11.11-compliant cards, various memory cards, and microprocessor cards with T=0 and T=1 protocol. This compact smart card reader can also readily support micro-SIM‒sized cards. It can be easily integrated with any mobile device running on the Android™ platform with versions 3.1 and above, and may be used in Windows®, Linux®, or Mac OS®, with its PC/SC and CCID compliance.

Weighing nothing more than your standard USB stick, ACR39T-A3 is a device that you can bring anywhere to keep smart card technology right at your fingertips.

  • Supports ISO 7816 Class A, B and C (5 V, 3 V, 1.8 V) cards
  • Supports microprocessor cards with T=0 or T=1 protocol
  • Supports memory cards such as:
    • Cards following the I2C bus protocol (free memory cards) with maximum 128 bytes page with capability, including:
      • Atmel: AT24C01/02/04/08/16/32/64/128/256/512/1024
      • SGS-Thomson: ST14C02C, ST14C04C
      • Gemplus: GFM1K, GFM2K, GFM4K, GFM8K
    • Cards with intelligent 1k bytes EEPROM with write-protect function, including:
      • Infineon: SLE4418, SLE4428, SLE5518 and SLE5528
    • Cards with intelligent 256 bytes EEPROM with write-protect function, including:
      • Infineon: SLE4432, SLE4442, SLE5532 and SLE5542
  • Supports PPS (Protocol and Parameters Selection)
  • Features Short Circuit Protection
  • Application Programming Interface:
    • Supports PC/SC
    • Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)
  • Mobile Banking & Payment
  • e-Healthcare
  • e-Purse & Loyalty
Dimensions 49.5 mm (L) x 21.5 mm (W) x 9.0 mm (H)
Interface Micro USB (OTG) Full Speed
Supply Voltage Regulated 5 V DC
Supply Current Max. 50 mA
Operating Temperature 0-50 °C
CLK Frequency 4.8 MHz
Smart Card Interface Support
  • ISO 7816 Class A, B and C ( 5 V, 3 V, 1.8 V )
Compliance / Certifications
  • EN60950/IEC 60950, ISO7816, CE, FCC, VCCI, PC/SC, CCID, RoHS, REACH, USB Full Speed
  • Microsoft WHQL: 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1,Server 2003, Server 2008,Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, Server 2012 R2
Operating System Support
  • Win CE, Win 98, Win ME, Win 2000, Win 2003, Win 2003 R2, Win XP, Win Vista, Win 2008, Win 7, Win 8, Win 8.1
  • Win XP x64, Win 2003 x64, Win 2003 R2 x64, Win Vista x64, Win 2008 x64, Win 2008 R2 x64, Win 7 x64, Win 8 x64, Win 8.1 x64, Win 2012 x64, Win 2012 R2 x64
  • Mac
  • Linux
  • Android™ 3.1 and above

Drivers for ACR39T-A3

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 SP1 and KB3033929) 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 SP1 and KB3033929) 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 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

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