ACR35 NFC MobileMate Card Reader is the perfect tool that you can use with your mobile device. Combining two card technologies into one, it provides its user the flexibility to use magnetic stripe cards and smart cards without the additional cost.

With a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery and standard 3.5 mm audio jack interface, the ACR35 NFC MobileMate can seamlessly extend the usefulness of any mobile device. It delivers NFC reader functionality and mobility, which allows you to use NFC and contactless applications, even for mobile readers without built-in NFC functionality.

ACR35 NFC MobileMate uses AES-128 encryption algorithm and DUKPT Key Management system to secure your data.
Portable. Modern. Versatile. Compact. ACR35 NFC MobileaMate Card Reader is a handy and lightweight card reader that is perfect for users who wish to transact securely while on the go.

Should you wish to try out the demo apps for ACR35, please download the app from Google Play and App Store.

  • 3.5mm Audio Jack Interface
  • Powered by a Lithium-ion battery (rechargeable through PC-linked mode)
  • Smart Card Reader:
    • Built-in antenna for contactless tag access, with reading distance of up to 50mm (depending on tag type)
    • Supports ISO 14443 Part 4 Type A and B cards
    • Supports MIFARE
    • Supports FeliCa
    • Supports ISO 18092 Tags (NFC Tags)*
    • Built-in anti-collision feature
    • NFC Support:
      • Card reader/writer mode
  • Magnetic Stripe Card Reader:
    • Reads up to two tracks of card data (Track 1 / Track 2)
    • Capable of bidirectional reading
    • Supports AES128 encryption algorithm
    • Supports DUKPT Key Management System
    • Supports ISO 7810 / 7811 magnetic cards
    • Supports Hi-Coercivity and Low-Coercivity magnetic cards
    • Support JIS1 and JIS2


* Topaz type is excluded.

  • Mobile Banking & Payment
  • e-Healthcare
  • e-Purse & Loyalty
Dimensions 60.0mm (L) x 45.0mm (W) x 13.3mm (H)
Interface 3.5mm 4-pole audio jack
Operating Distance Up to 50mm (depending on the tag type)
Power Lithium-ion battery (rechargeable through USB)
Supply Voltage 3.2 to 3.7 V DC
Supply Current 85 mA
Operating Temperature 0-50°C
Card Swipe Speed Max. 10 IPS (inches per second)
Card Swipe Cycles Min. 500,000
Magnetic Stripe Card Support
  • ISO7810 / ISO7811 cards
  • Hi-coercivity and Low-coercivity cards
  • JIS1 and JIS2 cards
Smart Card Interface Support
  • ISO 14443 Part 4 Type A and B cards
  • MIFARE
  • FeliCa
  • ISO 18092 Tags (NFC Tags) (except Topaz type)
Compliance / Certifications ISO14443, ISO/IEC 18092, CE, FCC, VCCI, RoHS 2, REACH
Operating System Support
  • Android™ 2.0 and above
  • iOS 5.0 and above
Supported Mobile Device For the full list of supported devices, please click here.

Drivers for ACR35

Release Date Drivers OS Support Version File Size Notes
Audio Jack Interface
27-Feb-2015 Android EVK Android 2.0 and above 1.0.0 1 MB
03-Mar-2015 iOS EVK iOS 5.0 and above 1.0.0 2 MB

Manuals / Datasheets for ACR35

Product Presentation

Product Presentation of ACR3x Mobile Card Readers

Technical Specification

Technical Specification of ACR35 NFC MobileMate Card Reader

Reference Manual

Reference Manual of ACR3x Mobile Card Readers

User Manual

User Manual of ACR3x Library (Android and iOS)