ACR3901U-S1 Secure Bluetooth® Contact Card Reader combines the latest smart card reader technology with Bluetooth® Smart connectivity. This compact and wireless smart card reader brings together sophisticated technology and fresh design to meet requirements of various smart card-based applications. It is intended for use with most Bluetooth-enabled devices in the market, such as smart phones and tablets.

ACR3901U-S1 supports ISO 7816 Class A, B, and C smart cards (5 V, 3 V, and 1.8 V) and most memory cards in the market, including microprocessor cards with T=0 and T=1 protocol. ACR3901U-S1 has both USB Full Speed and Bluetooth 4.0 interface for smart cards. It has a read/write speed of up to 600 Kbps. With its compact design and rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, ACR3901U-S1 is extremely portable and convenient for use anytime, anywhere.

ACR3901U-S1 offers in-field firmware upgrade to help the user cope with the fast-changing technology utilized by different applications. With this feature, stakeholders will be able to save valuable cost and time and provide utmost convenience to users.

ACR3901U-S1 uses Bluetooth® Smart technology that allows easy integration without employing any physical connection to any terminal. Equipped with AES-128 encryption algorithm, it supports devices running on Android™ 4.3 and above, iOS 5.0 and above, Windows®, and Mac OS®.

ACR3901U-S1 is PC/SC and CCID-compliant, making it easy to install and use in any computer-based environment. Its drivers are compatible with the Windows® operating system, Linux®, and Mac OS®.

With its numerous features, the ACR3901U-S1 is the perfect smart card reader for your smart card solution.

  • Bluetooth® Smart Interface
  • USB-Powered (PC-linked mode):
  • USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface
    • CCID Compliance
    • Firmware Upgradeable
    • Application Programming Interface:
      • Supports PC/SC
      • Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)
  • Battery-Powered:
    • Incorporates a Lithium-ion battery (rechargeable through PC-linked mode)
  • Smart Card Reader:
    • 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
    • Supports PPS (Protocol and Parameters Selection)
    • Features Short-Circuit Protection
    • Supports AES-128 encryption algorithm
  • e-Government
  • Mobile Banking & Payment
  • e-Healthcare
  • Network Security
  • Access Control
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • e-Purse & Loyalty
Dimensions 94.0mm (L) x 60.0mm (W) x  12.0mm (H)
Interface
  • Bluetooth® Smart
  • USB Full Speed
Power Lithium-ion battery (rechargeable through USB)
Supply Current Max. 50 mA
Operating Temperature 0-50 °C
Smart Card Interface Support
  • ISO7816 Class A, B, and C cards
  • Microprocessor cards with T=0 and T=1 protocol
  • Memory cards
Compliance / Certifications
  • EN60950/IEC 60950, ISO 7816, USB Full Speed, Bluetooth® Smart, EMV™ Level 1 (Contact), PC/SC, CCID, CE, FCC, RoHS 2, REACH, VCCI (Japan), MIC (Japan), Microsoft® WHQL
Operating System Support
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Mac OS 10.7 and above
  • Android™ 4.3 and above
  • iOS 5.0 and above

Drivers for ACR3901U-S1

Release Date Drivers OS Support Version File Size Notes
Bluetooth Interface
15-Sep-2016 Android EVK Android 4.3 and above 0.03 4 MB
15-Sep-2016 iOS & Mac EVK iOS 5.0 and above, Mac OS X 10.7 and above 0.02 5 MB
USB Interface
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
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
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

Manuals / Datasheets for ACR3901U-S1

Product Presentation

Product Presentation of the ACR3901U-S1 Secure Bluetooth® Contact Card Reader

Technical Specification

Technical Specification of the ACR3901U-S1 Secure Bluetooth® Contact Card Reader

Reference Manual

Reference Manual of the ACR3901U-S1 Secure Bluetooth® Contact Card Reader

User Manual

User Manual of the BT Readers Library (Android and iOS)