ACR1255U-J1 NFC Bluetooth® NFC Reader is designed to facilitate on-the-go smart card and NFC applications. It combines the latest 13.56 MHz contactless technology with Bluetooth® Smart connectivity.
ACR1255U-J1 supports ISO 14443 Type A and B smart cards, MIFARE®, FeliCa®, and most NFC tags and devices compliant with ISO 18092 standard. This makes ACR1255U-J1 ideal for a broad range of solutions, such as hands-free verification for physical and logical access control, and inventory tracking. ACR1255U-J1 has two interfaces: Bluetooth Smart (also known as Bluetooth Low Energy or BLE) for pairing with mobile devices, and USB Full Speed for PC-linked operation. Additionally, it can read/write at a speed of up to 424 Kbps for contactless smart card and NFC device access.
With a compact design and a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery for power, ACR1255U-J1 is extremely portable and convenient for use anytime, anywhere with most Bluetooth-enabled smartphones and tablets.
To save valuable cost and time, the firmware of ACR1255U-J1 could conveniently be upgraded on the field. This enables users to cope with the fast-changing technology for their applications, and suit different scenarios.
With Bluetooth Smart technology, ACR1255U-J1 easily connects wirelessly to any device running on Android™ 4.3 and later, iOS 5.0 and later, Windows® 7 and later, and Mac OS® 10.7 and later.
For PC-linked operation, ACR1255U-J1 could easily be installed for use with any personal computer running on Windows® operating system because it is PC/SC and CCID-compliant. Its drivers are also compatible with Linux® and Mac OS®.
With its numerous features, the ACR1255U-J1 is the perfect 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)
- 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 60 mm (depending on tag type)
- Supports ISO 14443 Part 4 Type A and B cards
- Supports MIFARE® and MIFARE® DESFire®
- Supports FeliCa®
- Supports ISO 18092 Tags (NFC Tags)
- Built-in anti-collision feature (only one tag is accessed at any time)
- NFC Support:
- Card reader/writer mode
- Card emulation mode
- Mobile Banking & Payment
- Network Security
- Access Control
- Public Key Infrastructure
- e-Purse & Loyalty
|Dimensions||85.0mm (L) x 54.0mm (W) x 10.8mm (H)|
|Power||Lithium-ion battery (rechargeable through USB)|
|Supply Current||Max. 50 mA|
|Operating Temperature||0-50 °C|
|Smart Card Interface Support||
|Compliance / Certifications||
|Operating System Support||
Drivers for ACR1255U-J1
|Release Date||Drivers||OS Support||Version||File Size||Notes|
|02-Feb-2016||Android EVK||Android 4.3 and above||0.02||5 MB|
|02-Feb-2016||iOS & Mac EVK||iOS 5.0 and above, Mac OS X 10.7 and above||0.02||6 MB|
|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||18.104.22.168||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||22.214.171.124||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||126.96.36.199||842 KB|
|18-Feb-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||1.1.2||434 KB|
|19-Feb-2016||PC/SC Driver Package||Linux||1.1.2||2 MB|
|18-Feb-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||1.1.2||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||188.8.131.52||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|