The ACR122T NFC Contactless Smart Card Reader is the token version of the ACR122U NFC Reader. ACR122T is especially designed for Near Field Communication (NFC) applications requiring great portability and utmost user convenience. Developed based on 13.56 MHz contactless (RFID) technology and the ISO/IEC 18092 standard for NFC, it supports not only MIFARE® and ISO 14443 Type A and B cards, but also all four types of NFC tags.

ACR122T is a plug-and-play USB device with CCID and PC/SC compliance, ensuring interoperability with different systems and applications. It is ideal for secure personal identity verification and online micro-payment transactions, including computer log-on, e-payment, home banking and network authentication.

PC-Linked USB Contactless Reader NFC Reader
  • USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface
  • CCID Compliance
  • Smart Card Reader:
    • Read/write speed up to 424 kbps
    • Built-in antenna for contactless tag access, with card reading distance of up to 50 mm (depending on tag type)
    • Supports ISO 14443 Type A and B, MIFARE, FeliCa, and all 4 types of NFC (ISO/IEC 18092) tags
    • Built-in anti-collision feature (only 1 tag is accessed at any time)
  • Application Programming Interface:
    • Supports PC/SC
    • Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)
  • Peripherals:
    • User-controllable bi-color LED
  • Supports Android™ OS 3.1 and above
Dimensions 75.0 mm (L) x 30.0 mm (W) x 12.7 mm (H)
Compliance / Certifications
  • ISO 18092, ISO 14443, PC/SC, CCID, EN60950/ISO 60950, CE, FCC, MIC, KC, VCCI,  RoHS 2,  USB Full Speed, Microsoft® WHQL
Interface USB Full-Speed
Operating Distance Up to 30 mm (depends on the tag type)
Supply Voltage Regulated 5 V DC
Supply Current 200 mA (operating); 50 mA (stand-by); 100 mA (normal)
Operating Temperature 0 - 50 °C
Operating Frequency 13.56 MHz
Smart Card Interface Support
  • ISO14443 Type A & B
  • MIFARE
  • FeliCa 
  • 4 types of NFC (ISO/IEC18092) tags
Operating System Support
  • Windows®
  • Win CE 5.0 and 6.0
  • Linux®
  • Mac OS®
  • Android™ 3.1 and above
Drivers for ACR122T OS Support
USB Interface
MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver  5 MB
Version 4.2.6.1
11-Oct-2017
Windows® XP, Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Server 2008 R2, Windows® Server 2012, Windows® Server 2012 R2, Windows® Server 2016 R2
MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver  5 MB
Version 4.0.6.0
14-Nov-2014
Windows® 7 (for users who did not install required Microsoft Windows Updates and get driver signature error (Code 52))
PC/SC Drivers  921 KB
Version 4.2.6.0
14-Sep-2017
Windows® XP, Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Server 2008 R2, Windows® Server 2012, Windows® Server 2012 R2, Windows® Server 2016 R2
PC/SC Drivers  371 KB
Version 2.0.1.0
23-Nov-2015
Windows® CE 5.0, Windows® CE 6.0, Windows® CE 7.0
PC/SC Driver Package  2 MB
Version 1.1.5
27-Oct-2017
Linux ®
PC/SC Driver Installer  251 KB
Version 1.1.5
23-Oct-2017
Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9, Mac 10.10, Mac 10.11, Mac 10.12. Mac 10.13
PC/SC Drivers  455 KB
Version 1.1.5
23-Oct-2017
Linux®, Mac OS® X
CT-API Library  2 MB
Version 1.0.1.1
23-Jan-2017
Windows® XP, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Vista, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Server 2008 R2, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows 8.1, Windows® Server 2012, Windows® Server 2012 R2, Windows® 10
CT-API Library  261 KB
Version 1.0.1
23-Jan-2017
Linux®, Mac OS® X 10.5, Mac OS® X10.6, Mac OS® X10.7, Mac OS® X10.8, Mac OS® X10.9
Android EVK  472 KB
Version 1.1.3
31-Mar-2016
Android 3.1 and above



Manuals & Datasheets for ACR122T
Product Presentation

Product Presentation of ACR122T NFC Contactless Smart Card Reader

Technical Specification

Technical Specification of ACR122T NFC Contactless Smart Card Reader

Application Programming Interface

API Driver Manual of ACR122T NFC Contactless Smart Card Reader