ACR1222L is an LCD-equipped PC-Linked NFC Contactless Reader with USB as its host interface. It is developed based on the 13.56 MHz RFID technology and the ISO/IEC 18092 standard. ACR1222L can support ISO14443 Type A and B cards, MIFARE, FeliCa and all 4 types of NFC tags.

With its PC/SC compliance, ACR1222L ensures easy upgrade of PC/SC smart card applications to improve user interaction. It is equipped with 4 LEDs, a buzzer and an LCD that provide users with clear indications of the reader or application status. The 2-line graphic LCD has multiple language support, including Chinese, English, Japanese and some European languages. The LCD allows interactive operation such as scrolling up and down, left and right, etc. The device's three built-in SAM slots provide enhanced security during contactless operations.

Typical applications of ACR1222L include e-payment, loyalty programs and access control.

PC-Linked USB Contactless Reader NFC Reader SAM Slot(s) Graphical/ Dot Matrix LCD Firmware Upgradeable
  • USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface
  • CCID Compliance
  • Smart Card Reader:
    • Read/Write speed of up to 424 kbps
    • Built-in antenna for contactless tag access, with card reading distance of up to 50 mm (depending on tag type)
    • Support for ISO 14443 Part 4 Type A and B cards, MIFARE, FeliCa and all four types of NFC (ISO/IEC 18092) tags
    • Built-in anti-collision feature (only one tag is accessed at any time)
    • Three ISO 7816-compliant SAM slots
  • Built-in Peripherals:
    • Two-line graphic LCD with interactive operability (i.e. scroll up and down, left and right, etc.) and multi-language support (i.e. Chinese, English, Japanese and several European languages)
    • Four user-controllable LEDs
    • User-controllable buzzer
  • USB Firmware Upgradability
Dimensions Main Body: 133.5 mm (L) x 88.5 mm (W) x 21.0 mm (H);
With Stand: 158.0 mm (L) x 95.0 mm (W) x 95.0 mm (H)
Weight Main Body: 173 g
With Stand: 415 g
Compliance / Certifications
  • ISO 14443, CE, FCC, KC, VCCI, PC/SC, CCID, RoHS, USB Full Speed, Microsoft® WHQL
Interface USB 2.0 Full Speed
Operating Distance Up to 50 mm (depends on the tag type)
Supply Voltage Regulated 5V DC
Supply Current 300mA (maximum); 50mA (standby); 150mA (normal)
Operating Temperature 0-50°C
Operating Frequency 13.56 MHz
Smart Card Interface Support
  • ISO 14443 Type A & B
  • MIFARE
  • FeliCa
  • 4 types of NFC (ISO/IEC 18092) tags
Operating System Support
  • Windows®
  • Linux®
  • Mac OS®
  • Android™ 3.1 and above
Drivers for ACR1222L 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 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 ACR1222L
Product Presentation

Product Presentation of ACR1222L VisualVantage NFC Reader with LCD

Technical Specification

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Application Programming Interface

API driver manual of ACR1222L VisualVantage NFC Reader with LCD