The ACM1281U-C7 USB Contactless Reader Module with SAM Slot was designed based on 13.56 MHz technology for fast and easy integration into embedded systems.

ACM1281U-C7 supports ISO 14443 Parts 1-4 Type A and B cards, and MIFARE® Classic series. It has a card reading distance of up to 50 mm (depending on tag type). Moreover, it has an ISO 7816-compliant built-in SAM (Secure Access Module) slot, which can be used with a SAM card for high-level security in contactless transactions.

The ACM1281U-C7 comes with an integrated (on-board) antenna and supports USB firmware upgradability and extended APDU. It supports up to a maximum communication speed of 848 kbps and a detachable USB cable is also available. This reader module is suitable for highly demanding contactless smart card applications, such as vending machine payment systems, kiosks, gaming machines, and other integrated systems.

PC-Linked USB Molex Connector Contactless Reader Firmware Upgradeable
  • USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface    
  • CCID Compliance    
  • USB Firmware Upgradeability    
  • Smart Card Reader:    
    • Contactless Interface:    
      • Read/write speed up to 848 kbps    
      • Built-in antenna for contactless tag access, with card reading distance of up to 50 mm (depending on tag type)    
      • Supports ISO 14443 Part 4 Type A and B cards and MIFARE® Classic series    
      • Built-in anti-collision feature (only 1 tag is accessed at any time)    
      • Supports extended APDU (max. 64 kbytes)    
    • SAM Interface:    
      • ISO 7816-compliant SAM slot, Class A (5V)    
  • Application Programming Interface:    
    • Supports PC/SC    
    • Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)    
  • Peripherals:    
    • User-controllable bi-color LED    
    • User-controllable buzzer    
Dimensions 106.6 mm (L) x 67.0 mm (W) x 16.0 mm (H)
Weight 20.8 g
Compliance / Certifications
  • ISO 14443, ISO 7816, PC/SC, CCID, CE, FCC, RoHS 2, REACH, USB Full Speed
  • Microsoft WHQL: 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012
 
Interface USB Full Speed
Operating Distance Up to 50 mm (depends on the tag type)
Supply Voltage Regulated 5V DC
Supply Current Max. 200mA
Operating Temperature 0-50°C
Operating Frequency 13.56 MHz
Smart Card Interface Support
  • ISO 14443 Type A & B
  • Mifare
Operating System Support
  • Win 2000, Win XP, Win Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Win 8.1, Win Server 2003, Win Server 2008
  • Win XP x64, Win Vista x64, Win 7 x64, Win 8 x64, Win 8.1 x64, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64, Win Server 2012 x64, Win Server 2012 R2 x64
  • Linux®
  • Mac OS®
  • Android™ 3.1 and above
 
Drivers for ACM1281U-C7 OS Support
USB Interface
MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver  5 MB
Version 4.2.0.0
15-Dec-2016
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® 10
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  816 KB
Version 4.2.0.0
28-Nov-2016
Windows® XP, Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows®10, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Server 2003 R2, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Server 2008 R2 x64, Windows® Server 2012, Windows® Server 2012 R2
PC/SC Driver Package  2 MB
Version 1.1.4
07-Dec-2016
Linux
PC/SC Driver Installer  247 KB
Version 1.1.4
07-Dec-2016
Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9, Mac 10.10, Mac 10.11, Mac 10.12
PC/SC Drivers  436 KB
Version 1.1.4
16-Dec-2016
Linux, Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9, Mac 10.10, Mac 10.11, Mac 10.12
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 ACM1281U-C7
Product Presentation

Product Presentation of ACM1281U-C7 USB Contactless Reader Module with SAM Slot

Technical Specification

Technical Specification of ACM1281U-C7 USB Contactless Reader Module with SAM Slot

Reference Manual

Reference Manual of ACM1281U-C7 USB Contactless Reader Module with SAM Slot

User Manual

User Manual of ACM1281S-C7 Serial Contactless Reader Module with SAM Slot