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.

Should you wish to try out the demo apps for ACR3901U-S1, please download the app from Google Play and App Store.

Mobile PC-Linked Bluetooth Battery Powered Single Contact Card Slot Firmware Upgradeable
  • 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
Dimensions 94.0mm (L) x 60.0mm (W) x  12.0mm (H)
Power Source Lithium-ion battery (rechargeable through USB)
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
Interface
  • Bluetooth® Smart
  • USB Full Speed
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
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 OS Support
Bluetooth Interface
MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver  16 MB
Version 1.0.0.14
14-Feb-2017
Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10
Android EVK  7 MB
Version 0.09
01-Mar-2017
Android 4.3 and above
iOS & Mac EVK  8 MB
Version 0.08
24-Feb-2017
iOS 5.0 and above, Mac OS X 10.7 and above
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 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)

User Guide (iOS)

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User Guide (Android)

User Guide for ACS SmartAccess app (Android)