ACR39U PocketMate II is a portable smart card reader that is more than meets the eye. The swivel-usb-go design keeps it safe when not in use. The reader is capable of supporting demanding smart card applications using full-sized contact smart cards. No larger than a USB stick, it embodies reliable functionality and nifty design, and is highly durable as it is able to last for 100,000 card insertion cycles.

ACR39U PocketMate II supports ISO 7816 Class A, B, and C smart cards (5 V, 3 V, and 1.8 V) and microprocessor cards with T=0 and T=1 protocol. In addition, it supports a wide variety of memory cards, including the Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC), the SIPRNET Card and the Malaysian Identity Card (MyKad).  This makes it ideal for a broad range of solutions, such as PIV, Physical and Logical Access Control, Digital Signature, and Online Banking applications.

This sleek and simple pocket-sized reader is designed to be used anytime and anywhere. Being PC/SC and CCID-compliant, ACR39U-N1 PocketMate II can easily be integrated in a computer-based environment. Using the standard USB Type-A connector, it helps provide wide-ranging support. Its drivers are compatible with operating systems such as Windows®, Linux®, and macOS. In addition, ACR39U PocketMate II may be used on mobile devices running on Android™ versions 3.1 and later.

ACR39U PocketMate II is the perfect smart card reader for your smart card solution.

PC-Linked USB Single Contact Card Slot
  • USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface
  • Plug and Play – CCID support brings utmost mobility
  • Swivel Motion Design
  • Smart Card Reader:
    • Supports ISO 7816 Class A, B, and C (5 V, 3 V, 1.8 V) cards
    • Supports CAC
    • Supports SIPRNET Card
    • Supports J-LIS Card
    • Supports microprocessor cards with T=0 or T=1 protocol
    • Supports memory cards
    • Supports Mykad Card
    • Supports PPS (Protocol and Parameters Selection)
    • Features Short-Circuit Protection
  • Application Programming Interface:
    • Supports PC/SC
    • Supports CT-API CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)
  • Supports Android™ 3.1 and later
Physical Characteristics
Dimensions (mm) 58.0 mm (L) x 20.0 mm (W) x13.7 mm (H)
Weight (g) 12 g
USB Interface
Protocol USB CCID
Connector Type Standard Type-A
Power Source From USB port
Speed USB Full Speed (12 Mbps)
Contact Smart Card Interface
Number of Slots 1 Full-sized Card Slot
Standard ISO 7816 Parts 1-4, Class A, B, C (5 V, 3 V, 1.8 V)
Protocol T=0; T=1; Memory Card Support
Others Mykad Card, CAC, PIV, SIPRNET, J-LIS Smart Cards
Certifications/Compliance
Certifications/Compliance EN62368/IEC 62368
CE
FCC
RoHS
REACH
EMV™ Level 1 (Contact)
J-LIS
KCC
PBOC
TAA (USA)
UKCA
UL
VCCI
WEEE
ISO 7816
USB 2.0 Full Speed
PC/SC
CCID
Microsoft® WHQL
Device Driver Operating System Support
Device Driver Operating System Support Windows®
Linux®
macOS®
Solaris™
Android™
Drivers for ACR39U-N1
USB Interface OS Support
MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver  5.74 MB
Version 4.3.1.0
02-Apr-2019
Windows® XP, Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10, Windows® 11, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Server 2008 R2, Windows® Server 2012, Windows® Server 2012 R2, Windows® Server 2016 R2
Android EVK  411.97 KB
Version 1.1.5.5
12-Nov-2021
Android™ 3.1 and above
PC/SC Driver Installer  258.98 KB
Version 1.1.8.3
22-Feb-2022
Mac OS® X 10.6 or above
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  1.12 MB
Version 4.3.1.0
01-Apr-2019
Windows® XP, Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10, Windows® 11, 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  3.04 MB
Version 1.1.8
10-Jan-2020
Linux ®
PC/SC Drivers  458 KB
Version 1.1.8
06-Jan-2020
Linux®, Mac OS® X
CT-API Library  2.04 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, Windows® 11
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
PC/SC Driver Installer 
Version 1.0.8
16-Feb-2017
Solaris 10, 11 and above



Manuals & Datasheets for ACR39U-N1
Product Presentation

Product Presentation of ACR39 Series Smart Card Reader

Technical Specification

Technical Specification of ACR39U-N1 Pocketmate II Smart Card Reader

Reference Manual

Reference Manual of ACR39 Series Smart Card Reader