ACR3901T-W1 Secure Bluetooth® SIM-sized Contact Card Reader combines the latest smart card reader technology with Bluetooth® Smart connectivity. With a core based on the ACR3901U-S1, this compact and lightweight smart card reader meets the requirements of various smart card-based applications running on most Bluetooth-enabled devices in the market, such as smart phones and tablets.

ACR3901T-W1 supports ISO 7816 Class A, B, and C SIM-sized 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. ACR3901T-W1 has a read/write speed of up to 600 Kbps and connectivity options for both USB Full Speed and Bluetooth 4.0 Interfaces. With its compact design and rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, ACR3901T-W1 is extremely portable and convenient for use anytime, anywhere.

ACR3901T-W1 also 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. 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®.

ACR3901T-W1 uses Bluetooth® Smart technology that allows easy integration without employing any physical connection to any terminal as well as 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 ACR3901T-W1 is the perfect smart card reader for your smart card solution.

Should you wish to try out the demo apps for ACR3901T-W1, please download the app from Google Play and App Store.

Mobile PC-Linked Standalone USB Bluetooth SIM Card Slot Firmware Upgradeable
  • Bluetooth® Smart Interface       
  • USB Full Speed Interface             
  • Power Source:
    • Battery-Powered (incorporates a Lithium-ion battery rechargeable through Micro-USB port)     
    • USB-Powered (through PC-linked mode)            
  • CCID Compliance             
  • Smart Card Reader:        
  • Contact Interface:          
    • Supports ISO 7816 Class A, B, and C (5 V, 3 V, 1.8 V) SIM-sized 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
  • Built-in Peripheral:         
    • Two LEDs            
    • Button 
  • Application Programming Interface:       
    • Supports PC/SC               
    • Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)      
  • USB Firmware Upgradeability    
  • Supports Android™ 4.3 and later              
  • Supports iOS 5.0 and later           
Dimensions 66.0 mm (L) x 24.0 mm (W) x 14.0 mm (H)
Weight 17 g
Bluetooth Interface
  • Protocol: Bluetooth Smart (Bluetooth Low Energy/Bluetooth 4.0)
  • Power Source: Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery (charging through USB)
  • Speed: 1 Mbps
USB Interface
  • Protocol: USB CCID
  • Connector Type: Micro-USB
  • Power Source: From USB Port
  • Speed: USB Full Speed (12 Mbps)
  • Cable Length: 20 cm, Detachable
Contact Smart Card Interface
  • Number of Slots: 1 Standard SIM-sized Card Slot
  • Standard: ISO 7816 Parts 1-3, Class A, B, C (5 V, 3 V, 1.8 V)
  • Protocol: T=0; T=1; Memory Card Support
Compliance / Certifications
  • EN 60950/IEC 60950, ISO 7816, USB Full Speed, Bluetooth® Smart, PC/SC, CCID, CE, FCC, RoHS 2, REACH, Microsoft® WHQL
Built-in Peripherals
  • LED: 1 single-color: Red, 1 bi-color: Green and Blue
  • Button  For Device ON/FF; Transaction Approval (depending on software support
Other Features
  • Encryption: In-device AES encryption algorithm
  • Firmware Upgrade: Supported
Operating System
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Mac OS X 10.7 and above
  • Android™ 4.3 and above
  • iOS 5.0 and above
Drivers for ACR3901T-W1 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  5 MB
Version 0.04
01-Mar-2017
Android 4.3 and above
iOS & Mac EVK  5 MB
Version 0.03
15-Sep-2016
iOS 5.0 and above, Mac OS X 10.7 and above
USB Interface
MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver  5 MB
Version 4.2.2.0
26-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
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  874 KB
Version 4.2.2.0
26-Jan-2017
Windows® 2000, Windows® XP, Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Server 2003 R2, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Server 2008 R2, 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



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Product Presentation

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User Manual

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