ACR3901T-W1 ACS 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 8.0 and above, Windows®, and Mac OS®.

ACR3901T-W1 uses Bluetooth® 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® 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           
Physical Characteristics
Weight (g) 17.0g (29.9 g with cable ± 5 g tolerance)
Dimensions (mm) 66.0 mm (L) x 24.0 mm (W) x 14.0 mm (H)
Bluetooth Interface
Power Source Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery (charging through USB)
Protocol Bluetooth®(Bluetooth 4.0)
Speed 1 Mbps
USB Interface
Power Source From USB port
Protocol USB CCID
Speed USB Full Speed (12 Mbps)
Connector Type Micro-USB
Cable Length 20 cm, Detachable
Contact Smart Card Interface
Protocol T=0; T=1; Memory Card Support
Number of Slots 1 SIM-sized Card Slot
Standard ISO 7816 Parts 1-3, Class A, B, C (5 V, 3 V, 1.8 V)
Built-in Peripherals
LED 1 Bi-color: Green and Blue
1 single-color: Red
Other Features
Encryption In-device AES encryption algorithm
Firmware Upgrade Supported
Certifications/Compliance
Certifications/Compliance EN 60950/IEC 60950
ISO 7816
USB Full Speed
Bluetooth®
PC/SC
CCID
CE
FCC
RoHS 2
REACH
Microsoft® WHQL
Device Driver Operating System Support
Device Driver Operating System Support Windows®
Linux®
MAC OS® 10.7 and later
Android™ 4.3 and later
iOS 8.0 and later
Drivers for ACR3901T-W1
Bluetooth Interface OS Support
MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver  16 MB
Version 2.1.0.0
04-Dec-2018
Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10
Android BLE EVK (SmartCardIO)  19 MB
Version 0.41
09-Oct-2018
Android 4.4 and above
*With Extended APDU Support
iOS BLE EVK (SmartCardIO)  17 MB
Version 0.42
28-Mar-2019
iOS 8.0 and above
*With Extended APDU Support
Android BT EVK  9 MB
Version 1.01
30-Apr-2018
Android 4.3 and above
*Without Extended APDU Support
iOS & Mac BT EVK  10 MB
Version 1.01
03-May-2018
iOS 5.0 and above, Mac OS X 10.7 and above
*Without Extended APDU Support
USB Interface OS Support
MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver  6 MB
Version 4.3.0.0
02-May-2019
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  1 MB
Version 4.3.0.0
02-May-2019
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 1.1.6
30-Oct-2018
Linux ®
PC/SC Driver Installer  256 KB
Version 1.1.6.3
11-Apr-2019
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, Mac 10.14
PC/SC Drivers  457 KB
Version 1.1.6
29-Oct-2018
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  421 KB
Version 1.1.5
25-Jun-2019
Android™ 3.1 and above



Manuals & Datasheets for ACR3901T-W1
Product Presentation

Product Presentation of the ACR3901T-W1 ACS Secure Bluetooth® Contact Card Reader

Technical Specification

Technical Specification of the ACR3901T-W1 ACS Secure Bluetooth® Contact Card Reader

User Manual

User Manual of the ACR3901T-W1 ACS Secure Bluetooth® Contact Card Reader

Reference Manual

Reference Manual of the ACR3901T-W1 ACS Secure Bluetooth® Contact Card Reader

User Guide (iOS)

User Guide for ACS SmartAccess app (iOS)

User Guide (Android)

User Guide for ACS SmartAccess app (Android)