ACR39U-H1 is a smart card reader that enables upright insertion of smart cards, making it convenient to use for applications like e-Government, access control, and  alike.

ACR39U-H1 supports ISO 7816 Class A, B, and C smart cards (5 V, 3 V, and 1.8 V), microprocessor cards with the T=0 or T=1 protocol, memory cards, as well as the Malaysian Identity Card (Mykad). It also features a USB full speed interface and a smart card read/write speed of up to 600 Kbps. Highly durable, ACR39U-H1 can last for 200,000 card insertion cycles. ACR39U-H1 also has various certifications, such as EMV™ Level 1 (Contact) and PBOC (People’s Bank of China), making it the ideal smart card reader for your e-Banking and e-Payment applications.

ACR39U-H1 is easy to install, use, and integrate in a computer-based environment. It is PC/SC and CCID-compliant with drivers that are compatible with operating systems such as Windows®, Linux®, macOS® and Solaris™. In addition, ACR39U-H1 can also be used on mobile devices running on the Android™ platform Versions 3.1 and later.

With its advanced features, ACR39U-H1 is the the ultimate smart card reader for your applications.

PC-Linked USB Single Contact Card Slot
  • USB Full Speed Interface
  • Compatible with USB 3.0
  • USB Type-A Connector
  • Plug and Play – CCID support brings utmost mobility
  • Smart Card Reader:
    • Contact Interface:
      • Supports ISO 7816 Class A, B and C (5 V, 3 V, 1.8 V) cards
      • Supports CAC (Common Access Card)
      • Supports SIPRNET 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 (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)
  • Supports Android™ 3.1 and later
Physical Characteristics
Dimensions (mm) 71.5 mm (L) x 80.0 mm (W) x 80.0 mm (H)
Weight (g) 174 g
Standalone Mode
Operating System 1 Full-sized Card Slot
USB Interface
Protocol USB CCID
Connector Type Standard Type-A
Power Source From USB port
Speed USB 2.0 Full Speed (12 Mbps)
Cable Length 1.5 m, Fixed
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 Smart Cards
Certifications/Compliance EN62368/IEC 62368
EMV™ Level 1 (Contact)
ISO 7816
USB 2.0 Full Speed
Microsoft® WHQL
Device Driver Operating System Support
Device Driver Operating System Support Windows®
Drivers for ACR39U-H1
USB Interface OS Support
PC/SC Driver Installer 
Version 1.0.8
Solaris 10, 11 and above

Manuals & Datasheets for ACR39U-H1
Reference Manual

Reference Manual of ACR39 Series Smart Card Reader

Technical Specification

Technical Specification of ACR39U-H1 Smart Card Reader

Product Presentation

Product Presentation of ACR39 Series Smart Card Reader