The ACM39U-Y3 provides a solution for secured access control by employing the globally recognized ACR39 core. It comes in module form to enable easy implementation of smart card-based solutions in embedded systems. The ACM39U-Y3 uses the latest microchip technology, bringing you high security for your confidential files in a convenient and easy way.

The ACM39U-Y3 supports ISO 7816 Class A, B, and C smart cards. Also, it works with memory cards and microprocessor cards with T=0 and T=1 protocol. It features a USB Full Speed interface and a smart card read/write speed of 600 Kbps. This highly durable device can last for at least 200,000 card insertion cycles.

The ACM39U-Y3 is also easy to install and use with various environments. Being PC/SC and CCID–compliant, its drivers are compatible with operating systems such as Windows®, Linux®, and Mac OS®. In addition, the ACM39U-Y3 can also be integrated with systems running the Android™ platform with versions 3.1 and later.

With its various features, the ACM39U-Y3 is a powerful component that is ideal for Security, e-Banking, e-Payment, and e-Government applications.

PC-Linked USB Single Contact Card Slot
  • USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface
  • Plug and Play – CCID support brings utmost mobility
  • Smart Card Reader:
    • 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 J-LIS card
    • Supports microprocessor cards with T=0 or T=1 protocol
    • Supports memory cards
    • 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) 70.0 mm (L) × 82.0 mm (W) × 10.0 mm (H)
Weight (g) 32 g
USB Interface
Protocol USB CCID
Connector Type 1 x 5 Pins Header Connector;
2 x 3 Pins Header Connector
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 CAC, PIV, SIPRNET, J-LIS Smart Cards
Certifications/Compliance EN60950/IEC 60950
ISO 7816
USB Full Speed
EMV™ Level 1 (Contact)
Microsoft® WHQL
Device Driver Operating System Support
Device Driver Operating System Support Windows®
Drivers for ACM39U-Y3
USB Interface OS Support
PC/SC Driver Installer  258.98 KB
Mac OS® X 10.6 or above
MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver  3.65 MB
MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver  5 MB
Windows® 7 (for users who did not install required Microsoft Windows Updates and get driver signature error (Code 52))
Android EVK  1.56 MB
Version 1.1.6
Android™ 3.1 and above
PC/SC Driver Package  3.04 MB
Version 1.1.8
Linux ®
PC/SC Driver Installer 
Version 1.0.8
Solaris 10, 11 and above
PC/SC Drivers  458 KB
Version 1.1.8
Linux®, Mac OS® X
CT-API Library  2.04 MB
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
Linux®, Mac OS® X 10.5, Mac OS® X10.6, Mac OS® X10.7, Mac OS® X10.8, Mac OS® X10.9

Manuals & Datasheets for ACM39U-Y3
Product Presentation

Product Presentation of ACR39 Series Smart Card Reader

Technical Specification

Technical Specification of ACM39U-Y3 Smart Card Reader Module

Reference Manual

Reference Manual of ACM39U-Y3 Smart Card Reader Module

User Manual

User Manual of ACM39U-Y3 Smart Card Reader Module