ACS ACR1281U-C1 DualBoost II USB Dual Interface Reader

A USB reader that works with traditional contact cards and contactless NFC tags.
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The ACR1281U-C1 DualBoost II is a PC/SC compliant dual interface reader that has a card slot for contact cards and can also read contactless smart cards. This reader has two user controlled LED lights and buzzers and is firmware upgradeable.

Contactless Features
  • Built-in antenna with reading distance of up to 50 mm (depending on tag type)
  • ISO 14443 Part 4 Type A and B cards and MIFARE series
  • Built-in anti-collision feature
  • Supports extended APDU (max. 64 kbytes)
Contact Features
  • ISO 7816 Class A, B and C (5 V, 3V and 1.8 V)
  • Supports CAC (Common Access Card)
  • Supports PIV (Personal Identity Verification Card)
  • Supports microprocessor cards with T=0 or T=1 protocol
  • Supports memory cards
  • ISO 7816-compliant SAM slot

Additional Info

Additional Info

Product Reader
Lead Time Now
Minimum Order Quantity 1
Manufacturer Advanced Card Systems
Manufacturer SKU ACR1281U-C1
Origin of Shipment No
Color Black
Display None
Connectivity USB




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NFC Chip Type

Every NFC tag has an NFC chip which determines its memory capacity and functionality. The most common consumer NFC chip type is the NTAG213.
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