ACS ACR38U PocketMate Smart Card Reader

A small mobile card reader the size of a USB thumb drive that plugs into a desktop computer or Android mobile device.

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The ACS ACR38-N1 NFC PocketMate Smart Card Reader supports ISO 7816 Class A, B, and C smart cards (5 V, 3 V, and 1.8 V), microprocessor cards with the T=0, and T=1 protocols. This reader comes in the shape of a common USB thumb drive which swivels easily into a full size Card reader. This reader is PC/SC and CCID compliant with drivers that are compatible with Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems as well as mobile devices running on Androidâ„¢ platform versions 3.1 and above.
  • FIPS 201-certified
  • Does not ship with software.

Additional Info

Product Reader
Lead Time 3 Weeks
Minimum Order Quantity 1
Manufacturer Advanced Card Systems
Manufacturer SKU ACR38U-N1 TAA
Origin of Shipment Hong Kong
Color Black
Display None
Connectivity USB
NFC Chip Types

An NFC tag has an NFC chip inside of it which performs the NFC interactions. There are several NFC chip types available and the choice of which NFC chip type to use is important. Each NFC chip has its own characteristics, features and cost. If you are not sure which NFC chip to use, our recommendation is to get a couple of each type to test with. The NXP NTAG series is typically what customers use. The NXP NTAG series comes in a variety of data capacity sizes and they offer the best device compatibility, speed, availability and cost.

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