ACS ACM1552U NFC USB Mountable Reader

A USB-connected mountable NFC reader supports reading/writing NFC tags, keyboard and card emulation; supports Type 1 - 5 NFC tag types; integrated into embedded hardware systems utilizing an included mount for a 10 mm rectangular stainless steel post (not included.)
  • Quantity Unit Price
  • 100+
  • 10 $68.54
  • 1 $72.46

ACM1552U NFC USB Mountable Reader is developed based on the 13.56 MHz contactless technology. It can access contactless card and devices following the ISO 14443, ISO 15693, and ISO 18092 standards. This smart card reader module is designed for fast and easy integration into embedded systems using the included 10 mm square mount.

ACM1552U NFC USB Mountable Reader is a CCID & PC/SC compliant reader, this plug-and-play NFC reader makes use of high-speed communication for contactless cards at a maximum of 848 kbps, which makes it suitable for highly demanding applications. It also supports three NFC modes:

  • Smart Card Reader/Writer
  • Card Emulation
  • Keyboard Emulation (Configured by this tool)

The compact size of the ACM1552U NFC USB Mountable Reader makes it an excellent choice for integration into small machines. Its small form factor offers flexibility and seamless integration into various applications, such as handheld devices and kiosks without compromising their functionality or usability.


  • USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface
  • CCID Compliance
  • Contactless Smart Card Support:
    • Read/Write speed up to 848 kbps
    • Built-in antenna for contactless tag access, with card reading distance of up to 70 mm (depending on tag type)
    • Supports ISO 14443 Type A and B cards, ISO 15693 Cards, and ISO18092 NFC
    • Supports MIFARE Classic®, MIFARE®, DESFire®, MIFARE Ultralight®, MIFARE Plus®, FeliCa, and Topaz
    • Built-in anti-collision feature
    • Supports extended APDU (max. 64 kbytes)
  • NFC Support:
    • Smart Card Reader/Writer Mode
    • Card Emulation Mode
    • Keyboard Emulation Mode
  • Application Programming Interface:
    • Supports PC/SC
    • Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)
  • Peripherals:
    • User-controllable bi-color LED (Blue & Green)
    • Compact Size
    • USB Firmware Upgradability
More Information
ManufacturerAdvanced Card Systems
Country of ManufactureUnited States
Shipment OriginUnited States
Harmonized Tariff Code8471.60.90 (Input or Output Unit)
AvailabilityNormally Stocked
Lead TimeImmediate
Minimum Order Quantity1
Tag TechnologyNFC
Frequency13.56 MHz (NFC)
ComplianceCE, FCC, REACH, RoHS
ConnectionUSB 2.0 (Type A)
FeaturesBuzzer, Firmware Upgradable, Lights, NFC
NFC ModeCard Emulation, Keyboard Emulation, Tag Reader/Writer
NFC StandardsISO 14443 Type A, ISO 14443 Type B, ISO 15693, ISO 18092, MIFARE, FeliCa, PC/SC, NFC Forum - Type 1, NFC Forum - Type 2, NFC Forum - Type 3, NFC Forum - Type 4, NFC Forum - Type 5
Operating SystemAndroid, Linux, Mac, Windows
Operating Temperature0° C to 60° C
Shelf Life10+ Years @ 23° C, 50% RH

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