ACS ACR39U-N1 PocketMate II Smart Card USB Reader

A small, white USB-connected smart card device that supports reading MCU and memory-based smart cards. Supports select Infineon® cards. Small size allows for portability and PC/SC and CCID compliance; Windows, Mac, and Linux compatibility make it ideal for computer integration; it is smartphone and tablet compatible with Android devices.
  • Quantity Unit Price
  • 1000+
  • 600 $12.85
  • 300 $14.00
  • 150 $15.82
  • 1 $17.25

The ACR39U-N1 PocketMate II Smart Card USB Reader is a portable smart card reader that has more to it than meets the eye. As small and elegant looking as it is, this smart card reader is capable of supporting demanding smart card applications using full-sized contact smart cards. It provides the perfect balance between reliable functionality and design aesthetics to meet your security needs in many fields, including e-Banking, e-Payment, and e-Government.

The ACR39U-N1 PocketMate II Smart Card USB Reader supports ISO 7816 Class A, B, and C smart cards (5 V, 3 V, and 1.8 V) and microprocessor cards with T=0 and T=1 protocol. In addition, it supports a wide variety of memory cards in the market including the Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC) ) and SIPRNET Card. This makes it ideal for a broad range of solutions such as PIV Application, Physical and Logical Access Control, Digital Signature, and Online Banking.

It connects with computers through its USB Full Speed interface and has a smart card read/write speed of 600 Kbps. This small device proves to be a powerful smart card reader as it houses the ACR39 core, which has been proven to support highly demanding smart card applications.

The highly compact ACR39U-N1 PocketMate II Smart Card USB Reader is specifically designed to be brought and used anytime, anywhere. No larger than a standard USB token, it transforms into a smart card reader for full-sized contact smart cards with just a single swivel motion.

Being a PC/SC and CCID-compliant device, ACR39U-N1 PocketMate II Smart Card USB Reader can easily be integrated in a computer-based environment. Its drivers are compatible with operating systems such as Windows®, Linux®, Mac OS® and Solaris. In addition, ACR39U PocketMate II may now be used on mobile devices running the Android™ platform with versions 3.1 and later.


  • USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface
  • USB Type A Connector
  • CCID Compliance
  • Swivel Motion Design
  • 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 and T=1 protocol
    • Supports memory cards
    • Supports PPS (Protocol and Parameters Selection)
    • Peer-to-Peer Mode
    • 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
  • Compliant with the following standards:
    • EN 62368/IEC 62368
    • CE
    • FCC
    • RoHS
    • REACH
    • EMV™ Level 1 (Contact)
    • J-LIS
    • KCC
    • PBOC
    • TAA (USA)
    • UKCA
    • UL
    • VCCI
    • WEEE
    • ISO 7816
    • PC/SC
    • CCID
    • Microsoft® WHQL

Supported Card Types

  • MCU cards
  • ACR39U PocketMate II operates with MCU cards following either the T=0 or T=1 protocol. It also works with SIPRNET and CAC cards, ideal for US PIV and PKI applications.

  • Memory-based Smart Cards

      ACR39U PocketMate II works with several memory-based smart cards such as:

    • Cards with intelligent 1 KB EEPROM with write-protect function, including:
      • Infineon®: SLE4418, SLE4428, SLE5518 and SLE5528
    • Cards with intelligent 256-byte EEPROM with write-protect function, including:
      • Infineon®: SLE4432, SLE4442, SLE5532 and SLE5542
More Information
ManufacturerAdvanced Card Systems
Manufacturer SkuACR39U-N1
Country of ManufactureHong Kong SAR China
Shipment OriginUnited States, Hong Kong SAR China
Harmonized Tariff Code8471.60.90 (Input or Output Unit)
AvailabilitySpecial Order
Lead Time2 Weeks
Minimum Order Quantity1
Dimensions58.0 mm (L) × 20.0 mm (W) × 13.7 mm (H)
Tag TechnologyContact Card
ComplianceCE, FCC, REACH, RoHS, UL
ConnectionUSB 2.0 (Type A)
FeaturesContact Card Reader, Lights
Operating SystemAndroid, Linux, Windows
Operating Temperature0° C to 60° C
Weight (kg)0.012000

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