ACR38U-A4 with SAM

ACR38U-A4 with SAM
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The ACR38 USB SAM from ACS is a high speed USB 2.0 smartcard reader containing a built in SAM (Security Access Module) slot. This reader is fully PC/SC and EMV Level 1 compliant and supports all ISO 7816 microprocessor-based smartcards as well as numerous popular memory cards.

The built in SAM slot is contained under the removable black lid and when fitted with a suitable smartcard will support various high security applications allowing for highly secure mutual authentication between cards.

The reader comes complete with WHQL approved Windows drivers, as well as support for other operating systems such as Linux. The durable, attractive case design provides the user with easy access to the main card slot and a clearly visible status LED.

For further information and images of the built in SAM slot click on the 'more info' button below.


1 Year Manufacturers Warranty

Standard PC/SC drivers for Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP, Linux and Mac OS X come with every product. Synchronous API drivers are also available for many of the same range of operating systems from the ACS website.

Standards and Certifications
ISO 7816
EMV Level 1
Microsoft WHQL 2K, XP

Protocols / Cards Supported:
Supports all microprocessor-based smartcards using T=0 or T=1 protocols as well as the following memory cards:-
SiemensSLE4418, SLE4428, SLE4432 & SLE4442
AtmelAT24C01 1024
STMicroelectronicsST14C02C & ST14C04C
Secure memory cardsAT88SC153 & AT88SC1608
Card Voltage5V, 3V & 1.8V

Technical Specifications:
Connection methodUSB 2.0 (USB 1.1 Backwards compatible)
Supplied voltageRegulated 5V DC
Supplied currentMax. 50mA
Card contactsSliding, rated to min. 100,000 insertions
CLK Frequency4 MHz
Drivers For USB interfaces, serial pnp interfaces and serial non-pnp interfacesPC/SC for Windows 98, Me, 2K & XP
PC/SC for Windows CE & NT
PC/SC for Linux & MacOS X
Synchronous API

Manufacturer: ACS

Connection Method: USB

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