ACR122 Serial SDK

ACR122 Serial SDK
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A contactless and NFC development solution

The ACR122 Serial SDK from ACS is a detailed development package allowing developers to fully employ the advantages brought about by the ACR122S NFC contactless smartcard reader that follows both ISO 14443 and ISO 18092 standards. The kit contains several MIFARE cards as well as an ACOS6-SAM card for initial development. Further supplies are available from our online shop.

The ACR122S is a serial interface smartcard reader in the ACR122 family based on 13.56 MHz contactless technology. This reader is designed to support both MIFARE and ISO 14443 A/B cards as well as Felica and all 4 types of NFC cards and tags. The ACR122S also comes with a built-in ISO 7816 SAM slot for enhanced security. Also included is a cable with standard 9-pin serial connector for data communication, plus a USB connector for power transmission either from a PC or a separate power supply.

For a complete summary of the contents of the SDK CD click on the 'More info' button below.

This kit contains
  • 1 x ACR122S Contactless Smart Card Reader
  • 5 x 1K MIFARE contactless cards
  • 1 x ACOS6-SAM card
  • 1 x SDK CD

ACR122 series - Serial

1 Year Manufacturers Warranty

ACR122S Technical Specifications

Contactless Smartcard Interface
StandardMIFARE, ISO 14443-4 Type A&B, Felica, ISO/IEC 18092 NFC
Operating frequency13.56 MHz
Smartcard read/write speed106, 212, 424 kbps

SAM Card Interface
StandardISO 7816
ProtocolT=0 protocol
Operating frequency4 MHz
Smartcard read/write speed9600 - 115200 bps

Physical Specifications
Connection methodSerial RS232 interface
Power SourceFrom USB interface
Speed9.6 kbps, 115.2 kbps
Supply voltageRegulated 5 V DC
Supply current200 mA
Dimensions120.5 mm (L) x 72.0 mm (W) x 20.4 mm (H)
ColourMetallic blue
Operating distanceUp to 50 mm (depending on tag type)
User controllable bi-colour LEDBi-colour LED, red and green
Temperature0-50 C
Cable connector length1.5 m (DB9 + USB)

CE, FCC, VCCI, RoHS compliant

Operating Systems
Windows 98, ME, 2000, Server 2003, XP, Vista, Server 2008,
Server 2008 R2, 7, Windows CE 5.0, Linux, Mac

SDK CD-ROM/Starter Kit CD-ROM Contains:

(When purchased as part of an SDK or Starter Kit)
Software driversSupports Windows 2000, XP, 2003, VISTA (x86 & x 64) and 7
Utility ToolsACR122S Tool - an application utility tool that enables the user to perform reader and card related commands
EasyKey - EasyKey is designed to work with MIFARE Contactless Cards by creating different access condition values to the MIFARE contactless cards
QuickView - The ACS Quickview is a utility program that will check if you have properly installed the ACR122S device
Sample CodesDemonstrates the different capabilities of the ACR122S, showcases how to control the readr's peripherals and how to communicate to a contactless tag.
Delphi 7, Java, Visual Basic 6, Visual C++ 6, Visual C++ 2005 (x64), Visual C# 2005 and Visual Basic .Net 2005
Reference ManualsEasy to use reference manuals to help with the development process
Technical SpecificationsIncludes detailed technical specifications of all the contained products

Manufacturer: ACS

Connection Method: RS232+USB

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