ACR1255U Bluetooth NFC reader

ACR1255U Bluetooth NFC reader
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The ACR1255U from ACS is a 13.56 MHz USB contactless smartcard reader that has been designed to support on-the-go smartcard and NFC applications. Featuring Bluetooth Smart connectivity (Bluetooth Low Energy), this extremely portable reader is ideal for use with most Bluetooth-enabled devices including smartphones and tablets.

The ACR1255U supports ISO 14443 Type A and B smartcards, as well as MIFARE, FeliCa, and most ISO 18092 compliant NFC tags and devices, running Android (4.3 and later), iOS (5.0 and later), Windows (7 and later) and Mac OS (10.7 and later). PC/SC and CCID compliant, this reader supports all major operating systems including Windows, Linux and Mac OS.

Ideal for a broad range of applications, including physical and logical access control, inventory tracking and hands-free verification, the ACR1255U Bluetooth NFC reader features an elegantly compact design and a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery.


ACR1255U-J1 Technical Specifications


Manufacturer's part number: ACR1255U-J1
Credential type(s):áContactless
Read/Write:áRead and Write
Form factor:áPortable
Connector:áUSB CCID (USBáMini-B connector)
OSásupport:áWindows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP; Windows Server 2016, 2012 R2, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008, 2003; Linux; Mac OS; Android 4.3 and later; iOS 8.0 and later

Bluetooth Interface:

BLEáinterface standard:áIEEE 802.15.4 (Bluetooth Low Energy/Bluetooth4.0)

Contactless Card Interface:

Contactlessáinterface standard:áISO 14443, ISO 18092 NFC
Contactlessácredential types: ISO 14443-4 compliant cards, MIFARE Classic, FeliCa, NFCáForum Tags
Contactlessáoperating frequency: High (13.56MHz)
Data transmission protocol: T=CL
Contactlessádata security: In-device AES-128 Encryption Algorithm (CBC Ciphering Mode)
Contactlessáencryption: AES-128
Contactlessáoperating distance: Up to 50mm (2.0in)
Contactless read/write speed: Up to 424kbps

Host Interface:

Host interface standards: PC/SC, CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)
Host data transmission speed (wired): 12 Mbps (USB full speed)

Other Features:

Status indicator: 2 bi-colour LEDs - red/blue and red/green
Buzzer: Monotone
Firmware in-field upgradeable:áYes, over USBáinterface


Manufacturer's warranty: 1 year
MTBF: 400 000hrs
Type approvals:áCE, FCC, RoHS 3, REACH, IEC 60950
Application approvals: TELEC (Japan), VCCI (Japan)
Country of origin:á China


Dimensions: 85 x 54 x 10mm (3.35 x 2.13 x 0.39in)
Weight (▒5%): 74.1g (2.6oz) including cable
Cable length supplied: 1m (39in) detachable


Supply voltage: 5V DC
Operating current: 500mA (max)
Battery power option:áRechargeable Lithium-ion Battery (charging through USB)


Operating temperature: 0 to 60degC (32 to 140degF)
Operating humidity: Up to 85% RH (non-condensing)

Manufacturer's part number: ACR1255U-J1

Manufacturer: ACS

Connection Method: USB

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