ACR1281U-C2 USB contactless UID wedge reader

ACR1281U-C2 USB contactless UID wedge reader
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The ACR1281U-C2 from ACS is a 13.56MHz contactless reader device that appears to the host device/PC as a keyboard, and automatically reads the chip serial number (CSN) of each card when presented.

Compatible with MIFARE Ultralight, Classic and DESFire cards as well as NFC tags such as NTAG213, it can read their chip serial numbers, but not any stored data on the card.

The ACR1281U-C2 does not operate as a PC/SC or CCID-compliant smartcard reader, but instead simply returns the card CSN/UID as a string of either decimal or hex numbers, as if they were typed (sometimes known as a keyboard wedge).

A Windows-based configuration tool is available for download from the manufacturer, which allows certain preferences to be set, including the output character case (CAPS lock on/off), bit sequence order (MSB or LSB) and supported UID lengths. It is also possible to define certain extra characters (such as spaces and commas) that should be inserted between the bytes and at the end of the output string.

Operating as an HID-class input device, the reader is compatible with Windows, Linux and Mac OS and supports most ISO 14443 Type A or B cards and tags.
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*Volume discounts may be available. Click on the product for further information.

ACR1281U-C2 Technical Specification

TechnicalSpecification_TSP-ACR1281U-C2-1.04_Dec2020.pdf
Technical Specification v1.04 for ACR1281U-C2 from ACS.

ACR1281U-C2 Product Briefing

ACR1281U-C2_product_briefing.pdf
Download everything you have read here on SmartcardFocus about the ACR1281U-C2.
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In stock - This product is on the shelf in our UK warehouse and ready for use. If you place an order you can expect immediate dispatch. Depending on courier, delivery is typically next day in the UK, or 3-5 days in the US.
In stock* - This product is on the shelf in our UK warehouse, but requires some configuration or assembly before dispatch, which can add a day or two to delivery times, depending on product and order quantities.
Low stock - This product is on the shelf in our UK warehouse. If your order quantity is small you will not notice any difference from 'in stock' product. If you are ordering larger quantities, there could be delays while we wait for additional stock to arrive. Contact us to discuss options for part delivery.
Stock on the way - This product is usually on the shelf in our UK warehouse, but we have sold out and are waiting for new stock to arrive. You can still order but delivery will be slower than usual. Contact us to find out more about timescales.
Ordered on demand - We have a regular supplier but will only order when an order is placed with us and can then advise on delivery timescales. Please note that 'Ordered on demand' items are not returnable.
Contact us - There are currently supply issues with this product. You will not be able to order the product. Contact us to find out more about the nature of any issues and for advice on alternatives.
Not available - There are no plans to restock this item, it will shortly be removed from the site.
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