ACS Handheld Smart Card Reader (Contactless Version)

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ACR89U-A2 is a handheld smart card reader with NFC tag support. It can access any contact and contactless smart card following the ISO7816 and ISO14443 standards.

ACR89U-A2 comes from the ACR89 series which provides the unique advantage of having two modes - PC-linked and Standalone to cater to unique user requirements. For its PC-linked mode, it connects to the PC via its USB cable; while for its Standalone mode, it uses its Lithium Ion Battery to run wirelessly.

Being CCID-compliant, ACR89U-A2 has a plug-and-play solution that facilitates ease of use and installation.

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Product Features

  • 32-Bit RISC Processor running Embedded FreeRTOS
  • USB Firmware Upgradability
  • Hand-held size and weight
  • 2 Full-sized Contact Card Slots
  • 3 SIM-sized SAM Card Slots
  • USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface
  • CCID Compliance
  • Supports PC/SC
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (charging through USB)
  • Supports third party application programming via FreeRTOS
  • User programmable by C language
  • Real-Time Clock (RTC) with Independent Backup Battery
  • Optional Detachable Thermal Printer (PTR89)
  • Tamper Detection Switch to protect against unauthorized intrusion
  • Supports Secure PIN Entry (SPE)
  • Supports PPS (Protocol And Parameters Selection) with 115,200
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Additional Information

Air Protocol:
ISO 7816, ISO 14443 Type A & B
Power Supply:
PC-linked mode: USB powered (via detachable USB cable), Standalone mode: Battery powered (Li-ion Battery with charging through USB)
181.5mm (L) x 77.0mm (W) x 30.5mm (H) (7.15 x 3.03 x 1.20")
235g (0.52 lb)
Operating Temperatures:
0°C to +50°C (+32°F to +122°F)
12-month standard warranty
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