ACS Handheld Smart Card Reader

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ACR89 is one of ACS's strong line of Smart Card Readers with PIN-Pad. Reader enables users to perform secure smart card transactions in both office and field environments.

ACR89 provides the unique advantage of having two modes - PC-linked and Standalone to cater to unique user requirements.

This reader can support dual interface applications. It has access to contact cards, and can also be customized to support contactless cards upon request. Likewise, it can be customized to include a thermal printer to provide an optimal solution for multi-purpose applications.

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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
  • Dual Operation Modes - PC-Linked, Standalone
  • USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface
  • CCID Compliance
  • Support PC/SC
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (charging through USB)
  • Support third party application programming via FreeRTOS
  • Easy-to-Read, High Resolution Backlit LCD
  • Highly Durable Chemical Resistant Keypad
  • 4 LED Status Indicators, Monotone Buzzer
  • 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 - 206,451 bps in reading and writing smart Cards
  • Supports Android 3.1 and above

What is included in the package:
  • Reader
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Additional Information

Air Protocol:
ISO 7816
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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