ACM1281U-C7

USB Contactless Reader Module with SAM Slot

The ACM1281U-C7 USB Contactless Reader Module with SAM Slot runs on 13.56 MHz technology. It is quickly and easily integrated into embedded systems such as vending machines, kiosks, gaming machines, and so forth. ACM1281U-C7 supports ISO 14443 Parts 1-4 Type A and B cards, and cards from the MIFARE® Classic series. A built-in ISO 7816‒compliant SAM (Secure Access Module) slot enables use of a SAM card for high-level security. The ACM1281U-C7 has an integrated (on-board) antenna and comes with an optional USB cable. It is USB firmware-upgradeable and has extended APDU support. It has a maximum communication speed of 848 kbps, which makes it suitable for highly demanding applications. This reader module is a smart choice for clients looking for a highly secure front-end interface module to enable applications involving integrated systems.

About ACM1281U-C7

The ACM1281U-C7 USB Contactless Reader Module with SAM Slot was designed based on 13.56 MHz technology for fast and easy integration into embedded systems.

ACM1281U-C7 supports ISO 14443 Parts 1-4 Type A and B cards, and MIFARE® Classic series. It has a card reading distance of up to 50 mm (depending on tag type). Moreover, it has an ISO 7816-compliant built-in SAM (Secure Access Module) slot, which can be used with a SAM card for high-level security in contactless transactions.

The ACM1281U-C7 comes with an integrated (on-board) antenna and supports USB firmware upgradability and extended APDU. It supports up to a maximum communication speed of 848 kbps and a detachable USB cable is also available. This reader module is suitable for highly demanding contactless smart card applications, such as vending machine payment systems, kiosks, gaming machines, and other integrated systems.

ACM1281U-C7 Standard Features

  • USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface    
  • CCID Compliance    
  • USB Firmware Upgradeability    
  • Smart Card Reader:    
    • Contactless Interface:    
      • Read/write speed up to 848 kbps    
      • Built-in antenna for contactless tag access, with card reading distance of up to 50 mm (depending on tag type)    
      • Supports ISO 14443 Part 4 Type A and B cards and MIFARE® Classic series    
      • Built-in anti-collision feature (only 1 tag is accessed at any time)    
      • Supports extended APDU (max. 64 kbytes)    
    • SAM Interface:    
      • ISO 7816-compliant SAM slot, Class A (5V)    
  • Application Programming Interface:    
    • Supports PC/SC    
    • Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)    
  • Peripherals:    
    • User-controllable bi-color LED    
    • User-controllable buzzer    

ACM1281U-C7 Typical Applications

  • e-Government
  • Banking & Payment
  • e-Healthcare
  • Access Control
  • Network Security
  • e-Purse & Loyalty
  • Transportation

ACM1281U-C7 Technical Specifications

Dimensions

106.6 mm (L) x 67.0 mm (W) x 16.0 mm (H)

Weight

20.8 g

Compliance / Certifications
  • ISO 14443, ISO 7816, PC/SC, CCID, CE, FCC, RoHS 2, REACH, USB Full Speed
  • Microsoft WHQL: 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012

 

Interface

USB Full Speed

Operating Distance

Up to 50 mm (depends on the tag type)

Supply Voltage

Regulated 5V DC

Supply Current

Max. 200mA

Operating Temperature

0-50°C

Operating Frequency

13.56 MHz

Smart Card Interface Support
  • ISO 14443 Type A & B
  • Mifare
Operating System Support
  • Win 2000, Win XP, Win Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Win 8.1, Win Server 2003, Win Server 2008
  • Win XP x64, Win Vista x64, Win 7 x64, Win 8 x64, Win 8.1 x64, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64, Win Server 2012 x64, Win Server 2012 R2 x64
  • Linux®
  • Mac OS®
  • Android™ 3.1 and above

 

Release Date Drivers OS Support Version File Size Notes
  USB Interface
31-Mar-2016

Android 3.1 and above

1.1.3 472 KB
USB Interface
15-Dec-2016

Windows® XP, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Vista, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Server 2008 R2, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows® Server 2012, Windows® 10

4.2.0.0 5 MB
14-Nov-2014

Windows® 7 (for users who did not install required Microsoft Windows Updates and get driver signature error (Code 52))

4.0.6.0 5 MB
28-Nov-2016

Windows® XP, Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows®10, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Server 2003 R2, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Server 2008 R2 x64, Windows® Server 2012, Windows® Server 2012 R2

4.2.0.0 816 KB
07-Dec-2016

Linux

1.1.4 2 MB
07-Dec-2016

Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9, Mac 10.10, Mac 10.11, Mac 10.12

1.1.4 247 KB
16-Dec-2016

Linux, Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9, Mac 10.10, Mac 10.11, Mac 10.12

1.1.4 436 KB
23-Jan-2017

Windows® XP, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Vista, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Server 2008 R2, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows 8.1, Windows® Server 2012, Windows® Server 2012 R2, Windows® 10

1.0.1.1 2 MB
23-Jan-2017

Linux®, Mac OS® X 10.5, Mac OS® X10.6, Mac OS® X10.7, Mac OS® X10.8, Mac OS® X10.9

1.0.1 261 KB
Product Presentation

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Technical Specification

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Reference Manual

Reference Manual of ACM1281U-C7 USB Contactless Reader Module with SAM Slot

User Manual

User Manual of ACM1281S-C7 Serial Contactless Reader Module with SAM Slot

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Hong Kong Headquarters

Advanced Card Systems Ltd.

Units 2010-2013, 20th Floor

Chevalier Commercial Centre

8 Wang Hoi Road, Kowloon Bay.

Hong Kong


Tel: +852-2796-7873

Fax: +852-2796-1286

Email: info@acs.com.hk


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2-17-17, Nagatacho, chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

100-0014 Japan

AIOS Nagatacho Building


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Unit 2106, One San Miguel Avenue Building

San Miguel Avenue cor. Shaw Boulevard

Ortigas Center, Pasig City,

Philippines


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Email: info@acs.com.hk


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Advanced Card Systems (USA) Ltd.

21 Chippenham Drive Voorhees,

NJ 08043

USA


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Fax: +1-416-591-9123

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