ACR38T-D1

Plug-in (SIM-Sized) Card Reader

The ACR38T, a smart card reader/writer with USB full speed, serves as the interface for the communication between a computer and a sim-sized smart card. It is a small and compact but powerful USB smart card reader designed to work with SIM-sized smart cards (Plug-in card) making it highly suitable for portable applications.

About ACR38T

Sporting a new sleek case, the new ACR38T-D1 SIM-Sized Smart Card Reader is a small USB device that delivers more than what meets the eye. A powerful reader that packs a lot in feature despite its size, it has all the functionalities of a standard-sized ACR38 PC-Linked Reader, and supports ISO 7816 cards, MCU cards, memory cards, and GSM 11.11-compliant cards.

ACR38T-D1 has PC/SC and CCID compliance that make for its seamless interoperability and use across different platforms, particularly in PC environments. With its short circuit protection feature, it guarantees safe and durable usage all the time.

Weighing nothing more than your standard USB stick, ACR38T-D1 is a device you can bring anywhere to keep smart card technology right at your fingertips.

ACR38T Standard Features

  • Supports ISO 7816 Class A, B and C (5 V, 3 V, 1.8 V) cards
  • Supports microprocessor cards with T=0 or T=1 protocol
  • Supports memory cards:
    • Cards following the I2C bus protocol (free memory cards), including:
      • Atmel: AT24C01 / 02 / 04 / 08 / 16 / 32 / 64 / 128 / 256 / 512 / 1024
      • SGS-Thomson: ST14C02C, ST14C04C
      • Gemplus: GFM1K, GFM2K, GFM4K, GFM8K
    • Cards with intelligent 256 bytes EEPROM and write protect function, including: SLE4432, SLE4442, SLE5532, SLE5542
    • Cards with intelligent 1K bytes EEPROM and write-protect function, including: SLE4418, SLE4428, SLE5518, SLE5528
    • Cards with '104' type of EEPROM non-reloadable token counter cards, including: SLE4406, SLE4436, SLE5536, SLE6636
    • Cards with secure memory IC with password and authentication, including: AT88SC153, AT88SC1608
    • Cards with Intelligent 416-Bit EEPROM with internal PIN check, including: SLE4404
    • Cards with Security Logic with Application Zone, including: AT88SC101, AT88SC102, AT88SC1003
  • Supports PPS (Protocol and Parameters Selection)
  • Features Short Circuit Protection
  • Application Programming Interface:
    • Supports PC/SC
    • Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)

ACR38T Typical Applications

  • e-Government
  • Banking & Payment
  • e-Healthcare
  • Network Security
  • Access Control
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • e-Purse & Loyalty

ACR38T Technical Specifications

Dimensions

67.6mm (L) x 23.0mm (W) x 8.0mm (H)

InterfaceUSB 2.0 Full Speed
Supply VoltageRegulated 5 V DC
Supply CurrentMax. 50mA
Operating Temperature0-50°C
CLK Frequency4 MHz
Smart Card Interface Support
  • ISO 7816 Class A, B and C ( 5V, 3V, 1.8V )
Compliance / Certifications
  • EN60950/IEC 60950, ISO 7816, CE, FCC, PC/SC CCID, RoHS, USB Full Speed
  • Microsoft WHQL: 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012
Operating System Support
  • Win98, Win ME, Win NT 4.0, Win 2000, Win 2003, Win 2003 R2, Win XP, Win Vista, Win 2008, Win 7, Win 8
  • Win 2003 x64, Win 2003 R2 x64, Win XP x64, Win Vista x64, Win 2008 x64, Win 2008 R2 x64, Win 7 x64, Win 8 x64, Win 2012 x64
  • Mac
  • Linux
  • Android™ 3.1 and above
Release Date Drivers OS Support Version File Size Notes
  USB Interface
22-Aug-2014 Win 2000, Win XP, Win Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Win 8.1, Win Server 2003, Server 2003 R2, Win Server 2008 4.0.4.0 3 MB
22-Aug-2014 Win XP x64, Win Vista x64, Win 7 x64, Win 8 x64, Win 8.1 x64, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2003 R2 x64, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64, Win Server 2012 x64, Win 2012 R2 x64 4.0.4.0 2 MB
21-Aug-2014 Win 2000, Win XP, Win XP x64, Win Vista, Win Vista x64, Win 7, Win 7 x64, Win 8, Win 8 x64, Win 8.1, Win 8.1 x64, Win Server 2003, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2003 R2, Win Server 2003 R2 x64, Win Server 2008, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64, Win Server 2012 x64, Win Server 2012 R2 x64 4.0.0.4 619 KB
03-Jul-2014 Linux, Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9 1.0.8 368 KB
04-Jul-2014 Linux 1.0.8 2 MB
03-Jul-2014 Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9 1.0.8 418 KB
12-Sep-2011 Win 2000, Win XP, Win XP x64, Win Vista, Win Vista x64, Win 7, Win 7 x64, Win 8, Win 8 x64, Win Server 2003, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2003 R2, Win Server 2003 R2 x64, Win Server 2008, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64, Win Server 2012 x64 1.0.0.1 2 MB
12-Sep-2011 Linux 1.0.0 62 KB
12-Sep-2011 Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9 1.0.0 35 KB
30-Jun-2014 Android 3.1 and above 1.1.2 716 KB
Product Presentation

Product Presentation of ACR38 Series Smart Card Readers

Technical Specification

Technical Specification of ACR38T Plug-in (SIM-sized) Card Reader

Reference Manual

Reference Manual of ACR38 Series Smart Card Readers (CCID)

Contact Us

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


Canada Office

Advanced Card Systems (Canada) Ltd.

7030 Woodbine Ave., Suite 500

Markham, Ontario L3R 6G2

Canada


Tel: +1-416-591-9123

Fax: +1-416-591-9123

Email: info@acs.com.hk


USA Office

Advanced Card Systems (USA) Ltd.

21 Chippenham Drive Voorhees,

NJ 08043

USA


Tel: +1-856-784-7177 / +1-609-332-8593

Fax: +1-416-591-9123

Email: info@acs.com.hk


Japan Office

Advanced Card Systems (Japan) Ltd.

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

Tokyo 100-0014 Japan

AIOS Nagatacho Building


Tel: +81-3-6205-7201

Fax: +81-3-6205-7202

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