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ACR 38F Floppy Bay Smart Card Reader
The ACR38F is the ideal solution to integrate a Smart Card Reader/Writer in a desktop environment. The ACR38F is based upon the same modules like the ACR38 and offers the same flexibility and good price-performance ratio which is essential for all ACS Smart Card readers. The reader will be connected via USB interface and make use of the internal power supply of the PC. Accordingly of the customer requirements there are different possibilities of the configuration.
The ACR38F is simple in handling and easy to install.


Typical applications

  • Home Banking and Home Shopping
  • E-commerce
  • Checking the balance of electronic purses
  • Netzwerk Zugangskontrolle
  • Network access control
  • Digital signature
  • Loyalty and promotions
  • Stored value
  • Identification
  • Ticketing
  • Parking and toll collection
  • Online gaming


  • Full speed PC interface with simple command structure
  • Read and write all microprocessor cards with T=0, T=1 protocols
  • Support 1,8V, 3V and 5V MCU cards
  • ISO-7816-1/2/3 compatible Smart Card Interface
  • Supports PPS (Protocol and Paramters Selection) with 1743 up to 250000bps (read and write)
  • Support most of the popular memory card types in the market:
    Cards following the I2C bus protocol standard such as:
    Atmel: AT24C01 / 02 / 04 / 08 / 16 / 32 / 64 / 128 / 256 / 512 / 1024
    SGS-Thomson: ST14C02C, ST14C04C
    Gemplus: GFM1K, GFM2K, GFM4K, GFM8K
    SLE4432/4442 intelligent 256 bytes EEPROM (with write protect function): SLE4432, SLE4442
    SLE4418/4428 intelligent 1K bytes EEPROM (with write protect function): SLE4418, SLE4428
    Secure Memory Cards such as: AT88SC153, AT88SC1608
  • Short Circuit Protection
  • Certificate of confirmance: EN 60950/IEC 60950, ISO-7816, PC/SC, CE, FCC, Microsoft WHQL, EMV 2000 Level 1 certified
  • Supports ISO-7816 Class A, B and C ( 5V, 3V, 1.8V ) cards
Order informations
Description Part number
Smart Card Reader, Floppy Bay ACR38F

(Technical details are subject to change without prior notice)