ACR38U Smart Card Reader Series combines sophisticated technology and modern design to meet stringent requirements in smart card-based applications, such as payment systems and electronic identification, where a high level of security is becoming more essential. Being compliant with the CCID specification, ACR38U features plug-and-play readers to eliminate the need for driver installation and driver-system compatibility assessment. Its USB interface facilitates communication between a computer and a smart card very easily, allowing for seamless implementation of smart card-based applications in a PC environment.

Box Size: 1

Unit Size: 72.2mm (L) x 69.0mm (W) x 14.5mm (H)


  • Supports ISO 7816 Class A, B and C (5 V, 3 V, 1.8 V) card
  • Supports CAC (Common Access Card)
  • Supports PIV (Personal Identity Verification) Card
  • Supports microprocessor cards with T=0 or T=1 protocol
  • Supports memory cards
  • Supports PPS (Protocol and Parameters Selection)
  • Features Short Circuit Protection
  • Supports PC/SC Application Programming Interface
  • Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC) Application Programming Interface
  • Weight 200g


  • Interface USB 2.0 Full Speed
  • Supply Voltage Regulated 5V DC
  • Supply Current Max. 50mA
  • Operating Temperature 0-50°C
  • CLK Frequency 4 MHz
  • Smart Card Interface Support ISO-7816 Class A, B and C ( 5V, 3V, 1.8V ),CAC Smart Cards
  • Compliance / Certifications EN60950/IEC 60950, ISO 7816, FIPS 201, TAA, CE, FCC, UL, KC, VCCI, PC/SC, CCID, EMV 2000 Level,    RoHS 2, REACH, USB Full Speed Microsoft® WHQL
  • Operating System Support Windows®, Linux®, Mac OS®, Android™
  • Dimensions 72.2mm (L) x 69.0mm (W) x 14.5mm (H)


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