ACR-89 Handheld Smart Card Reader

ACR89 is the latest addition to ACS’s strong line of Smart Card Readers with PIN-Pad.  An upgrade of the ACR88 PIN-Pad Reader, it offers better performance, longer battery life and low energy consumption at a relatively lower cost. It is a versatile handheld smart card reader that runs a 32-bit MCU, and has built-in keypad, LCD, bi-color LED, buzzer, rechargeable battery and large programmable memory. Through these features, ACR89 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. For its PC-linked mode, it connects to the PC via its USB cable; while for its Standalone mode, it uses its Lithium Ion Battery to run wirelessly. It also comes with a Serial Interface port that allows it to be connected to other peripherals.

Further, ACR89 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 feature a fingerprint scanner and thermal printer to provide an optimal solution for multi-purpose applications.

Being CCID-compliant, ACR89 has a plug-and-play solution that facilitates in its ease of use and installation. Users can also build their own standalone applications through its multi-tasking environment using Free RTOS Kernel and C-language. Firmware upgradeable, ACR89 is suitable for existing and future smart card applications.




Battery Backup Battery : Independent rechargeable backup battery (1 x ML1220) for RTC
Card Type Contact Interface: ISO 7816 Class A, B and C (5V, 3V and 1.8 V). Contactless Interface (Optional): ISO 14443 Type A & B. Mifare. Felica. 4 types of NFC (ISO/IEC 18092) tags.
Certifications EMV 2000 Level 1, PC/SC, CCID, CE, FCC, RoHS Compliant, USB Full Speed. Microsoft ® WHQL: 2000, XP, Vista, 7.
CLK Frequency 4.8 MHz.
Consumption without contactless: Less than 40mA (excluding card and backlight). with contactless : Less than 60mA (excluding card and backlight).
Environment Operating Temperature : 0-50⁰ C.
Interface USB full speed
Power Supply Supply Voltage : 3.7 Vdc. Supply Current : < 60mA (without backlight and smart card).
Size 181mm (L) x 77mm (W) x 30.5mm (H). 235g
System Support Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, Server 2003, Server 2008. Linux. Mac.

ACR-89U-A1 Hand Held Smart Cart Reader (Contact Type)

  • Product Code: ACR-89U-A1 Hand Held Smart Cart Reader (Contact Type)
  • $139.00

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