Contact Smart Card Reader Module


    Delivery time:3-5 days
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ACM38U-Y3 provides a solution for secured access control by employing the globally recognized ACR38 core. It comes in moduleform to enable easy implementation of smart card-based solutions in embedded systems. ACM38U-Y3 utilizes the latest microchip technology, bringing you high security for your confidential files in a convenient and easy way.

ACM38U-Y3 may easily be integrated into any embedded system environment with its support for USB, smart card, and LED signal extension. It is also easy to install, and use with various desktop environments. Being PC/SC and CCID compliant, its drivers are compatible with Windows®, Linux®, and Mac operating systems. In addition, ACM38U-Y3 may now be used with mobile devices running the Android™ platform with versions 3.1 and above.

Upon request, ACM38U-Y3 comes with a Class A, ISO 7816-compliant Secure Access Module (SAM) slot.

PC-Linked USB Molex Connector Single Contact Card Slot
  • 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 such as:
    • Cards following the I2C bus protocol (free memory cards), with maximum 128 byte-page capability, including:
      • Atmel®: AT24C01/02/04/08/16/32/64/128/256/512/1024
      • SGS-Thomson: ST14C02C, ST14C04C
      • Gemplus: GFM1K, GFM2K, GFM4K, GFM8K
  • Cards with secure memory IC with password and authentication, including:
    • Atmel®: AT88SC153 and AT88SC1608
  • Cards with intelligent 1-kilobyte EEPROM with write-protect function, including:
    • Infineon®: SLE4418, SLE4428, SLE5518 and SLE5528
  • Cards with intelligent 256-byte EEPROM with write-protect function, including:
    • Infineon®: SLE4432, SLE4442, SLE5532 and SLE5542
  • Cards with ‘104’ type EEPROM non-reloadable token counter cards, including:
    • Infineon®: SLE4406, SLE4436, SLE5536 and SLE6636
  • Cards with Intelligent 416-bit EEPROM with internal PIN check, including:
    • Infineon®: SLE4404
  • Cards with Security Logic with Application Zone(s), including:
    • Atmel®: AT88SC101, AT88SC102 and 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)


Dimensions75.0 mm (L) x 70.0 mm (W) x 10.1 mm (H)
Compliance / Certifications
  • EN60950/IEC 60950, ISO 7816, USB Full Speed, EMV™ Level 1 (Contact), PC/SC, CCID, CE, FCC, RoHS 2, REACH, VCCI (Japan)
  • Microsoft® WHQL
InterfaceUSB 2.0 Full Speed
Supply VoltageRegulated 5 V DC
Supply CurrentMax. 50 mA
Operating Temperature0-50 °C
CLK Frequency4 MHz
Smart Card Interface Support
  • ISO 7816 Class A, B and C ( 5 V, 3 V, 1.8 V )
Operating System Support
  • Windows®
  • Linux®
  • Mac OS®
  • Android