ACR38F Smart Floppy

The ACR38F is the ideal solution for easy integration of a smart card reader into a desktop environment. Using the ACR38 Series Core, the ACR38F offfers the same versatility and cost-effectiveness that is always associated with ACS smart card readers. Using the USB interface, it uses the PC's internal power supply, and can be configured in several ways to suit the customer's preference.

About ACR38F

ACR38F Smart Floppy is the ideal solution for easy integration of smart card readers into the desktop environment. It uses the same core as the ACR38 Smart Card Reader series, and shares the versatility and cost-efficiency that customers have always associated with ACS smart card readers. Using the USB interface, it is propelled by the PC's internal power supply, and can be configured to suit customer preferences.

Similar to ACR38, the ACR38F Smart Floppy is very user-friendly. ACR38F is PC/SC and CCID-compliant, enabling plug-and-play operation that eliminates the need for driver installation and driver-system compatibility assessment. It is ideal for a wide variety of smart card applications such as e-Ccommerce, home banking, e-Purse facility and secured computer access.

ACR38F Standard Features

  • Supports ISO 7816 Class A, B and C (5 V, 3 V, 1.8 V) card
  • 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)

ACR38F Typical Applications

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

ACR38F Technical Specifications

Dimensions

125.0 mm (L) x 101.5 mm (W) x 25.5 mm (H)

Compliance / Certifications
  • EN60950/IEC 60950, ISO 7816, USB Full Speed, EMV™ Level 1 (Contact), PC/SC, CCID, CE, FCC, UL, RoHS 2, REACH
  • Microsoft® WHQL

 

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 )
Operating System Support
  • Windows®
  • Linux®
  • Mac OS®
  • Android™

 

Release Date Drivers OS Support Version File Size Notes
  USB Interface
31-Mar-2016

Android 3.1 and above

1.1.3 472 KB
USB Interface
03-Jul-2017

Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016

4.2.5.0 5 MB
14-Nov-2014

Windows® 7 (for users who did not install required Microsoft Windows Updates and get driver signature error (Code 52))

4.0.6.0 5 MB
30-Jun-2017

Windows® XP, Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Server 2008 R2, Windows® Server 2012, Windows® Server 2012 R2

4.2.5.0 921 KB
23-Nov-2015

Windows® CE 5.0, Windows® CE 6.0, Windows® CE 7.0

2.0.1.0 371 KB
07-Dec-2016

Linux

1.1.4 2 MB
07-Dec-2016

Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9, Mac 10.10, Mac 10.11, Mac 10.12

1.1.4 247 KB
16-Feb-2017

Solaris 10, 11 and above

1.0.8
16-Dec-2016

Linux, Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9, Mac 10.10, Mac 10.11, Mac 10.12

1.1.4 436 KB
23-Jan-2017

Windows® XP, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Vista, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Server 2008 R2, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows 8.1, Windows® Server 2012, Windows® Server 2012 R2, Windows® 10

1.0.1.1 2 MB
23-Jan-2017

Linux®, Mac OS® X 10.5, Mac OS® X10.6, Mac OS® X10.7, Mac OS® X10.8, Mac OS® X10.9

1.0.1 261 KB
Product Presentation

Product Presentation of ACR38 Series Smart Card Readers

Technical Specification

Technical Specification of ACR38F Smart Floppy

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


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

Website:

Email: info@acs.com.hk


Manila Office

ACS Technologies Ltd.

Unit 2106, One San Miguel Avenue Building

San Miguel Avenue cor. Shaw Boulevard

Ortigas Center, Pasig City,

Philippines


Tel: +632-633-6891

Fax: +632-638-5732

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

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