The ACR38 Smart Card Reader
The ACR38 is a compact and cost-effective reader which supports all micro-controller cards with T=0 or T=1 protocols as well as the popular memory cards in the market today. It supports smart cards that conform to ISO 7816-1/2/3 standard. The ACR38 is also EMV Level 1 and Microsoft PC/SC certified, and supports all major PC platforms.
Being a single chip solution, with EMV level 1 certified, this reader is one of the most cost effective solutions for banking, e-commerce, information security, computer access control, electronic identification, and other smart card applications. The ACR38 smart card reader/writer can be connected to the computer through a serial asynchronous interface (RS-232). The reader, Serial (ACR38S) have an optional built-in Security Access Module (SAM) slot that supports various high security applications.