ACR1255U-J1 ACS Secure Bluetooth® NFC Reader is designed to facilitate on-the-go smart card and NFC applications. It combines the latest 13.56 MHz contactless technology with Bluetooth® connectivity.
ACR1255U-J1 supports ISO 14443 Type A and B smart cards, MIFARE®, FeliCa®, and most NFC tags and devices compliant with ISO 18092 standard. This makes ACR1255U-J1 ideal for a broad range of solutions, such as hands-free verification for physical and logical access control, and inventory tracking. ACR1255U-J1 has two interfaces: Bluetooth (also known as Bluetooth Low Energy or BLE) for pairing with mobile devices, and USB Full Speed for PC-linked operation. Additionally, it can read/write at a speed of up to 424 Kbps for contactless smart card and NFC device access.
With a compact design and a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery for power, ACR1255U-J1 is extremely portable and convenient for use anytime, anywhere with most Bluetooth-enabled smartphones and tablets.
To save valuable cost and time, the firmware of ACR1255U-J1 could conveniently be upgraded on the field. This enables users to cope with the fast-changing technology for their applications, and suit different scenarios.
With Bluetooth® technology and AES-128 encyrption, ACR1255U-J1 connects securely and wirelessly to any device running on Android™ 4.3 and later, iOS 8.0 and later, Windows® 7 and later, and Mac OS® 10.7 and later.
For PC-linked operation, ACR1255U-J1 could easily be installed for use with any personal computer running on Windows® operating system because it is PC/SC and CCID-compliant. Its drivers are also compatible with Linux® and Mac OS®.
With its numerous features, the ACR1255U-J1 is the perfect reader for your smart card solution.
USB Full Speed Interface
Battery-Powered (incorporates a Litium-ion battery rechargeable through USB Mini-B port)
USB-Powered (through PC-linked mode)
Smart Card Reader:
Read/write speed up to 424 kbps
Built-in Antenna for contactless tag access, with card reading distance of up to 60 mm (depending on tag type)
Supports ISO 14443 Type A and B cards, MIFARE, FeliCa, and all 4 types of NFC (ISO/IEC 18092) tags
Built-in anti-collision feature (only 1 tag is accessed at any time)
Card Reader/Writer Mode
Two user-controllable bi-color LEDs
Application Programming Interface:
Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)
USB Firmware Upgradeability
Supports Android™ 4.3 and later
Supports iOS 8.0 and later
Mobile Banking & Payment
Public Key Infrastructure
e-Purse & Loyalty
|Weight (g)||37.5 g (74.1 g with cable ± 5 g tolerance)|
|Dimensions (mm)||85 mm (L) x 54 mm (W) x 10 mm (H)|
|Power Source||Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery (charging through USB)|
|Power Source||From USB Port|
|Speed||USB Full Speed (12 Mbps)|
|Connector Type||USB Mini-B|
|Cable Length||1 m, Detachable|
|Protocol||ISO 14443-4 Compliant Card, T=CL|
MIFARE Classic Card, T=CL
ISO 18092, NFC Tags
|Standard||ISO/IEC 18092 NFC, ISO 14443 Type A & B, MIFARE, FeliCa|
|LED||2 Bi-colors: Red and Blue, Red and Green|
|Encryption||In-device AES encryption algorithm|
|Certifications/Compliance||EN 60950/IEC 60950|
USB Full Speed
|Device Driver Operating System Support||Windows® |
MAC OS® 10.7 and later
Android™ 4.3 and later
iOS 8.0 and later