ACR1255U-J1 NFC 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® Smart 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 Smart (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 Smart technology and AES-128 encyrption, ACR1255U-J1 connects securely and wirelessly to any device running on Android™ 4.3 and later, iOS 5.0 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.
Bluetooth® Smart Interface USB-Powered (PC-linked mode): USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface CCID Compliance Firmware Upgradeable Application Programming Interface: Supports PC/SC Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC) Battery-Powered: Powered by a Lithium-ion battery (rechargeable through PC-linked mode) Smart Card Reader: Built-in antenna for contactless tag access, with reading distance of up to 60 mm (depending on tag type) Supports ISO 14443 Part 4 Type A and B cards Supports MIFARE® and MIFARE® DESFire® Supports FeliCa® Supports ISO 18092 Tags (NFC Tags) Built-in anti-collision feature (only one tag is accessed at any time) NFC Support: Card reader/writer mode Physical Characteristics 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) Bluetooth Interface Power Source Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery (charging through USB) Protocol Bluetooth®(Bluetooth 4.0) Speed 1 Mbps USB Interface Power Source From USB Port Protocol USB CCID Speed USB Full Speed (12 Mbps) Connector Type USB Mini-B Cable Length 1 m, Detachable Contactless Smart Card Interface Protocol ISO 14443-4 Compliant Card, T=CL
MIFARE Classic Card, T=CL
ISO 18092, NFC Tags
FeliCa Standard ISO/IEC 18092 NFC, ISO 14443 Type A & B, MIFARE, FeliCa Built-in Peripherals LED 2 Bi-colors: Red and Blue, Red and Green Buzzer Monotone Other Features Encryption In-device AES encryption algorithm Firmware Upgrade Supported Certifications/Compliance Certifications/Compliance EN 60950/IEC 60950
USB Full Speed
Microsoft® WHQL Device Driver Operating System Support Device Driver Operating System Support Windows®
MAC OS® 10.7 and later
Android™ 4.3 and later
iOS 8.0 and later