ACR123U Intelligent Contactless Reader

ACR123U Intelligent Contactless Reader

Regular price $227.00 Sale price $217.00

The ACR123U Intelligent Contactless Reader features a USB interface. It is integrated into existing POS (Point-of-Sale) terminals to support contactless payment applications. Customers can complete payment transactions simply by tapping cards onto the ACR123U.

To ensure versatility, ACR123U supports different contactless cards including ISO 14443, MIFARE, MasterCard® PayPass™, Visa payWave®, and AMEX ExpressPay®. ACR123U is also Apple Pay-ready. It features three built-in ISO7816-compliant secure access module (SAM) slots, which can be used with a SAM card to boost security. It is compliant and certified with major payment and safety standards.

For a more intuitive user experience, it comes with a large backlit LCD, and a large tapping area with light guides to indicate its responses to card-tapping. The ACR123U can greatly speed up movement in checkout counters, increasing convenience for consumers and merchants.

The ACR123U is the USB version of the ACR123S, a cost-effective, flexible and intelligent contactless reader. It can be integrated to existing (Point-of-Sale) terminals or cash registers, to offer the convenience of a cashless payment system. The ACR123U speeds up movement in checkout counters, by enabling customers to complete payments by simply tapping their cards.

The ACR123U is equipped with a large graphical LCD that allows merchants to display messages, as well as a large tapping area with backlight, which guides customers in carrying out their payment transactions. Developed based on 13.56 MHz contactless (RFID) technology, it supports any contactless card following the ISO 14443-4 standard. It is also equipped with a large graphical LCD, as well as a large user-controllable tapping area with backlight. 


ACR123U Standard Features

  • USB interface for Data Communication and power supply    
  • ARM 32-bit CortexTM-M3 Processor    
  • Smart Card Reader:    
    • Read/Write speed of up to 848 kbps    
    • Built-in antenna for contactless card access, with card reading distance of up to 50 mm (depending on tag type)    
    • Support for ISO 14443 Part 4 Type A and B cards and MIFARE series
    • Built-in anti-collision feature    
    • Three ISO 7816-compliant SAM slots
  • Built-in Peripherals:    
    • 16 alphanumeric characters x 8 lines Graphical LCD (128 x 64 pixels)    
    • Four user-controllable LEDs (Blue, Yellow, Green, and Red)    
    • User-controllable tapping region backlight (Red, Green and Blue)    
    • User-controllable speaker (Audio tone indication)   

ACR123U Typical Applications

  • Banking & Payment
  • e-Healthcare
  • e-Purse & Loyalty
  • Transportation