USB 2.0 Full Speed to PC/SC Smart Card Read/Writer ACR38F Smart Floppy Bay

PCM-CR-SCR38 More Like This The USB 2.0 Full Speed to PC/SC Smart Card Read/Writer ACR38F Smart Floppy Bay is the ideal solution for an 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 powered 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 its plug-and-play feature 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-Commerce, home banking, e-Purse facility and secured computer access.

Part Number and Description Price Add to Cart
PCM-CR-SCF38F-B USB 2.0 Full Speed to PC/SC Smart Card Read/Writer ACR38F Smart Floppy Bay $69.00 Contact sales via email
Optional Accessories
PCM-CR-MP-B Mounting Kit - 3.5 to 5.25 Inch Drive Bays Black $15.00 Buy Now

Features and Specifications

Win32 x86Unix MacOSX

CE Mark

Manufacturer certifies RoHS Compliance

USB Logo


Vista Ready

Seven Ready

Eight Ready

Ten Ready

For Android™

  • Short Circuit Protection
  • EN 60950/IEC 60950, ISO-7816, PC/SC, CE, FCC, VCCI, CCID, Microsoft WHQL, EMV 2000 Level 1
  • USB bus powered, no power adapter required
  • Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)
  • RoHS Compliant
Warranty Information
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
Typical Applications
  • e-Government
  • Banking and Payment
  • Access Control
  • Network Security
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • e-Purse and Loyalty
Smart Card Support
  • Supports microprocessor cards with T=0 or T=1 protocols
  • Supports ISO-7816 Class A, B and C ( 5V, 3V, 1.8V ) cards
  • Supports most of the popular memory card types in the market: Cards following the I2C bus protocol (free memory cards) such as:
    • 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)
Smart Card Interface Support
  • ISO 7816 Class A, B and C ( 5V, 3V, 1.8V )
  • EN60950/IEC 60950, ISO 7816, CE, FCC, PC/SC CCID, EMV 2000 Level 1, RoHS, USB Full Speed
  • Microsoft WHQL: 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012
System Requirements
  • Win98, Win ME, Win NT 4.0, Win 2000, Win 2003, Win 2003 R2, Win XP, Win Vista, Win 2008, Win 7, Win 8, 10
  • Win 2003 x64, Win 2003 R2 x64, Win XP x64, Win Vista x64, Win 2008 x64, Win 2008 R2 x64, Win 7 x64, Win 8 x64, Win 2012 x64, 10
  • Mac OS X
  • Linux, including Android 3.1 and above
Transfer Rates
  • Full Speed 12Mbps (Megabits)
  • Low Speed 1.5Mbps (Megabits)
Electrical Characteristics
  • Operational Voltage: Regulated DC 5 Volts direct from USB
  • Supply Current: 50mA (max)
  • CLK Frequency: 4 MHz
Operating Environment
  • Operating temperature: 0° to 50° C
Physical Dimensions
  • 125.0 x 101.5 x 25.5 mm (LWH)


Download Diagnostic Utility
Diagnostic Utility to assist in tracking down Smart Card issues with readers
Date 2004.08.05 * 408KB
Download Drivers
Drivers for Select Smart Card Products
Date 2005.10.05 * 40.38MB
W3 Document Smart Card product line and Windows 10

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