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.
Should you wish to try out the demo apps for ACR1255U-J1:
Bluetooth® Smart Interface
USB-Powered (PC-linked mode):
USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface
Application Programming Interface:
Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)
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 ISO 18092 Tags (NFC Tags)
Built-in anti-collision feature (only one tag is accessed at any time)
Card reader/writer mode
Dimensions 85.0mm (L) x 54.0mm (W) x 10.8mm (H)
Power Source Lithium-ion battery (rechargeable through USB)
Compliance / Certifications
EN60950/IEC 60950, ISO 18092, ISO 14443, CE, FCC, VCCI, PC/SC, CCID, Bluetooth® Smart*, USB Full Speed, RoHS 2, REACH, WEEE, Microsoft® WHQL
*Certification is in progress
USB Full Speed
Supply Current Max. 50 mA
Operating Temperature 0-50 °C
Smart Card Interface Support
ISO14443 Type A & B
4 types of NFC (ISO/IEC18092) tags
Operating System Support
Mac OS X 10.7 and above
Android™ 4.3 and above
iOS 5.0 and above