ACR1283L

VisualVantage Standalone Contactless Reader

The ACR1283L is the latest addition to ACS’s VisualVantage Series. It supports ISO 14443 Type A and B cards and Mifare Variants. It enhances the user experience with its two-line graphic LCD, four LEDs, buzzer and twelve-key capacitive touch keypad; and boosts security with its four built-in secure access module (SAM) slots and encryption capabilities. The ACR1283L also supports post-deployment firmware updates, which eliminates the need for additional hardware modifications. Making contactless transactions possible across different environments while offering the highest levels of security and functionality, the ACR1283L is particularly suitable for payment and customer loyalty programs, and time and attendance applications.

About ACR1283L

As contactless smart card technology becomes widely accepted in the market, integration of different components in a single device offers security and convenience sought after in many applications.

The ACR1283L is a cost-effective and powerful contactless smart card reader designed to operate in standalone mode to cater to a wide range of contactless card applications. It comes with four built-in SAM slots, making it suitable for applications that have multiple card issues or different security requirements. ACR1283L enriches user interaction with its two-line graphic LCD, four LEDs, buzzer to clearly display application and card operation status, and a twelve-key capacitive touch keypad for user input. In addition to its standalone operation, The ACR1283L also supports PC-linked operation for typical contactless PC/SC host applications.

With its high-speed 32-bit MCU and strong antenna performance, ACR1283L is ready for highly secure and highly demanding applications where speed and security are essential, such as payment and government applications. An all-in-one, cost-effective and powerful terminal designed to provide greater flexibility and convenience, ACR1283L is the smart choice for your smart card applications!

ACR1283L Standard Features

  • ARM 32-bit CortexTM-M3 Processor
  • Dual Operation Modes:
    • PC-linked
    • Standalone
  • PC-linked Operation:
    • USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface
    • CCID Compliance
    • Supports PC/SC
    • Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)
  • Standalone Operation:
    • Support for third-party application programming
    • Over 400 KB memory space for third-party application
    • Over 500 KB memory space for data storage
    • Supported development platforn:
      • IAR Embedded Workbench, Version 5.50 or above
      • CoIDE(GCC), Version 1.3.0 or above
  • Smart Card Reader:
    • Read/Write speed of up to 848 kbps
    • Built-in antenna for contactless tag access, with card reading distance of up to 50 mm (depending on tag type)
    • Support for ISO 14443 Part 4 Type A and B and Mifare series
    • Built-in anti-collision feature (only one tag is accessed at any time)
    • Four ISO 7816-compliant SAM slots
  • Built-in Peripherals:
    • Two-line graphic LCD
    • Four user-controllable LEDs
    • User-controllable buzzer
    • Twelve-key capacitive touch keypad
  • In-device AES (128 and 256), DES and 3DES encryption
  • USB Firmware Upgradability

ACR1283L Typical Applications

  • e-Government
  • Banking & Payment
  • Network Security
  • Access Control
  • e-Purse & Loyalty
  • Transportation

ACR1283L Technical Specifications

Dimensions

Main Body: 133.4 mm (L) x 88.4 mm (W) x 20.9 mm (H)
With Stand: 158.0 mm (L) x 95.00 mm (W) x 95.0 mm (H)

WeightMain Body: 185 g
With Stand: 420 g
Compliance / Certifications
  • ISO 14443, CE, FCC, PC/SC, CCID, RoHS, USB Full Speed, Microsoft® WHQL
InterfaceUSB Full Speed
Operating DistanceUp to 50 mm (depends on the tag type)
Supply VoltageRegulated 5V DC
Supply Current500 mA (max.)
Operating Temperature0-50°C
Operating Frequency13.56 MHz
Smart Card Interface Support
  • ISO 14443 Type A & B
  • MIFARE
Operating System Support
  • Windows®
  • Linux®
  • Mac OS®
  • Android™ 3.1 and above
Release Date Drivers OS Support Version File Size Notes
  USB Interface
26-Jan-2017

Win XP, Win Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Win 8.1, Win10, Win Server 2003, Server 2003 R2, Win Server 2008,

4.2.2.0 3 MB
26-Jan-2017

Win XP x64, Win Vista x64, Win 7 x64, Win 8 x64, Win 8.1 x64, Win10 x64, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2003 R2 x64, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64, Win Server 2012 x64, Win 2012 R2 x64

4.2.2.0 2 MB
26-Jan-2017

Win XP, Win XP x64, Win Vista, Win Vista x64, Win 7, Win 7 x64, Win 8, Win 8 x64, Win 8.1, Win 8.1 x64, Win10, Win10 x64, Win Server 2003, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2003 R2, Win Server 2003 R2 x64, Win Server 2008, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64, Win Server 2012 x64, Win Server 2012 R2 x64

4.2.2.0 874 KB
14-Nov-2014

Win 7 (for users who did not install required Microsoft Windows Updates and get driver signature error (Code 52))

4.0.6.0 3 MB
14-Nov-2014

Win 7 x64 (for users who did not install required Microsoft Windows Updates and get driver signature error (Code 52))

4.0.6.0 2 MB
16-Dec-2016

Linux, Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9, Mac 10.10, Mac 10.11, Mac 10.12

1.1.4 436 KB
07-Dec-2016

Linux

1.1.4 2 MB
07-Dec-2016

Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9, Mac 10.10, Mac 10.11, Mac 10.12

1.1.4 247 KB
23-Jan-2017

Win XP, Win XP x64, Win Vista, Win Vista x64, Win 7, Win 7 x64, Win 8, Win 8 x64, Win 8.1, Win 8.1 x64, Win 10, Win 10 x64,Win Server 2003, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2003 R2, Win Server 2003 R2 x64, Win Server 2008, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64, Win Server 2012 x64, Win Server 2012 R2 x64

1.0.1.1 2 MB
23-Jan-2017

Linux

1.0.1 156 KB
23-Jan-2017

Mac 10.5, Mac 10.6, Mac 10.7, Mac 10.8, Mac 10.9

1.0.1 104 KB
31-Mar-2016

Android 3.1 and above

1.1.3 472 KB
Product Presentation

Product Presentation of ACR1283L Standalone Contactless Reader

Technical Specification

Technical Specification of ACR1283L Standalone Contactless Reader

Application Programming Interface

API Driver Manual of ACR1283L Standalone Contactless Reader

Reference Manual

Reference Manual of ACR1283L Standalone Contactless Reader

Contact Us

Hong Kong Headquarters

Advanced Card Systems Ltd.

Units 2010-2013, 20th Floor

Chevalier Commercial Centre

8 Wang Hoi Road, Kowloon Bay.

Hong Kong


Tel: +852-2796-7873

Fax: +852-2796-1286

Email: info@acs.com.hk


Japan Office

Advanced Card Systems (Japan) Ltd.

2-17-17, Nagatacho, chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

100-0014 Japan

AIOS Nagatacho Building


Tel: +81-3-6205-7201

Fax: +81-3-6205-7202

Website:

Email: info@acs.com.hk


Manila Office

ACS Technologies Ltd.

Unit 2106, One San Miguel Avenue Building

San Miguel Avenue cor. Shaw Boulevard

Ortigas Center, Pasig City,

Philippines


Tel: +632-633-6891

Fax: +632-638-5732

Email: info@acs.com.hk


USA Office

Advanced Card Systems (USA) Ltd.

21 Chippenham Drive Voorhees,

NJ 08043

USA


Tel: +1-856-784-7177 / +1-609-332-8593

Fax: +1-416-591-9123

Email: info@acs.com.hk

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