• ACR 1255U-J1 Bluetooth® NFC Reader

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



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ACR 1255U-J1 Bluetooth® NFC Reader

  • Product Code: ACR 1255U-J1 Bluetooth® NFC Reader
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $99.00


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