ACR38K-E1 Smart Keyboard combines the functionalities of a smart card reader and a PC keyboard. ACS smart card readers utilize the latest microchip technology, bringing you high security for your confidential files in a convenient and easy way.

PC/SC and CCID-compliant, ACR38K-E1 Smart Keyboard is a plug-and-play solution that eliminates the need for driver installation and driver-system compatibility assessment. A powerful component for security, e-commerce and other smart card applications, it is perfect for easily implementing smart card-based systems in a PC environment. Get the best price ACR smart keyboard in Dubai from IDV Technologies Africa.


  • Keyboard features:
    • Has 104 keys
    • Supports 1 external USB port
  • Supports ISO 7816 Class A, B and C (5 V, 3 V, 1.8 V) cards
  • Supports microprocessor cards with T=0 or T=1 protocol
  • Supports memory cards such as:
    • Cards following the I2C bus protocol (free memory cards) with maximum 128 bytes page with capability, including:
      • Atmel®: AT24C01/02/04/08/16/32/64/128/256/512/1024
      • SGS-Thomson: ST14C02C, ST14C04C
      • Gemplus: GFM1K, GFM2K, GFM4K, GFM8K
    • Cards with secure memory IC with password and authentication, including:
      • Atmel®: AT88SC153 and AT88SC1608
    • Cards with intelligent 1-kilobyte EEPROM with write-protect function, including:
      • Infineon®: SLE4418, SLE4428, SLE5518 and SLE5528
    • Cards with intelligent 256-byte EEPROM with write-protect function, including:
      • Infineon®: SLE4432, SLE4442, SLE5532 and SLE5542
    • Cards with ‘104’ type EEPROM non-reloadable token counter cards, including:
      • Infineon®: SLE4406, SLE4436, SLE5536 and SLE6636
    • Cards with Intelligent 416-bit EEPROM with internal PIN check, including:
      • Infineon®: SLE4404
    • Cards with Security Logic with Application Zone(s), including:
      • Atmel®: AT88SC101, AT88SC102 and AT88SC1003
  • Supports PPS (Protocol and Parameters Selection)
  • Features Short Circuit Protection
  • Application Programming Interface:
    • Supports PC/SC
    • Supports CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)


  • e-Government
  • Banking & Payment
  • e-Healthcare
  • Network Security
  • Access Control
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • e-Purse & Loyalty


Dimensions 449.7 mm (L) x 138.5 mm (W) x 40.3 mm (H)
Interface USB 2.0 Full Speed
Supply Voltage Regulated 5 V DC
Supply Current Max. 50mA
Operating Temperature 0-50°C
CLK Frequency 4 MHz
Smart Card Interface Support
  • ISO-7816 Class A, B and C ( 5V, 3V, 1.8V )
Compliance / Certifications
  • EN60950/IEC 60950, ISO 7816, FIPS 201, TAA, CE, FCC, VCCI, PC/SC, CCID, EMV 2000 Level 1, RoHS 2, REACH, USB Full Speed
  • Microsoft® WHQL
Operating System Support
  • Windows®
  • Linux®
  • Mac OS®
  • Android™