USB Smart Card Reader

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USB Smart Card Reader



UPC: 881317507914 Availability: EOL
This product is EOL and is no longer being sold.

MSRP: $24.95

Get ready for the future with the new, IOGEAR USB Smart Card Reader.  Smart Card readers are used as a communications medium between the smart card and a host, (e.g., a computer, a point-of-sale terminal).  A Smart Card is a small portable credit-card shaped pocket-sized card with embedded integrated circuits or IC chips which can process data. The combination of the small size and IC make them a valuable tool for security, data storage, and other special applications. The use of Smart Cards can improve user security by combining something a user has (the smart card) with something only the user should know (a PIN) this provides two factor security that is more secure than passwords alone.

The traditional credit card uses a magnetic-strip which stores a very small amount of information and has no processing capability of its own. Smart Cards are the next generation of secure and user friendly identification, authentication & data storage solution. The IOGEAR USB Smart Card Reader uses a contact system where the card must be swiped through the card reader; this type of reader is less prone to misalignment and eliminates the possibility of being misread. 
Smart Cards are the next step in convenience and security.


  • Sleek Ergonomic Design - Stylish Black Finish
  • Suitable for a wide range of applications in government, banking, healthcare, transportation, entertainment and secure network login
  • EMV 2000 Level 1 approved and support 3V and 5V cards
  • ISO7816 implementation
  • LED lights for power on and to indicate a successful scan
  • Supports multiple Smart Card protocols and relevant industry standards including CAC *

*CAC Middleware is not included

Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7 (32-bit/64-bit)

MAC OSX 10.4 or later (32-bit/64-bit, embedded smart card services)

Linux Redhat, Ubuntu, Fedora (Kernel 2.4 or later)

Available USB Port 1.1 or 2.0

1 x Smart Card Reader

1 x Quick Start Guide

1 x Warranty Card

GSR201 EAR99
Cable Length5 ft.
Connectors (Input)8 pin, Friction Technology
InterfaceUSB Type A Male Connector
Power On1
Power ConsumptionUSB with 5V, 45mA
POP Information
10'' Peg Hook5
6'' Peg Hook3
Unit Dimensions
Width3.06 in (7.77 cm)
Height0.625 in (1.59 cm)
Depth2.625 in (6.67 cm)
Unit Package Dimensions
Width5.56 in (14.12 cm)
Height6.88 in (17.48 cm)
Depth1.38 in (3.51 cm)
Master Carton
Width17 in (43.18 cm)
Height7.25 in (18.41 cm)
Depth6 in (15.24 cm)
Master Carton Qty.12
Master Carton Wt.4.42 lb
Unit Wt.0.20 lb
Physical Properties
Unit Weight with package0.30 lb

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