CSM3516 Contact Smart Card Reader free SDK

CSM3516 Contact Smart Card Reader free SDK
CSM3516 Contact Smart Card Reader free SDK
CSM3516 Contact Smart Card Reader free SDK

Product Details:

  • Brand:csm branch
  • Serial Number: CSM3516
  • Country of Origin:Guangdong
  • Certificate:ISO7816

Payment & Shipping Terms:

  • Price Quote:$16.5~20.5 USD/Negotiable
  • Minimum Order: 1
  • Average Delivery Time:<1k within 12 days/ Negotiable
  • Payment Method:T/T,Western Union,Paypal
  • Package Details:1pcs /box,2000/carton
  • Ability to Supply:5000 units per month
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CSM3516 Overview

CSM3516 ic card reader

  • Ready to use

Driver support for all major PC operating systems

  • All application ready

Supports all major smart card ICs and technologies in just one device

  • Fast

Transaction time optimized for maximum end user acceptance

  • User Convenience

Modern design optimized for easy and ergonomic operation

  • SmartOS™ powered
  • ic card reader

CSM3516 Typical Applications

The CSM3516 is the ideal PC-Linked USB contact smart card reader for a huge variety of applications. Providing full compliance with all major industry standards such as ISO/IEC 7816, USB CCID, PC/SC, and Microsoft WHQL the CSM0516 seamlessly works with virtually all contact smart cards and PC operating systems.

The full support and compliance to EMV 2008 and GSA FIPS 201 expand the use to very specific use applications requiring additional security and data protection.

It represents the perfect mix between modern stylish design, ergonomic handling and a compact foot print.

The extended card data transmission rate of up to 600kBit/s with the support of

TA1=97 enables shortest possible transaction times for maximum end user convenience.


The end user experiences convenience, transaction time efficiency, security and reliability for use applications like network log-in, Windows authentication & Single Sign-On (SSO), banking and cashless payment applications as well as high security use cases for federal governments.

CSM3516 Optional Accessory:

CSM3516 with pre-assembled optional Standing Base Kit

Easy conversion into a vertical insertion card reader for enhanced, ergonomic user experience

Flexible and fast adoption to application specific use case Reader can be ordered with pre-assembled standing base kit

CSM3516 card reader



Host Interface

Host Interface

USB 2.0 CCID (USB 1.1 / 3.0 compliant)

Communication Speed

12 Mbps (USB2.0 full speed)

Smart Card Interface

Supported standards

  • ISO/IEC 7816 Part 1 to 4
  • EMV 2008 Ver4.2 Level 1

Supported Tag ICs

All major ISO/IEC 7816 compliant Smart Card IC support


T=0, T=1

Interface speed

  • up to 600 kBit/s (depending on card)

• TA1=97

Clock frequency

ISO/IEC 7816 compliant up to 5 MHz, Operates up to 12 MHz

Supported smart card types

5V, 3V and 1.8V, ISO/IEC 7816 Class A/B/C

Power to smart card

60mA in Class A; 55mA in Class B; 35mA in Class C

Smart card detection

  • Card present switch
  • Automatic power on/off
  • Short Circuit protection

Card size


Contact type

Sliding Contact Socket (8 pin)

Driver& Software

PC/SC driver

PC/SC Specification Ver. 2.01.09 for

  • Windows® XP/Vista/7/8 (32&64Bit) / Windows® Server 2003/2008/2012 / Windows® CE 6.0, 7.0

• MacOS 10.5.x, 10.6.x, 10.7.x, 10.8.x

• Linux 2.4.x, 2.6.x (32&64Bit)


  • CT-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)
  • Synchronous-API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)
  • M-Card API (through wrapper on top of PC/SC)

Operating Conditions

Power supply

USB Bus powered

Power consumption

< 25mA, excluding smart card; <500μA in Standby Mode




78 g

Operating temperature range

to +50°C / +32 to +122 F

Storage temperature range

-20 to +60°C / -4 to +140 F

Operating humidity range

Up to 95% RH non condensing


Sliding Contacts 100.000 Card Insertions


100.000 hours


1.5m USB Cable with USB Type A Connector

Status indicator




Certifi cations / Compliances

Systems / Standards

EMV 2008 Ver 4.2 Level 1, ISO/IEC 7816, USB 2.0 Full Speed, CCID, Microsoft® WHQL

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