CSM3521 IC Card Reader PCSC port Free SDK and DEMO

CSM3521 IC Card Reader PCSC port Free SDK and DEMO
CSM3521 IC Card Reader PCSC port Free SDK and DEMO
CSM3521 IC Card Reader PCSC port Free SDK and DEMO

Product Details:

  • Brand:csm branch
  • Serial Number: CSM3521
  • Country of Origin:Guangdong
  • Certificate:ISO7816

Payment & Shipping Terms:

  • Price Quote:$25~29.5 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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CSM3521 IC Card Reader Overview

CSM3521 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
  • CSM3521 reader and writer

Typical Applications

The CSM3521 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 CSM3521 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.




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


• 95x65x98mm


405 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

 ISO/IEC 7816, USB 2.0 Full Speed, CCID, Microsoft® WHQL


Technical data are subject to change without notice.

CSM3521 card reader

CSM3521 IC Card Reader and Writer

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Besides, we can customized:

A reader of the UAE Electronic Identity card that can be embedded in the device. In addition, it also supports the reading of electronic identity cards in Thailand, Vietnam, Turkey, the European Union, Malaysia, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Pakistan, Brazil, Panama and other countries.



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