Cherry TC1300 Contact and Contactless Chip Card Reader USB Black


  • Class 1 smart card terminal
  • Bidirectional communication for contact and contactless smart cards (dual interface)
  • LED status display
  • High-quality workmanship, state-of-the-art technology and intelligent design
  • Card guide in housing for one-handed operation and rubber surfaces to prevent slipping
  • Attachable card clip to fasten contactless smart cards
  • Data exchange via loop contact with approx. 100,000 mating cycles
  • Connection via USB 2.0 port
  • 1.75 m cable length for maximum freedom of movement
  • Software supports Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac OS X operating systems
  • Supported standards: PC/SC, CCID, CT-API 


Reader Type
Smart Card Reader: Mechanical and Contact Free
Mechanical in accordance with ISO7816
Contact Free in accordance with ISO14443A, ISO14443B, ISO15693
Card Feed Method
Mechanical feed
Contactl free Reader
Read/Write Function
Mechanical: Read &Write
Contactless: Read only
Card Type
Compatible Chipcards types: MIFARE, DESFire, iCLASS
Reads and Writes to all ISO7816 cards
Card Feed Speed
Card Data Format
Chipcard Protocol
T=0, T=1, T=CL
Transmission Speed
Reader<==>Card: max. 420kBit/sec (ISO7816), 424 kBit/sec (ISO14443) , 26 kBit/sec (ISO15693)
Reader<==>System: max. 12Mbits/sec
Chip Card pulse Frequency; up to 8 MHz
Software Interface
Programming Method
LED Status Display
Communication Type
Cabled, Bi-directional Communication
USB - Ver. 2.0
Supply Voltage
5 V 5 %
Power Consumption
Typical. 160 mA
Operating Environment
0 to 50 C
RH 5 - 90 % (non-condensing)
Storage Environment
-20 to 65 C
RH 5 - 90 % (non-condensing)
External Dimensions (WxDxH)
115 x 75 x 16.51 mm
approx. 105 g (excl. cable)


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