Manufacturer: SCM Microsystems
Caution Level: safe
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Operating System: Windows XP/2003/2000
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The ePassport Contactless Reader utilizes an optical contactless reader. It comes with a plug and play feature which makes it easy to use. It does not have any moving parts or consumables and this eliminates the need for maintenance. It is an ideal choice for users who have such needs as integration of e-Gates, displays, self-check-in desks, kiosks and other automated access control terminals. It has card speeds of 106/212/424/847 kbps. It utilizes the USB 2.0 PC/SC host for communication, and the Mifare, ISO 14443 A/B system of card communication. It reads from distances of up to 10 cm. It comes with a programmed flash memory of 256 KB. It uses the SRAM type of data memory. In addition, it comes with encryption for hardware data and an active internal USB 2.0 hub to give users extra features. It supports extended cases.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The ePassport Contactless Reader runs on such operating systems as Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP 32-bit, Windows 2003 Server, Windows Vista 32-bit, Linux 2.6 or higher and Mac OS X. Its minimum system requirements for operation include a data memory of 64 KB, an ATM7 CPU of 12 MHz and an external power supply of 12 V DC 350 mA. Its physical dimensions include a height of 8.5 mm, a width of 32 mm and a depth of 26 mm. It is compliant with the FCC, RoHS and CE standards. It has additional features like the IR light and the normal (white) light to boost efficient OCR reading. It runs on the PC/SC version. It is supplied with a user manual, a sample circuit program and a sample application. It is a quick and reliable device for reading electronic documents. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and EPassport Contactless Reader errors before installing any driver updates.