Category: Storage & Hard Drives
Manufacturer: Ricoh Corp
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 1.83MB
Operating System: Windows 98/98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista/Linux/Mac
Latest Version / Release Date: 126.96.36.199 / 20 Dec 2007
The RICOH SmartCard Reader is a high performing USB card reader. The protocols supported by this device are multiple smart cards. It uses a USB interface which increases its connection speeds. Communication speeds, reliability and ease of operations are increased. This saves users time and resources. This device ensures the long life of cards by protecting them from damage. The outer surface of the card is sensitive and this device protects it fully. It is easy to upgrade this device and users only need invest in a flash. Applications such as VPN, smart card logon and PKI are used with ease since the device support for them is optimized. Protocols of a wide range are supported by this device. They include memory cards such as the T=1 and ISO7816T=0. Information concerning readers can be written and this is enhanced by the special EEPROM.
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 RICOH SmartCard Reader gets its power through a USB port. It meets the environmental and safety standards of VCCI, FCC class B and CE. It uses a card operating frequency of 4MHZ. it features software for smart card acceptor which works best with the cards landing type, ISO 8 contacts and a minimum of 200,000 cycles. The communication type of this card reader goes up to 323 Kbps at a rate of 4MHZ. it is compatible with operating systems for windows 98SE, 2000, XP, Vista, 98, Linux and Mac. Smart card users are advised to use the latest version of drivers for it. This ensures that their cards retain their characteristic high performances and stability. These drivers can be got from the manufacturer's official site for free or at a small charge. Their compatibility with the operating systems should also be counterchecked to determine if they are using the correct ones. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and RICOH SmartCard Reader errors before installing any driver updates.