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ISO 14443 (13.56MHz) MIFARE/DESFire Reader or Reader/Writer

Overview & Key Features 

The SmartID® ISO 14443 reader is a flexible, highly secure and stylish contactless smart card reader ideal for customers that require a customizable reader for new or existing installations. Designed for a wide variety of applications from entry level access control to secure ID management, the reader family is completely configurable for every access control application challenge.

The SmartID reader offers the ultimate choice in interoperability and programmability. Its unique capabilities, such as reading any MIFARE® and/or DESFire® application data file, meet all installation requirements.

The line includes single-technology 13.56 MHz, multi-technology 13.56 MHz and 125 kHz (HID Prox) and single-technology 13.56MHz with biometric authentication. Augmenting the iCLASS® product line, SmartID launches HID into mature MIFARE/DESFire 13.56 MHz markets, with the ability to provide card and reader solutions no matter what the smart card technology.

SmartID readers provide one of the broadest ranges of card compatibility in the industry and can be configured as a specific solution for each project (see specifications chart on opposite side for specific compatibilities). The SmartID reader is available with or without keypad, adding an extra layer of protection for higher security installations.

See product data sheet for specific GEN 2 and GEN 1 differences in features.

  • Custom Configurations– Completely configurable for every access control application challenge.
  • Open Architecture Design– ISO 14443A MIFARE®/DESFire® Contactless smart card, compatible for broad card interoperability.
  • HID MIFARE– Supports secure MIFARE applications including HID Corporate 1000 card formats
  • Field Upgradeable– Use cards or a serial connection to upgrade reader firmware and/or field configuration