MTK-288B Half Insert Smart Card Reader

PCSC Manual Insert Reader

MTK-288B is a compact and higly reliable Half Insert Smart Card Reader. The model handles hybrid IC&RFID Reading/Writing with slim package and simple structure. The simpilfied and robust design allows wide applications in access control, public telephone, vending and gaming machines etc.. 


  • Hybrid reading/writing of Contact and Contactless cards;
  • Compact size and light weight allow easy installation in any terminals;
  • Special buffle design for preventing foreign object intrusion;
  • Microswitches embedded for card detection;
  • Options of RS232, TTL and USB interfaces for wide adaptability;
  • PSAM options;


  • Card Types:
    • ISO7816-2 IC Cards, T=0&1 CPU Card, T=0&1 PSAM card;
    • ISO14443 RF cards, CPU Card Type A&B,  Mifare 1 S50,S70,UL Cards;
  • Card Dimensions:  max 86x55mm of 0.76~1mm thickness;
  • Life cycles:  IC contact~500K times; Microswitch~300K times;
  • Intefaces: RS232/TTL/USB;
  • Power Supply: DC5V0.2A(Operataion 200mA, Standby: 50mA);
  • Ambient Conditions: 
    • Operation: -10~50℃ without condensation
    • Storage:  -25~70℃ without condensation;
  • Dimension: 97×97.6×26.6mm.

MTK-288B is a flexible and economical model for applications in access control, electronic locks, ID Card checkers, telephones, vending and gaming machines.