Long-lasting, class 1 terminal for contact smart cards

CHERRY TC 1100 - the reliable solution for bidirectional communication with contact chip cards. Design: intelligent. Operation: with one hand. Workmanship: high-quality.


  • Class 1 smart card terminal
  • Bidirectional communication for contact smart cards
  • 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
  • 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
  • EMV 2000 Level 1 certification
  • Satisfies requirements defined by FIPS-201

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Smart card reader
  • Hardware interface: USB
  • Agency Approvals: EMV 2000 Level 1
  • Chip-card protocols: T=0, T=1, S=8, S=9, S=10
  • Contact: mechanical swipe reader
  • Software interface: CT-Api, PC/SC, CCID
  • Mating cycles: approx. 100,000 operations
  • Compatible chip card types: Reads and writes on all ISO 7816 cards
  • Transmission speed reader <==> card: 420 kBit/s
  • Transmission speed reader <==> system: max. 12 MBit/s
  • Chip card pulse frequency: 4.8 MHz
Packaging dimensions
Product dependant, see table
Dimensions (product)
100 x 65 x 12 mm
System requirements
  • USB connection
  • USB
Operating temperature
0°C to 50°C
Storage temperature
-20°C to 65°C
Cable length
approx. 1.75 m
Total weight (with packaging)
Product dependant, see table
Weight (product)
approx. 75 g
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