Durable, reliable and practical - Class 1 terminal for contactless smart cards

CHERRY TC 1200 - the reliable solution for bidirectional communication with contactless chip cards. Design: intelligent. Operation: with one hand. Workmanship: high-quality.


  • Class 1 smart card terminal
  • Bidirectional communication for contactless smart cards
  • LED status display
  • High-quality workmanship, state-of-the-art technology and intelligent design
  • One-handed operation and rubber surfaces to prevent slipping
  • Attachable card clip to fasten contactless smart cards
  • 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

Data sheet
2 years
Smart card reader
  • Type: Contact-free
  • Hardware interface: USB
  • Chip-card protocols: T=CL
  • Contact: contact-free reader in accordance with ISO14443A, ISO14443B, ISO15693
  • Software interface: CT-Api, PC/SC
  • Compatible chip card types: MIFARE®, DESFire®, iCLASS®, ...
  • Transmission speed reader <==> card: max. 848 kBit/s | 26 kbit/s (ISO15693)
  • Transmission speed reader <==> system: max. 12 MBit/s
Packaging dimensions
Product dependant, see table
Dimensions (product)
76 x 62 x 11 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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