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Omnikey 5321 CL SAM USB Reader

Manufacturer Code R53210238-2 by HID
Item Code: R53210238-2

Discontinued - Please see our other contact and contactless readers

Contactless Smart Card Desktop Reader with Secure Access Module (SAM)

  • USB 2.0

  • Contactless (13.56 MHz) and SIM sized contact reader

  • Transparent bracket

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  • Free Courier Next Business Day
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    £9.50 - UK mainland, next business day. For offshore UK islands and the Scottish Highlands, please allow 2 - 3 working days.

  • Pre 10:30 Next Business Day
    £37.50 - UK mainland only.

  • Collection From North London, NW7
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  • Credit & Debit Cards
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  • BACS and Cheque
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14 Day Return Policy

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Product Description


The OMNIKEY 5321 CL SAM (Secure Access Module) represents the ideal combination of contactless technology with security support through SIM sized card in a single device. Featuring a contactless PC-linked reader that reads/writes to a 13.56 MHz contactless smart card and support additional security through a SIM sized card, the device is an ideal solution for customers who are in need of a PC-connected contactless smartcard reader for a variety of security and identification applications.

Key Features

  • Versatile Applications - Ideal for end-user environments using contactless smart card technology with security support through a single SAM module

  • Fast Contactless Transmission - Supports contactless smart cards up to 848 Kbps in fastest ISO 14443 A/B mode

  • Designed for User Convenience - Housing design is optimized for advanced contactless applications

  • Readily Compliant - Supports HID iCLASS and MIFARE as well as ISO 14443 A/B and ISO 15693


Base Model NumberOMNIKEY 5321CL SAM
Dimensions4.53" x 3.80" x 1.00" (115 x 96.5 x 25.5 mm)
WeightApprox. 5.64 oz (160 g)
Power SupplyBus powered
Operating Temperature32–131 °F (0–55 °C)
Operating Humidity10–90% rH
Host InterfaceUSB 2.0 CCID1 (also compliant with USB 1.1)
Transmission Speed12 Mbps (USB 2.0 full speed)
StandardsISO 7816 & EMV2 2000 Level 1
ProtocolsT=0, T=1, 2-wire: SLE 4432 / 42 (S=10); 3-wire: SLE 4418/28 (S=9), I2C (S=8)
Card SizeID-000 (SIM sized)
Smart Card Interface Speed420 Kbps (when supported by card)
Smart Card Clock FrequencyUp to 8 MHz
Supported Card Types5V, 3V and 1.8V Smart Cards, ISO 7816 Class A, B and C
Power to Smart Card60 mA
Smart Card DetectionMovement detection with auto power-off / Automatic detection of smart card type / Short circuit and thermal protection
ProtocolsT=CL, MIFARE, iCLASS / ISO 14443 A with 848 Kbps transmission rate (depending on card), ISO 14443 B with 848 Kbps transmission rate (depending on card) ISO 15693 with 26 Kbps transmission rate (depending on card)
Supported APIsPC / SC driver (ready for 2.01), CT-API (on top of PC / SC, for contact interface), OCF (on top of PC / SC, for contact interface), Synchronous API (on top of PC / SC)
PC / SC Driver SupportWindows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8, 2003 / 2008 Server, Windows CE 5.0 / CE.NET / CE 6.0 (depending on hardware), Linux and Mac OS X
Status IndicatorDual-colour LED (green = ready, red = busy)
Reader BoardAlso available as PCB
ColourDark gray
OptionsCustomer-specific logo, label and colors: available upon request
Connector Cable70.9" (180 cm)
Durability3,000 insertions
Meantime Between Failure(MTBF)500,000 hours
Compliance / CertificationMicrosoft WHQL3, EMV2 2000 Level 1, ISO 7816, HBCI4, USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 compatible), CCID1 (contact interface only), GSA FIPS 201 approved product list, TAA (on request)
Safety / EnvironmentalCE, FCC, UL, RoHS, WEEE
WarrantyTwo-year manufacturer’s warranty. (For drivers, see complete lifetime support policy.)

1 = Chip Card Interface Device, 2 = Europay MasterCard Visa, 3 = Windows Hardware Quality Lab, 4 = Home Banking Computer Interface


Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU R53210238-2
Manufacturer HID
Manufacturer Code R53210238-2
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