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Omnikey 5325 Prox Reader

Manufacturer Code R53250009-1 by HID
Item Code: R53250009-1

USB Smart Card Reader for desktop use that can be used with HID proximity cards

  • USB 2.0

  • Contactless (125 kHz HID Prox) and contact reader

  • Transparent card retainer

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Product Description


The OMNIKEY 5325 is a high-performance, USB smart card reader for desktop use that can be used with any HID proximity card. Complete with a convenient card retainer and a robust housing, the OMNIKEY 5325 is compliant with all industry standards. Designed to facilitate ease-of-use, this dual-interface (contact/contactless) reader works with your existing HID Prox cards enabling implementation of new logical access applications without re-badging.

Key Features

  • Robust housing and long USB cable for increased convenience and reliability

  • Supports a variety of PC/SC drivers for contact interface

  • Supports ISO 7816 and EMV (Europay®, MasterCard®, Visa®), Microsoft WHQL and HBCI (Home Banking Computer Interface) industry standards for contact cards

  • Meets EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa), Microsoft WHQL, and HBCI (Home Banking Computer Interface) industry standards for contact cards

  • RoHS/WEEE- compliant

  • Broad Use - Reads unique number from HID Proximity cards, the industry standard for access control (including all 26 - 40-bit and Corporate 1000 formats)


Base Model NumberOMNIKEY 5325
Dimensions3.78" x 3.07" x .031" (115 x 96.5 x 25.5 mm)
WeightApprox. 5.01 oz (142 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-1 (full-size)
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
8-Pin HandlingC4 / C8 supported
Proximity Card Interface FrequencyHID Prox 125 kHz
Supported APIsPC / SC driver, 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, for contact interface)
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)
ColourDark gray
OptionsCustomer-specific logo, label and colors: available upon request
Reader BoardAvailable as PCB
Connector Cable70.9" (180 cm)
Durability100,000 insertions
Meantime Between Failure (MTBF)500,000 hours
Compliance / Certification Microsoft WHQL3, EMV2 2000 Level 1, ISO 7816, HBCI4 ,USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 compatible), CCID1 (contact interface only)
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 R53250009-1
Manufacturer HID
Manufacturer Code R53250009-1