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Omnikey 3021 USB Card Reader

Manufacturer Code: R30210315-1 by HID
Item Code: R30210215-1
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The OMNIKEY 3021 USB is a high performance smart card reader that comes in a small form factor. The OMNIKEY 3021 USB is targeted towards desktop and mobile usage and is suited for all contact smart card operations like online-banking or digital signatures.

  • USB 2.0


  • Transparent / silver housing

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Product Description


The OMNIKEY 3021 USB is a high performance smart card reader that comes in a small form factor and is targeted for desktop and mobile usage. The OMNIKEY 3021 is an easy to install USB device suited for all contact smart card operations like online-banking or digital signature applications.

  • Elegant design

  • Small form factor fit for letter shop

  • All major operating systems supported

  • High speed data transmission


Base Model NumberOMNIKEY 3021
Dimensions2.91" x 2.52" x 0.51" (74 x 64 x 13 mm)
Weight1.69 oz (48 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
Supported APIsPC / SC driver (ready for 2.01), CT-API (on top of PC / SC), Synchronous-API (on top of PC / SC), OCF (on top of PC / SC)
PC / SC Driver SupportWindows 8, Android
Windows 2000 / XP (32 bit)
Windows 2003 Server, Windows 2008 Server
Windows CE 5.0 / CE.NET / CE 6.0 (depending on hardware)
Windows XP (64 bit)
Windows Vista (32 bit / 64 bit)
Windows 7 (32 bit / 64 bit)
Linux, Mac OS X (Power PC / Intel)
Embedded TechnologyOMNIKEY Smart@Link Chipset
Status IndicatorBlue LED
ColourTransparent / Silver
OptionsCustomer-specific logo, label and colours: available upon request
Connector Cable59.1" (150 cm)
Durability100,000 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, GSA FIPS201 approved product list
Safety / EnvironmentalCE, WEEE, FCC, UL, VCCI, MIC, RoHS
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



Please see HID's website for the latest drivers - OMNIKEY Drivers

Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU R30210215-1
Manufacturer HID
Manufacturer Code R30210315-1
UPC Barcode 639399025747
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