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Omnikey 5321 CR USB Reader

Manufacturer Code: R53210229-1 by HID
Item Code: R53210229-1

Discontinued - Please see our other contact and contactless readers

Contactless USB smart card reader for clean room environments

  • Clean Room

  • USB 2.0

  • Contactless only (13.56 MHz) reader (closed housing)

  • Waterproof casing IP67

  • TAA compliant

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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
    Collections by appointment only.

  • International Shipping
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Payment Options

  • Credit & Debit Cards
    Accepted online or over the phone.

  • Purchase Orders
    Accepted via email, fax and online from schools, universities, UK government bodies, NHS, armed forces and pre-arranged credit accounts.

  • BACS and Cheque
    Accepted at checkout, cheques payable to "Plastic-ID.com Limited".

Returns Policy

14 Day Return Policy

Please contact us within 14 days of receiving your goods if you wish to return any items. All goods must be returned unopened and in a resalable condition. For further details, please see our terms and conditions.

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Product Description


Discontinued - Please see our other contact and contactless readers

Finished in a stylish, waterproof housing, the OMNIKEY 5321 CR represents the ideal reader for contactless technology applications in clean room environments such as manufacturing sites or hospitals with high demands for hygiene. Featuring a PC-linked reader that reads/writes to 13.56 MHz contactless smart cards in all three HF standards, the OMNIKEY 5321 CR economically supports enduser environments where a variety of contactless cards and tags are used.

Key Features

  • Ideal for organisations where customer confidentiality and privacy are at risk due to open work environments with high traffic volume

  • Meets hygienic requirements, manual card removal by hand is not required making it ideal for use in hygienic environments


Base Model NumberOMNIKEY 5321 CR USB
Dimensions4.72" x 3.54" x 0.94" (120 x 90 x 24 mm)
WeightApprox. 7.48 oz (212 g)
Power SupplyBus powered
Housing Protection ClassIP67
Operating Temperature32–131 °F (0–55 °C)
Storage / Transport Temperature-4 to 185 °F (-20 to +85 °C)
Operating Humidity10–90% rH
Host InterfaceUSB 2.0 (also compliant with USB 1.1)
Transmission Speed12 Mbps (USB 2.0 full speed)
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), 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
OptionsCustomer-specific logo, label and colors: available upon request
Connector Cable70.9" (180 cm)
Meantime Between Failure (MTBF)500,000 hours
Compliance / CertificationMicrosoft WHQL1, Ingress Protection Class IP67, ISO 14443A+B, ISO 15693
Safety / EnvironmentalCE, FCC, UL, RoHS, WEEE
WarrantyTwo-year manufacturer’s warranty. (For drivers, see complete lifetime support policy.)
1 = Windows Hardware Quality Lab


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Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU R53210229-1
Manufacturer HID
Manufacturer Code R53210229-1
UPC Barcode N/A
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