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Omnikey 5321 CR USB Reader

Manufacturer Code: R53210229-1 by HID
Item Code: R53210229-1
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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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    £7.95 - UK mainland, next business day.
    For offshore UK islands and the Scottish Highlands, please allow 2 - 3 working days.
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    £37.50 - UK mainland only.
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Please contact us within 14 days of receiving your goods if you wish to return any items and we will arrange collection. All goods must be returned unopened and in a resalable condition. Please note that for personalised such as custom lanyards, preprinted cards or card encodings are non-returnable unless the goods are shown to be faulty. 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


Additional Information

Additional Information

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