SecuGen IQ SC1


Modern Technology

The IQ SC1 Smart Card Reader ushers in new and modern technology to the world of smart card readers. This contact smart card reader brings together sophisticated technology and modern design to meet the rigorous requirements of smart card–based applications.


Key Features

It features a USB Full Speed interface and a smart card read/write speed of up to 600 Kbps. Highly durable, IQ SC1 can last for 200,000 card insertion cycles. IQ SC1 has a variety of certifications, such as EMV™ Level 1 (Contact) and PBOC, making it the ideal smart card reader for e-Banking and e-Payment applications.



It is fully compliant with PC/SC and CCID specifications, and supports various operating systems such as Windows®, Solaris™, Linux®, and macOS. Additionally, IQ SC1 may be used on mobile devices running on the Android™ platform versions 3.1 and above.



With its sleek, compact, stylish design and powerful core, the IQ SC1 is an ideal peripheral for your smart card applications.


Typical Applications
  • e-Government
  • Banking & Payment
  • e-Healthcare
  • Network Security
  • Access Control
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • e-Purse & Loyalty

Technical Specifications


Model ACR39U-U1 (Standard USB)

ACR39U-UF (Type-C USB)

Dimensions | Weight 72.2 × 69.0 × 14.5 mm | 65g
Operating Temperature 0° ~ 60°C
Operating Humidity 90% or less RH, noncondensing
LED Green
MTBF 500,000 hours
Plug and Play Supported
Certifications UL 62368, CE, UKCA, FCC, RoHS, REACH, VCCI, Microsoft® WHQL, EN 62368/IEC 62368, EMV™ Level 1 (Contact), BIS, J-LIS, KCC, PBOC, TAA (USA), UL, ISO 7816, USB 2.0 Full Speed
Compliance USB CCID, PC/SC
Supported Operating Systems Windows 11 / 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7
Windows Server 2016 / 2012 R2 / 2012 / 2008 R2 / 2008 / 2003
Linux, macOS, Solaris, Android 3.1 and above
Contact Smart Card Interface
Number of Slots 1 Full-Sized Card Slot
Standard ISO 7816 Parts 1-4, Class A, B, C (5V, 3V, 1.8V)
Protocol T=0; T=1; Memory Card Support
Others MyKad card, CAC, J-LIS, SIPRNET, J-LIS Smart Cards
Supply Current Max. 50 mA
Read/Write Speed 9.6 – 600 kbps
Clock Frequency 4.80 MHz; operates up to 16MHz
Card Connector 6-Pin contact
Card Insertion Cycles Min. 200,000, Min. 300,000 (for landing connector)
PPS (Protocol and Parameters Selection) Supported
Short Circuit Protection Supported
Application Programming Interface
PC-Linked Mode PC/SC
USB Interface
Protocol USB CCID
Connector Type Standard Type-A (model ACR39U-U1)

Type-C (model ACR39U-UF)

Power Source From USB port
Speed USB 2.0 Full Speed (12Mbps) Compatible with USB 3.0
Supply Voltage 5 V
Cable Length 1.5 m (fixed)