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LinkeoA-Y is a USB Type-A tabletop contact smart card reader (ISO 7816) with a USB-A interface made by NEOWAVE allowing easy integration into an office environment.


LinkeoA-Y is a simple and efficient USB Type-A tabletop contact smart card reader (ISO 7816). Its USB-A interface allows easy integration into an office environment.

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Contact smart card reader (ISO 7816)

Support for smart cards and main memory cards

Easy to install (PC / SC CCID)

Ideal for online transactions

The LinkeoA-Y contact smart card reader facilitates the implementation of dematerialization solutions for multiple smart card-based applications.

It constitutes a perfect link with the PC for contact cards implemented in these different applications.
The LinkeoA-Y has a simple and light design, totally suitable for smart card applications such as payment, identity, loyalty, transport, access control, network security, healthcare applications…

Thanks to its PC / SC CCID compatibility, it can be easily installed, implemented and integrated into a PC environment. Its drivers are compatible with Windows, Linux, MacOS and Android systems (no driver is required on recent systems).


PC interface

USB Type-A 2.0 Full speed
• PC / SC

Supported cards

ISO 7816 classes A, B and C cards (5V, 3V and 1.8V)
Smart cards (T=0 and T=1 protocols)
Support for PPS commands (Protocols and Parameters Selection)

Supported OS

Windows, Linux, MacOS, Solaris, Android


• ISO 7816 (A, B and C / 5V, 3V, 1,8V)
• EN 60950/ IEC 6095
• Rohs
• Short circuit protection on all pins
• Activity LED
• Consumption: 50mA (standby) 200mA (maximum in operation)
• Operating temperature range: 0°c to 50°C
• Relative humidity level: 10% to 80%

Size / Weight

Length: 73 mm / Width: 65 mm / Thickness: 12 mm / Weight: 35 g / Color: transparent / Cable: length 0.5 m / Card connector life: >100 000 cycles

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