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Quick Facts:

  • compact encrypting EMV chip card reader
  • supported interfaces of USB, UART, and RS232
  • NOT SRED certified (readers with out an enclosure cannot receive an SRED cert. on their own but CAN be part of a PCI certified solution)
  • USB cable 80035230-001
  • Uses NGA protocol
  • USB-HID Interface VID is 0xACD. PID is 0x3410
  • supports 2C (require cardholder confirmation through application selection) and 5C (no customer confirmations)

Manuals and Guides: 

  File Modified
PDF File 80000503-001 ID TECH TLV Tag Reference Guide.pdf Rev P Dec 22, 2020 by Chris Barton
PDF File Universal Demo QuickStart Guide.pdf Rev G Jul 29, 2020 by Chris Barton
PDF File 80161502-001-B MiniSmart II User Manual.pdf Oct 11, 2019 by Chris Barton
PDF File MiniSmart II Command Reference 80161508-001.pdf Aug 02, 2019 by Chris Barton
PDF File EMV Transactions with Universal SDK.pdf A 26-page white paper on EMV and the Universal SDK. Aug 06, 2018 by Kas Thomas
PDF File Tech Note 011 -- Tags for Obtaining Encrypted Track Data.pdf Oct 30, 2017 by IT Admin-G



  File Modified
ZIP Archive Firmware update package; MiniSmart II .zip MP;Frmw;K21;MiniSmart II;L1&L2;V2.01.008, 12/28/2020 06:31:22 PM Dec 30, 2020 by Yan Mu


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Certifications, LoAs and TQMs: 

Type:Cert  Name:File:Notes:
Contact EMV:

Contact L1 

Contact L2


EMV Questionnaire


Mastercard TQM


This covers both contact and contactless





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