Omnikey Cardman 3021 USB


Key Features

  • Elegant design
  • Small form factor fit for letter shop
  • All major operating systems supported
  • High speed data transmission
  • Note, we provide the EMV IC Card Reader/Writer Software (Smart Card Encoder ISO7816-3) wich will allow our costumers to Read/Write Credit/Debit Cards Visa/MasterCard/AmericanExpress/UnionPay/CB and more…

The OMNIKEY® 3021 is a high-performance, USB smart card reader that features all the trusted performance of OMNIKEY readers in a new and smaller form factor. Compliant with all industry standards, this reader is compatible with virtually any contact smart card, operating system and a variety of applications. This handy USB reader is the ideal choice for large-scale deployments with any type of contact smart card or application software. The 3021 can be easily distributed together with any smart card, including credit cards, e-ID cards or software for other applications.

Easy to install

Eliminates the need to install drivers; uses native supported CCID drivers within the operating system.

Readily Compliant

Meets all relevant industry standards for smooth integration in PC environment

Portable Form Factor

Unique size makes it an ideal reader for large-scale deployments and mass distribution

Suits Any Application

Compatible with virtually any smart card and major PC operating system



  • Base Model Number: OMNIKEY® 3021


  • Card Size: ID-1 (Full size)
  • Standards: ISO 7816
  • Supported Card Types: Class A: 5V @ 60 mA; Class B: 3 V @ 60 mA; Class C: 1.8V @35 mA ATR response time up to 1.6 s
  • Protocols: Asynchronous: T=0; T=1 Synchronous: S=8 (I²C) ; S=9 (3-wire); S=10 (2-wire)
  • Insertion Cycles: 100,000
  • Smart Card Interface Speed: 420 kbps
  • Smart Card Clock Frequency: up to 12 MHz
  • Smart Card detection: Movement detection with auto power-off; Automatic detection of smart card type; Short circuit and thermal protection
  • 8-Pin Handling: C4 / C8 supported


  • USB Interface:
      • USB 2.0 Full Speed Device (12 MBps)
      • USB 3.0 extended operability, tested with hubs/controllers
  • Connector / Cable: USB Type A connector; 59.1″ (150 cm) cable
  • Operating Systems:
      • Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/Server 2012/Server 2008R2
      • Windows CE (5/6/7) depending on hardware
      • Linux Debian 6.0+ / Ubuntu 11.04+/ Fedora 15+; Open SUSE 11.4+
      • Mac OS X; AndroidTM
  • Driver: CCID native driver from operating system
  • Supported APIs: PC/SC – API


  • Status indicator: Blue LED


  • Housing: Transparent / grey polycarbonate
  • Dimensions: 2.91″ x 2.52″ x 0.51″ (74 x 64 x 13 mm)
  • Weight: 1.69 oz (48g)


  • Operating Temperature: 32-131 F (0-55°C)
  • Operating Humidity: 10-90% rH
  • Storage Temperature: -4 – 176 F (-20 – 80°C)
  • Meantime Between Failure (MTBF): 500.000 hours


  • Compliance / Certification:
      • EMVCo Terminal Level 1
      • USB 2.0; TAA; GSA Fips 201 approved list
  • Regional certifications: CE, FCC, UL, VCCI, KCC, MIC, RCM (C-Tick)
  • Environmental: WEEE, RoHS, Reach