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Cherry Expresscard Smartcard Reader from Lenovo - Overview

cherry smartcard reader 0A36327

Features and specifications

Add Smart Card security technology to ThinkPad laptop computers equipped with a 54-mm ExpressCard slot. The Cherry ExpressCard Smart Card Reader from Lenovo (0A36327) offers an ideal interface between a portable computer and a smart card, to control access to databases or corporate computer networks.

Features include:

  • FIPS 201 approved
  • ExpressCard smart card reader for integration into notebooks
  • Corresponds to all current standards
  • PC/SC-smart card reader
  • CT-API and OCF support
  • EMV 2000 Terminal Level 1 approved
  • ISO 7816 (Class A, AB, C) compatible

Technical information:

  • Smart Card protocol
    • ISO 7816
    • T=0, T=1, S=8, S=9 and S=10
  • Smart Card Speed: 412,903 bps
  • Interface: ExpressCard (USB2.0 full speed)
  • Card Size: ID-1 (full size)

Electrical specifications:

  • 5 V, 60mA

Physical specifications - unpackaged:

  • Approximate height: 5mm (0.20 in)
  • Approximate depth: 79mm ( 3.00in)
  • Approximate width: 54mm (2.13in)

Operating environment:

  • Temperature: 10deg to 50deg (C) (50deg to 122deg (F))

 

Drivers Operating System Version
 Release Date
Driver V3.0.1.0 for Windows 7 (32-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit) and Windows XP (32-bit)  (2.08 MB)

Windows 7 (32-bit)
Windows Vista (32-bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
3.0.1.0 16 June 2011
Smart card reader Diagnostic Tool for Windows 7 (32-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit) and Windows XP (32-bit)  (6.8 MB)

Windows 7 (32-bit)
Windows Vista (32-bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
2.4.0.5 16 June 2011
Driver V3.0.1.0 for Windows 7 (64-bit) and Windows Vista (64-bit)  (2.2 MB)

Windows 7 (64-bit)
Windows Vista (64-bit)

3.0.1.0 16 June 2011
Smart card reader Diagnostic Tool for Windows 7 (64-bit) and Windows Vista (64-bit) okdiagno (5.96 MB)

Windows 7 (64-bit)
Windows Vista (64-bit)

2.4.0.5 16 June 2011
Synchronous Contact Cards  (22 KB)

Windows 7
Windows Vista
Windows XP
1.1.1.4 16 June 2011

 

CAUTION: For driver installation, local administration rights may be required. Do no plug-in the Cherry reader from Lenovo into computer until setup is complete.

Diagnostic tool: Please be aware that this new diagnostic tool is a stand alone program which can be started from Start Menu Programs menu. Additionally, on Windows Vista and Windows 7 administrative privileges are needed to execute the application.

scardsyn.dll: This dll is used for synchronous contact cards, please unzip the file (scardsyn_v1114.zip) and copy them into windows\system32.

 

Manuals  Version
 Release Date
Setup Poster and Warranty Information (5.4 MB)
April 2014 29 April 2014

 

Warranty

3 years - Customer Replacement Unit (CRU) Service

  • Announce date: 10 May 2011 (Canada, United States)
  • Availability date: 15 Jun 2011 (Canada, United States)

 

Hardware compatibility

Notebook or desktop systems an available 54mm ExpressCard slot.

 

Software compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP

 

Packaging
  • ExpressCard SmartCard reader
  • Setup Poster

 

Agency approvals
  • UL
  • CSA
  • CB
  • CE
  • FCC
  • VCCI
  • C-Tick
  • BSMI
  • KC
  • FIPS 201 approved

 

Additional product information
Service parts - Part number listing for your product
Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.