Gemalto IDBridge CT30 with stand

Gemalto IDBridge CT30 with stand
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The IDBridge CT30 (formerly the GemPC Twin/TR) USB desktop reader from Gemalto integrates high quality and functionality with a contemporary design. This reader is fully PC/SC and EMV Level 1 compliant and supports all ISO 7816 microprocessor-based smartcards as well as many popular memory cards. The reader is compatible with previous Gemalto models such as the GCR410.

Simple plug-and-play operation on all versions of Windows (WHQL approved Windows drivers included). The ideal smart card reader for Mac / iMac with USB-A ports with downloadable drivers for MacOS. Linux drivers also available for download from the Thales (Gemalto / SafeNet) support portal.

The IDBridge CT30 is compact and boasts performance to match many other leading brand readers. This unique transparent reader even allows you to see the card when inserted.

The reader comes complete with the matching (optional) stand that provides a convenient alternative mounting position to enable vertical card insertion.

IDBridge CT30 (GemPC Twin/TR USB)

Credential type(s): Contact
Form factor: Portable
Connector: USB CCID (Standard 2.0 Type A connector)
OS support: Up to Windows 10 (including 8.1, 7); Linux; Mac OS

Contact Smartcard Interface:

Contact interface standard: ISO 7816
Contact card types: Processor cards (T=0 and T=1)
Card Voltage 5V, 3V & 1.8V
Data transmission protocol: T=0 / T=1
Card contacts: Sliding
Contact read/write speed: 2kbps - 826kbps
Clock frequency: 4.8MHz
Card insertion cycles: Min 100 000

Host Interface:

Host interface standards: PC/SC
Host data transmission speed (wired): 12 Mbps (USB full speed)

Other Features:

Card detection: Card insertion/extraction detection, Short circuit protection
Status indicator: Green LED with dual state (waiting and operation)
An additional desktop stand is available as an accessory.


Manufacturer's warranty: 2 year
Type approvals: CE, FCC part 15, RoHS 2, REACH, WEEE, IEC 60950, c-Tick
Application approvals: EMV Level 1 (Contact), c-Tick (Australia), VCCI (Japan), BSMI (Taiwan)
Country of origin: China


Dimensions: 74 x 63 x13mm (2.9 x 2.5 x 0.5in)
Weight (5%): 55g (1.9oz)
Cable length supplied: 1.5m (59.1in)


Supply voltage: 5V DC
Operating current: Less than 200μA (in suspend mode)
Battery power option: No


Operating temperature: 0 to 55degC (32 to 131degF)
Storage temperature: 0 to 70degC (32 to 158degF)
Operating humidity: 10-95% RH (non-condensing)

Manufacturer's part number: HWP117685

Manufacturer: Gemalto

Connection Method: USB

IDBridge CT30 (GemPC Twin/TR USB)

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