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GEN500 series couplers

 

VCP driver (WHQL certified) for GEN500 family (RDR518, CPL508, UCM108, CPL108, CPL118, MTB108, CPL528, PLG548)
USB CDC Driver: Virtual Communication Port, Serial port emulation (Application uses standard serial API)

In CDC mode, the GEN500 family is compliant with the USB CDC class. Therefore, it uses the driver available in the box from most operating systems. However, for Windows operating system, an "inf" file is required for installation.

Notes: 
    - To switch from USB CCID to USB CDC, use ASK CDC CCID switcher available in the utilities section.
    - The driver is also available through Windows Update for Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista & XP.  

- Windows 8.1 (x86 & x64)
- Windows 8 (x86 & x64)
- Windows 7 (x86 & x64)
- Windows Vista (x86 & x64)
- Windows XP (x86 & x64)
- Windows Server 2003 (x86 & x64)
- Windows Server 2008 (x86 & x64)
- Windows Server 2012 (x64)

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PC/SC driver for GEN500 family (RDR518, CPL508, UCM108, CPL108, CPL118, MTB108, CPL528, PLG548)
USB CCID Driver: PC/SC to CCID (Application uses the PC/SC API)

In CCID mode, the GEN500 family is compliant with the USB CCID class. Therefore, it uses the driver available in the box from most operating systems.

Note: to switch from USB CDC to USB CCID, use ASK CDC CCID switcher available in the utilities section.

Firmware for GEN500 family (RDR518, CPL508, UCM108, CPL108, CPL118, MTB108, CPL528)
Version 1.14 2011/10/05

- Firmware file: "RD-LO-08147-114.hex"
- Versions history: "GEN5XX CSC software versions.txt"
- Application note for downloading "RD-AN-06097-14_ASK CSC downloading.pdf"

Note: this firmware is "RCTIF V4.0 Rev A Amd 1" certified..
 

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Firmware for GEN500 family (RDR518, CPL508, UCM108, CPL108, CPL118, MTB108, CPL528)
Version 1.17 2013/09/11

- Firmware file: "RD-LO-08147-117.hex"
- Versions history: "GEN5XX CSC software versions.txt"
- Application note for downloading "RD-AN-06097-14_ASK CSC downloading.pdf"

Note: this firmware is "EMVCo Contactless Level 1 V2.2" certified and has passed the "RCTIF V4.0 Rev B" tests. (EMVCo features and certification are only available on dedicated hardware, currently on the RDR518-UE only)
 

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Firmware for GEN500 family (RDR518, CPL508, UCM108, CPL108, CPL118, MTB108, CPL528, PLG548)
Version 1.18 2014/02/26

- Firmware file: "RD-LO-08147-118.hex"
- Versions history: "GEN5XX CSC software versions.txt"
- Application note for downloading "RD-AN-06097-14_ASK CSC downloading.pdf"

Note: this firmware is "EMVCo Contactless Level 1 V2.3.1" certified. (EMVCo features and certification are only available on dedicated hardware, currently on the PLG548-xE only)
 

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Firmware for GEN500 family (RDR518, CPL508, UCM108, CPL108, CPL118, MTB108, CPL528, PLG548)
Version 1.20 2014/07/31

- Firmware file: "RD-LO-08147-120.hex"
- Versions history: "GEN5XX CSC software versions.txt"
- Application note for downloading "RD-AN-06097-14_ASK CSC downloading.pdf"

 

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GEN400 series readers and couplers


VCP and USB Windows driver (Microsoft WHQL certified) for GEN4XX USB (RDR417, RDR 437/447, CPL407U)
Combined Windows Driver: Virtual Communication Port (Serial port emulation) and native USB.

- Windows 8.1 (x86 & x64)
- Windows 8 (x86 & x64)
- Windows 7 (x86 & x64)
- Windows Vista (x86 & x64)
- Windows XP (x86 & x64)
- Windows Server 2003 (x86 & x64)
- Windows Server 2008 (x86 & x64)
- Windows Server 2012 (x64)

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VCP and USB Windows driver (Intermediate version) for GEN4XX USB (RDR417, RDR 437/447, CPL407U)
Combined Windows Driver: Virtual Communication Port (Serial port emulation) and native USB.

- Windows 8.1 (x86 & x64)
- Windows 8 (x86 & x64)
- Windows 7 (x86 & x64)
- Windows Vista (x86 & x64)
- Windows XP (x86 & x64)
- Windows Server 2003 (x86 & x64)
- Windows Server 2008 (x86 & x64)
- Windows Server 2012 (x64)

Note: this version is updated with the FTDI chip drivers V2.08.24. It is ASK signed with a Microsoft Authenticode certificate.

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PC/SC Windows driver (Microsoft WHQL certified) for GEN4XX USB (RDR417, RDR 437/447, CPL407U)
PC/SC Driver.

V2.0.1.3 2010/02/24

Note: the driver is also available through Windows Update for Windows XP & Vista.


- Windows Vista (x86 & x64)
- Windows XP (x86 & x64)
- Windows 2000
- Windows Server 2003 (x86 & x64)

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PC/SC Windows driver (Intermediate version) for GEN4XX USB (RDR417, RDR 437/447, CPL407U)
PC/SC Driver.

V2.0.1.5 2011/09/13

- Windows 8.1 (x86 & x64)
- Windows 8 (x86 & x64)
- Windows 7 (x86 & x64)
- Windows Server 2008 (x86 & x64)
- Windows Server 2012 (x64)

Note: this version fixes issues on Windows 7. It is ASK signed with a Microsoft Authenticode certificate.


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Firmware for GEN400 family (RDR417, RDR 437/447, CPL407, CPL 417/427)
Version 1.16b 2012/01/06


- Firmware file: "RD-LO-06156-116b.hex"
- Versions history: "GEN4XX CSC software versions.txt"
- Application note for downloading "RD-AN-06097-13_ASK CSC downloading.pdf"

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RDR 4x7 user's manuals and software installation
These manuals describe the ASK 4X7 contactless readers main features and setup information.

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Utilities for GEN400/GEN500 readers and couplers


Polling
Polling is a Windows application to allow recognizing and displaying the type of various contactless cards (memory or microprocessor on plastic cards, C.tickets and C.labels) and contact cards.

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Loader
Loader is a Windows application (lite version of the Monitor tool) allowing to download firmware in ASK readers and couplers.

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ASK CDC CCID switcher for GEN500
This utility allows switching between CDC and CCID USB mode on GEN5XX (RDR518, CPL508, UCM108, CPL108, CPL118, MTB108, CPL528, PLG548). CDC mode uses virtual communication port driver, while CCID mode uses PC/SC driver.

*** Warning *** : do not use this utility with GEN500 firmware versions from 1.08a to 1.13a, because CCID was not implemented. This would result in an unusable device.
*** Warning *** : to update GEN500 firmware using USB connectivity, the CDC mode must be used.

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ASK GEN5XX Init
This utility allows to change RF settings on RDR518-U Type: RD-DE-11044-10 or RD-DE-11044-11. It overwrites the factory RF settings. Avoids instabilities communication, identified with some models of cards. It does not apply to later versions of this product.

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LoGO


PC/SC Windows driver (Microsoft WHQL certified) for LoGO
LoGO PC/SC driver.

V1.0.6.8 2014/01/06

Note: the driver is also available through Windows Update for Windows 8.1, Windows 8 and Windows 7.


- Windows 8.1 (x86 & x64)
- Windows 8 (x86 & x64)
- Windows 7 (x86 & x64)
- Windows Vista (x86 & x64)
- Windows XP (x86 & x64)
- Windows Server 2003 (x86 & x64)
- Windows Server 2008 (x86 & x64)
- Windows Server 2012 (x64)

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LoGO Polling
LoGO Polling is a Windows application to allow recognizing and displaying the type of various contactless cards (memory or microprocessor on plastic cards, C.tickets and C.labels).

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ASK PCSCKB
ASK PCSCKB utility allows reading a contactless card serial number as if it was entered on the keyboard. The types of card recognized are the one accepted by the ASK LoGO contactless reader. The format of the keyboard inputs is fully configurable.

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ASK InitPCSCLoGO
This utility allows to change RF settings on LoGO (RDR608 Type: RD-DE-09084-10). It overwrites the factory RF settings. Avoids instabilities communication, identified with some models of cards. It does not apply to later versions of this product.

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LoGO User Manual
This manual describes the ASK LoGO contactless reader main features and setup information.

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Development Kits for ASK readers and couplers


GENXXX Development Kit
The GENXXX development kit features a set of tools to enable quick and easy development to operate contactless cards,
C.tickets® and readers. It is available in a package containing:

• 1 RDR417 or 1 RDR518-U reader
• 1 full range of contactless cards and C.tickets®
• 1 Calypso SAM and 1 NXP Mifare® SAM AV2
• 1 USB flash drive with:
- Drivers, utilities and evaluation applications
- Libraries and technical documentation

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GENXXX GFE Development Kit for PLG548
The GEN5XX Firmware Extension (GFE) development kit features a set of tools to enable quick and easy development of applications embedded in the PLG548 reader. It is available in a package containing:

• 1 PLG548: GEN5XX family coupler with extended memories
• 1 EXT548: Host / Power Supply / Emulator connection board
• 1 ATMEL SAM-ICE® emulation interface (optional) with USB and flat cables
• Interface and power supply cables
• Media (USB key) containing documentation, tools and samples GFE applications
• Content of the generic GENXXX Development Kit is also included (cards, C.ticket®, SAMs, FDC102 Field Detector Card, and media key content)

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LoGO Development Kit
The LoGO development kit features a set of tools to enable quick and easy development to operate contactless cards, C.tickets® and readers. It is available in a package containing:

• 1 LoGO reader
• 1 full range of contactless cards and C.tickets®
• 1 USB flash drive with:
- Drivers, utilities and evaluation applications
- Libraries and technical documentation

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HCR718-HCR918 Development Kit
The HCR718-HCR918 development kit features a set of tools to enable quick and easy development to operate contactless cards, C.tickets® and readers. It is available in a package containing:

• 1 HCR718 or 1 HCR918
• 1 docking station, 1 power adapter and 1 USB cable
• 1 full range of contactless cards and C.tickets®
• 1 Calypso SAM and 1 NXP Mifare® SAM AV2
• 1 USB flash drive with:
- SDKs, APIs and documentation
- Demos and utilities

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