HID OMNIKEY® 5321 Contact / Contactless Smart Card Reader

HID OMNIKEY® 5321 Contact / Contactless Smart Card Reader


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  • Versatile Applications – Ideal for end-user environments using both contactless and contact smart card technology
  • Fast Contactless Transmission – Supports contactless smart cards up to 848 Kbps in fastest ISO 14443 A/B
  • Designed for User Convenience – Housing design is optimized for advanced contactless applications
  • Readily Compliant – Supports HID® iCLASS® and MIFARE® as well as ISO 14443 A/B and ISO 15693

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The HID OMNIKEY® 5321 is a dual-interface PC-linked reader that will read/write to both a 13.56 MHz RFID contactless smart card and virtually any contact smart card. The dual interface feature economically supports end-user environments where both contact and contactless smart card technology may be in use.

The OMNIKEY 5321 allows users to experience the convenience, speed, and security of contactless technology for applications including log-on to Windows®, networks, websites, and applications or the secure storage of user names, passwords, and personal information. The use of contactless smart card technology for PC-linked applications is limited only to your imagination!

The OMNIKEY 5321 is based on a 13.56 MHz contactless smart card RFID interface that is compliant with ISO specifications 14443 A and B and 15693.

The OMNIKEY 5321 v2 support all contactless cards, Passports and e-ID cards compliant to ISO 14443 A/B and ISO 15693 standard. Furthermore it can read write to NXP® MiFare® cards including MiFare Plus, MiFare
Desfire®, Java Card, MOST Card® and HID iCLASS. ISO 15693 tags like Infineon® my-D®, NXP iCode® and TI Tag-It® are also supported.

Key Features

  • Secure authentication device for logging on to PC or IT infrastructure
  • Does not require organizations to re-badge, issue a new token or make any changes to their physical access control system
  • Can be used with existing ID cards to leverage investment as it reads a variety of technologies
  • Easy to install and can be used with naviGo software to converge access from the door to the logging onto PCs
  • Supports all relevant operating systems from all Windows platforms to Linux and Mac OS
  • Conforming to all relevant industry standards including PC/SC, WHQL, USB CCID, EMV 2000 ensure world-wide compliance and easy integration in any system.
  • Suppressing Electro Magnetic Distortion (EMD) the OMNIKEY 5321 provides together with an optimized antenna faster transmission speeds and shorter read times.


Virtually supports any kind of ISO 7816 compliant full size (ID-1) smartcard is supported in the contact slot. The protocols T=0, T=1 and extended APDU support are standard. Supports memory card protocols I²C, 2-wire and 3-wire such as Atmel and Microchip.

Support Microprocessor cards such as MOST Card® and Java Card.

Can read EMVCo CL 2.0 compliant contactless or EMVCo 2000 compliant contact cards.

Supports Ethernet Interface through USB-Ethernet adapter (included)

Supports WINDOWS®, LINUX ® and MAC® operating systems.

Fast contactless transmission – Supports contactless smart cards up to 848 Kbps in fastest ISO 14443 A/B.



Base Model Number OMNIKEY® 5321
Dimensions 3.78″ x 3.07″ x .0.31″ (115 x 96.5 x 25.5 mm)
Weight Approx. 5.64 oz (160 g)
Power Supply Bus powered
Operating Temperature 32–131 °F (0–55 °C)
Host Interface USB 2.0 CCID1 (also compliant with USB 1.1)
Transmission Speed 12 Mbps (USB 2.0 full speed)
Standards ISO 7816 & EMV2 2000 Level 1
Protocols T=0, T=1, 2-wire: SLE 4432 / 42 (S=10); 3-wire: SLE 4418/28 (S=9), I²C (S=8)
Card Size ID-1 (full-size) or CR80
Smart Card Interface Speed 420 Kbps (when supported by card)
Smart Card Clock Frequency Up to 8 MHz
Supported Card Types 5V, 3V and 1.8V Smart Cards, ISO 7816 Class A, B and C
Power to Smart Card 60 mA
Smart Card Detection Movement detection with auto power-off / Automatic detection of smart card type / Short circuit and thermal protection
Protocols T=CL, MOST C6, C8, MIFARE®, iCLASS® / ISO 14443 A with 848 Kbps transmission rate (depending on card), ISO 14443 B with 848 Kbps transmission rate (depending on card) ISO 15693 with 26 Kbps transmission rate (depending on card)
Supported APIs PC/SC driver (ready for 2.01), CT-API (on top of PC/SC, for contact interface), OCF (on top of PC/SC, for contact interface), Synchronous API (on top of PC/SC)
PC / SC Driver Support Windows® XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8, 2003 / 2008 Server, Windows® CE 5.0 / CE.NET / CE 6.0 (depending on hardware), Linux® and Mac® OS X
Status Indicator Dual-color LED (green = ready, red = busy)
Reader Board Also available as PCB
Color Dark gray
Options Customer-specific logo, label and colors: available upon request
Composition ABS
Connector Cable 70.9″ (180 cm)
Durability 100,000 insertions
Meantime Between Failure (MTBF) 500,000 hours
Compliance / Certification Microsoft® WHQL³, EMV2 2000 Level 1, ISO 7816, HBCI4, USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 compatible), CCID1 (contact interface only), GSA FIPS 201 approved product list, TAA (on request)
Safety / Environmental CE, FCC, UL, RoHS, WEEE
Warranty Two-year manufacturer’s warranty (For drivers, see complete lifetime support policy.)
Manufacturer HID Global
Manufacturer Part Number R53210037-1