HID OMNIKEY 4040 PCMCIA Smart Card Reader (Discontinued)

HID OMNIKEY 4040 PCMCIA Smart Card Reader (Discontinued)



Key Features:

  • Plug-and-Play – Designed to facilitate easy device installation with high-quality drivers* for all major PC operating systems
  • Readily Compliant – Meets all relevant industry standards for smooth integration in PC environment
  • Convenient and Reliable – Robust metal housing
  • Suits Any Application – Compatible with virtually any contact smart card and major PC operating system


The HID OMNIKEY® 4040 is easy-to-install and is designed to secure laptops or other mobile devices using smart card technology that can be connected via PCMCIA. Small and handy, these mobile smart card readers offer the same first-class technology as our desktop versions. Compliant with all major industry standards, the 4040 reader is compatible with virtually any contact smart card, operating system and application, making in the preferred solutions for integration into notebooks, PDs or other PC bus-based systems.

Rapidly increasing numbers in mobile communication result in more and more smart cards being used in the mobile area. Access control, data encryption, network security (wireless LAN) as well as secured financial and governmental transactions (e-banking and e-government) are some central topics in the mobile world. Thanks to their flexibility smart card readers from OMNIKEY are the preferred solution for those applications.

OMNIKEY 4040 is designed to meet all major standards like ISO 7816, EMV (Europay, Mastercard, Visa) 2000, Microsoft WHQL, PC/SC, HBCI (Home Banking Computer Interface), the PC-2001 specification, and many more. The PCMCIA host interface makes the CardMan 4040 the preferred solution for the integration into notebooks, PDA’s or other PC-Bus systems. The usage within an application is based on standardized interfaces like PC/SC, CT-API, or OCF (Open Card Framework). Native support also allows usage in non-standard environments.

The OMNIKEY 4040 is compatible with CaC, PIV, CIV, Java Card and all T=0/1 smart cards.


Designed to meet all major standards, including ISO 7816, EMV (Europay®, Mastercard®, Visa®) 2000, Microsoft WHQL, PC / SC, HBCI (Home Banking Computer Interface) and PC-2001 Specification

Readers work well with all relevant industry standards, including PC / SC, CT-API or OCF (Open Card Framework)

Utilizes the OMNIKEY® Smart@Bus Chipset

Meets GSA FIPS 201 requirements

Robust metal housing for added durability

Data transmission speed to the card for up to 420 Kbps

Supports all major operating systems