Manufacturer website shows NO Mac compatibility. Some Mac users are having problems with this old reader. You will notice I have multiple [when I can find] vendors to choose from. Information from manufacturer including drivers. Others are still having problems. Also, due to the fact that most computers do not have serial ports or use PS2 keyboards anymore, this reader is useless for modern computers. We break it down.

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If you have the time, and want to play with updating drivers and such, you download a driver from https: Some Mac users are having problems with this old reader. Interface Required Connector Type. Solsman Dec 12, Last Update or Review: Are you interested in subscribing to the CACNews email list?

Lenovo has found people buy its Qualcomm-powered always-connected PCs redaer for their long battery life than the fact they’re always connected. Mac friendly after this update except when using Firefox. If you have questions or suggestions for this site, contact Michael J.

More information regarding this CAC Reader. I am not endorsing any particular product or vendor, I’m merely informing you what works and where you can purchase a CAC reader from. According to the Identive’s website driver download page, it will not work on anything newer than XP. I was not able to figure out how to make the contactless part work, just the regular CAC slot. The Schlumberger CAC reader below is here only for driver support.


ActivIdentity USB Reader SMART card reader – USB Overview – CNET

The simplest solution is for you is to get a modern vendor supported CAC reader above this section. Be respectful, keep it eeader and stay on topic.

I have no personal preference as to who you decide to cagd from. Th is reader will show up as an SCRv2 in device manager. Environmental Parameters Min Operating Temperature. System Requirements OS Required. Samsung and Qualcomm phone prototypes tease our 5G future But you still have to wait for the real thing. If your Mac is having problems with this reader, you will need to update it using a Windows computer or Bootcamped Mac. Update ActivClient Step carr Others are still having problems.

You can update the driver manually following this guidance. Use at own risk.

ActivIdentity USB Reader 2.0 SMART card reader – USB Series

Phones by Shara Tibken Dec 5, They sctividentity never sent me a “How – To. Phones by Jessica Dolcourt Dec 5, The only other cure for it not working is to return it and consider a different reader on this page. Being told it is Mac friendly although t he manufacturer does not show any support for this reader on Macs.


Input Device Input Adapter Type. Mac friendly after this update. Don’t cut the cord on cable like a rookie The 3: Great features and good sound, but fills a narrow niche Great features and good sound, but fills a narrow niche by Ty Pendlebury. Download alternate Realtek driver. Not all CAC readers are created equal.