ARC-I - 125 kHz + 13.56 MHz dual frequency reader

ARC-I - 125 kHz + 13.56 MHz dual frequency reader


The Architect® Hybrid 125 kHz + 13.56 MHz access control reader (ARC-I) optimize management of your technological migrations. Perfect blend of two identification technologies, it's designed to facilitate your migrations to advanced security levels.

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Std. Price AED875

STid is the first RFID manufacturer to have received First Level Security Certification (CSPN). It’s a recognition of our unique know-how, the technological and security expertise that are implemented in your access architecture, whether new or existing

ARC-I reader uses the latest MIFARE® contactless chip technologies with new data security mechanisms. All public encryption algorithms can be used (3DES, AES, RSA, SHA, etc.), which are recommended by official data security agencies (such as the French national agency ANSSI).

Make your technological migrations easy

The Architect® Hybrid reader makes it easy to manage extensions, upgrades and technology migrations. It combines two identification frequencies: 125 kHz (EM, Crosspoint…) and 13.56 MHz (all the MIFARE® chips including DESFire® EV2, NFC, CSN of iCLASS™*, CSN of PicoPass®…). If you need to set up a complex multi-site configuration, this reader can be used to read a range of different cards.

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The SECard software lets users, installers and integrators easily:

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  • securely program user RFID and virtual cards,
  • create master physical or virtual badges for programming readers,
  • manage keys and security configurations.



  • 100% local sandboxed programming
  • Autonomous management for securely programming RFID and Bluetooth® user cards
  • Configuration and reconfiguration of readers
  • Protection and confidentiality of user cards and the master card
  • Plug & Play tool
  • Fully compatible with AGENT, CIMS and STITCH cards
  • Complies with General Data Protection Regulation no. 2016/679 and Standard EN16571

Create your own upgradable configuration

The Architect® series is intuitive and dynamic, and consists of 5 interchangeable modules that can easily be connected to a common smart RFID core.

This easy and cost saving modular approach allows autonomy on the security access management.


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