USB NFC Reader



  • Low cost
  • Compact size
  • NFC compatible

RC-S360 is a compact NFC reader for FeliCa™ and ISO/IEC 14443 Type A / Type B contactless IC cards, with USB interface.
S-type and SH-type USB readers are available, SH-type has clip attachment to hold the card to the reader during data communication.


Create your packaged solution

The products are targeted to service providers who want to offer a package solution with card or other device with contactless communication / NFC capability.

Compact and stylish

RC-S360 is a stylish and compact reader device which isonly about 20 millimeterswide, so it is easy tocarry around together with your laptop PC."RC-S360/SH" comes withaclip, which can hold the card to the reader.

NFC (Near Field Communication) function*1

The reader has a read/write function for ISO/IEC 14443 Type A / Type B cards, as well as FeliCa cards, FeliCa-compatible devices and NFC Forum Type3 Tag including NFC Dynamic Tag (FeliCa Plug).

*1 Application and system must be provided by the customer.

Product Specifications

  RC-S360/S RC-S360/SH
External appearance RC-S360/S RC-S360/SH
Regulation requirements [USA] FCC ID: AK8RCS360
[Canada] IC Certification No.: 409B-RCS360
[Europe] CE R&TTE (1999/5/EC)
[Japan] RC-S360/S: Type Certification No.: AC-10070(Radio Law)
RC-S360/SH : Type Certification No.: AC-10071(Radio Law)
Communication distance
(per card and device)*1
3 mm
Communication method Conforms to ISO/IEC 18092 (212 kbps / 424 kbps Passive communication mode)
Conforms to ISO/IEC 14443 (Type A / Type B)
Communication speed
(per card and device)
106 kbps*2, 212 kbps, 424 kbps*3
Carrier frequency
(per card and device)
13.56 MHz(±50 ppm)
Operating temperature/humidity
(non condensation)
5°C to 35°C / 10% to 90%RH
Storage temperature/humidity
(non condensation)
-20°C to +60°C / 10% to 80%RH
Dimensions (W×H×D) during use 90.5 mm × 8.4 mm × 17.9 mm 91.3 mm × 11.1 mm × 20.4 mm
Dimensions (W×H×D) during storage 78.7 mm × 8.4 mm × 17.9 mm 79.5 mm × 11.1 mm × 20.4 mm
Mass Approx.8.4 g Approx.11.0 g
External interface USB(full-speed)
Operating voltage (during operation) DC5 V(Supplied via USB)
Consumption current (during operation) Max.150 mA
Supplied accessories Instruction Manual, cap Instruction Manual, cap with clip (cap clip)

*1 Communications distance depends on peripheral environment. Under ideal conditions, this value is not affected by electromagnetic waves or metallic substances.
*2 When using ISO/IEC 14443 Type A / Type B.
*3 Available only when the card or device to be used compatible with the 424 kbps transfer mode.

Before starting operation the customer should always check that contactless IC card operation performance is satisfactory for data transfer distance and RF characteristics.
This product might not operate correctly if there is metal in the desk near the this product that cause failure in data transfer with the card.

Operational Environments

Operating systems Windows® 10 Home 32 bit (x86) / 64 bit (x64)
Windows® 10 Pro 32 bit (x86) / 64 bit (x64)
Windows® 10 Enterprise 32 bit (x86) / 64 bit (x64)
Windows® 10 Education 32 bit (x86) / 64 bit (x64)
Windows® 8.1 32 bit (x86) / 64 bit (x64)
Windows® 8.1 Pro 32 bit (x86) / 64 bit (x64)
Windows® 8.1 Enterprise 32 bit (x86) / 64 bit (x64)
Windows® 7 Starter SP1 32 bit(×86)
Windows® 7 Home Basic SP1 32 bit(×86) / 64 bit(×64)
Windows® 7 Home Premium SP1 32 bit(×86) / 64 bit(×64)
Windows® 7 Professional SP1 32 bit(×86) / 64 bit(×64)
Windows® 7 Enterprise SP1 32 bit(×86) / 64 bit(×64)
Windows® 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit(×86) / 64 bit(×64)

* Please use the latest version of Internet Explorer that is compatible with the operating systems listed above as your web browser.
* Does not support Windows XP Professional 64 bit or Windows XP Tablet PC.
● When the USB connection is enabled, the driver and relevant software can automatically be downloaded via the Internet.
● If using a 64-bit OS, this product is usable only with the 32-bit version of Internet Explorer.
● Successful operation is not guaranteed on all PCs using the recommended operating systems.
● The performance of this product depends on the specific combination of hardware and software, even if the above mentioned conditions are satisfied.

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