A-MINI Mullion Reader


The Authenticard A-MINI range of readers provide the ideal compliment for your Authenticard cards & tags. Designed specifically for access control systems, A-MINI is available in many versions for use with most card / tag technologies. OLED backlit annunciation provides clear indication of access status from the access control system.  A-MINI features a smooth hardened acrylic surface making it suitable for both outdoor & indoor use.


  • Integrated reader with choice of technologies including proximity, MIFARE, DESFire, Authentifire and Legic
  • Tough Acrylic 4H front face
  • Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use – weatherproof to IP65
  • Can be mounted on metal without degradation of read range
  • Universal metal back-plate allows easy installation on a UK, EU & US single-gang back-box as well as direct wall mounting
  • Fully encapsulated construction


  • Compatible with all standard access control systems
  • 4-colour OLED indication
  • Integral beeper
  • Tamper Protection Output
  • 12VDC Operation
  • EU (CE) Certification


  • 125KHz Proximity (A-MINI-125)
  • DESFire (A-MINI-EV1)
  • Authentifire (A-MINI-AF)
  • Legic (A-MINI-LEG)

a-mini_backplate drawing_005bInstallation is made easy with the universal metal backplate  designed to fit to a single-gang backbox or for surface mounting.  Positioning and alignment can be made prior to securing the reader which locates onto latching tabs at the top and an integral non-drop screw located underneath.

A-MINI Specifications

Operating Frequency 125 KHz 13.56 MHz
Communication Proximity ISO 14443A 1-4
Read Range

A-PM (Dual Technology)

up to 40 mm
up to 65 mm
up to 45 mm
up to 30 mm
up to 20 mm
up to 25 mm

up to 35 mm
up to 25 mm
Net Weight 102 g
Installation Integral Metal Back-Plate
Connection 300mm Pigtail
Keypad None
Dimensions 84mm x 54mm x 17.5mm
Power Requirement 10-15 VDC @ 150 mA
Operating Temperature -30°C to 70°C
Protection Rating IP65
Cable Distance Up to 150 Metres
Conformity CE (R&TTE, RoHS)
Casing Material Polycarbonate and ABS
Colour Black
Output Protocol Wiegand