Orbit Classic reader

Orbit Classic reader


Clear selection
SKU: N/A Category:

Delivery Information
Find out the delivery rates and transit times for online orders.

Terms & Conditions
Shopping at gemini2k.com is subject to our Terms & Conditions.

End of life product

Orbit Classic (CX21) is a legacy product not recommended for new projects. It is no longer supported, but continues to be manufactured for the purpose of servicing or expanding existing installations. A recommended replacement is the new X1 reader.

Key features
  • Contactless smart card reader/writer
  • NFC ISO 14443 compliant
  • Compatible with all popular card standards including Mifare and DESFire
  • Proprietary G2K API for custom development
  • USB CDC connectivity (contact us for USB HID or RS232 versions)
  • Two LED indicators, beeper
  • UK manufacturing and support

Orbit Classic offers secure wireless communication with smart cards, fobs and wristbands. It is compliant with a host of popular smart card standards in use today through 13.56 MHz NFC technology.

The reader supports the proprietary G2K API, which introduces significant flexibility for custom development. It grants complete control over the reader and allows for development of comprehensive solutions. Gemini 2000 offers extensive documentation and engineering support to clients implementing the reader for custom projects.

The high impact plastic casing design is contemporary and minimalist, and features a large card landing zone for enhanced ease of use. The reader’s over-sized built-in antenna offers extended card reading range.