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Smart Reader

Reads data from analog tachograph charts and smart cards from digital tachographs.

The Smart Reader is a combined tachograph chart reader and tachograph card (smart card) reader for use with an external computer with appropriate drivers' hours analysis software. Suitable for use with almost any drivers' hours analysis software package.

Features and Benefits

  • Ease of use. Four buttons for entering duty types with LEDs to indicate their use.
  • Handle damaged charts. Lens to magnify the trace on the chart makes hand entry easier.
  • Any tacho card. Download your Driver, Workshop, Control or Company card.
  • Robust. Designed to last.
  • Everything is included. Start analysing straight away with your Smart Reader and USB cable included in the box.
  • Support. Made by the leading manufacturer of download tools in the UK.

Protocol information for the Smart Reader is available on request. The Smart Reader uses the FT232B chip. Drivers for different operating systems can be found here.

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Size190 x 135 x 55 mm
Cable lengthUSB upload cable 2m

Included in the box

  • Smart Reader unit
  • USB upload cable