AT88SC153 Contact IC Card
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General Description

The AT88SC153 provides 2,048 bits of serial EEPROM memory organized as one configuration zone of 64 bytes and three user zones of 64 bytes each. This device is optimized as a secure memoryfor multiapplication smart card markets, secure iden-tification for electronic data transfer, or components in a system without the requirement of an internal microprocessor. 

Key applications

• Payment

• Access control 

• Medicare


• Printing: off-set print, silk-screen print, digital print 

• Code printing: thermal print, inkjet spray print, DOD UV print, embossing print, laser print, etc.

• Magnetic stripe: LoCo 300 Oe, HiCo 2750 Oe or 4000 Oe

• Special crafts: Hot-stamping, Hole punching, Signature panel, Scratching off, Hologram, Crystal epoxy surface, metal ring, etc.

• Coding: Encoding, Encryption,  etc.

Chip Features

• One 64 x 8 (512-bit) Configuration Zone

Three 64 x 8 (512-bit) User Zones

Programmable Chip Select

Low-voltage Operation: 2.7V to 5.5V

Two-wire Serial Interface

8-byte Page Write Mode

Self-timed Write Cycle (10 ms max)

Answer-to-reset Register

High-security Memory Including Anti-wiretapping

64-bit Authentication Protocol (under exclusive patent license from ELVA)

Secure Checksum

Configurable Authentication Attempts Counter

Two Sets of Two 24-bit Passwords

Specific Passwords for Read and Write

Four Password Attempts Counters

Selectable Access Rights by Zone

ISO Compliant Packaging

High Reliability

Endurance: 100,000 Cycles

Data Retention: 100 Years

ESD Protection: 4,000V min

Low-power CMO

Chip Parameters

Chip AT88SC153
Mode R/W


100,000 Cycles

Memory 256 byte
Supplier ATMEL

Card Parameters

Dimention 85.6×54×0.84mm or customized
Material PVC, PET, ABS, PETG etc.
Surface Matt / Glossy / Frosted etc.
Weight Per Card About 6 grams
Package 200 pcs/box, or on request