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cVEND is used successfully thousands of times in transit applications around the globe.
cVEND plug is designed for flush integration in any kind of non-conducting front plates like Ticket Validators, Driver Consoles, Kiosk-Systems and many others.
cVEND plug is electrically and mechanically designed for transit applications and complies with transit specifications of global card brands as well as with railway and automotive standards.
cVEND plug is fully approved for open-loop payment by EMVCo and PCI PTS
Supports with the same priority open-loop contactless payment cards and mobile wallets from international and domestic payment card brands as well as closed-loop cards like mifare, ITSO, VDV-KA, calypso.
cVEND plug is VISA ready for Transit listed
The cVEND specific secure Linux operating system together with an easy to use SDK and the cVEND Multi-Application architecture makes application development easy and fast and supports open-loop and closed-loop cards totally independent with the same priority.
The step-by-step upgrade concept enables migration from closed-loop to open-loop. Level 2 kernel packages can be upgraded later in field.
Its innovative security concepts with Crypto Plug-Ins supports symmetric and asymmetric encryption, key-derivation and remote key loading and makes cVEND capable for PCI P2PE solutions.
The low power standby mode makes it suitable for battery powered application.
Electronics module with plastics front element with back-lit contactless symbol
Dimensions (W x H x D)
79 mm x 70 mm x 31,1 mm
|Visible||Diameter 28,5 mm|
-30 °C to +70 °C
-30 °C to +80 °C
|Humidity||5 % to 95 % not condensing|
|5.0 to 5.5 V DC (ripple <80 mVpp)|
|Molex Micro-Fit 2-pole|
typ. <1 A, peripherals excluded
<1 mA (Wake-up by digital input and time controlled)
|Wake-up||Ready for operation < 2 sec.|
|User Interface||6 LED (4 green, 1 red, 1 yellow), internal multi-frequency Buzzer, illuminated Payment Logo|
ISO/IEC 14443-A / -B (NFC reader/writer mode) for Open-Loop and Closed Loop Cards
|Support for NFC devices in card emulation mode|
mifare family and Sony FeliCa
4 x SAM Socket with optional SAM Extension Board
µSD Socket (SDIO / SD, V 2.0) with optional SAM Extension Board
|Ethernet, RS232 (V.24), RS232-LVTTL, USB 2.0 Device and Host, SPI, I²C|
|RGB-bus for external TFT display|
CPU and Security
Secure ARM 9 CPU with 384 MHz, Real Time Memory Encryption, Cryptographic Hardware Acceleration and True Random Number Generator
|Tamper-proof Hardware, protection against side-channel attacks|
|Clock||Real Time Clock – Battery backed|
|20 ppm at 25 degrees C, 100 ppm over the entire temperature range|
|RAM||128 MByte (256 MByte option)|
|FLASH||256 MByte (512 MByte option)|
3V Lithium Battery, 540 mAh, not removable
Ethernet, IP over USB
|Conformity to standards|
|Environment Approval||RoHS 2011/65/EU|
|Contactless Approvals||EMVCo 2.6b contactless level 1 approved|
|CEN/TS 16794-1:2017 Class D approved|
|Mechanical Approvals||Shock and Vibration: IEC 60068-2-6, IEC 60068-2-27, EN 50155, IEC 61373|
|Impact protection: IK10 (installed in equivalent robust housing)|
|Front Side Protection Class: IP65 (installed in equivalent robust housing)|
|Electrical Approvals||RED 2014/53/EU|
|FCC 47 CFR Part 15|
|IC RSS-Gen, RSS-210|
|EN ECE – R10 (Automotive in conjunction with related components)|
|ISO 10605, Category 3|
PCI PTS 5.x, SRED
|Australian Payment Network Type 2|
Available Contactless Payment Kernel
Mastercard Contactless Reader 3.1.1
FEIG ELECTRONIC has been a development partner and specialist in contactless identification (RFID), control electronics, traffic sensors and payment terminals for more than 50 years. From our headquarters in Weilburg, Germany, the ca. 400 people who work for us contribute to technological progress by developing innovative solutions for a wide range of applications and industries.