Features and Benefits

Evaluation Kit Contains
  • 73S1217F Evaluation Board: 4-layer, rectangular PWB as shown in Figure 1 in the full data sheet(identification number E1217FN12B1 Rev B), containing the 73S1217F with the preloaded USB CCID application.
  • USB cable, A-B, male/male, 2 meters (Digi-key AE9932-ND).
  • 5 VDC power supply.
  • CD containing documentation (data sheet, and user guides), Software API libraries, evaluation code and utilities.

Product Details

The Teridian Semiconductor Corporation (TSC) 73S1217F Evaluation Board is used as a platform to demonstrate the capabilities of the 73S1217F Smart Card Controller devices. It has been designed to operate either as a standalone or a development platform.

The 73S1217F Evaluation Board can be programmed to run any of the Teridian turnkey applications or a user-developed custom application. Teridian provides its USB CCID application preloaded on the board and an EMV testing application on the CD.

Applications can be downloaded through the In-Circuit-Emulator (ICE) or through the TSC Flash Programmer Model TFP2. As a development tool, the evaluation board has been designed to operate in conjunction with an ICE to develop and debug 73S1217F based embedded applications.


  • Handheld PINpad Smart Card Readers (Battery and/or USB Bus Powered; Connected, Unconnected, and Combo (USB and/or Serial))
  • Smart Card Readers
  • Transparent Smart Card and SIM Readers
  • USB Readers and USB Keys