HID Signo 40K PIV Reader

The HID Signo 40K PIV Reader is an ideal solution for installations that require a multi-factor authentication wall switch mount reader with a keypad.

Built on the Signo platform, it is designed to read any PIV-based card with a contactless interface and contains a Card Authentication Key (CAK) certificate when used in combination with the HID Global pivCLASS Authentication Module (PAM) or pivCLASS Embedded Authentication. The HID Signo PIV Reader upholds HID’s commitment to delivering top-notch performance and meets government specifications for high assurance. As part of an integrated solution from a trusted provider, it enables strong authentication, ensures FIPS 201 compliance, and offers exceptional versatility, power, and future-ready connectivity. With HID Global’s pivCLASS solutions, the U.S. federal government, government contractors, and other facilities can access the most comprehensive product line of trusted, fully-interoperable secure identity solutions available in the market.

Key Features:

  • Highly Versatile – Support for the widest range of PKI-Based FIPS-201 Credentials including PIV, PIV-I, CIV, CAC, TWIC and FRAC.
  • Unparalleled Performance – As a component of the HID pivCLASS solution, Signo PIV readers meet the assurance level requirements defined in NIST Special Publication 800-116 and feature enhanced read-range and speed for faster card transactions
  • Connected to the Future – Signo PIV readers are compatible with legacy HID PIV Solutions offering investment protection while enabling a vast number of integrations with PACs head-end systems to provide flexibility and choice.


  • 80 mm x 121.5 mm x 21.5 mm (3.16 in x 4.79 in x 0.85 in)

13.56 MHz contactless smart cards supported:

  • Seos®, iCLASS SE, iCLASS®, MIFARE DESFire® EV1/EV2 and MIFARE® Classic

125 kHz contactless cards supported:

  • HID Prox®, Indala® Prox, Dorado® Prox, and EM Prox legacy contactless credentials


  • Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP)
  • Wiegand
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