Badge Reader CRT

General Characteristics:

The CRT (Connected Remote Terminal) is used in order to facilitate the data entry operations by the Driving Crew. The CRT manages the data entry of the Driving Crew or Maintenance Staff through a keyboard or by means of a Smart Cart reader.

Visualization of the information is possible on a display.

It includes the management of battery inputs and outputs, which are normally used for driver desk enabling, event recorder stand-by-state, traction lock based on the different driver rights.


By means of the field bus used the acquired data can be transferred to the other onboard devices.

The CRT performs the process of interfacing to the Smart Card necessary for the generation of the digital signature, which can be applied to a specific data set.

Available options include:

  • two ISO contact type smart-card readers
  • a graphic display 240x64
  • 24 keys keyboard
  • 16 state/signalling LEDs
  • 4 digital input channels at battery level
  • 4 digital output channels at battery level
  • RS485 interface, optional MVB (EMD, class 1) or CAN
  • Service interface (RS232)

Environmnental Performances:

The device is suitable for railway rolling stock application, designed to be installed in the cabin.

The device is compliant with all regulations of the rail market. All the components are homologated for the industrial temperature range (from -25°C to +70°C - Class T3-EN 50125-1) and ensure proper function in the worst environmental conditions.

Electrical Performances:

The device is characterized by very low energy consumption and the auxiliary power supply nominal range is 24Vdc or 72Vdc.

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