card reader (was: OpenPGP Best Practices article)

Nicholas Cole nicholas.cole at
Sat Jun 28 20:33:24 CEST 2014

On Sat, Jun 28, 2014 at 9:18 AM, Werner Koch <wk at> wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:44, dshaw at said:
>> I do admire the Neo form factor though.
> The SCT3512 [1] with an OpenPGP card is also quite convenient:
> I have taken off the ID-000 form factor card for the picture.  The label
> is also non-standard but easy to apply.  I have that reader in daily use
> for about a year now.  kernelconcepts distributes pre-punched cards but
> it is also possible to cut an ID-000 out off a regular sized card.
> Price for the reader w/o card is in the 20 Euro range.

I can't find a UK source for this, but it does look good.

Speaking of which, is there an alternative source for GnuPG
Smartcards?  KernelConcepts is out of stock until August.

Best wishes,


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