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CORRECTi got the information i want
so i m satisfied
Thank you
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INCORRECTThe ISO 7618-3 stanndard calls out C1 = VCC, C2 = RST, C3 = CLK, C5 = GND, C6 = SPU, C7 = IO.
ALthought the physical locations of your diagram will result in the pins being in the right place, I believe youve incorrectly called out the pin numbers. The 6 pin contact omits pins 4 and 8.

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CORRECTthanks for your documentAPPROVED
INCORRECTWhile the contact positions and signal descriptions seem to correspond (ie. seem correct), the pin numbering is definitely incorrect! As the second report here states, only pins 1 to 3 are numbered correctly. Looking up one of the two quoted references (http://www.physic.ut.ee/~kalev/smartcar.txt) in the Internet Archive confirms the numbering is in error. Also, looking up the SIM interface information for Wavecom GSM/GPRS modules shows that 1=Vcc, 2=Rst, 3=Clk, 5=GND, 7=I/O. Contact positions 4 and 8 are next to each other (not as shown!) and, for 6 contact SIM holders with 8 pins, these pins are used to provide a SIM-Present switch.APPROVED
2009-09-09 01:10:20rev. 3CORRECTAPPROVED
2010-01-24 12:40:40rev. 3CORRECTAPPROVED
2010-11-30 14:10:37rev. 3ERROR FIXEDwhat's the difference between 6pin and 8pin card? There must be some difference. some docs said that the extra 2 pins are AS. Tell everyone what are they usually used for. They aren't useless, are they?APPROVED
2010-11-30 14:10:53rev. 3ERROR FIXEDwhat's the difference between 6pin and 8pin card? There must be some difference. some docs said that the extra 2 pins are AS. Tell everyone what are they usually used for. They aren't useless, are they?APPROVED
2012-02-02 20:51:35rev. 8ERROR FIXEDA Typical Sim Card has the following Pins: C1,C2,C3,C4,C5,C6,C7,C8. C4 and C8 are the pins typically not used, or listed as N/C, they are the pins that should be the bottom left, and Bottom right pins in the pin diagram. C5 is GND, and is the top right pin. C6 is VPP, and C7 is serial IO. The 8 Pin SMARTCARD Proprietary connector picture on your website is incorrect, and violates logical pin numbering convention. APPROVED
2012-02-02 21:09:44rev. 8ERROR FIXEDTo follow up my information with Sources, we have this document quoting ISO7816, with physical diagrams (Pinout is described below diagrams) as well as ISO7816 itself http://www.weethet.nl/english/smartcards_types.php http://www.cardwerk.com/smartcards/smartcard_standard_ISO7816-2.aspx As the first entry to appear when searching "SIm card Pinout" it is important that you show the correct pin layout, AND PIN NAMES.APPROVED
2012-02-17 15:36:33rev. 8ERROR FIXEDpin 1 & pin3 are mirrored!APPROVED
2012-05-31 08:43:21rev. 9ERROR FIXEDCheck this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smart_card and this http://www.interfacebus.com/Design_Connector_SmartCard.html and so on (google for 'smart card pinout') For the pins from 4 to 8 these has more sense.APPROVED
2012-08-15 18:34:45rev. 9ERROR FIXED6 pin pinout is not 1,2,3; 4,5,6; it is 1,2,3; 5,6,7. on the table, 5 is IO/NC; 6 is Vpp; 7 is IO; 8 is AS/NCAPPROVED
2012-08-15 18:36:16rev. 9INCORRECTsee http://pinoutsguide.com/Memory/SmartCardIso_pinout.shtmlAPPROVED
2014-12-21 17:03:21rev. 10CORRECTAPPROVED
2016-03-22 14:30:53rev. 11CORRECTAPPROVED
2017-08-29 14:14:30rev. 11CORRECTAPPROVED
2019-09-25 13:50:27rev. 11CORRECTAPPROVED
2022-06-07 06:11:11rev. 11CORRECTAPPROVED
2022-08-17 14:49:55rev. 11CORRECTAPPROVED


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2008-09-25 21:12:42rev. 3ramesh
2011-01-04 14:18:17rev. 4varun
2011-04-14 19:57:06rev. 5
2011-08-16 22:07:48rev. 7shays
2011-12-10 13:02:48rev. 7

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