HID OMNIKEY 5025 CL Smart Card Reader


ID badge card reader for PC, thin and zero client log-in

Designed for ease-of-use, the OMNIKEY® 5025CL  reader works with existing low frequency physical access control cards such as HID Prox®, enabling smooth implementation of logical access applications using ID cards.

The 5025CL reader ensures greater stability, durability and compliance and can be used as a replacement to the existing OMNIKEY 5325 CL family*. The solution provides full CCID support and allows the usage in PC, as well as thin- and zero-client environments.

The reader’s pocket size and modern, stylish color options allow for seamless integration into different corporate environments, including offices and production floor areas.

* Driver update required


Key features

  • Supports 125 kHz proximity technology
  • Small form factor design.
  • Native CCID implementation supporting PC, thin and zero clients
  • 5325 CL backward compatibility.
  • Reads unique number from HID Prox® cards.
  • Smart accessories – adhesive plate, screw mount and card holder.
  • Tap-and-go use as well as permanent “card present” mode.
  • Supports WINDOWS®, LINUX ® and MAC®   operating systems.


Host Interface
USB 2.0 full speed, Type A Connector

Contactless Smart Card Interface
HID Prox® 125 kHz

CCID and PC/SC  Driver support

OMNIKEY® Small Footprint Design
Body Light Grey, cover in anthracite

2.32″ x 2.32″ x 0.45″ (59 mm x 59 mm x 11.4 mm)