Phoenix is connected to and powersupplied by a
USB (Universal Serial Bus) port. Just one standard A-B
USB-cable is needed (no need for an additional
Being USB1.1 compliant and working on
both USB1.1 and USB2.0 controllers, ensures future
When not in use, Infinity USB Phoenix
enters a powerdown state using only 0.06 Watt
Phoenix/Smartmouse mode is
possible by using the built in Phoenix/Smartmouse
hardware. Existing 3rd party software compatibility is
ensured, as a standard serial/COMport is used. In
Phoenix/Smartmouse mode, the Infinity USB Phoenix is
powered by the USBport, while communicating over the
In standard Infinity USB mode only the USB
cable is used for both communication and
Phoenix/Smartmouse modes are easily
changed (pressing a single button in software), and both
3.58MHz, 3.68MHz and 6.00MHz can be selected, aswell as
Phoenix or Smartmouse mode.
Infinity USB Phoenix programs
most popular smartcards on the market.
For a complete
list of all supported smartcards, please see the product-matrix.
cards/combinations of CPU/EEPROM will be added when new
cards are available. The generic hardware/firmware
ensures that only a software download will be needed for
adding most new cards.
Infinity USB Phoenix is based
on a 24MHz RISC processor, and has some of the fastest
programming times of any programmer on the
The following are times measured while
programming and verifying entire cards.
These are maximum
times. The programming algorithms are optimized in any
way possible, ensuring as short programming times as
possible. Hexfiles which only takes up half the space of
a card, takes only half the time to
Software runs under Windows 98,
Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows XP, Windows XP64 and
It has been developed with ease of use
in mind, and automatically detects which type of card is
inserted. Furthermore it has an advanced detection
algorithm, for detecting unknown cards.
overview of the software can be seen on these
even better, download the software from the download
page and try it out before buying! (Some features
are only accessible when hardware is
The user-interface has been
translated into the following languages:
Software updates are free of
charge, and can be downloaded from the download
thinks? Infinity USB Phoenix has been
independently reviewed by http://www.duwgati.com/, find the review here.
For a short walk-through of
the software by Duwgati, click here.
An overview of all products can
be found on the product-matrix.