Amphenol-Tuchel VARIO Smart Card Connectors

Amphenol-Tuchel VARIO Smart Card Connectors have various card handling system options including PUSHMATIC, push-pull, push-push, and push-only. The card connector features 500,000 mating cycles, various termination options, card presence switch, debris slot for foreign bodies, and an optional locking detector. Landing, self cleaning contacts make this card connector ideal for applications including telematics, vending machines, and access control systems.


  • Europay Mastercard Visa (EMV) and Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliant
  • Small form factor
  • Vandalism resistant solutions
  • Highly reliable
  • High volume production


  • Payment terminals
  • Vending machines
  • Gas, water, and electricity meters
  • Digital tachograph
  • Digital satellite receivers
  • Settop box (STB)
Published: 2008-02-21 | Updated: 2022-03-11