Are you looking for a completely reliable terminal for the new electronic health card? Then this device is a must. Easy to operate, completely reliable and rapid data transmission make the network-enabled ST-1503 standard in its class. The ST-1503 also consumes power very economically thanks to the On/Off switch not found on every terminal.

eHealth-BCS Terminal ST-1503

Flexible terminal for the new electronic health card!

Color variant: white/grey black
Data sheet:
  • Smartcard terminal for the new health card and current health insurance cards
  • Secure PIN entry
  • With USB interface (proxy driver for LAN operation)
  • Reading/writing ISO 7816 compliant smartcards
  • Protocols: T=0, T=1, S=8, S=9, S=10
  • 2 full-size card slots for eGK and HBA
  • 2 slots for SMCs and SM-KT
  • Graphic display 128 x 64 Pixel
  • On/Off switch

Housing colour:

Product dependant, see table "Models"

Weight (product):

approx. 980 g

Total weight (with packaging):

approx. 1340 g

Storage Temperature:

  • -20°C to 60°C

Operating Temperature:

  • 0°C to 40°C

Power supply:

  • external mains adapter 5.2V, max. 2.0A


  • 2 years


  • USB
  • Ethernet (RJ45) IEEE 802.3

Product approvals:

  • gematik approval for Release 1 and online user test in Release 2 (both Version 1.00 and Version
  • eHealth BCS (Version passes gematik function tests
  • BSI-DSZ-CC-0513 in evaluation/certification
  • Gematik eHealth-BCS Zulassung

Delivery Volume:

  • 1 eHealth-BCS Terminal ST-1503
  • Printed instructions
  • CD-ROM with up-to-date software
  • USB cable
  • Mains adapter

Dimensions (product):

  • approx. 130 x 240 x 65 mm

Packaging dimensions:

  • approx. 270 x 210 x 95 mm


  • Service life, standard key: 2 million key operations
  • Number of Keys: 19

Smart card reader:

  • Installation location smart card reader:
    1 ID-1 slot for eGK (top)
    1 ID-1 slot for HBA (side)
    2 ID-00 plug-ins for SMC (side)
  • Type: Mechanical
  • Agency Approvals: eHealth BCS, DIN EN 60601-1 (on request), DIN EN 60601-1-2 (on request),
  • Chip-card protocols : T=0, T=1, S=8, S=9, S=10,
  • Contact: mechanical landing contacts,
  • Mating cycles: eGK approx. 300,000 operations, HBA approx. 200,000 operations
  • Compatible chip card types:
    • Reads and writes on all ISO 7816 cards
  • Transmission speed reader <==> card: max. 420 kBit/s
  • Transmission speed reader <==> system: max. 12 MBit/s

Packaging Unit:

  • Number of products in the master package: 16
  • Number of master packages per pallet: 8


Interface: USB, Ethernet (RJ45) IEEE 802.3

Order number: Housing colour:
ST-1503AAEZ black
ST-1503AAGZ white/grey

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