About the Argus 2600 USB Fortezza Reader
The Argus FORTEZZA-ready PC Card Reader/Writers offer superior performance and complete system support at competitive prices. The Argus Series PCMCIA readers offer an extensive array of reader formats to fit a variety of system platforms. Litronic provides the latest device drivers and cryptographic libraries for flexibility and ease of integration.
The Argus 2600 is a single socket PC Card reader/writer that interfaces to the computer via a USB connection to offer users full plug and play benefits.
The Argus Series FORTEZZA PC Card Reader/Writers work with all certified FORTEZZA Crypto Cards, including the Moniker Crypto Card. Argus Series Reader/Writers provide enhanced security for applications such as access control, secure communications, and electronic signatures.
Argus® 2600 USB FORTEZZA Reader Overview
The Argus® 2600 is a single socket PC Card reader/writer that interfaces with the computer via a high-speed USB connection. The Argus 2600 accepts PC Card compliant Type I, II, or III Cards with auto-detection support for 5V and 3V cards. Standard PC Cards, such as the FORTEZZA PC Crypto Card, are powered directly from the USB. With full FORTEZZA support, the Argus 2600 makes it quick and easy to add Crypto PC Card support to desktops and notebook PCs.
The Argus® Series of PC Card reader/writers offers superior performance and complete system support at competitive prices. Supported by an extensive array of device drivers and cryptographic libraries, all Argus Readers offer a high degree of flexibility, ease of use, and ease of installation to various government programs, including the DoD's Defense Messaging System (DMS). Multiple platforms and bus architectures including PCI, USB, and SCSI, are supported by the Argus Series to provide scalable solutions.
The Argus Series works with all certified FORTEZZA® Crypto Cards. When used with FORTEZZA Crypto Cards, the Argus Series provides enhanced security for applications including access control, secure communications, and electronic signatures. For more demanding infrastructure applications, the Argus Series is available with the Multi-Access CI Library (MACI Library) to provide concurrent server support for multiple and multi-threaded applications accessing various cryptographic devices. With multi-tasking operating systems, several applications can run concurrently while using one or multiple FORTEZZA PC Cards.
The Argus 2600 does not support PCMCIA or PC Card cellular modems or other non-FORTEZZA devices. For these non-DMS applications please see the Argus 2501.
Litronic provides the DoD's DMS program continuing support and testing for all Argus products.
- PC Card Support: 1 Type I/II/III PC Card
- Bus Interface: USB 1.1
- B-type USB socket
- LEDs: 1 (bicolor) Green indicates power Red indicates programmable condition
- Power Requirements: .5V, optional power supply available
- Weight: 4.4 ounces
- Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000/XP
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