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MagTek 21040145 SureSwipe Card Reader - USB Keyboard Emulation

  • Three track capability
  • Bi-directional read capability
  • Dual color LED
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MagTek 21040145 SureSwipe Card Reader - USB Keyboard Emulation

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A Three-Track Magstripe Reader with Two Magnetic Heads Designed to Reduce Confusion at the Point of Sale

The SureSwipe Reader is available with a USB interface in either HID or a Keyboard Emulation mode and it can be reconfigured in the field. The SureSwipe reader captures three tracks of data from all ISO and AAMVA encoded magnetic stripe cards. A green/red LED indicator on the reader provides the operator with status of the reader operations.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Read Heads: Two Magnetic Read Heads
  • Interface Type: USB Keyboard Emulation
  • Colors: Black / White
  • Dimensions: Height: 1.23"
  • Width: 1.28"
  • Length: 3.94

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Reference Standards: ISO and AAMVA
  • Power Input: From USB
  • Recording Method: Two-frequency coherent phase (F2F)
  • Card Speed: 3 - 60 i.p.s. (forward or reverse)
  • Card Types: ISO and AAMVA (driver's license)

ENVIRONMENT

Temperature
  • Operating: -40 - 158°F (- 40 - 55°C)
  • Storage: -40 - 158°F (-40 - 70°C)
Humidity
  • Operating: 10% to 90% non-condensing
  • Storage: 0% to 100% non-condensing
Altitude
  • Operating: 0 - 10,000ft (0 - 3,048m)
  • Storage: 0 - 50,000ft (0 - 15,240m)

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Ultra Accurate
Featuring a three-track bi-directional dual sided magnetic reader, the SureSwipe magnetic stripe reader was designed specifically to read any magnetic stripe card that meets ISO and AAMVA standards regardless of which way the magnetic stripe is facing when swiped. With a 99.9% accuracy rate, the SureSwipe magnetic stripe reader ensures the card data will be read on the first swipe every time.


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Seamless Configuration
The MagTek SureSwipe is available with a USB interface in either HID or Keyboard Emulation mode and it is designed and configured to interface seamlessly with leading electronic cash registers, POS terminals and other USB devices.


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Dual Color LED
The green/red LED indicator on the top of the reader provides the operator with continuous status of the reader operations.



Learn more about the MagTek, Inc 21040145

General

Brand
MagTek
Model
21040145
Type
MagStripe Reader
Interface
USB-HID
Color
Black

Magnetic Card Reader

Card Format
ISO/AAMVA
Track
1, 2 & 3

Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions
3.94" x 1.28" x 1.23"

Feature

Feature
Includes two magnetic read heads

Bi-directional read capability

USB Interface: standard HID or Keyboard Emulation

Powered by USB (No external power supply required)

Includes USB interface (6 ft. cable)

Dual color LED

No third-party device driver required

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


Customer Reviews of the MagTek, Inc 21040145

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  • Burton F.
  • 10/2/2014 1:24:48 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsNot for Mac

Pros: Reads every card swipe accurately. USB power is very convenient.

Cons: Not for apple computers. I guess I should have known but it would have been nice for the website to indicate that first of all you need to program this to read 3 lines of info and second you can only program them on a PC. My business is an apple environment. Would of great to have information about this prior to purchase.

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  • Tim W.
  • 7/31/2012 2:50:13 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks great

Pros: Correctly shows up in Windows 7/XP as USB interface device, no custom drivers necessary. Price was much cheaper than when I last bought some of these, a few years back.

Cons: Cannot scan a grilled cheese sandwich.

Other Thoughts: Assuming you know what you are doing with these and have a specific application use in mind. Testing these is easy, just start Notepad and swipe a card. You should get the details from the magnetic stripe in Notepad. They work like keyboard devices basically.

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