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Cherry G81-8040LUVEU-2 G81-8040 POS Keyboard with MSR and Smart Card Reader

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  • International 104 Key Layout
  • Mechanical Key Switches
  • 3-Track MSR and PCSC/EMV High Performance Smart Card Reader
  • USB Interface
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8040 Series

8040 Series POS Keyboard with Smart Card Reader

Multifunctional USB Keyboard with Integrated Magnetic Stripe Reader and PCSC & EMV Compatible Smart Card Reader

Black USB keyboard with 3 track magnetic stripe reader and PCSC/EMV high performance smart card reader. International 104 position key layout. Mechanical key switches, 43 programmable keys. CHERRY Tools configuration software and UPOS drivers.

Facts & Features
  • PC/SC and EMV 2000 Compatible Smart Card Reader Ensures Universal Application Support
  • Top Insertion Smart Card Reader Enables Card to Stay in Plain View of the User
  • Supports Maximum Smart Card Speed for Fastest Data Transmission and Highest Read & Write Performance
  • Landing Contacts Ensure up to 200,000 Smart Card Insertion Cycles
  • Smart Card Reader Drivers for Windows, Linux and Macintosh
  • 43 Free Programmable Keys for Easy Layout Configuration
  • High Performance Magnetic Stripe Reader with Freely Programmable Headers and Terminators for each Track
  • Selection of Non-Keyboard Hexcodes Enhances Security for Credit Card Processing
  • Free Parsing and Configuration of Magnetic Stripe Data
  • Powerful Configuration Software ‘CHERRY Tools’ Enhances Functionalities when Switching into ‘Virtual Programming Mode’ and Allows for Quick Product Setup & Configuration
  • Easy Configuration File Transfer with Windows Explorer
  • UPOS Drivers for Windows and Linux Support of Client-Server Architectures
  • Remote Network Installation with ‘CHERRY Tools’ Runtime Version (USB)
  • Full Size Keyboard
  • Mechanical Keyswitches are Rated at 50 Million Actuations to Withstand Harsh Environments and Ensure Long Product Lifetime
  • Full International 104 Position Key Layout
8040 Series
Main Applications

Point of Sale: Retail, Hospitality, Airlines, Postal Services, Car Rentals
Point of Transactions/Service: Banking, Government ,Healthcare, Education, Transportation

8040 Series
Technical Data:

Interface: USB 2.0

Current Input: max. 300 mA

Smart Card Reader:

ISO 7816, PC/SC, EMV 2000, CCID cards, CTAPI

T=0, T=1, I²C (S=8), 2 wire (S=10), 3 wire (S=9)

Data transfer rate from reader to:
Card: up to 420 Kbps
PC: up to 12 Mbps

Magnetic Stripe Reader:

ISO 7811/-12, AAMVA, JIS
PCI DSS 3.0 Compliant
others on request

Reader head:
up to 1 million cycles

Reading speed:
3 – 125 inch/s at 75 Bit/inch
3 – 50 inch/s at 210 Bit/inch

Data is decoded to keyboard scancodes.

Cable Length: Approx. 1.75 m

Key Layout:
Full size 104 position US key layout including Windows keys

Approx. 1850 g (without packaging)
Approx. 2100 g (incl. packaging)

Approx. 470 x 220 x 64 mm (keyboard)
Approx. 2300 g (incl. packaging)

Packaging Units:
34 keyboards per master carton
2 master cartons per pallet

Keyswitch Lifetime:
> 50 million operations

Storage Temperature: -20°C to 60°C

Operating Temperature: 0°C to 50°C

Available Software:

MS Windows™ 98, ME, 2000, XP

CHERRY Tools Runtime:
MS Windows™ 98, ME, 2000, XP, XP Embedded

PC/SC Smart Card Reader Drivers:
MS Windows™ 98, ME, 2000, XP
MS Windows™ CE 3.0 / CE.NET (depends on HW) Linux, Macintosh

OPOS Local Edition (OLE for Point of Sale):
MS Windows™ 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, XP Embedded

OPOS Client/Server Edition:
MS Windows™ 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, XP Embedded

JavaPOS Local Edition (Java for Point of Sale):
MS Windows™ 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, XP Embedded
Suse Linux V8.0 / Kernel 2.4 or higher
IBM JRE V1.3.x and SUN JRE V1.4.x

JavaPOS Client/Server Edition:
MS Windows™ NT4, 2000, XP, XP Embedded
Suse Linux V8.0 / Kernel 2.4 or higher
IBM JRE V1.3.x and SUN JRE V1.4.x

Agency Approvals:
WHQL (Designed for Windows™ 2000 and XP)

Delivery Volume:
Keyboard, Manual, CDROM

Warranty: 3 Years

Learn more about the Cherry G81-8040LUVEU-2


Full Size Keyboard with MSR


Number of Keys
Programmable Keys

Magnetic Strip Reader

Magnetic Card Reader
Magstripe Track
1, 2 & 3

Smart Card Reader

Smart Card Reader


This Multifunctional USB keyboard with EMV 2000 approved smart card terminal supports memory and processor cards. The G81-8040 additionally features an integrated magnetic stripe reader.

The MultiBoard V2 G81-8040 is designed for professional commercial use, e.g. at the POS in financial or health-related applications. This user-friendly and ergonomic all-in-one solution is designed to keep the workplace tidy and manageable.

Dimensions & Weight

19" x 9" x 3"
5 lbs.
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years
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  • Return Policies
    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
  • This item is covered by's Standard Return Policy.
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