Magstripe Reader

ID Tech Solutions provides low cost, high performance hardware devices and solutions for the identification industry.. Our magnetic stripe readers are extremely compact and designed with a lot of attention to detail. Our Magstripe reader is an intelligent, programmable Mag-Stripe reader providing a wide range of functionality and value in a convenient package size. The entire unit is just 90 mm long, about the length of a credit card. It reads up to three tracks of information with a single swipe in either direction.

It has a color LED indicator to signal a successful read. The reader is programmable so that the data format and intelligent interface output can be programmed & configured to match application and communication requirements the perfect MSR tool for applications such as point of sale, access control, and self-service applications. These magnetic stripe readers are known for their reliability, they are easy to install and use.

General Information:

  • Size: 3.54 x 1.10 x 1.10 inches (L X W X H) 90*27*27mm
  • Color: black
  • Swipe speeds from 3 to 60 inches per second
  • Interfaces: Keyboard, RS232, USB/Keyboard, USB/CDC, USB/HID and RS232 PortPowered
  • Fully supports USB 2.0
  • Small footprint to fit in tight places
  • Reads up to 3 tracks of information
  • Bidirectional swipe reading
  • Superior reading of high jitter, scratched, and worn cards
  • Reliable for over 1,000,000 card swipes
  • Threaded inserts for mounting
  • Reads ISO7811, AAMVA, & most other card data formats
  • configuration software makes configuration changes easy
  • JPOS & OPOS support for all interfaces is provided
  • Two-year warranty


  • Card type: ISO/IEC 7810 ID-1, ISO/IEC 7811-1,2,6
  • Card feeding speed: 10 ~ 150cm/s
  • Magnetic head life: 1,000,000 passes minimum
  • Magnetic stripe formats: ISO7811,Aiken Code(F2F)
  • Encrypt : DES/3DES or AES
  • Weight:: Approx.80g
  • Power: +5VDC +/- 10%(50mv ripple maximum)
  • About 35mA for combination magnetic stripe(3 tracks)


  • Operating temperature: 32º F ~ 131º F(0? ~ 55?)
  • Extended Temp. Option: -30º F ~ 140º F(-35? ~ 60?)non-condensing.
  • Storage temperature: -22º F ~ 158º F(-30? ~ 70?)non-condensing.
  • Humidity: Maximum 95% non-condensing