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MS240 Magnetic Stripe Reader

Unitech’s MS240 reader provides a simple, reliable, and versatile magnetic stripe reading solution for all your MSR needs. The MS240 is the perfect MSR tool for applications such as point of sale, access control, and self-service applications. Known for their reliability, they are easy to install and use.

The MS240 is available in dual and triple track configurations for reading ISO cards, and can be connected to any PC or Mac via keyboard wedge or USB interface. Cards can be swiped and read in both directions. An LED provides feedback to the user indicating “ready to read” or “read error”.

• Bi-directional card swiping
• Output configurable via Windows software
• Compatible with all popular computers
• Easily desktop or wall mounted
• PS/2, RS232, or USB interface
• Advanced data editing capabilities
• 1,000,000 minimum passes magnetic head

Product Models and Descriptions
MS240-2KG MS240, track I & II, PS/2, beige, keyboard wedge
MS240-3KG MS240, track I, II & III, beige, PS/2 keyboard wedge
MS240-2UG MS240, track I & II, beige, USB keyboard emulation
MS240-3UG MS240, track I, II & III, beige, USB keyboard emulation
MS240-1T1 MS240, track I, beige, TTL, RJ-45
MS240-1T2 MS240, track II, beige, TTL, RJ-45
MS240-2T MS240, track I & II, beige, TTL, RJ-45
MS241-2KG MS240, track I & II, black, PS/2 keyboard wedge interface
MS241-3KG MS240, track I, II & III, black, PS/2 keyboard wedge interface
MS241-2UG MS240, track I & II, black, USB keyboard emulation
MS241-3UG MS240, track I, II & III, black, USB keyboard emulation
  • Optical & Performance

  • Magnetic Stripe Formats ISO 7811, AAMVA, & CA DMV
    Swipe Speend 3-55 inches/sec, bi-directional
    Decoding Unitech standard decoding with advanced output data editing
    Read Rate Less than one error in 100,000 bits on cards conforming to ISO 7811 1-5 (not caused by operator error)
  • Communication

  • Connectors PS/2 keyboard wedge, RS232, and USB
  • Enclosure

  • Card Width 0.010 to 0.050 inches (0.25 to 1.27mm)
    Slot Width 0.055 inches
    Dimensions 3.94"L x 1.38"W x 1.18"H
    Weight 9 ounces with cable
    Color Beige or Black
    Cable Length 6 feet
    Mounting 2 mounting holes with brass threaded inserts and Velcro strips
  • Environmental

  • Operating Temperature 32ºF to 131ºF
    Storage Temperature -22ºF to 158ºF
    Humidity Maximum 95% RH non-condensing
  • Power Source

  • Electronics MTBF 125,000 POH (power on hours)
    *MTBF: mean time between failures
  • Reliability

  • Magnetic Head Life 1,000,000 passes minimum
    Rail and Cover Life 1,000,000 passes minimum
  • PW201-3 PS/2 to USB cable

  • Product Documentation

  • El nombre de archivo Descargar
    MS240 User Guide
    MS240 Brochure

  • Supporting Software

  • El nombre de archivo Descargar
    Reader Configuration Manager
    Software for configuring the MS240 magnetic stripe reader.

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