Card Capture Reader

Card Capture Reader

'Read and Capture'

The MRC350 replaces any standard proximity or smart card reader and provides the added capability of capturing or returning cards under instruction from an access control unit.

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Product Features & Benefits

The MRC350 card capture reader can be integrated into roadside pedestals, turnstiles or any appropriate housing as an OEM access control card capture reader. In addition, it can use third party readers to support any card format, making it ideal for integration into existing systems.

By using a Nortech MRC350 card capture reader, you can be sure that your premises remain secure from unauthorised users. Discover our complete range of readers and ID devices here.


  • Reads any ISO proximity or smart cards, using integrated third party readers
  • Captures or returns cards after reading
  • Robust and compact
  • Output format is dependent on the type of reader
  • Drives LEDs at the user interface to indicate card validity

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Power supply: 12V DC +/- 5%
Current Draw: 50mA at rest, 1.5A active
(excluding attached reader)
Card feeding speed: 80cm/s
Motor type: DC motor
Operating temperature: 0°C to +50°C
Storage temperature: -20°C to +70°C
Operation humidity: 0 to 90% (non-condensing)
Storage humidity: 0 to 90% (non-condensing)
Size in mm: (H x W x D): 85 x 86 x 205 (width and depth may vary depending upon attached reader)
Card size in mm: 86 x 54 (Standard ISO)
Weight (with typical reader): 483g