Magnetic Stripe Reader

Magnetic Stripe Reader

'Robust and Reliable'

Provides high-performance and reliability for any application; whether high-security access control, electronic point of sale, time and attendance or purely data acquisition.

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Product Features & Benefits

The reader is manufactured from impact resistant UV stabilised acrylic making it very durable and ensuring that it will continue to operate even in the harshest conditions. It is weatherproof and vandal-resistant – making it an ideal choice for both indoor and outdoor use. The reader heads provide an extremely reliable reading capability with over 1 million head passes.

A wide variety of output formats are available to provide flexibility for most OEM applications.


  • Reliable read capability with head life in excess of 1 million passes
  • Available as Track 1, Track 2 or Track 3 ISO
  • Vandal-resistant
  • All electronics are encapsulated in epoxy resin (except read • head and buzzer aperture)
  • Reads lo-co and hi-co magnetic-stripe cards
  • Weatherproof –25°C to +65°C (-13°F to +150°F)


Cable Connections: Red: +VDC Supply

Blue Card: Present

Green: Clock (or Wiegand Data 0)

Yellow: Buzzer Control Line

White: Data (or Wiegand 1)

Black: 0VDC Signal Ground

Violet: not in use

Orange: Green/Yellow LED Control Line
Reader Supply Voltage: +5VDC to +18VDC — recommended +12VDC
Cable Distance / Gauge: Maximum of 100 metres—24AWG (7/0.20)
LED & Buzzer Control Inputs: 0 to +5VDC maximum
Current Consumption: 50mA at +5VDC and 20mA at +12VDC
Finish: Black UV Acrylic