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Unitech MS 240 Card Scanner

The Unitech MS 240 features triple-track reading and can read cards swiped in both directions. An LED provides feedback to the user indicating ready to read or read error. The MS 240 is also easy to configure and use: No programming, software drivers, or external power is required. Just connect the reader to the keyboard and the keyboard port or a USB port on almost any PC or Mac and you're ready to read magnetic stripe cards. Data is read from the card and sent to the PC or Mac just as if it were entered from the keyboard. The MS 240 is low-power CMOS, so no external power source is required.
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MS 240 Options
Part # DescriptionAvailabilityPriceOrder
MSR120B-33UE MSR120 Programmable Reader, Magnetic Stripe Reader, Triple Track, USB (with RS-232 Emulation), Black Ships Free Today $81.20
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MS241-3UG MS 240, Magnetic Stripe Reader, Triple Track, USB, Black See Replacement Call for Details
MS240-3U MS 240, Tracks 1, 2 and 3, USB Keyboard wedge - Color: Beige See Replacement Call for Details
MS240-2UG MS240, Magnetic Stripe Reader, Dual Track, USB, Beige See Replacement Call for Details
MS240-2K MS 240, Tracks 1 and 2, PS/2 Keyboard wedge - Color: Beige See Replacement Call for Details
MS240-3UR MS 240, Tracks 1, 2 and 3, USB Serial - Color: Beige Check Availability Call for Details
MS240-3UG MS 240, MSR Track I, II & III, USB keyboard interface, Color: Beige Check Availability Call for Details
MS240-3R MS 240, Tracks 1, 2 and 3, RS-232 Serial Interface 9-Pin - Color: Beige Check Availability Call for Details
MS240-3K MS 240, Tracks 1, 2 and 3, Keyboard wedge Interface - Color: Beige Check Availability Call for Details
MS240-2U MS 240, Tracks 1 and 2, USB Keyboard Interface - Color: Beige Check Availability Call for Details
MS240-2T MS 240, Reader (MSR Tracks 1 and 2, TTL, RJ45) - Color: Beige Check Availability Call for Details
MS240-2R MS 240, Tracks 1 and 2, RS-232 Serial Interface 9-Pin - Color: Beige Check Availability Call for Details
MS240-2KG MS 240, Magnetic Stripe Reader, Dual Track, Keyboard wedge (PS/2), Beige Check Availability Call for Details
MS240-1T2 Magnetic Stripe Reader, Single Track (Track 2), TTL (RJ45), Beige Check Availability Call for Details
MS240-1T1 MS 240, Magnetic Stripe Reader, Single Track (Track 1), TTL (RJ45), Beige Check Availability Call for Details
MS240 MS 240, Dual Track Mag-Stripe, AT/XT with Built-In Decoder Check Availability Call for Details

Unitech MS 240 Details

Mechanical

Magnetic Stripe Formats ISO 7811, AAMVA, & CA DMV
Swipe Speed 3 to 55 inches per second, bi-directional
Card Width 0.010 to 0.050 inches
Slot Width 0.055 inches (1.37mm)
Interface Unitech standard decoding with advanced output data editing
Dimensions Length: 3.94 inches (100mm)
Width: 1.38 inches (35mm)
Height: 1.18 inches (30mm)
Weight Approximately 9 oz. (255 grams) with cable
Color Beige
Cable Length 6 feet (1.83 meters)
Connectors PS/2 keyboard wedge & USB
Mounting 2 mounting holes with brass threaded inserts Velcro strips

Reliability

Electronics MTBF 125,000 POH
Magnetic Head Life 1,000,000 passes minimum
Rail and Cover Life 1,000,000 passes minimum
Read Rate Less than one error in 100,000 bits on cards conforming to ISO 7811 1-5 (not caused by operator error)

Environmental

Operating temperature 32°F to 131°F (0°C to 55°C)
Storage temperature -22°F to 158°F (-30°C to 70°C)
Humidity Maximum - 95% non-condensing
Warranty 1 year