MS240-1T2 - Unitech MS 240 Credit 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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MS240-1T2 Magnetic Stripe Reader, Single Track (Track 2), TTL (RJ45), Beige
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MS240-1T2 Details

General Information

  • Product Type: Magnetic Stripe Reader
  • Brand Name: Unitech
  • Manufacturer: Unitech Electronics Co., Ltd
  • Product Model: MS240
  • Product Name: MS240 Magnetic Stripe Reader

Technical Information

  • Magnetic Stripe Track Configuration: Single Track
  • Minimum Swipe Speed: 3 in/s
  • Maximum Swipe Speed: 55 in/s
  • Magnetic Stripe Track Number: Track 2
  • Magnetic Head Life: 1000 Swipe

Physical Characteristics

  • Height: 1.2"
  • Width: 1.4"
  • Depth: 3.9"
  • Color: Beige
  • Length: 3.9"
  • Weight (Approximate): 9 oz


  • Interfaces/Ports: RJ-45 Network


  • Certifications & Standards:
    • ISO 7811
    • AAMVA
    • CA DMV

Environmental Conditions

  • Humidity: 95% Non-condensing
  • Temperature:
    • 32°F (0°C) to 131°F (55°C) Operating
    • -22°F (-30°C) to 158°F (70°C) Storage


  • Limited Warranty: 1 Year


  • MTBF: 125000 Hour

The Unitech MS240-1T2 is also known as UNI-MS2401T2 or MS2401T2 .