The MagTek Stripe Reader reads information from tracks 1, 2, and/or 3, come with either a Keyboard wedge (PS/2 or AT) or RS-232 interface, and most models are available in either black or white finish.
Keyboard Emulation Software Interface: Data is sent as if it were a USB keyboard. Read data can be viewed in applications such as Windows Notepad without requiring additional drivers or application programming.
Human Interface Device (HID) Software Interface: A developed or modified application is required to communicate with this device. Data will not be seen in applications such as Windows Notepad. USB Swipe & Insert Reader Demo Program can be used to communicate with the USB SureSwipe Swipe Card Reader.