Portable Magstripe Reader

Portable Card reader  Introduction

MSR400 (mini400) is a built in USB interface Portable Data Collector. It's a rechargeable battery-powered portable magnetic swipe reader, which is specially designed for magnetic stripe data collection at anytime and anywhere without computer. Data is read from the card and kept into the memory then downloaded to the computer

Portable Card Reader
Portable Card Reader Portable Card Reader

  • 512 K bytes memory for storing 3000 data
  • Triple track version can collect all 3 tracks data  
  • USBinterface
  • Rechargeable battery lasts 50,000 swipes
  • Battery powered and low battery indicated
  • Charged by power adapter (5v /110~240v) or USB only 1 hour to Full
  • Time stamp shows date and time with every transaction
  • Data downloadable to the computer via USB 
  • Auto Power Off /Switch Control/Really Control set by user
  • Transfer data to MSR206 directly
  • Password Protection defends user
  • Bi - Directional 
  • Software easy to use 

  • Any movable data collection (Trade shows, Racing events)
  • Point of sales (Credit card data collection)
  • Law enforcement (DMV card)
  • Attendance (Student ID, Membership card)


 ISO Standard
 Track 1  210 bpi,  79 Alphanumeric Characters   
 Track 2  75 bpi,  40 Numeric characters
 Track 3  210 bpi, 107 Numeric characters  
 Memory size  512K stores up to 3000 records 
 Time stamp
 Date: YY/MM/DD ( 2005/04/11 => April 11, 2005 )
 Time: HH:MM:SS (19:08:35 => 7:08:35pm)
 Week: Sun.=>1, Mon.=>2, Tues.=>3 Wed.=>4, Thurs.=>5, Fri.=>6, Sat.=>
 Example: 2005/04/11 19:08:35 2 => April 11, 2005,  7:08:35pm, Monday
 Interface  USB
 Speed  Card speed through the unit may vary from 3 ~50 ips  
 Battery Power  3.7v 220 mAH Rechargeable Battery
 Working Temp  0~55 Deg. C
 Storage Temp  -10~55 Deg C
 Humidity  10~90% Relative
 Dimensions   L 3.23 x W 0.75 x H 1.0 inch   ( L 8 x W 1.5 x H 2.5 cm )
 Net Weight  1.7 oz


Works with MSR33-HL Magnetic Card Encoder

Description Price  
Mini400 Portable Card Reader $345.00

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