Mag-Tek Mini USB K/B
Magnetic Card Reader

The Mag-Tek Mini USB Keyboard Emulation Swipe Card Reader is a single head ISO Standard magnetic card reader.

The Reader is compatible with any Master USB interface device able to read keyboard input. A card is read by sliding it, stripe down and facing the LED side, through the slot either forward or backward. A LED (Light Emitting Diode) indicator on the Reader panel provides the operator with continuous status of the Reader operations.

The Mag-Tek Mini is an ideal economical choice for error free entry of magnetic card data into any application from entry access to loyalty systems.


  • Compact size
  • Single, Dual or Triple track decoding
  • Bi-directional card swipe and reading
  • Visible LED read response
  • ISO Standards reader
  • USB V1.1 Keyboard HID Device
  • Many programmable configuration options
  • 12 Months Return to Base Warranty


Dimensions100 mm (l) x 32.5 mm (d) x 31.3 mm (h)
Weight128 g
CableUSB, 1.8m
SwipeManual, bi-directional, single side reading
Operating-40 to 70C
10 to 85% Humidity(Non-condensing)
Storage-40 to 70C
10 to 90% Humidity(Non-condensing)
Card TypeMagnetic Card as per ISO 7810, ISO 7811, AAMVA and JIS X 6302
Card Thickness0.78 - 1.2 mm
Read ResolutionTrack 1 & 3 210 bpi
Track 2 75 bpi
Media Speed120 - 1220mm/sec
Error RateRead < 0.5%
Service Life5,000,000 Swipes
Power15mA Max. @ 5V DC(Supplied by computer)
CommunicationUSB HID Keyboard
Ordering Information and Pricing
Part Number Model Number Description RRP
[A] Mag-Tek USB HID Keyboard, Magnetic Card Reader
9-4711-621-9 MAG-MSR-123-USB-B MSR Black Tracks 1,2 & 3 $396.00 U1