MagTek 21040140 USB HID SureSwipe


  • Power Input: 5V from USB bus
  • Recording Method: Two-frequency coherent phase (F2F)
  • Message Format: ASCII
  • Card Speed: 3 – 60ips (7,62 – 152,4cm/s)

Product Description

Introducing the Industry’s first stand-alone Magnetic Stripe Reader (MSR) with two Magnetic Heads designed to reduce confusion at the Point of Sale.

Featuring a 3-track, bi-directional, dual-sided magnetic reader, the SureSwipe MSR was designed specifically to read any magnetic stripe card regardless of which way the magnetic stripe is facing when swiped. With a 99.9% accuracy rate, the SureSwipe MSR ensures the card data will be read on the first swipe every time.


  • The SureSwipe MSR ensures the card data will be read on the first swipe every time.
  • Compatible with MagTek’s existing USB MSR readers.
  • Designed and configured to interface seamlessly with leading electronic cash registers, POS terminals and other USB devices.
  • An LED indicator on the top of the reader provides the operator with continuous status of the reader operations.
  • Captures 3 tracks of data from all ISO- and AAMVA-encoded magnetic stripe cards.
  • Available in standard HID and Keyboard Emulation modes.

Standard Configurations

Reference Standards ISO 7810 and ISO 7811/AAMVA
Power Input 5V from USB bus
Recording Method Two-frequency coherent phase (F2F)
Message Format ASCII
Card Speed 3 – 60ips (7,62 – 152,4cm/s)


Current Normal: 15mA
Suspend Mode: 200µA


Dimensions Length: 3.94 in. (100mm)
Width: 1.28 in. (32.5mm)
Height: 1.23 in. (31.3mm)
Weight 4.5oz (127.57g)
Cable Length 6ft (1.8m)
Connector USB Type A plug


>Temperature Operating: -40°F – 158°F (-40°C – 70°C)
Storage: -40°F – 158°F (-40°C – 70°C)
Humidity Operating: 10% – 90% non-condensing
Storage: 10% – 90% non-condensing
Altitude Operating: 0 – 10,000ft (0 – 2,048m)
Storage: 0 – 50,000ft (0 – 15,240m)


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