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Unitech MS240 Credit Card Swiper

Unitech MS246 A newer version of this item is available.
It is replaced by the Unitech MS246.

Compatible with all popular computers

Unitech's MS240 reader provides a simple, reliable, and versatile magnetic stripe reading solution for all your MSR needs. The MS240 is the perfect MSR tool for applications such as point of sale, access control, and self-service applications. Known for their reliability, they are easy to install and use. The MS240 is available in dual and triple track configurations for reading ISO cards and driver's licenses. Readers can be affixed to most computer keyboards or to any flat surface, and connected to any PC or Mac via Keyboard wedge or USB interface.
  • 1 year warranty
  • 1,000,000 minimum passes magnetic head
  • Advanced data editing capabilities
  • Bi-directional card swiping
  • Compact space-saving design
  • Compatible with all popular computers
  • Easily desktop or wall mounted
  • ISO 7811, AAMVA and CA DMV formats
  • Output configurable via Windows software
  • PS/2 wedge or USB keyboard interfaces
MS240 Options
Unitech MS240 (MS240-3U)
MS240, Reader (Tracks 1, 2 and 3, USB Keyboard wedge) - Color: Beige
Specs: USB - Beige
Unitech MS240 (MS240-2K)
MS240, Reader (Tracks 1 and 2, PS/2 Keyboard wedge) - Color: Beige
Specs: Card - Dual Track 1 & 2 - Keyboard wedge PS/2 - Beige
Unitech MS240 (MS240-3UR)
MS240, Reader (Tracks 1, 2 and 3, USB Serial) - Color: Beige
Unitech MS240 (MS240-3UG)
MS240, Reader (Tracks 1, 2 and 3, USB Keyboard wedge) - Color: Beige
Unitech MS240 (MS240-3R)
MS240, Reader (Tracks 1, 2 and 3, RS-232 Serial Interface 9-Pin) - Color: Beige
Unitech MS240 (MS240-3K)
MS240, Reader (Tracks 1, 2 and 3, Keyboard wedge Interface) - Color: Beige
Specs: Card - Triple Track 1, 2 & 3 - Keyboard wedge PS/2 - Beige
Unitech MS240 (MS240-2U)
MS240, Reader (Tracks 1 and 2, USB Keyboard Interface) - Color: Beige
Specs: Card - Dual Track 1 & 2 - USB Keyboard wedge - Beige
Unitech MS240 (MS240-2T)
MS240, Reader (MSR Tracks 1 and 2, TTL, RJ45) - Color: Beige
Specs: Card - Dual Track 1 & 2 - RJ45 - Beige
Unitech MS240 (MS240-2R)
MS240, Reader (Tracks 1 and 2, RS-232 Serial Interface 9-Pin) - Color: Beige
Unitech (MS240-1T2)
Magnetic Stripe Reader, Single Track (Track 2), TTL (RJ45), Beige
Specs: Network - Beige
Unitech MS240 (MS240)
MS240, Reader (Dual Track Mag-Stripe, AT/XT with Built-In Decoder)
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Unitech MS240 Details

Mechanical

Magnetic Stripe Formats ISO 7811, AAMVA, & CA DMV
Swipe Speed 3 to 55 inches per second, bi-directional
Card Width 0.010 to 0.050 inches
Slot Width 0.055 inches (1.37mm)
Interface Unitech standard decoding with advanced output data editing
Dimensions Length: 3.94 inches (100mm)
Width: 1.38 inches (35mm)
Height: 1.18 inches (30mm)
Weight Approximately 9 oz. (255 grams) with cable
Color Beige
Cable Length 6 feet (1.83 meters)
Connectors PS/2 keyboard wedge & USB
Mounting 2 mounting holes with brass threaded inserts Velcro strips

Reliability

Electronics MTBF 125,000 POH
Magnetic Head Life 1,000,000 passes minimum
Rail and Cover Life 1,000,000 passes minimum
Read Rate Less than one error in 100,000 bits on cards conforming to ISO 7811 1-5 (not caused by operator error)

Environmental

Operating temperature 32°F to 131°F (0°C to 55°C)
Storage temperature -22°F to 158°F (-30°C to 70°C)
Humidity Maximum - 95% non-condensing
Warranty 1 year

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