MAGNETIC STRIPE READER / WRITER COMPARISON

 

MAGNETIC STRIPE READER / WRITER COMPARISON



















Coercivity
LoCo & HiCo
(300 - 4000 OE)
read/write
LoCo & HiCo
(300 - 4000 OE)
read/write
LoCo & HiCo
(300 - 4000 OE)
read/write
LoCo & HiCo
(300 - 4000 OE)
read/write
LoCo & HiCo
(300 - 4000 OE)
read/write
LoCo & HiCo
(300 - 2750 OE)
read/write
LoCo & HiCo
(300 - 4000 OE)
read/write
LoCo & HiCo
(300 - 4000 OE)
read/write - auto
Writing Standard
ANSI/ISO
Custom
ANSI/ISO
Custom
ANSI/ISO
5/6/7 BPC custom data format
ANSI/ISO
5/6/7 BPC custom data
format
ANSI/ISO
Custom
ANSI/ISO
Custom
ANSI/ISO
Custom
ANSI/ISO
Custom
Tracks
All Tracks
All Tracks
All Tracks
All Tracks
All Tracks
All Tracks
All Tracks
All Tracks
Reading Speed
9.8" per sec
+/-20%
9.8" per sec
+/-20%
9.8" per sec
+/-20%
9.8" per sec
+/-20%
5"-55" per sec.
5"-55" per sec.
5"-55" per sec.
9.8" per sec
+/-20%
Writing Speed
9.8" per sec
+/-20%
9.8" per sec
+/-20%
9.8" per sec
+/-20%
9.8" per sec
+/-20%
5"-30" per sec.
5"-40" per sec.
5"-30" per sec.
9.8" per sec
+/-20%
Thickness
010" - .045"
.010" - .045"
.030"
.030"
.010" - .045"
.010" - .045"
.010" - .045"
.030"
Data Density
210bpi - Trk-1&3
75/210 bpi - Trk-2
210bpi - Trk-1&3
75/210 bpi - Trk-2
210bpi - Trk-1&3
75/210 bpi - Trk-2
210bpi - Trk-1&3
75/210 bpi - Trk-2
210 bpi - Trk-1&3
75/210 bpi - Trk-2
210bpi - Trk-1&3
75/210 bpi - Trk-2
210 bpi - Trk-1&3
75/210 bpi - Trk-2
210bpi - Trk-1&3
75/210 bpi - Trk-2
Reading Error Rate
< 0.5%
< 0.005 cycles
< 0.005 cycles
< 0.005 cycles
< 0.5%
Less than 1 bit in 100,000
< 0.5%
< 0.005 cycles
Writing Error Rate
< 0.8%
< 0.005 cycles
< 0.005 cycles
< 0.005 cycles
< 0.8%
Less than 1 bit in 50,000
< 0.8%
< 0.005 cycles
Magnetic Head Life
1000K swipes for both read/write head
1 million passes minimum
1 million passes minimum
1 million passes minimum
1 million passes

1 million passes
1 million passes
2 million passes minimum
Interface
USB
USB/RS232
USB/RS232
USB/RS232
USB/RS232
USB/RS232
USB/RS232
USB/RS232
Connector
USB/DB9 Female
USB/DB9 Female
USB/DB9 Female
USB/DB9 Female
USB/DB9 Female
USB/DB9 Female
USB/DB9 Female
USB/DB9 Female
Voltage
+24VDC +/- 5%
+24VDC+/-5%
120 to 240V, 50-60 Hz
+24VDC+/-5%
120 to 240V, 50-60 Hz
+24VDC+/-5%
120 to 240V, 50-60 Hz
+24VDC+/-5%
120 to 240V, 50-60 Hz
+24VDC+/-5%
120 to 240V, 50-60 Hz
+24VDC+/-5%
120 to 240V, 50-60 Hz
Built-in Power Supply
(AC 90-260V)
Current
350 mA (read) and 600 mA (write)
350 mA (read) and 600 mA (write)
350 mA (read) and 600 mA (write)
350 mA (read) and 600 mA (write)
2.5 Amp Max.
2.5 Amp Max.
2.2 Amp Max.
1.5 Amp
Temperature
Operating Temperature: 0 to 40 C
Operating Temperature: 0 to 40 C
Operating Temperature: 0 to 40 C
Operating Temperature: 0 to 40 C
-10-55 degree C
14-131 degree F
Operating Temperature: 0 to 40 C
-10-55 degree C
14-131 degree F
20-70 degree C
68-158 degree F
Humidity
Operating: 5% - 95% non-condensing
Storage: 5% - 95% non-condensing
Operating: 5% - 95% non-condensing
Storage: 5% - 95% non-condensing
Operating: 5% - 95% non-condensing
Storage: 5% - 95% non-condensing
Operating: 5% - 95% non-condensing
Storage: 5% - 95% non-condensing
10-90% non-condensing
Operating: 5% - 95% non-condensing
Storage: 5% - 95% non-condensing
10-90% non-condensing
20-90% non-condensing
Weight
Approx. 1.4kg
1.35 kgs (3.0 lbs)
1.35 kgs (3.0 lbs)
1.35 kgs (3.0 lbs)
3.5 lbs (1.5 kg)
3 Lbs.
3.5 lbs (1.5 kg)
9.6 lbs (3.6 kg)
Size
212L x 64W x 63H mm
8.1"L x 1.4W x 2.1"H
214 x 64 x 63 (mm)
214 x 64 x 63 (mm)
8.3"L x 2.6"W x 2.4"H
8.1"L x 1.4W x 2.1"H
8.3"L x 2.6"W x 2.4"H
9.7"L x 6.3"W x 5.1"H
Options
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
IC Chip Contact Module and
Card Dispenser
Model
MSR606

China
WB2000

China
MSE-630A

Taiwan
MSE-750

Taiwan
MSR505C

Taiwan
MSRW

Taiwan
MSR206

Taiwan
KDT4389

Korea

Price

$699
call
$810
$499
$810
$530
$699
$2,800

NOTE: All encoders are supplied with utility software.



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