MAGNETIC STRIPE READER COMPARISON


PORTABLE MAGSTRIPE READER COMPARISON



















Magstripe Tracks Available
All 3 Tracks
(bi-directional)
All 3 Tracks
(bi-directional)
All 3 Tracks
(bi-directional)
All 3 Tracks
(bi-directional)
All 3 Tracks
(bi-directional)
All 3 Tracks
(bi-directional)
All 3 Tracks
(bi-directional)
Tracks 1&2
(bi-directional)
Batch / Real Mode
Yes Yes Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Memory

(stores 2000
card swipes)
512K
(hold approx. 3500 records)
256K
(hold approx. 3000 + records)
512K
(hold approx. 3500 records
512K
(hold approx. 3500 records
512K
(hold approx. 3000 records)
512K
(hold approx. 3500 records
256K
(hold approx. 1500 records)
Keypad
No No No
No
No
No
No
No
Programmable LEDs
No No No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
On/Off Button
Yes Yes Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Interface
USB - Bluetooth
USB adaptor
RS232 or USB adapter
RS232 or USB adaptor

USB or RS232 cable
Two-in-one

USB or RS232 cable
Two-in-one
USB adaptor
RS232 or USB adaptor
Automatic Shutdown for
power conservation
Yes Yes Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Battery
Built in 3.7V Li-Poly
rechargeable

Built in 3.7V Li-Poly rechargeable
3.7V 600 mAh rechargeable
(duration 65,000+ swipes in one single charge)
Lithium Battery
(duration 5000-10000 swipes)
Built in 3.7V Li-Poly rechargeable
Built in 3.7V Li-Poly rechargeable
Built in 3.7V Li-Poly rechargeable
Lithium Battery
(duration 5000-10000 swipes)
Data Verification
No No No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Date & Time Stamp
Yes Yes Yes
Yes - can be disabled
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data Length Restriction
None None None
None
None
None
None
None
Password Protection
Yes - optional Yes - optional Yes - optional Yes - optional
Yes - optional Yes - optional
Yes - optional Yes - optional
Size
3.25"L x 0.80"W x 1.05"H 3.25"L by 0.80"W by 1.05"H 1.69"L x 1.2"W x 1.45"H
(4.3cm L x 3cm W x 3.8cm H)
1.70"L x 1.2"W x 1.45"H
(4.5cm L x 3cm W x 3.8cm H)
1.6"L x .65"W x 1.0"H
2.25"Lx 1.8"W x .75"H
(58mm L x 46mm W x 20mm H)
3.25"L by 0.80"W by 1.05"H
1.75"L x 1.2"W x 1.5"H :: 4.6cm L x 3cm W x 3.8cm H
Weight
1.8 oz. 1.8 oz. 1.8 oz.
1.8 oz.
1.5 oz.
1.9 oz.
1.8 oz.
1.9 oz.
Manufactured in
Canada USA USA
Taiwan
Taiwan
Taiwan
Canada
Canada
Part #
RF Bluetooth
Mini400
(USB Or S232)
MPR-2000
MSR500M
MINI123EX
MINI 600
TA32
PMR-202 /
TA 48
Price
$1,400 $599 - USB
$ 775- RS232
$599
$599
$699
$599
$699
$799

NOTE: All readers are supplied with utility software.



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