MSR505C Reader/Writer



Magnetic Swipe Card Reader/Writer MSR505C (MSR206 Compatible) is designed to offer a card reading/writing solution for ISO formats.  It reads and writes up to 3 tracks of data, decoding/encoding and verifying up to 3 tracks of data simultaneously.   MSR505C Reader/Writer provides a standard RS-232/USB interface to communicate with host system or other terminal computers.


  • Reading/Writing magnetic stripe card complied with ISO formats
  • Read/Write High & Low Coercive (300~4000Oe)
  • High/Low Coercivity encoding circuitry selectable screen
  • Program software for Windows 98/Me/XP/Vista
  • Programming software for various read/write performance
  • Work directly with Mini123(MSR500m), Mini400, Mini600, Mini123EX
  • Manual Swipe to read and/or write card with RS-232 /USB output
  • Writing and verifying data on single, dual, or triple track in one swipe
  • +24VDC, 2.5A Max external power adapter attached
  • Dimensions of 210(L) x 60(W) x 62(H) mm


Power requirements   +24VDC +/- 5%
  Consumption   Typical 350mA Max.  600mA plus for each writing track
  Power supply   External switching power 24V/2.5A
  Communication   Standard RS232 or RS232 with USB-to-RS232 adapter cable
  Ripple   50mVp-p or less
  Dielectric strength   500 VDC for 1 minute
  Read card   Track1   Track2   Track3
  Bit per density   210 bpi   75/210bpi   210 bpi
  Coercive force   Read/write 300-4000 oe Mag.card
  Card thickness   0.76-1.2mm
  Read speed   STD card   Jitter +/-15%   Amp. 60%
    5-55ips   5-50ips   5-50ips
  Write speed   5-30ips
  Write jitter   Interval < +/- 10%, Sub-interval < +/- 12%
  Error rate   Read < 0.5%
       Write < 0.8%
  Head life   Min. 1000K swipes for both read/write head
  Body material   ABS 94V-0
  Weight   Approx. 1.5kg
  Dimension   210.1L x 60W x 62H mm
  Swipe   Manual, single direction
  Operation   -10 to 55oC, 10 to 85% humidity
  Storage   -30 to 70oC, 10 to 90% humidity
Safety Approval
Rating   FCC Class B, CE ClassB, UL, cUL

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