Magnetic stripe reader (MSR) is used at point of sale terminals (POS) and with desktop applications where there is requirement to read magnetic stripe cards. All credit cards come with these magnetic strips. When payment is made using a credit card, this is to be authenticated using a magnetic stripe reader (MSR). Now the reader transfers the data for verification and then the transaction is completed and the goods can be bought using credit card. UniquePos.com has been selling many of these credit card readers. UniquePos.com has a huge customer base, sells a huge range of electronic equipments, and is very popular with their customers. In these days, when the use of credit and debit cards has gone up the magnetic stripe readers are in great demand. The use of MSR at the various POS in warehouses, stores, hospitality chains, and wherever the credit cards are used has gone up. UniquePos.com is doing good business with their MSR selling really fast!
A good and reliable magnetic stripe reader is theLogic Controls MR3000 Series Magnetic Stripe Reader. This uses stainless steel guides for getting a very smooth swipe. The case is made from die cast steel and is sturdy at the POS position in the retail outlet or warehouse. The head can read as many as 1 million cycles and the swiping can be done bi-directional. A decoder inside the MSR reads the tracks on the magnetic swipe card. POS-X XM135U-BIO MSR & Biometric Reader can be a little expensive for some buyers. This device is a magnetic stripe reader and a finger print reader for additional security verification. This can be integrated with other touchscreen and touchPC products. This comes with three years warranty. It is OPOS/ JPOS compatible. This MSR has a swipe speed of 3 to 60 inches per second. The indicator buzzer to indicate successful swipe helps the person using the device at the POS terminal. It comes with a tri-colored indicator LED. TheLogic Controls MR1000 Series Magnetic Stripe Reader at UniquePos.com store is only 100 mm long. It can be connected at any POS point or with any applications that require the use of reading a magnetic stripe card. This can be quite easily programmed and has a graphical user interface. It is a reliable and low cost MSR. The dual color LED light helps in ensuring that the magnetic stripe card has been properly read. The built in decoder is able to read all combinations of tracks on the magnetic swipe card. The device comes with firmware to prevent transmission errors of the data from the cards. It supports USB, PS/2, and RS232C interfaces. It can work with or without a keyboard attached to it. The POS-X XM130 integrated Magnetic Stripe Reader is also a favored buy among the customers of UniquePos.com store. This integrates with all touchscreen products namely XPC500, XPC600, and XTS4000. It has plug and play USB interface. It allows bi-directional swipe and hence a higher swipe success. It comes with tracks 1-2-3 and gives “plug and play” system of working. Standard swipe speed of 3 to 60 inches per second is present in this MSR which lets you capture the data from the magnetic swipe card. It can read ISO 7811, AAMVA, and F2F formats. It weights around 4.6 oz and comes with a 6 feet power cable. It also has three years warranty for its parts.