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SureSwipe MSR

Two Heads Are Better Than One

Introducing the Industry’s first stand-alone Magnetic Stripe Reader (MSR) with T WO Magnetic Heads designed to reduce confusion at the Point of Sale.

Featuring a 3-track bi-directional dual sided magnetic reader, the SureSwipe MSR was designed specifically to read any magnetic stripe card regardless of which way the magnetic stripe is facing when swiped. With a 99.9% accuracy rate, the SureSwipe MSR ensures the card data will be read on the first swipe every time.

  • The SureSwipe MSR ensures the card data will be read on the first swipe every time.

  • Compatible with MagTek’s existing USB MSR readers.

  • Designed and configured to interface seamlessly with leading electronic cash registers, POS terminals and other USB devices.

  • An LED indicator on the top of the reader provides the operator with continuous status of the reader operations.

  • Captures 3 tracks of data from all ISO- and AAMVA-encoded magnetic stripe cards.

  • Available in standard HID and Keyboard Emulation modes.

Standard Configurations

Reference Standards ISO 7810 and ISO 7811/AAMVA
Power Input 5V from USB bus
Recording Method Two-frequency coherent phase (F2F)
Message Format ASCII
Card Speed 3 - 60 i.p.s. (7,62 - 152,4 cm/s)


Current Normal: 15 mA
Suspend Mode: 200 uA


Size Length: 3.94 in (100 mm)
Width: 1,28 in (32,5 mm)
Height: 1.23 in (31,3 mm)
Weight 4.5 oz (127,57 g)
Cable Length 6 ft (1,8 m)
Connector USB Type A plug


Temperature Operating: -40 ̊F - 158 ̊F (-40 ̊C - 70 ̊C)
Storage: -40 ̊F - 158 ̊F (-40 ̊C - 70 ̊C)
Humidity Operating: 10% - 90% noncondensing
Storage: 10% - 90% noncondensing
Altitude Operating: 0 - 10,000 ft (0 - 2,048 m)
Storage: 0 - 50,000 ft (0 - 15,240 m)

To learn more about how TSYS can help improve the way your organization accepts payments, markets to new customers, or manages its HR responsibilities, get in touch by calling 585-981-8463 to get started.

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