USB HID Keyboard Interface Magnetic Stripe Reader

  • TAA Compliant
  • Reads and converts magnetic stripe data to USB or USB HID/ USB keyboard interfaces
  • Firmware Downloadable
  • Read magnetic stripe cards conforming to ISO 7811, AAMVA, and custom data formats
  • Reads high and low coercivity magnetic stripes (300-4000 Oe)
  • 15KV air ESD protection
  • Reliable for over 1M swipes
  • LED and beeper for reading status
  • Manual swipe, bi-directional with USB interface output

The MSR213U is designed to read credit/debit/loyalty cards and driver's licenses. Ideal for retail, time and attendance, security and other card reader related systems.



  • Power Requirement: +5VDC±10% from USB Port
  • Power Consumption: 35mA Max. in normal conditions
  • Interface: USB HID or USB keyboard emulation interface, with Android support


  • Body Material: ABS 94V-0
  • Dimensions: 3.94”(100 mm) L x 1.34”(34 mm) W x 1.10”(28 mm) H
  • Weight: Approx. 4.2 ounces (120 g)
  • Card Handling Method: Manual swipe, bi-directional


  • Operating Temperature: 14°F to 122°F (-10°C to +50°C)
  • Storage Temperature: -22°F to 158°F (-30°C to +70°C)
  • Operating Humidity: 10% to 90%
  • Storage Humidity: 10% to 90%


  • FCC Class B, CE Class B, and European RoHS


  • Read Card Format
  • -Track 1: Bit Density 210 bpi
  • -Track 2: Bit Density 75 bpi
  • -Track 3: Bit Density 210 bpi
  • Card Types: Magnetic cards as per ISO7810, 7811, and AAMVA
  • Read Capability: Magnetic stripe - dual or triple track of low/high coercivity (300~4000 Oe)
  • Test Card Types
  • -Standard card: Read Speed 5~55 ips
  • Jitter±15%: Read Speed 5~50 ips
  • Amp.60%: Read Speed 5~50 ips
  • Card Thickness: 0.76 ±0.08mm
  • Error rate: <0.5%
  • Magnetic Head Life: 1M Swipes

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