MagTek Card Reader

The information found below is for the MAGTEK 21045002 MagStripe card reader.

Summary

Single Track – Track 2
2.7 to 5.5VDC at 1mA

Pin Information

Pin Color Signal
1 Red Vcc
2 Black GND
3 Orange DATA
4 Brown STROBE
5 Green CARD PRESENT

Data Information

DATA SIGNAL
HIGH = 0
LOW = 1

When no card is present all pins are high. When a card is present pin 5 goes low and remains that way for 140ms after the entire card has been read.

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