Socket Mag Stripe CF Compact Flash Reader Card 4E (MS5103-661) (SOCKET MAG)
Turn Your Pocket PC or Windows XP Tablet into a Mobile Point of Sale (POS) Terminal. Reads the data from 1, 2 or 3 track magnetic stripes used on driver’s licenses, credit and ID cards
Please note: a 20 Pack version for bulk orders is available.
The Socket CF Mag Stripe Reader Card 4E reads data from one, two, or three track magnetic stripes on ID cards, driver's licenses or credit cards into a Pocket PC, laptop, or tablet PC. The card works on Pocket PC (Windows Mobile) devices running Windows CE.NET v4.2 or later and Windows XP laptops and tablets. It’s the perfect solution for mobile Point of Sale applications. If your Pocket PC or Windows XP computer has wireless connectivity, you can even perform credit card authorizations on the go.
The Socket CF Mag Stripe Reader Card 4E is supported by the same SocketScan software and SDK used with all of Socket’s bar code scanning and RFID products. SocketScan software enters data directly into any Windows application as if it were manually typed — no custom programming is required. The SocketScan SDK (not included) is required for more complex applications using parsed or encrypted data.
No batteries or power adapter are needed — the sleek and compact CF Mag Stripe Reader Card draws power from the host computer. The card’s exclusive Mobility Friendly™ design uses minimal power, with only 7 mA in standby mode, to maximize the battery life of your Pocket PC or Windows XP computer.
Two color LED indicates good or bad read
- Pocket PC (Windows Mobile) devices running Windows CE.NET v4.2 or greater
- Windows XP laptop or tablet PC (available in Q1, '06)
Type I CF card with integrated Mag Stripe reader plugs into Type I or Type II CompactFlash card slot.
With optional CF-to-PC Card adapter (old separately), the card works in a PC Card (PCMCIA) slot
Supported by the same SocketScan keyboard emulation software and SDK that supports all Socket bar code scanning and RFID products
SocketScan enables you to assign a beep tone or .WAV file to signify a successful read
No extra batteries or special power adapter required — the CF Mag Stripe Reader Card gets power from the mobile computer
Works with Windows-based development tools so you can easily create custom applications