Model 260

2D Bar Code & Magnetic Card Reader 


About M-260

The Model M260 incorporates a magnetic stripe reader with advanced technology 2D barcode reading capability. It can read any government issued ID card with magnetic stripe information and/or 2D barcodes. This creates a reliable and affordable business solution for Age Verification and transaction processing.

The data is also transferred to the host device via a standard USB interface or RS-232 serial port. In addition to the standard side access cable interface connector, the Model M260 has incorporated a bottom mounted interface connector, making it an ideal solution for kiosk application environments.

  • Age Verification
  • ID Authentication
  • Casino/Gaming
  • Check Cashing
  • Credit card/POS terminal
  • Automatic Data Entry
  • Police Patrols
  • Vote systems
  • Border control
  • Law Enforcement
  • Kiosks
  • Visitor/Lobby management
  • Access control
  • Passenger check-in
  • Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Club/VIP/Royalty card
Technical Details

Performance Characteristics

Decoder: Two Dimensional: PDF-417, Linear Barcodes: Code 39, Code 128
Card Operating Mode: Hands-free, Manual Insertion
Interface: RS-232C Serial Port, USB 2.0 (FTDI Driver - Windows Certified)
Power Requirements: 36 ma @ 5VDC - Idle, 400mA maximum


Physical Characteristic

Dimensions: 2.13” H x 2.28” W x 4.33” D
Weight: 210 grams
Card Size: ISO Standard Size, 2.125" (53.98mm) x 3.375" (85.73 mm)
Housing: ABS plastic in Black or OEM color


User Environment Operating

Temperature: 32o to 122o F (0o to 50o C)
Humidity: 10% to 90% (non-condensing)