Unitech MS246 Magnetic Stripe Reader – Triple Track – USB – Black


The Unitech MS246 is an intelligent, programmable magnetic stripe reader that provides a wide range of functionality and value in a convenient package size. The entire unit is just 100mm long, about the length of a credit card. It reads up to three tracks of information with a single swipe in either direction, and has a beeper and three-color LED indicator to signal a successful read. The MS246 provides easy USB connectivity and OPOS driver support, and it is programmable so that the data format and output can be configured to match application and communication requirements.

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SKU: MS246 Category:


Environmental Conditions
Humidity: 95% Non-condensing 
Temperature: -22°F (-30°C) to 158°F (70°C) Storage 
Temperature: 32°F (0°C) to 131°F (55°C) Operating 
General Information
Brand Name: Unitech 
Product Name: MS246 Magnetic Stripe Reader 
Interfaces/Ports: USB 
Additional Information:
  • Threaded inserts for mounting
  • Small footprint to fit in tight places
  • Superior reading of high jitter, scratched, and worn cards


Certifications & Standards:
  • CE
  • FCC


Limited Warranty: 2 Year 
Physical Characteristics
Color: Black 
Height: 1.2″ 
Length: 3.9″ 
Weight (Approximate): 7 oz 
Width: 1.4″ 
Power Description
Input Voltage: 5 V DC 
Product Information
Length: 3.9″ 
Width: 1.4″ 
Technical Information
Input Voltage: 5 V DC 
Interfaces/Ports: USB 
Length: 3.9″ 
Magnetic Head Life: 1000000 Swipe 
Magnetic Stripe Track Configuration: Triple Track 
Magnetic Stripe Track Number: Track 1 
Magnetic Stripe Track Number: Track 2 
Magnetic Stripe Track Number: Track 3 
Maximum Swipe Speed: 50 in/s 
Minimum Swipe Speed: 5 in/s 
Number of Read Heads:
Limited Warranty: 2 Year


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