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Spectrumâ„¢ III, Hybrid MagStripe & Smart Card Insert Reader
(SPT3-8xx & SPT3-5xx Series)



General Information:

-Size: 4.64 x 3.97 x 0.96 inches (L x W x H)
-Interfaces: RS232, USB CDC, USB PC/SC, RS232 PC/SC, USB RS232

The Spectrum III Hybrid Insert Reader is a vandal resistant, 1,000,000 card cycle reader that decodes up to three tracks of magnetic data as well as reads and writes to smart cards. This industry standard footprint insert reader is the same rugged & vandal resistant design used throughout the world in self-service, payphone, and banking applications for more than a decade. The Spectrum is available with multiple bezel, chassis mounting options, and numerous communication interfaces. The Spectrum III Hybrid reader is approved to Terminal Level 1, EMV2000 specification. Spectrum III chassis, molded from an engineering plastic and with landing style smart card contacts, provides reliability and durability in any self-service application.

  • Reads and writes to memory and CPU (T=0 & T=1) smart cards
  • Decodes up to three tracks of magnetic data on ISO 7811 cards at speeds of 3 to 50 IPS
  • Superior reading of high jitter, scratched, and worn MagStripe cards
  • Operating life exceeds 1,000,000 card cycles
  • Terminal Level 1, EMV 2000 approved
  • Landing style smart card contacts
  • Durable engineering plastic molded chassis
  • Options: Latch, Debris Gate, up to 5 SAM sockets, Bezels, Interfaces, mounting and operating temperature options
  • One year warranty