MCI 111 ABuchsen

ML2 A

3-Track Magnetic Stripe Reader and OCR-Reader

The Stand-Alone Module is a compact device with OCR-Reader and a 3-track Magnetic Stripe Reader. The position of the readers allows the user to swipe machine readable documents and magnetic cards in both directions. The ergonomic design gives the operator an easy handle of the device.

This Stand-Alone module is ideal for use at post offices, Customs Control Areas at border crossings and at airline ticket counters. Use of this device assures perfect
read of all personal information stored in machine readable documents.


3-track Magnetic Stripe Reader and OCR-Reader
Integration in desk top possible
Ergonomic design, bi-directional swiping

Stand-Alone Module

  • Power through USB port 5V ± 5% or ext. power supply (Rs232)
  • Power consumption < 500 mA
  • USB or RS232 interface
  • Encryption possible
  • Firmware update
  • Configurable per software



OCR reader

  • Virtual COM interface
  • Bi-directional swipe
  • Reads machine readable documents, according to ICAO9303
  • Reads OCR-B data with two lines of max. 44 characters
  • Reads machine readable Visa with two lines of 44 characters or two lines of 36 characters
  • Reads machine readable travel documents with two lines of 36 characters or three lines of 30 characters
  • Other machine readable data on request
  • Software update possible
  • Indicator of good-/bad reads
  • Buzzer

Magnetic Stripe Reader

  • Bi-directional swipe
  • Reads track 1,2 and 3 according to ISO 7810, ISO 7811
  • Life cycles of magnetic-head > 500 000
  • Indicator of good-/bad reads
  • Buzzer configurable
  • Reads driver`s licences according to AAMVA and CADL



Radiated emissions

  • EN 55022
  • DIN EN 61000-4-2 (±15 kV air discharge, ±8 kV contact discharge)
  • DIN EN 61000-4-3 (10 V/m)
  • DIN EN 61000-4-8
  • FCC subpart 15, class A



Environmental conditions

  • Operating temperature range: 5°C to 40°C
  • Storage temperature range: -40°C to 60°C
  • Rel. operational humidity: 40% to 90% RH