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Equitrac - What card reader can read magnetic stripe cards?

Information:

Customer is using magnetic stripe (track 1, 2 or 3) cards and wishes to use this to authenticate with Equitrac Embedded solutions. The correct card reader to use in this case is the following.

The Nuance USB Card Reader - Magstripe  (Orderable part number CRU00M00) is the correct reader to use for Embedded solutions that requires Equitrac readers.

The manufacturing product number (on the bottom of the unit) is Y591-EMAG-202.

By default, it will read track 2 and track 1 with the semi-colon character in between. 

The  Tool version 1.x can be used to select other configurations, including Track 1 only, Track 2 only and Track 3 only.