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AML M100 Keyboard Wedge Decoder for Magnetic Stripe Readers

American Microsystems AML M100 keyboard wedge decoder for magnetic stripe readersThe AML M100 magnetic stripe reader is a powerful keyboard interface unit that reads bank cards, credit cards or other magnetic stripe data. The unit sends magnetic stripe data to the personal computer through the keyboard interface. Data appears as if typed from the keyboard, allowing you to add magnetic stripe capabilities to your existing applications without any software changes.

Comes complete with decoder, manual, and keyboard cable. Requires magnetic stripe reader with 8-pin DIN connector.


  • Reads all standard ABA/ANSI/ISO card formats
  • Supports both single track (1,2 or 3) or dual track (1&2 or 2&3)
  • Allows bi-directional swiping of cards
  • Audible beep indicates successful scan
  • Reads all standard bank cards

General Specifications

Input Device
Single track (1, 2 or 3) or Dual track (1&2 or 2&3)

Keyboard Interface
M100: 5 pin circular DIN connector (IBM, PC/XT/AT)
M102: 6 pin Mini-DIN connector (IBM PS/2)

5 1/4" L x 5 1/8" W x 1 1/2" H, 14oz, 32F - 120F

0.5watts consumption

Card speed through the unit may vary from:
3-125ips at 75bpi (Track 2); 3-50ips at 210bpi (Tracks 1&3)

Termination Character
Carriage return (Enter) or none

Two year, 30 Day Money back guarantee

AML M100 Keyboard Wedge Decoder for Magnetic Stripe Readers Pricing:

Part # Description
M0100-0000 M100 Decoder - no input device
M0100MSR-MT0002 M100 Decoder w/ Track 2 MSR
M0100MSR-MT0003 M100 Decoder w/ Track 3 MSR
M0100MSR-MT0012 M100 Decoder w/ Dual Track 1 & 2 MSR
M0100MSR-MT0023 M100 Decoder w/ Dual Track 2 & 3 MSR
Extended Warranty
SVC-EW0100 M100 Extended Warranty (5 years)
M100 Accessories
ACC-0030 Weighted Base for MSR

Specifications and information subject to change without notice.

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