AML (American Microsystems, Ltd.)

AML M150 Serial Wedge Magnetic DecoderAmerican Microsystems M150 serial wedge magnetic decoder

The AML M150 magnetic stripe reader connects in-line between the terminal and the host computer as a serial wedge. The unit works with any asynchronous RS-232 ASCII or PC emulation terminal including Wyse, Kimtron, Link, Televideo, DEC, etc. It is compatible with operating systems such as MS-DOS, Windows, UNIX, Xenix, etc.

Comes complete with decoder, manual, and serial 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

Input Devices
Single Track (1, 2 or 3) or Dual Track (1&2 or 2&3)

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

Power consumption 0.5watts (requires external power source)

Serial Interface
Baud Rates: 300-38, 400, Parity: Odd, even, none, mark, Data Bits: 7/8, Duplex: Half/Full Data: ASCII/ PC Scan

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), Tab, LF, CR & LF, ETX, EOT or none

Two year, 30 day money-back-guarantee

AML M150 Serial Wedge Magnetic Decoder Pricing:

Part # Description List Price
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M0150-0000 M150 Decoder - no input device $95
M0150MSR-MT0002 M150 Decoder w/ Track 2 MSR $195
M0150MSR-MT0003 M150 Decoder w/ Track 3 MSR $195
M0150MSR-MT0012 M150 Decoder w/ Dual Track 1 & 2 MSR $219
M0150MSR-MT0023 M150 Decoder w/ Dual Track 2 & 3 MSR $219
Extended Warranty
SVC-EW0150 M150 Extended Warranty (5 years) $45

Specifications and information subject to change without notice.

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