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MiniMag Duo
Dual Headed Mag Stripe Reader
MiniMag Duo Specifications

A unique dual-head design reduces the confusion at the point of swipe by accepting cards being swiped regardless of the magnetic stripe orientation. Two magnetic heads provides the most convenience to the user and ensures the data is captured on every swipe. The MiniMag Duo delivers exceptional performance in a compact 90mm long solution.

Available in USB Keyboard and USB HID interfaces, the MiniMag Duo offers one of the smallest form factors for the industry. It reads 3 tracks of magnetic stripe card data regardless of swiping direction and over a large speed range. The MiniMag Duo is a strong fit for kiosk applications as well as POS, loyalty and hospitality applications. The MiniMag Duo provides embedded metal threaded inserts in it’s base to allow the reader to be mounted.

The MiniMag Duo is programmable so that the data format and intelligent interface output can be programmed & configured to match application and communication requirements. Data output format can be customized with the ID TECH provided windows based MagSwipe Configuration Utility. The MiniMag Duo design ensures over 1,000,000 card cycles and is one of the industries most reliable card readers.



  • Dual-head design enhances usability and adds flexibility

  • USB Keyboard / USB HID interface

  • Reads up to 3 tracks of information, bi-directionally

  • Compact size allows use in many applications

  • User-friendly configuration software utility

  • Signifies successful reads with a beeper and LED indicator

  • Reliable for a minimum of 1 million cycles

  • Programmable for easy integration with existing environments









Power Requirement +5 VDC from USB port, 40mA Max.
Interfaces USB/KB, USB/HID.
Certifications CE & FCC Class A


Operating Temperature 32F to 131F (0C to 55C )
Storage Temperature -22F to 158F (-30C to 70C ) non-condensing
Humidity Maximum 95% non-condensing


Magnetic Head Life 1,000,000 passes minimum.


Media Thickness 0.015 inches (0.127mm)to 0.038 inches (1.14mm)
Media Formats ISO 7811, AAMVA, and other F2F formats
Slot Width 0.040 inches (1.37mm)
Indicators Tri-colored LED and beeper
Swipe speed 3 to 60 inches per second, bi-directional
Dimensions Length: 3.54 inches (90mm)
Width: 1.34 inches (34mm)
Height: 1.10 inches (28mm)
Weight Approximately 4.6 oz
Cable Length 6-foot side exit cable. (Bottom exit is an option; minimum quantities apply.)
Connectors USB Type-A

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