Magnetic Stripe – Contact Smartcard

Grabba provides readers for both:

  • Magnetic Stripe Cards

  • Contact / Contactless Smartcards

They can be used either alone, or in combination in the one Grabba unit, providing the user with a comprehensive solution for almost every application.

  • Identification Cards

  • Transport Cards

  • Security Cards

  • Membership Cards

  • Stored Payment Cards

We have years of experience in the use and manufacture of Card readers. We offer only the technologies to ensure that your customer cards are read quickly, easily and reliably.

X010 – Contact Smartcard

Grabba Series X010
Smartcard Interface ISO 7816 Class A, B and C (5V, 3V, 1.8V) T=0 and T=1 communication protocol Communication Speed – 115200 baud
Supported memory card protocols SLE4432/42, SLE4418/28, Atmel – AT88SC06, AT24CO1-16, STMicroelectronics – I2C and XI2C. Others upon request
Smartcard contacts ISO 8 Position Sliding contacts Minimum 10,000 cycles ESD protection –>10KV Auto Deactivation of card contacts upon card removal.

X020 – Magnetic Stripe Card Reader

Grabba Series X020
Number of Tracks 3
Compatibilty with Standards ISO 7810, ISO 7811, ANSI, AAMVA
Proprietary Encoded Card Reading Available via SDK
Read Speed (standard 75-210bpi data) 7 – 250 cm/Sec
Life Expectancy 1,000,000 passes for dual track / 300,000 passes for single track
Operating Temperature -30° to +70° C (-22° to 158° F)
Storage Temperature -55° to +150° C (-67° to 302° F)
Bi-directional Reading Capability Yes

A fully tailored hardware solution.

The Grabba innovative and configurable design allows you to combine 8 different technologies to create a fully tailored hardware solution that meets your specific use case. Browse technologies >