Magtek Configuration Reference - Model #21040107 and #21040145

To reconfigure your Magtek credit card swipe reader to factory defaults, follow these steps:

  1. Disconnect the Magtek swipe reader from the computer's USB port.
  2. Click the link to download USB Swipe & Insert Reader from Magtek's website.
  3. Run the setup wizard to install the downloaded program.  Installation of source code is not required.
  4. From the Start (All Programs) menu, navigate to the MagTek folder and click on MagTek USBMSR Demo.
  5. Connect the Magtek swipe reader to an available USB port on the computer.  At the bottom of the USB MSR program window, a status message will be displayed that the reader has been connected.
  6. From the File menu, select Open.
  7. From the Open dialog box, double click on the following command file:  "Change to Keyboard.txt"
  8. Next, in the yellow "Load From File" section, click the "Download" button.  This will execute the commands in the file and reset your Magtek credit card swipe reader to keyboard emulation mode. Results will be displayed in the Communication Dialog text box.
  9. *From the peach "Send Message (Hex)" section, to the right of the "Send Msg" button, enter the following text:  01 04 63
  10. Click "Send Msg" button.  Results will be displayed in the Communication Dialog text box.
  11. *From the peach "Send Message (Hex)" section, to the right of the "Send Msg" button, enter the following text:  01 05 0D
  12. Click "Send Msg" button.  Results will be displayed in the Communication Dialog text box.
  13. Upon execution of the steps above, disconnect the Magtek swipe reader from the computer's USB port.
  14. Wait 30 seconds and reconnect the Magtek swipe reader to the computer's USB port.  At the bottom of the USB MSR program window, a status message will be displayed that the credit card reader emulating a keyboard has been connected.
  15. Close the Magtek USB MSR application.

*Readers purchased by Acclivity/MYOB merchants will use the following messages in lieu of those detailed in steps 9 and 11.

[Acclivity/MYOB configuration messages]

01 04 73    (step #9)

01 05 09    (step #11)

Please refer to Readme.txt for additional information on the Magtek USB MSR application

 

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