Active Key AK-882-U USB Magnetic Stripe and Smart Card Reader Keyboard Details

Active Magnetic Stripe & Smart Card Reader Keyboard s are ideal for security, healthcare & financial applications.

The Smart Card Keyboard reads all common smart cards & memory cards. And the PC/SC software on the Active Key MSR Keyboard is easy to install.

• MSR Keyboard
• No Software Required
• PC/SC Compatible
• Magnetic Stripe Keyboard

Active Key AK-882-U USB Magnetic Stripe & Smart Card Reader Keyboards offer a range of language layout options.


The Active Key AK-882-U keyboard is a highly reliable keyboard, designed for security, healthcare and financial applications. PC/SC drivers for major operating systems are available. Easy installation at most common application software because of PC/SC software interface.

No software engineering is required with the Active Key USB MSR & SCR Keyboard. Designed to read all common cards (smart cards and memory cards). With up to 3 track magnetic stripe reader, the robust design with mechanical MX key switches delivers 50 million actuations.


Integrated smart card reader
PC/SC compatible
Just one USB interface for keyboard
MSR and smart card reader
Splash resistant matrix
Integrated magnetic stripe reader
Up to 3 tracks
LED indicator for smart card
SCM chipset
Mechanical MX key switches


Compatibility - All operating systems supporting standard USB Keyboard
Temperature Range: Storage –20º to + 60º C or Operation 0º to + 50º C
Supply Voltage: 5V +5% / -10% via USB port (low power device)
Dimensions: 470mm x 190mm x 47mm
Weight: 1.5 kilograms 
Interface: USB 1.1 full speed (12Mbps)
Smart Card Reader Reliability: Sliding contact, 200 000 insertions
Smart Card Speed: 344 105 bps
Compliant Standards: ISO 7816-1,2,3,4 T=0 & T=1 protocols (memory cards via CTAPI)
Magnetic Stripe Reader Compliant Standards: ISO 7812 Class A and AB smart cards
Agency Approvals: CE, FCC

Part#: AK-882-Uz-y/xx

Identifier xx = Country Version: US = US International GE = German 
SP = Spanish FR  = French  UK = UK English  IT  = Italian

Identifier y = Color: B = Black L = Light grey
Identifier z = MSR Tracks:12 = Track 1 and 2 123 = Track 1,2 and 3