OEM Insertion Reader

iOS Swipe Card Reader

MagTek’s uDynamo provides universal connection options for its users. The uDynamo secure card reader authenticator connects to a wide variety of devices through its retractable headphone jack. It also provides a USB interface for connection with various devices including Windows or Mac PCs, and is perfect for virtual terminals. The uDynamo combines the latest technologies for reliable and secure mobile payments and identification.

The uDynamo SCRA allows merchants to make secure transactions while on-the-go using mobile devices and connecting through their mobile headphone jack or USB connections. The secure card reader authenticator uses the MagneSafe™ Security Architecture to protect cardholder data through instant dynamic encryption, tokenisation and authentication.

Enterprise Level Solution

This is an Enterprise level Product intended Banks or Payment Solutions companies. Developed for Volume Host driven interactive encrypted payment verification applications your company supports. Intended for large scale deployments supported by your internal IT/Development team. This is not a Plug & Play retail/end user product.

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Plug and Play

Fixed headphone jacks can easily break, get in the way and even poke you while in your pocket. uDynamo was designed to allow the headphone jack to retract and move out of the way when not in use
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uDynamo connects to a wide variety of devices. It can be used as an Android credit card reader, iOS card reader, and Windows POS systems.
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Stability your lines can't live without

The adjustable stabilizing grips can be adjusted in 3 different positions with two different size grips, enabling the uDynamo to avoid interference with on/off buttons, cameras, protective cases and other design elements that are unique to each mobile device.
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One million swipes

The magnetic stripe reader has a rechargeable on-board battery that allows for 1,000,000 swipes over its lifetime (compare to 20,000 swipes in lower-cost readers). This credit card reader is built to last.


  • Adjustable stabilizer for a variety of devices
  • Swipe path design yields highest read reliability on first pass
  • Triple DES encryption sealed inside the head
  • Derived Unique Key per Device and Transaction
  • Remote configuration and key loading
  • Headphone jack interface - digital output
  • Retractable headphone jack
  • USB interface (power and comm i/o)
  • Track 1, 2 and 3 data
  • Mutual device/host authentication
  • Anti-skimming features
  • Counterfeit detection - cards and devices
  • Tamper resistant and tamper evident enclosures
  • Token generation (the card, the PAN and the transaction)
  • Reads ANSI/ISO/AAMVA cards

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uDynamo - Specifications


Reference Standards ISO 7810 and ISO 7811/ AAMVA
Message Format ASCII
Card Speed 6 to 60 ips (15 to 152 cm/s)
Dimensions 2.50 in. X 1.55 in. X 0.62 in. (63.5 mm X 39.4 mm X 15.7 mm)


Power Input USB port or 5 VDC for battery charging
Current 100 mA max


Operating 0 °C to 45 °C (32 °F to 113 °F)
Storage -10 °C to 60 °C (14 °F to 140 °F)
Operating 10% to 90% non-condensing
Storage 10% to 90% non-condensing
Opening Altitude 300m (10,000 ft)