A reference guide for the E-Seek M260 ID Scanner
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Cable Options
- Scanning a 2D Bar Code
- Reading a Magnetic Stripe
- Technical Specifications
- Regulatory Information
- Mounting to a Kiosk
This section will provide an illustrated breakdown of the Model M260.
1. Cable Interface Connector
2. Power Supply Connector
3. Power On - Good Read LED
4. 2D Bar Code
5. Card Insertion Guide
6. Magnetic Stripe
7. Product ID Label
8. Kiosk Connector
The Model M210 and Model M260 are 2D Bar Code Scanners designed for reading and decoding 2D Bar Code on ID Cards and Driver’s Licenses. The Model M210 / M260 presents decoded Bar Code information through RS 232 interface or USB, utilizing an RJ 45 connector and Kiosk connection.
The Model M260 additionally provides a three track Magnetic Stripe Reader incorporated into one integrated housing.
Multiple cable options are available to interface to various systems and plug requirements.
- USB Cable
- Serial Cable
- Kiosk Cable
Installing the Kiosk Cable
Simply connect the kiosk male connector on the interface cable to kiosk female connector built into the Models M210 / M260 as per the illustration below.
Installing the Interface USB or Serial Cable
Simply connect the RJ 45 male connector on the interface cable to RJ 45 female connector built into the Models M210 / M260 as per the illustration below.
Installing the Power Supply
Simply connect the Power Supply Module to a convenient AC outlet and the cable to the Model M210/M260 as shown below. No power connection is required for Verifone terminals.
Scanning a 2D Bar Code
Simply insert and remove the card to be read in a smooth and continuous motion. The reader will emit a double beep tone and the green LED will flash on a good read. Orient the bar Code to be read in accordance with the illustration below.
Reading a Magnetic Stripe
M260 ONLY: Orient the card to be read as illustrated below, and simply swipe the card through the reader in one smooth and continuous motion in either direction
What does the Beep Mean?
- When power is applied to the unit, it is automatically powered on, runs a self-diagnostic test and issues three beep tones to signify that it is operational.
- When the unit is programmed it will emit a Melody tone to signify that it has successfully been programmed.
- When a Bar Code has successfully decoded the unit will emit a beep tone.
Programming and Technical Support
The M210 and M260 come preconfigured for use with VeriScan or WizzForms to scan IDs and Drivers Licenses.
Other functions - 1D Barcodes and credit cards - are disabled by default.
To reprogram an M210 or M260, please contact IDScan.net Technical Support.
- If the device was bought from IDScan.net - Reprogramming may be covered under the standard warranty.
- If the device was bought from a 3rd party - Reprogramming can be done for a small fee.
Radio Frequency Interference Requirements
The Model M210/M260 have been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules and Regulations. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy, and if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
These devices comply with FCC Part 15. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
- These devices may not cause harmful interference.
- These devices must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Radio Frequency Interference Requirements – Canada
The Model M210/M260 comply with RSS 210 of Industry & Science Canada. These Class B digital devices comply with Canadian ICES-003.
CE Marking and European Union Compliance
Products intended for sale within the European Union are marked with the CE Mark which indicates compliance to applicable Directives and European Normes (EN). The Model M210/M260 have been tested and are certified to meet all applicable Directives and European Normes.
|Linear Barcodes||Code 39 and Code 128 (disabled by default)|
|Card Operating Mode||Hands-free, Manual Insertion of ID card or Magnetic Stripe Swipe action|
|Interface||RS-232C Serial Port|
USB 2.0 Full speed (w/FTDI drivers, Windows certified)
|Power Consumption||Standby 4 mA @ 5VDC|
|250 mA Maximum|
ISO/IEC-7811, ID-1 Standard Size 3.370" x 2.125"
|Operating Temperature||32 to 122° F (0 to 50° C)|
|Humidity||10% to 90%, non-condensing|
Mounting to a Kiosk
Serial Port Pin Outs (RJ45 and Kiosk)
|1.||VUBS||IN||POWER from USB +5V|
|3.||D-||IN / OUT||USB DEVICE|
|4.||D+||IN / OUT||USB DEVICE|
|6.||TXD||OUT||RXD on host|
|7.||RXD||IN||TXD on host|
|8.||RTS||OUT||CTS on host|
|9.||CTS||IN||RTS on host|
Mating Connector: Molex 0430251000