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Connect your Magtek card reader to your Computer (PC or Mac)

The credit card swiper, also known as the Credit Card Magnetic Reader, is a plug-and-play device compatible with both PCs and Macs. There is no software to install. Simply plug the swiper into a USB port on your computer.

Installing the swiper

PC installation:

Connect the credit card swiper to your PC.

  • Windows will automatically detect the driver
  • Click Close.
  • A green LED indicator on the top corner of the credit card swiper will appear, signifying that it is ready for use.

Mac installation:

Connect the credit card swiper to your Mac.

Your computer will automatically detect the credit card swiper. A green LED indicator on the top corner of the credit card swiper will appear, signifying that it is ready for use.

Contacting the manufacturer

Please use the information below to contact MAGTEK, the product manufacturer, with questions or concerns on warranty for the hardware. Before calling, locate the serial/part number. This should be listed somewhere on the hardware device.

MAGTEK customer support:

Updated on June 14, 2019

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