Active Key AK-189 51 Key POS Keyboard with MSR Reader Details

POS Keyboard & MSR Reader, with long lasting durability. Ideal for Point of Sale & payment applications, suitable for consumer based industries.

The Active Key Point of Sale Keyboards with MSR Reader features 51 programmable keys, supporting multi-country code settings & various programmable settings.

• ISO 7812
• High Quality
• 6 Position Key Lock
• Magnetic Stripe Reader Keyboard

Active Key AK-189 POS Keyboards offers a true wedge function.


The Active Key AK-189/51 Keyboards are high quality, high reliable Point of Sale Keyboards. Featuring an internal metal plate for key fixation guaranties long lasting operation with ESD protection, allowing easy replacement of damaged keys.

No application software is required with the Active Key POS Keybaord and the Magnetic Stripe Reader complies with ISO 7812, IBM standards and American driving license.  Designed to support multi country code settings, as well as programmable settings for header, terminator, separator, suffix and prefix. The stored data can be retained for no less than 100 years without battery.

The Active Key AK-189 Keyboard provides a true keyboard wedge function with or without the normal keyboard connected to the computer. Complete with an integrated 6 position key lock, suitable for a range of applications.


51 Programmable MX Keys
Internal metal plate for key fixation
Relegendable Keycaps
50 million actuations (individual key)
Keyboard wedge function
6 steps Key Lock
Built in Magnetic Stripe Reader
Comp. w ISO 7812, IBM standards
Supports multi country code
500,000 swipe cycles
2 x 1,25 keys available


Keyboard Compatibility: All operating systems supporting standard PS/2 keyboard
Temperature Range: Storage –40º C to + 60º or Operation 0º to + 50º
Supply Voltage: 5 Volts via PS/2 interface
Dimensions: 335mm x  170mm x  47mm
Weight: 1,0 Kg
Interface: PS/2
Key Switch Technology: Mechanical MX keys with Gold Cross Point Contact Technology
MSR Reader Compliant Standards: ISO 7812, IBM Standards, American Driving License
Card Swipe Speed: 10 to 100 cm/s
Swipe Cycles: > 500,000
Agency Approvals: CE, UL, FCC

Part#: AK-189-PxK6W-y/51

Identifier x = MSR : 12  = Track 1 and 2 123 = Track 1,2 and 3
Identifier y = Color: B = Black W = White

(*For other country versions please contact us on: 01524 770 777)