[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Magnetic Card Readers

Thomas Berezansky tsbere at mvlc.org
Thu Jul 26 14:46:47 EDT 2012

EG prefers keyboard emulation. It has no functionality that I am aware  
of for interacting with hardware directly for reading things on any  

Thomas Berezansky
Merrimack Valley Library Consortium

Quoting Justin Hopkins <justin at mobiusconsortium.org>:

> Is anyone using a magnetic card reader with the new credit card  
> payment feature in the 2.2 staff client? (I'm looking at you KCLS)  
> One of our libraries is already using the feature but would like to  
> purchase magnetic readers that are compatible. If anyone can  
> recommend a particular model that would be great. Otherwise can  
> anyone say whether EG prefers keyboard emulation or a specific  
> magnetic reader HID type?
> Cheers,
> Justin

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