Card Readers FAQ

Questions for General issue

Where should I contact to about Card Reader?
Please see "CONTACT US" in this home page.
Classified by color for every area of responsibility, please contact the sales base for every applicable area.
Please contact by telephone or e-mail. We shall correspond immediately after received your questions.
What about support system of Card Reader and Scanner?
Power supply and cables are prepared. It may be a help for customer do test of operation.
Please see "Accessory" part of "PRODUCTS" in this home page.
Demo application is offered for support of software construction
Please contact to our sales staff for details.
Can Sankyo provide a driver for connecting with an application?
Sankyo is performing driver development as support of a customer's systems development.
We respond to various kinds OS, please do not hesitate to ask to our sales staff.

Questions for Motorized Card Reader

What is the point of Motorized Card Reader selection?
There is an advantage of taking in a motorized card reader in apparatus automatically if a card is inserted. The point of the main selections is as follows.
  1. What technology is used on the card?
    →Encode Magnetic stripe : R/W series Read only : Compact type
    →Magnetic stripe only : "MCT" series With Smart card : "ICT" series

    Since you can check an interface and power supply specific by specification list, please refer to them. Please contact to our sales staff for details.
Why Motorized Card Reader is large and expensive?
A: The data of a magnetic card is very precise. The interval of data is less than 0.1mm, and most variations are not allowed. Therefore, motorized card reader will be large-sized and become expensive.
However, in order to secure compatibility and to use safely, We recommend you the motorized card reader of Sankyo.

Questions for Manual Card Reader

What is the point of Manual Card Reader selection?
Manual card reader is roughly divided two kinds
  1. Card is thrust in to card reader : Dip type
    It is used mostly in combined IC and magnetic on card.
  2. Card is slide in slit : Swipe type
    It becomes cheap although it cannot use for IC card.
Since you can check an interface and power supply specific by specification list, please refer to them. Please contact to our sales staff for details.
Is it possible to operating immediately when connect with PC?
Since the card reader corresponding to a keyboard interface is in the products of Sankyo, it only connects with the USB port of PC, and can be immediately used like a keyboard.
Please do not hesitate to ask to our sales staff.

Questions for other Card Reader

Does Sankyo provide issue machine of a card?
Card dispenser lineup is also carried out in Sankyo. Sankyo card dispenser has the model with a single hopper to a various multi-hopper.
Please see "Card Dispenser" part of "PRODUCTS" in this home page.
Since the customize according to a customer's business way is also except standard products, please do not hesitate to ask to our sales staff.
Can it respond, although the system using an original medium is considered?
Sankyo is doing OEM supply of various products as deployment of a card reader. There are various delivery records, such as thin card system and a passbook leader.
Please see "Other Reader Products" part of "PRODUCTS" in this home page. Please contact to our sales staff for details.

Questions for Scanner

What kind of scanners is there?
Sankyo has various products of scanner. Scans embossing on the surface of a card, passport reader, line scanner of A4 size which is incorporating customer's equipment etc.
Please see "Scanner Units & Reader" part of "PRODUCTS" in this home page.
Since the customize according to a customer's business way is also except standard products, please do not hesitate to ask to our sales staff.
Does decoding of a bar code etc. also supported?
Sankyo is performing not only a scanner simple substance but driver offer for decoding of OCR or various two dimensions bar codes. Sankyo is also support to customize so that a customer's application may be fitted.
Please contact to our sales staff for details.