mDynamo Support

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mDynamo - Insertion Secure Card Reader/Authenticator (module)

Brochure - Family

OEM Components - D99875423

For the OEM developer, here is an overview of ASICs, Heads, Head Assemblies, Rails. MagTek solutions deliver more, and allow you the option to activate advanced security solutions when you need them. MagTek components and devices using the MagneSafe Security Architecture capture more data with a single swipe and offer the flexibility your applications need.

OEM MagneSafe MSR, EMV & NFC EMV Contact and Contactless Modules and Readers - PN D998200393

There are more ways to pay and perform digital transactions than ever before. MagTek has the components and peripherals you need for your transaction environment.

Magensa Web Services - Developer Programming Manuals: What API does, I/O, and methods.

Magensa Services - L3 Processor Certification Chart - PN D998200248

This chart shows compliance for MagTek hardware directly with processors. Ask a representative about additional partner apps that may have additional certifications.

Magensa Web Services - User Manuals: Process and procedure.

MagTek Reader Config, Remote Services (RS2), DynaWave, Firmware update thru UART port - PN D998200482

This is a programmer’s guide to update the firmware of DynaWave through mDynamo. It contains instructions on how to update the DynaWave firmware in the case where DynaWave is only accessible through the UART port on the mDynamo.


.NET - Demo Guide - PN D998200163

This document provides instructions to use the MTNET Demo. It is part of a larger library of documents designed to assist Dynamag, DynaMAX, eDynamo, uDynamo, aDynamo, mDynamo, tDynamo (Gen I, II), DynaWave and Secure Card Readers implementers.

C++ - Programmer's Manual - PN D99875725

Dynamag, DynaMAX, eDynamo, mDynamo, tDynamo (Gen I, II), DynaWave, and iDynamo 6, Programmers Reference ( C++ )

JAVA Applet - Programmer's Manual - USB & Bluetooth LE - PN D99875724

This document provides instructions for software developers who want to create software solutions that include a Dynamag, DynaMAX, eDynamo, mDynamo, tDynamo (Gen I, II), DynaWave, or iDynamo 6 connected to a Windows-based host via USB or Bluetooth LE.

MagTek SCRA - Programmer Manual - EMV Flowchart - PN D100005143

This document provides EMV transaction flow instructions for software developers who want to create software solutions that include a MagTek Secure Card Reader / Authenticator (SCRA) device connected to a Windows PC, Android, or iOS device.

mDynamo Programmer's Guide - PN D998200151

This document describes how to communicate with Secure Card Reader Authenticator (SCRA) devices which implement MagneSafe V5.

SDK - Demo Guide - MacOS - PN 998200174

This document provides instructions to use the MTSCRA Demo on macOS. It is part of a larger library of documents designed to assist uDynamo, Dynamag, DynaMAX, eDynamo, mDynamo, BulleT, and Secure Card Readers implementers.

SDK - Programmer's Manual - macOS - D998200161

This document provides instructions for software developers who want to create custom software solutions that communicate with Dynamag, DynaMAX, eDynamo, mDynamo, uDynamo, or BulleT connected to a macOS host via USB or wireless.

SDK - Programmer's Manual - WebAPI - PN D998200119

Dynamag, DynaMAX, eDynamo, mDynamo Secure Card Reader Authenticator Programmer's Reference (WEBAPI)

USER MANUALS - Installation & Operation Manual

mDynamo and DynaWave Baud Rate Manual - PN D998200351


mDynamo EMV Contact Reader / Transaction Hub Module, Installation and Operation Manual - PN D998200144

This document provides suggestions, guidelines, and technical information for designing solutions that integrate mDynamo, MagTek’s modular contact chip card reader for OEM solutions.

mDynamo with Outdoor Bezel, IP34 Rated EMV Chip Card Module, Installation and operation Manual - PN D998200546

mDynamo with Outdoor Bezel is an IP34 rated EMV chip card module that is designed for integration into indoor and outdoor, unattended kiosks. The card insertion slot features a spring-loaded door to help prevent dust and moisture from entering the reader.

WHITE PAPER - Overview and Industry

MagTek Response to NIST SP 800-131A re: Two-Key TDEA Encryption - PN D998200305

A response to a publication in March 2019, by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) entitled: “NIST Special Publication 800-131A Revision 2 – Transitioning the Use of Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Lengths”.

White Paper: Designing a POS system for cost-effective compliance with PCI-DSS - D998200370

Designing a POS system for cost-effective compliance with PCI-DSS: Using MagTek readers and Magensa processing services


Kiosk Use Case

MagTek delivers custom and secure OEM kiosk solutions Whether you refer to them as kiosks, vending machines, self-service terminals, or just unattended payment terminals, MagTek OEM representatives work with you to create the custom solution you need. The MagTek line of hardware, modules, and components coupled with secure Magensa Services create a MagTek Solution unmatched in the industry for security, reliability, and flexibility. Unattended Terminals open an opportunity to increase your market, expand your business, deliver faster service, and improve customer interaction.

Widespread Documents

MagTek Corporate and Timeline Brochure - PN D99875421

Founded in 1972, MagTek is a leading manufacturer of electronic systems for the reliable issuance, reading, transmission and security of cards, checks, PINs and identification documents. Leading with innovation and engineering excellence, MagTek is known for quality and dependability. Its products include secure card reader/authenticators, encrypting check scanners, PIN pads and distributed credential personalization systems. These products are used worldwide by financial institutions, retailers, and processors to provide secure and efficient payment and identification transactions.