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AP POS G81-8040 Keyboards
Integrated Security Devices
Multifunctional USB Keyboard with in-tegrated Magnetic Card Reader and PCSC & EMV Compatible Smart Card Reader

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G81-8040 'Multiborad'
Keyboards Datasheet pdf

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Main Applications
Point of Sale

Postal Services
Car Rentals

Point of Transactions/Service



PC/SC and EMV 2000 Compatible Smart Card Reader ensures Universal Application Support


Top Insertion Smart Card Reader Enables Card to stay in Plain View of the User


Supports Maximum Smart Card Speed for Fastest Data Transmission and Highest Read & Write Performance


Landing Contacts Ensure up to 200,000 Smart Card Insertion Cycles


Smart Card Reader Drivers for Windows, Linux and Macintosh


43 Free Programmable Keys for Easy Layout Configuration


High Performance Magnetic Stripe Reader with Freely Programmable Headers and Ter-minators for each Track


Selection of Non-Keyboard Hexcodes En-hances Security for Credit Card Processing


Free Parsing and Configuration of Magnetic Stripe Data


Powerful Configuration Software ‘Cherry Tools’ Enhances Functionalities when Switching into ‘Virtual Programming Mode’ and Allows for Quick Product Setup & Configuration


Easy Configuration File Transfer with Windows Explorer


UPOS Drivers for Windows and Linux Support of Client-Server Architectures


Remote Network Installation with ‘Cherry Tools’ Runtime Version (USB)


Full Size and Compact 16” Footprint Version


Mechanical Keyswitches are rated at 50 million actuations to withstand harsh environments and ensure long product lifetime


Full US 104 Position Key Layout

Main Part Numbers
  Black 16“ USB keyboard with 2 track magnetic stripe reader and PCSC/EMV high performance smart card reader. US 104 position key layout. Mechanical key switches, 43 programmable keys. Cherry Tools configura-tion software and UPOS drivers.
Technical Data
  USB 2.0
Current Input

max. 300 mA

Smart Card Reader

  ISO 7816, PC/SC, EMV 2000,
  CCID cards, CTAPI

  T=0, T=1, I˛C (S=8), 2 wire<br>
  (S=10), 3 wire (S=9)

Data transfer rate from reader to:
  Card: up to 420 Kbps
  PC: up to 12 Mbps

Magnetic Strip Reader

  ISO 7811/-12, AAMVA, JIS
  others on request

Reader head:
  up to 1 million cycles

Reading speed:
  3 - 125 inch/s at 75 Bit/inch
  3 - 50 inch/s at 210 Bit/inch

Data is decoded to keyboard scancodes.

Cable Length
  Approx. 1.75 m
Key Layout
  Full size 104 position US key layout including Windows keys
  Appr. 1850 g (without packaging)
Appr. 2100 g (incl. packaging)
  Appr. 470 x 220 x 64 mm (keyboard)
Appr. 2300 g (incl. packaging)
Packaging Units
  34 keyboards per master carton
2 master cartons per pallet
Keyswitch Lifetime
  > 50 million operations
Storage Temperature
  -20°C to 60°C
Operating Temperature
  0°C to 50°C
Available Software

Cherry Tools:
MS Windows™ 98, ME, 2000, XP

Cherry Tools Runtime:
MS Windows™ 98, ME, 2000, XP, XPembedded

PC/SC Smart Card Reader Drivers
MS Windows™ 98, ME, 2000, XP MS Windows™ CE 3.0 / CE.NET (depends on HW) Linux, Macintosh

OPOS Local Edition (OLE for Point of Sale):
MS Windows™ 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, XPembedded

OPOS Client/Server Edition: MS Windows™ 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, XPembedded

JavaPOS Local Edition (Java for Point of Sale):
MS Windows™ 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, XPembedded
Suse Linux V8.0 / Kernel 2.4 or higher
IBM JRE V1.3.x and SUN JRE V1.4.x

JavaPOS Client/Server Edition:
MS Windows™ NT4, 2000, XP, XPembedded
Suse Linux V8.0 / Kernel 2.4 or higher
IBM JRE V1.3.x and SUN JRE V1.4.x

Agency Approvals
  CE, GS, VDE, cURus, FCC, C-Tick, VCCI, BSMI
WHQL (Designed for Windows™ 2000 and XP)
Delivery Volume
  Keyboard, Manual, CDROM
  2 Years
Technical Support
For information on repairs or warranty status contact:
Cherry Technical Support
Phone: 800.510.1689