Maintenance method of insert card reader

card reader

After long time usage, transportation mechanism would wear and tear, dust on sensor, magnetic head,

IC card contact will influence the performance of module, so it should be maintained on a constant basis.

Detail instruction is as following:

Use a cleaning card with alcohol to clean magnetic head by pulling and inserting in card reader for

several times.

Insert a cleaning card with alcohol and execute auto test IC card several times to clean IC card


Periodic maintenance: Maintaining the module (Magnetic head, IC contact, Mechanism) every

20,000 cycle is recommended.

( One cycle: card in and card out )

Different components’ maintenance is as following:

1) IC card contact maintenance: Insert an IC card with alcohol; execute auto test IC card

2) Magnetic head maintenance: Insert/pulling a cleaning card with repetition.