CHERRY MultiBoard MX V2 G80-8044

Freely programmable compact keyboard with magnetic card reader and chip card reader

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Why not determine the rules on your keyboard yourself and decide just how much independence and comfort you want! Our V2-USB keyboard models are completely programmable. The MX V2 G80-8044 can be used with standard magnetic and chipcard readers as required. Slightly larger than its sister model 7044, the 8044 offers added comfort throughout the range of functions.

  • Individual keys with Gold Crosspoint contacts (MX technology)
  • Designed for continuous usage - over 50 mill. confirmations per key
  • Robust and reliable
  • Fully programmable USB 2.0 keyboard
  • PC/SC chip card terminal with high-quality landing contacts
  • 3-Track Magnetic Stripe Reader
  • Programming type can be selected: physically (internal memory) or via software macros using 'Cherry Tools' software
  • Statistics provided via WMI
  • UPOS for Windows® and Linux; client-server architectures supported
  • Efficient configuration with professional Cherry Tools Software


Magnetic Stripe Reader

  • 3-track reader
  • Data transfer via USB HID as keyboard scan codes (keyboard emulation; pre-setting) or optionally as raw data
  • Freely-programmable header and terminator per magnetic card track
  • Adjustable transmission of the start and end characters (sentinels)
  • Filtering and replacement of card data
  • Increased security during card processing due to the programming of extended hex codes
  • Acoustic signal which can be activated following successful or unsuccessful reading of the magnetic card, signal duration can be set.
  • Freely-selectable output sequence of the tracks
  • Optional output of LRC bytes
  • Programming and output of ALT sequences

Data sheet

Smart card reader
  • Type: Mechanical
  • Hardware interface: USB
  • Agency Approvals: EMVCo Level 1 compliant
  • Chip-card protocols: T=0, T=1, S=8, S=9, S=10
  • Contact: mechanical landing contacts
  • Software interface: CT-Api, PC/SC, OCF
  • Mating cycles: > 200,000 operations
  • Compatible chip card types: Reads and writes on all ISO 7816 cards
  • Transmission speed reader <==> card: max. 420 kBit/s
  • Transmission speed reader <==> system: max. 12 MBit/s
Packaging unit
  • Number of products in the master package: 31
  • Number of master packages per pallet: 2
Magnetic Stripe Reader
  • Magnetic card tracks: Track 1, Track 2, Track 3
  • Magnetic card standards: ISO 7811/-12, JIS 1/2, AAMVA, Gemini
  • Magnetic card reading speed: 8 - 318 cm/s at 30 Bit/cm, 8 - 127 cm/s at 83 Bit/cm
  • Magnetic card reading cycles: up to 1 mill. reading cycles
  • Magnetic card swipe direction: from right to left
  • Key technology: MX
  • Service life, standard key: > 50 million key operations
  • Operation characteristics: BLACK SWITCH Linear (60 cN)
  • Inscription technology: Laser
  • Inscription layout: Standard
  • Number of Keys: 105
  • MTBF > 100,000 hours
Packaging dimensions
approx. 521 x 277 x 72 mm
Dimensions (product)
approx. 470 x 220 x 64 mm
Delivery volume
  • MultiBoard MX V2 G80-8044
  • Operating instructions in hard copy
System requirements
  • USB plug and USB supporting operating system
  • USB
Operating temperature
0°C to 50°C
Storage temperature
-20°C to 60°C
Cable length
approx. 2.20 m
Total weight (with packaging)
approx. 1680 g
Weight (product)
approx. 1300 g
Layout (country or language)
Product dependant, see table "Models"
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