CHERRY MultiBoard MX V2 G80-8044

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

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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