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Magnetic Stripe Reader Rugged xCase for Microsoft Surface Go

The next generation of rugged Surface Go cases now incorporate magnetic stripe readers (MSRs) by MagTek or ID TECH into the rugged case along with with superior protection for which MobileDemand is known. Shock-absorbing rubber bumpers and a rigid shell are designed to fit securely around and protect your Microsoft Surface while you work.  

Premium magnetic stripe reader (MSR) case includes:

MobileDemand also offers Surface Go and Surface Go LTE bundles which includes:

  • Laptop/Tablet
  • Premium rugged case
  • Screen protector

Microsoft Surface Rugged Case Technical Specifications

Compatible with: Microsoft Surface® Go and Surface Go LTE

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For questions or bulk orders of 25+ or general configuration questions, please contact a MobileDemand Rugged Expert.

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Overview

Installation and Warranty

Next generation Surface Go case is designed for peace of mind investment protection with productivity enhancing add-ons.  This one turns your Surface Go into a mobile store with a Mag Stripe Reader (MSR) to swipe credit cards on-the-go for line-busting, events, kiosks, mobile stores, informal retail stands, and more. The back hand strap and briefcase handle attachment, make the Surface Go tablet easy to carry and you may choose to add a MagTek or ID TECH MSR card reader to run credit cards from anywhere. 

Engineered for enterprise productivity, the MobileDemand Rugged xCase for Surface Go is made to fit the Microsoft Surface Go and Surface Go LTE. Improvements to the shock absorbing rubber corner bumpers, provides a more industrial look and feel along with a structurally rigid shell that supports additional productivity enhancements, like chip & pin payment modules, magentic stripe readers, barcode scanning, or 3D camera technology.  

An option for companies purchasing multiple devices is the ability for MobileDemand to apply custom asset tag labels to each individual case. Asset tags allow users to maintain an efficient, effective system for controlling and tracking the tablets.

For on-the-road applications, MobileDemand recommends the use of the tablet vehicle mount. It keeps the device safe and secure and is an ergonomic way to utilize the tablet when not in-transit.

MobileDemand also offers bundles which include the Surface Go tablet, our protective rugged case, and screen protector, all applied by MobileDemand tablet experts.

Note: The SIM card slot is covered and inaccessible when the rugged case is on the tablet.

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Marketing Resources

File Name Size Description
Surface-Pro-6-Fact-Sheet 170 kb
MagTech_Datasheet_Web 638 kb
SecureMag_Datasheet_Web 886 kb

Tech Specs

Rugged xCase  - Physical characteristics

Weight

Premium xCase: 1.2 lbs.

Dimensions

Including bumpers: 11.79" W x 8.22" H x 0.61" D (299.49 mm W x 208.90 mm H x 15.55 mm D)

Drop / Shock

MIL-STD 810G, 516.6 IV: 26 repeated drops to 1 operating unit on to plywood over concrete from 48 inches

Materials

Shell: PC/ABS plastic

Rubber casing: Silicone rubber, Shore A 60 durometer

Seal door: Silicone rubber, Shore A 60 durometer

Included with Premium Case

Standard Rugged Case

Mounting Compatible  (additional components reqired)

Type Cover Compatible (additional components reqired)

Type Cover Loops

Protected Ports

Hand Strap

Briefcase Handle

MagTek Stripe Swipe  - Tech Specs

Model

21040108 - Triple Track Magnetic Stripe Swipe Card Reader

Encryption

Level 2

Reads encoded data that meets:

  • ANSI/ISO/AAMVA/JIS Type 2 standards
  • ISO track 1 format on track 2 or 3

Power Input

5V from USB bus – Type A plug

Card Reading

Bidirectional

Up to three tracks of card data

Card Speed

3 to 60 ips (7.62 – 152.4 cm/s)

Recording Method

Two-frequency coherent phase (F2F)

Tracks

TK 1,2,3

Message Format

ASCII

Color

Black

Heads

Single

Status Light

LED

Drivers Required

Standard Windows

Memory

Non-volatile for configuration storage

 

Programmable configuration options

Reference Standards

ISO 7810, ISO 7811, AAMVA and JIS X 6302

Current

Normal Mode: 15 mA

Suspended Mode 200 uA

Size

Length: 3.94” (100.0mm)

Width: 1.28” (32.5mm)

Height: 1.23” (31.3mm)

Weight

4.5 oz. (127.57g)

Temperature

Operating: -40° F to 158° F (-40° C to 70° C)

Storage: -40° F to 158° F (-40° C to 70° C)

Humidity

Operating: 10% to 90% noncondensing

Storage: 10% to 90% noncondensing

Altitude

Operating: 0-10,000 ft (0-3048 m.)

Storage: 0-50,000 ft (0-15340 m.)

ID TECH SecurMag - Tech Specs

Model

SecurMag IDRE-33XXXX

Encryption

Level 2

Reads encoded data that meets:

  • ANSI/ISO/AAMVA/JIS Type 2 standards
  • ISO track 1 format on track 2 or 3

Power Requirements & Interfaces

+5 VDC +/- 10% 50mV ripple maximum 

USB Keyboard, USB-HID, 505mA typical with LED, 8mA peak

USB Keyboard and USB-HID

Card Reading

Bidirectional

Up to three tracks of card data

Card Speed

5 to 65 ips (7.6 – 165 cm/s)

Heads

Single

Status Light

Tricolored LED, beeper

Reference Standards

ISO 7811 1-6

Size

Length: 3.94” (100.0mm)

Width: 1.38” (35mm)

Height: 1.18” (30mm)

Weight

7 oz. (198.4g)

Temperature

Operating: 32° F to 131° F (0° C to 55° C)

Storage: -22° F to 149° F (-30° C to 65° C)

Humidity

Maximum 95% non-condensing, dry storage

Note: The SIM card slot is covered and inaccessible when the rugged case is on the tablet. 

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Downloads

File Name Size Description
Rugged Case Surface Pro 4 195 kb Spec Sheet
xCase Warranty and Limited Liability 105 kb Terms and Conditions