Documation card readers for sale

Mike Loewen mloewen at
Wed Jun 17 21:21:00 CDT 2015

On Wed, 17 Jun 2015, Kyle Owen wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 7:14 PM, John Ball <ball.of.john at> wrote:
>> About six months ago I struck a deal with a place down in California for
>> four Documation M1000's that I've been able to tell so far they all work
>> but
>> I really don't have space for more than one.
> If anyone here does get one, I've got a simple Arduino UNO program that
> interfaces to the parallel output and sends fully decoded information over
> USB at quite high speeds. The M-1000-L is a great reader, very reliable,
> and easy to work on too (I did a little routine maintenance, but mine was
> in 100% working shape when I got it).
> Here's a video:

    There's also Brian Knittel's USB interface for the Documation readers:

    I built one, and it works well.

Mike Loewen				mloewen at
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