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Excella STXA single-feed MICR reader with dual- sided scanner, single-side ID card scanning, optional front/back printing, and optional 3-track card reader with MagnePrint.

Excella STX is check reading made easy. For merchants that need an affordable method for rapid image capture at the earliest entry point when processing BOC, Check 21 and Remote Deposit Capture transactions, the Excella STX leads the industry in reliability and ease of use. Featuring a front and back printer for franking and endorsing, Excella STX scans front and back images in a quick, single pass. The small footprint unit also offers single-side scanning for standard ID cards and offers an optional color scanning feature.

A Benchmark of Excellence in Check Scanning Technology. Excella STX offers a viable and affordable alternative to implement image capture at the earliest entry points for check payments.


The full-featured Excella STX is a single-feed check reader and scanner designed to meet the dynamic requirements of retail applications. The duplex reader offers MICR reading for E13B and CMC7 fonts and connects to standard PCs and terminals through a USB or Ethernet 100bastT interface. The unit also features easy access to check path and scan bars to simplify maintenance and cleaning. With an integrated MagneSafe secure card reader; this device may be everything your retail application needs for payment processing.


• Single-feed check operation

• MICR reading: E13B and CMC7

• Scans front and back images of a check in a single pass.

• Single-side scanning of standard ID cards

• Optional front and back printers for franking and endorsing

• Optional color scanning available

• Optional 3-Track swipe reader with MagnePrint

• Interfaces: USB 2.0 and Ethernet 100baseT

• Small footprint

• Easy access to path and scan bars for maintenance and cleaning

• API and protocol compatible with MagTek’s Excella (auto-feed scanner)

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General Information
  • USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 compatible)
  • Ethernet 100Base-T
  • Interfaces and API compatible with Excella
  • Black
  • Height: 6.3 in
  • Width: 6.3 in
  • Length: 9.4 in
  • 4.3 lb


Reference Standards
  • ANSI X9.100-120 (formerly known as X9.27)
  • ANSI X9-100-160-1 & 2 (formerly known as X9.13)
Power Input
  • 24 VDC, 2.5 Amps
Document Size
  • 4”x 8.5” maximum
Check Scanning
  • Dual-sided
ID Card Scanning
  • Single-sided
Image Resolution
  • 200 dpi (scaling to 100 dpi); Black/white and grayscale images (color images are offered as an option)
Image compression
  • CCITT G4 or JPEG
Printers (optional)
  • Front and Back
Printer Ink Cartridge
  • HP C6602A
Check Feed
  • Single-feed input
MICR fonts supported
  • E13-B
  • CMC-7


Magnetic Stripe Reader
Reference Standards
  • ISO 7810 and ISO 7811/ AAMVA*
Message Format
Card Speed
  • 4 to 60 ips (10.1 to 152.4 cm/s)