Yearly Archives: 2014

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Modular (MC) Series SIMPLE FUNCTION DIAGNOSTICS

Many of our Modular Series (MC) change machines are sold without the optional Expanded Function (EF) Module. The EF Module has a LCD display that provides detailed Audit reports, Programming options, along with Diagnostics and Error History reports. Without the optional EF Module, Modular series change machine owners must rely on the Out of Service Light, Bill Acceptor Entry LED (if applicable) and the Status, [...]

By | December 28th, 2014|Categories: Service Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Troubleshooting System 600 (SC) POWER FAULT ERRORS

A common complaint on older (System 500/600) SC series machines is when the Data Terminal displays “PWR FAULT.” The Power Fault Error indicates that the 5 volt DC line supplied by the internal Power Supply Board had dropped down below a 4.5 DC volt minimum momentarily. In general, if the change machine is never turned off, the power supply board can start to degrade within [...]

By | December 22nd, 2014|Categories: Service Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Rework on EASYPAY Kiosks for “Chip and PIN” Mandate

Visa and MasterCard have announced an October 2015 mandate, referred to as EMV, that essentially requires their merchants and issuing banks to comply with acceptance of the new "smart chip" cards, by updating their card acceptance equipment to read "chip cards" and provide encrypted key pads. For more information on this "Chip 'n' PIN" requirement, please see this Wall Street Journal article: "October 2015: The [...]

By | August 7th, 2014|Categories: Sales Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |
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