Using a USB Credit Card Reader Machine with Laptop

By: Ailsa


Do you have problem with payment when your costomers want to pay with debit cards or credit cards? Do you worry that customers will be lost when they cannot pay by chip cards if you don't have the machine to receive the payment via card?
WEll, you can use credit card reader terminal to accept credit card payments from your customers. What type of credit card reader should you use? Credit card reader machine with three tracks such as Syncotek SC-750 is also a good solution for you reference.
So how to set credit card reader?

There are several different types of credit card terminals that can be plugged into a computer. One is a basic keypad and card reader with no display; it's usually light, portable and inexpensive.

Connect card reader terminal with Laptop:
Using a USB cable to connet the card reader machine to your Laptop via the USB ports. Install the drive program needed to enable your software to interface with the reader.
If your credit card machine comes with a disc, place it in the computer and follow the prompts to install the software before processing a transaction.

Security before purchasing a credit card reader:
There are some safety factors need to be considered before buying a credit card reader. One, does the machine can offer SSL security? SSL security encrypts the information being sent from the credit card terminal to the processor so that an unauthorized source can't read and save it.
Second, does the card reader can provide PCI compliant? PCI compliance means that you adhere to the safety procedures and protocols as set forth by the credit card companies whose payments your process.

Set Merchant Accounts:
Set up a merchant account (such as Paypal,Square, etc., ) to manage your payment if you don't have software to accept payments. Connect the credit card machine to your merchant account from the software that runs the card reader. The service you choose must be PCI compliant.

The last make sure your internet connection is OK when you do the payment transaction in real time. Another, don't forget setting a password for your wireless router to keep internet connection safe.

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