Posts Tagged ‘credit card equipment’

How to load paper into verifone VX510 / Omni 3730 credit card terminal

Friday, May 13th, 2011

If you are looking at the top of the Verifone vx510/ omni 3730 (Same instructions apply to the vx510le and omni 3730le)  you will see a blue paper cover.  Hit the button on the right hand side to release the cover and open up the lid.

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Then drop the roll of paper into the credit card terminal so the paper rolls out from the bottom towards the front of the machine.  Make sure you are using the correct size paper.  Most Verifone terminals us 2 and 1/4″ wide by 85′ long thermal paper.

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Then close the paper lid.  Mke sure to peel off about 10″ of the roll before you try processing credit cards.  The first part of the roll is usually not able to print well.

IMG_1127Now you are all set to run credit card transactions on your Verifone vx510 / omni 3730!  If you would like to learn more about merchant services or verifone credit card terminals follow the link!

How to plug in a Verifone VX510 / Omni 3730 credit card terminal

Friday, May 13th, 2011

This is the Verifone Vx510 / omni 3730.  (these instructions will be the same for the Vx510le and omni 3730le)

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In order to get this terminal working for your merchant card services the first thing you need to do is plug in the phone line.  If you look at the bottom of the terminal you will see  3 ports on the back.  You will want to plug the phone line into the far left port.

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Next you will plug the power cord into the bottom.  The power jack is on the bottom on the far right of the terminal.

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Thats all there is to it!  The VX510 should now be plugged in and ready to run cards!  If you would like to learn more about merchant services or Verifone terminals just follow the link!

Why you should not lease a credit card terminal….

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Businesses often look at leasing as a viable alternative to purchasing high priced equipment. After all, not many small businesses can foot the bill for a $15,000 color copier. But would you lease a $200 cell phone or a $300 cash register? Of course not! So why do some businesses lease $150-$300 credit card terminals?

Most credit card terminal leases involve a 48 month term, and at least $20 a month. That totals $960 in payments! You could have received this terminal with only a small deposit using our free terminal program!

The Games Lease Providers Play:

Most merchants are given inflated costs to make them more inclined to lease. For instance, some companies will say a terminal, which costs $299, costs $600. With no frame of reference, many new customers will simply assume this is accurate, but may not have the cash or credit for that amount.

Also, some companies claim tax advantages to leasing. This is simply false. It is true that lease payments are deductible, but any business purchase is deductible. Would you rather deduct an expense or have the cash in your pocket?

That’s not the only bad news. Here are a few more facts about leasing credit card terminals…

Credit Card Machine Leasing Contracts are Binding.
Regardless of your circumstances, you cannot terminate the lease before the term ends.
You Have to Return the Equipment.
After you spend your $960, you then have to return the terminal
Leasing Has Costly Strings Attached
Terminal leasing companies sometimes continue to charge monthly fees beyond the contract term unless you contact them to cancel.
Equipment insurance is required for all leases, adding to monthly fees.

Don’t get stuck in a long-term leasing contract while paying far more than necessary to process credit cards. Save money and avoid the hassles of leasing—contact one of our independent sales representatives to learn more about our free equipment program..

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