Categories: Terminal Support

Vx520 instructions and help

View step by step instructions for common transactions, and download user guides to print and keep near your terminal.

Are terminals required? Can I use a Credit Card Imprinter?

Are terminals required? If you’re accepting credit cards in person, a credit card terminal is usually the best option – but not always!  Typically, we recommend credit card terminals for merchants who are in the following categories:

What is EMV (Euro-Mastercard-Visa), or chip card acceptance?

EMV, otherwise known as Chip Cards, are the new payment technology adopted by the card associations. You’ll also hear it called “Chip and Pin” or “Chip and Signature” – but not matter the moniker, it’s important that all in-person merchants accept EMV transactions.