PAX Chip and Pin Terminals
When searching for card machines it can be difficult to understand which chip and pin will be most suited to your business. From technical jargon to the functionality of the wide choice of terminals available, navigating the options can be a minefield. That’s before companies have considered the merchant account to work alongside the chip and pin machine.
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Finding the best card machine for your business
Credit card machines can be referred to in different names – so finding the best machine can become confusing, right? So, before we continue…it’s worthwhile pointing out that all the below mean the same thing!
- PDQ machine (stands for processing data quickly)
- Credit card machine
- Chip and Pin
- Card machine
Makes of card machine providers
The main providers of PDQ machines here in the UK and Europe are PAX, Ingenico, Verifone and Castle Technology. However, with tech advancements as always there are new brands coming to the market frequently. During this article we will look at the PAX offering and compare the three most used wireless card machines.
PAX credit card terminals
PAX, an American based company have been providing PDQ devices since 2001. With established partnerships, the firm supplies credit card machines to over 120 countries worldwide. Pax have a reputation for servicing retail, hospitality and transport and taxi businesses.APPLY FOR PAX TODAY
PAX A920 chip and pin terminal
PAX A920 is a favourite amongst merchant services brokers and resellers. The widely used wireless card machine is sleek and modern looking, no doubt increasing its popularity. Powered by Android, let’s take a look at the A920 specifications.
PAX A80 is a desktop alternative, aimed at hospitality and retail businesses. The machine has a substantial and weightier feel in comparison to PAX A920 alternative. Here’s the specification.ORDER PAX A80 HERE
The smallest offering by PAX but this card machine packs a mighty punch, the A77 is a firm favourite for Taxi and transportation services. Want to know the specification? Here we go…
Buying a PAX card machine
When it comes to purchasing a PAX chip and pin machine, there are two options.
Hire a PAX PDQ – most businesses choose to rent card terminals. A little like a monthly mobile phone contract, the hardware cost is split over an agreed monthly term.
Purchase a PAX machine – some companies choose to buy the card machine upfront, especially if wishing to upgrade outside of original contract term. If opting to do so, it’s important to make sure the machine works with your existing merchant account if you are wanting to stick with them.
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Merchant Accounts to work with PAX card machines
The majority of businesses choose to switch merchant account providers when looking for new card machines, as this is when existing contract arrangements tend to come to an end. Ordinarily, when accepting face to face transactions companies have two contracts, one for the chip and pin machine hire itself and the other with the merchant account provider directly. It’s important to consider the overall cost of processing card payments when comparing machines and providers, we suggest doing so on a pound for pound basis rather than on rates alone.FIND A NEW ACCOUNT TODAY
How Merchant Advice Service work
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