Credit card machine buying tips
- Keep your credit card machines clean - dust, crumbs and especially paper lint can quickly clog printers and gum up stripe readers. A $2 can of compressed air can quickly clean your terminal out and help it last up to five years.
- Choosing a local supplier for your credit card machines means you can get some basic training for your staff. A quick introduction to using the advanced features of your terminal can help you get your money's worth.
- Some terminals use flash memory to store the software that runs them, which allows system updates to be easily downloaded and installed. This can a longer operating life for your credit card machine.