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TEST F2 Reader Installation Guides


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TEST F2 Reader Installation Guides

This document assumes the installer has working knowledge of hand tools and of the target machine in question. Physical modification of machine may be required, including modification of machine panels and internal modification to accommodate cables or harnesses. It is recommended that the instructions contained herein be performed by individuals who are qualified to perform these tasks. Card Concepts Inc. takes no responsibility for the accuracy of this document or for any damage that may occur to target machine.

Required Hardware

Card Reader

One of the following readers.

Part IDDescriptionImage
LC WiFi Reader
Front/Vertical Mount
LC WiFi Reader
Top/Horizontal Mount
F2 FasCard Reader
Front Mount
F2 FasCard Reader
High Front/Top Mount
FLEX Reader
Front/Vertical Mount
FLEX Reader
Top/Horizontal Mount

Recommended Tools and Supplies (Not Included)

See 0114 F2 Reader Install Guide for more information.


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Install Mounting Hardware

P/N: C-5414
F2 Standard Mounting Bracket
Sheet metal base
Qty: 1
P/N: C-5416
8-32" x 3/8" - Button - Torx
Qty: 2

  1. Place the C-6700-TEMP Drill Template on the desired mounting location.

  2. Verify included harnesses will reach desired location without encountering interference from internal machine components.

  3. Refer to F2 Reader Mounting Guide for further instructions.

  4. Secure reader to surface using fasteners designed for the material (Not provided).

Connect Power

P/N: C-5200-72
72" Power Adapter Harness
120V Line Cord
Qty: 1
P/N: C-5500
Power Extension Harness
Qty: 1
P/N: C-5602R1
Power Converter
Qty: 1

  1. Connect the C-5200-72 Powerline Adapter Harness to an 120v electrical outlet.

  2. Connect the white, 3-pin connector from the C-5200-72 Powerline Adapter Harness to the C-5602 Power Converter.
  3. Connect the C-5500 Power Extension Harness to the C-5602 Power Converter.

Connect Coin Sense Harness

Not applicable to this installation.

Connect Machine Interface Harness


P/N: C-5256
Machine Start Harns (pulse)
20" - Male taps, Rq. Female
Qty: 1

  1. Connect the one of the spade connectors from the C-5256 Machine Start Harness to the Positive Lead from the Transformer.
  2. Connect the other spade connector to the Positive Terminal on the Door Strike
  3. The Negative Lead from the Transformer should remain connected to the Negative Terminal on the Door Strike.

Connect and Mount Reader

Item No.ComponentNotes
1Power Connection PortUtilizes the same power harnesses as the first generation FasCard reader.
2Pulse Connection PortConnection point for pulse machine start harnesses.
3Coin 1 Connection PortThis is the connection point for the harness input associated with Coin 1.
4Coin 2 Connection PortThis is the connection point for the harness input associated with Coin 2.
5Serial Connection PortThis is the connection point for serial machine start harnesses.

  1. Feed remaining harness ends through the mounting hole as described in the F2 Reader Mounting Guide.
  2. Connect the free end of the C-5256 Machine Start Harness to port 2 (Pulse Connection Port) as shown in the image above.
  3. Connect the free end of the C-5500 Power Harness to port 1.
  4. Secure the FasCard reader to base as described in the F2 Reader Mounting Guide.

Machine Configuration


FasCard Admin Site Configuration

Use the following settings depending on the Machine Start Harness used.

Pulse (C-5256)

  1. Equipment Type: SingleVend
  2. Pulse Length: Set to desired length of time for door to be unlocked in milliseconds (1 second equals 1000 milliseconds.).