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Overview

 This page is intended to serve as a general guide to FasCard reader installation. For specific installation instructions, refer to the relevant kit documentation.  This document provides general instructions for both top mounting and front mounting of FasCard readers.

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  • This document assumes the installer has a working knowledge of hand tools and of the target machine in question.  It is recommended that instructions herein be performed by individuals who are qualified to perform these tasks. 
  • CCI takes no responsibility for any damage that may occur to the target machine.


Mounting Options

FasCard ReaderFront Mount ExampleTop Mount ExampleInverted Front Mount Example
F1 Reader



Parts List

Card Reader Mounting Subassembly (C-5800)

QTYPart NumberDescriptionImage
1C-5700FasCard Mounting Bracket
2C-0141#8 x 1-1/2" Machine Screws
1C-5014Reader Base
2C-5705#8 x 1-1/2" Plastite Screws
1C-57023/4" Chase Nipple
1C-57033/4" Locknut
1C-5021Screw cover label
1C-5021-INVInverted screw cover label
1C-5027Credit card logo label

Tools Required (Not Included)

DescriptionLink/SourceImage
Champion CT7-1-1/8 Tungsten Carbide Tipped
1-1/8-Inch Hole Cutter-1-Inch Thick Metal
(Or Equivalent)

Amazon

Cutting OilAmazon

9/64" Drill Bit (Optional)
If drilling stainless steel should be rated for
such
(Or Equivalent)

Amazon
Heavy Duty Professional 3/8" Magnesium Drill
with #2 drill tip extension.
(Or Equivalent)
Harbor Freight
Center Punch
(Or Equivalent)
Amazon
HammerAmazon
Fine Point Sharpie Marker
(Or Equivalent)
Amazon
Pliers
(Or Equivalent)
Amazon
Tape MeasureAmazon
C-5700-TEMP  FasCard Drill Template
*Included in C-1490 Kit 
CCI


Install Instructions

Warning

Always make sure that the power is turned off to target machine before starting installation.

Warning

Always take precautions to protect eyes and hands when performing installation.

Some images used in this document may not match the machine being described, and are used for instructional purposes. Actual FasCard reader placement may require consultation with equipment manual and/or familiarity with machine components.  For further assistance, contact Technical Support.

Front Mount

SELECT MOUNTING LOCATION
  1. Select location on front of machine to mount the card reader, its recommended that you mount the card reader as close to the coin drop as possible.
  2. Place (C-5700-TEMP) template on the face of the machine with strait edge of template facing up.  The C-5700-TEMP template has the same outside dimensions as the card reader to help align the placement of the reader.
  3. Using sharpie marker, mark target drill location for swipe reader base, use hole D.
DRILL TARGETED LOCATION
  1. Using hole saw and drill, carefully drill 1-1/8" hole through machine front, be sure there is nothing behind target location inside the machine that can get damaged.
    If the material is stainless steel its recommended that a pilot hole be drilled to help keep the hole saw in the desired location
MOUNT BRACKET
  1. Mount the C-5700 bracket to machine face using the C-5702 and C-5703 chase nipple and nut.
  2. Tighten the nut with pliers, make sure the bracket remains square on the face of the machine.
     
  3. Feed the harnesses through the 1-1/8" hole and bracket on the machine


CONNECT HARNESSES TO READER AND MOUNT READER
  1. Connect the card reader to the harnesses
  2. Mount the card reader to the C-5700 bracket with the C-0141 screws
  3. Affix the screw cover label on the card reader.

Top Mount

SELECT MOUNTING LOCATION
  1. Select location on top of machine to mount the card reader, its recommended that you mount the card reader as close to the coin drop as possible.
  2. Place (C-5700-TEMP) template on top of machine lid with strait edge of template facing the front of the machine.
    1. Align template center with center of coin drop.
    2. Template should be approximately 3/4" from the front edge of machine. (This is a suggestion, installer discretion)
  3. Using sharpie marker, mark target drill location for swipe reader base, use hole F.

DRILLING TARGETED LOCATION
  1. Remove machine lid (if possible)
  2. Place lid on a solid, level surface and drill pilot hole with 9/64" drill bit at the previously marked drill location
  3. Using hole saw and drill carefully drill 1-1/8" hole through machine lid

MOUNT THE READER BASE AND REINSTALL THE LID ONTO THE MACHINE
  1. Mount the C-5014 reader base to lid using the C-5702 and C-5703 chase nipple and nut.
  2. Tighten the nut with pliers make sure the base remains square on the lid.
  3. Place the lid back on the machine and feed the wires through the machine lid and base unit.

CONNECT THE HARNESSES TO THE READER AND MOUNT THE READER
  1. Connect the harness to the card reader
  2. Mount the reader to the base with the C-5705 screws
  3. Affix C-5021-INV screw cover label to the reader