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Overview and Equipment Information

This document is intended to guide the user through installation utilizing the kit numbered according to the document title. A list of associated equipment models including control information and additional installation notes can be found below.

Kit Installation Notes

Status: Active

Product: FasCard F1
Manufacturer: Dexter
Start Harness: 2-wire w/tap connections
Interface Type: Pulse
Install Type: Card Only
Actuation: N/A
Coin Sense: N/A
Mounting: Coin Vault
Chassis: N/A
Readers: 1 Reader
Machine Control: N/A

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

Part IDDescriptionImage
F1 FasCard Reader

Installation Kit

QTYPart NumberDescriptionImage
1C-0936Vault Mount Bracket
1C-0963Drop Cover
1C-5256Machine Start Harns (pulse)
1C-5338Power Adapter Harness
1C-5500Power Extension Harness
1C-5602Power Converter

Recommended Tools and Supplies (Not Included)

See FasCard Mounting Guide for more information.


Confirm machine power is disconnected before beginning installation!

Use caution and appropriate protection to prevent hand and eye injury during installation!

Step 1 - Install Mounting Bracket

Vault Mount Bracket
Drop Cover

  1. Insert the C-0936 Vault Mount Bracket into the Coin Vault.
    1. Spread the bracket wings to lock it into place.
  2. Install the C-0963 Drop Cover over the cavity left by the Coin Drop.

Step 2 - Connect Power

Power Adapter Harness
Power Extension Harness
Power Converter

  1. Tap power as described in the Fascard Reader Install - Universal Concepts document by connecting the C-5338 Power Adapter Harness to the power distribution panel inside the machine or tapping as needed.
    1. 120vac- Connect Brown and Blue wires to connector #2 closest to outside of machine and #4 on terminal side closest to circuit board.
    2. 240vac- Connect Brown and Blue wires to connectors 3 and 5 on the terminal side closest to the circuit board.
    3. Secure the green wire beneath the ground screw.
  2. Connect the opposite end of the C-5338 Power Adapter Harness to the C-5602 Power Converter.
  3. Connect the C-5500 Power Extension Harness to the appropriate connector on the C-5602 Power Converter. The remaining cable end connects to the FasCard reader.

Step 3 - Connect Machine Start Harness

Machine Start Harns (pulse)

  1. Connect the C-5256 Machine Start Harness to the harness that was previously connected to the Coin Drop.

Step 4 - Connect and Mount FasCard Reader

Machine Start Harns (pulse)
Power Extension Harness

  1. Feed remaining harness ends through mounting hole as described in FasCard Mounting Guide.
  2. Connect the free end of the C-0127 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 Extension Harness to port 4 (C-5500 Power Harness Connection Port) as shown in the image above.
  4. Connect FasCard reader to base as described in the FasCard Mounting Guide.
  5. Program the card reader address as described here: How to Program Address on a FasCard Reader.

Associated Equipment Models

MakeModelPulse LengthSensorControlNotes
DexterEX325*?FalseSingle-Vend (Pulse)Notes
DexterEX440*?FalseSingle-Vend (Pulse)Notes
DexterWCN##AA##150FalseSingle-Vend (Pulse)
DexterWCN##AEK150FalseSingle-Vend (Pulse)Notes
Speed QueenEX325*?FalseSingle-Vend (Pulse)Notes