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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: Continental
Start Harness: 7-pin single row flat connector
Interface Type: Pulse
Install Type: Card Only
Actuation: Coin Drop - Factory
Coin Sense: N/A
Mounting: Custom Bracket
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
C-5001
F1 FasCard Reader

This document assumes that the host machine has a serial communication board installed and enabled.  This board is provided by Continental Girbau.

Installation Kit

QTYPart NumberDescriptionImage
1C-0903Mounting Bracket
2C-1042Nut
1C-5021Label
1C-5027Label
2C-5101Spade Taps
1C-5330Combination Harness
1C-5336Power Adapter Harness
1C-5500Power Extension Harness
1C-5602Power Converter
2C-5752Screw

Recommended Tools and Supplies (Not Included)

See FasCard Mounting Guide for more information.

Installation

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

C-0903
Mounting Bracket

  1. Install the C-0903 Mounting Bracket into the Coin Vault.

Step 2 - Connect Power

C-5101C-5336C-5500C-5602
Spade Taps
Power Adapter Harness
Power Extension Harness
Power Converter

  1. Tap power as described in the Fascard Reader Install - Universal Concepts document using the C-5101 Spade Taps provided.
  2. Connect the C-5336 Power Adapter Harness to the installed spade taps. Connect the opposite end to the C-5602 Power Converter.
    1. Secure the ground wire beneath a chassis screw.
  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

C-5330
Combination Harness

  1. Disconnect the Coin Drop from the Machine Control Assembly.
  2. Connect the C-5330 Machine Start Harness red connector to the Machine Control Assembly where the Coin Drop was previously connected.
  3. The C-5330 Machine Start Harness white connector is left disconnected.

Step 4 - Connect and Mount FasCard Reader

C-5330C-5500
Combination Harness
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-5330 Machine Start Harness to port 2 (Pulse Connection Port) as shown in the image above.
  3. The C-5330 Machine Start Harness black connector is left disconnected from the reader.
  4. 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.
  5. Connect FasCard reader to base as described in the FasCard Mounting Guide.
  6. Program the card reader address as described here: How to Program Address on a FasCard Reader.

Associated Equipment Models

MakeModelPulse LengthSensorControlNotes
ContinentalH####CM500TrueSingle-Vend (Pulse)
ContinentalHS-6017-CMS500FalseSingle-Vend (Pulse)