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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 F2
Manufacturer: Continental
Start Harness: 3-pin (1x3) molex connector
Interface Type: Pulse
Install Type: Card Only
Actuation: Coin Drop - Factory
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

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

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
2C-5101Spade Taps
1C-5300-NCMachine Start Harness
1C-5710Rubber Grommet
1C-6208F2, Power Adapter Harness
1C-6801F2 Reader Mounting Kit
1C-6936F2, Sm Vault Mount Bracket

Recommended Tools and Supplies (Not Included)

See F2 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

F2 Reader Mounting Kit
F2, Sm Vault Mount Bracket

It is imperative that the harnesses are fed through the open face of the Coin Vault before the C-6936 Vault Mount Bracket is inserted, as it is very difficult to remove once in place.

  1. Install the C-5702 Chase Nipple into the C-5414 F2 Mounting Bracket using the C-5703 Nut as shown in Fig. 4a.
  2. Feed the remaining harness ends through the open face of the Coin Vault.
  3. Spread the C-6936 Vault Mount Bracket wings outward before insertion to lock bracket into place (shown in Fig. 4b).
  4. Feed remaining harness ends through the C-6936 Vault Mount Bracket.
  5. Insert the C-6936 Vault Mount Bracket into the Coin Vault (Fig. 4c).
  6. Feed the remaining harness ends through the combined C-5414 F2 Mounting Bracket as shown in Fig. 4d.
  7. Secure the combined C-5414 F2 Mounting Bracket to the C-6939 Vault Mount Bracket with the C-0144 Screws as shown in Fig. 4e.

Fig. 4aFig. 4bFig. 4cFig. 4dFig. 4e

Step 2 - Connect Power

Spade Taps
F2, Power Adapter Harness

  1. Tap power from the 24v transformer as described in the Fascard Reader Install - Universal Concepts document using the C-5101 Spade Taps provided.
  2. Connect the C-6208 Power Adapter Harness to the installed spade taps. The remaining cable end connects to the FasCard reader.

Step 3 - Connect Machine Start Harness

Machine Start Harness

  1. Disconnect the Coin Drop from the Machine Control Assembly.
  2. Connect the C-5300-NC Machine Start Harness to the Machine Control Assembly where the coin drop was previously connected.

Step 4 - Connect and Mount FasCard Reader

Machine Start Harness
F2, Power Adapter Harness

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 mounting hole as described in F2 FasCard Mounting Guide.
  2. Connect the free end of the C-5300-NC Machine Start Harness to port 2 (Serial Connection Port) as shown in the image above.
  3. Connect the free end of the C-6208 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 F2 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
ContinentalKT0###N########?FalseSingle-Vend (Pulse)
ContinentalKTT###N########45FalseSingle-Vend (Pulse)