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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: Vending
Start Harness: 6-pin (2x3) molex connector
Interface Type: Serial
Install Type: MDB (Vending)
Actuation: N/A
Coin Sense: N/A
Mounting: Surface Mount
Chassis: N/A
Readers: 1 Reader
Machine Control: Vending MDB Level 1

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

Installation Kit

QTYPart NumberDescriptionImage
1C-6124-MDBMachine Start Harness
1C-6801F2 Reader Mounting Kit
1C-6972Vend-Rite 240/360 Mount

Recommended Tools and Supplies (Not Included)

See F2 Reader 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
Vend-Rite 240/360 Mount

  1. Remove payment device, or payment device filler plate and replace with C-6972 Bill Validator Insert.
  2. Attach C-5414 F2 Mounting Bracket to the C-6972 Bill Validator Insert using the C-5702 Chase Nipple and C-5703 Nut.
  3. Refer to F2 Reader Mounting Guide for further instructions.

Step 2 - Connect Machine Interface Harness

Machine Start Harness

  1. Disconnect the Coin Drop from the Machine Control Assembly.
  2. Connect the C-6124-MDB Machine Interface Harness to the harness connected to the Coin Drop.
  3. Connect the remaining end of the C-6124-MDB Machine Interface Harness to the harness where the Coin Drop was previously connected.

Step 3 - Connect and Mount FasCard Reader

F2 FasCard Reader
Machine Start Harness

  1. Feed remaining harness ends through mounting hole as described in F2 Reader Mounting Guide.
  2. Connect the black, 10 pin connection of the C-6124-MDB Machine Interface Harness to port 2 (Serial Connection Port) as shown in the image below.
  3. Connect the clear, 3 pin connection of the C-6124-MDB Power Extension Harness to port 1 (Power Connection Port) as shown in the image below.
  4. Connect FasCard reader to base as described in the F2 Reader Mounting Guide.
  5. Program the card reader address as described here: How to Program Address on a FasCard 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.

Associated Equipment Models

Vend-RiteVM120DVending - MDB Level 1
Vend-RiteVM240D*Vending - MDB Level 1
Vend-RiteVM360C*Vending - MDB Level 1Notes
Vend-RiteVM360D*Vending - MDB Level 1