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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: Maytag
Start Harness: 2-wire w/tap connections
Interface Type: Pulse
Install Type: Coin and Card
Actuation: Coin Drop - Factory
Coin Sense: N/A
Mounting: Surface Mount
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

Installation Kit

QTYPart NumberDescriptionImage
3C-5101Spade Taps
1C-5203Power Adapter Harness
2C-5260Wire Tap Bridge
1C-5363Machine Start Harness
1C-5500Power Extension Harness
1C-5602Power Converter
1C-6361Coin Sense Harness
1C-6801F2 Reader Mounting Kit

Recommended Tools and Supplies (Not Included)

See F1: FasCard 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

Drill Template
F2 Reader Mounting Kit

  1. Place the C-5700-TEMP Drill Template on the desired mounting location.
  2. Verify included harnesses will reach desired location without encountering interference from internal machine components.
  3. Refer to F2 Reader Mounting Guide for further instructions.

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-5203 Power Adapter Harness to the Terminal Block.
    1. Brown and Blue wires are interchangeable and connect to L1 and L2.
    2. Secure Green ground wire beneath Green ground screw.
  2. Connect the opposite end of the C-5203 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 Coin Sense Harness

Coin Sense Harness

  1. Disconnect the Coin Drop from the Machine Control Assembly.
    1. This harness must remain disconnected for FasCard to function properly. Reconnecting this harness after installation will damage FasCard reader. Technical Support recommends taping off these connections.
  2. Bridge the solid Red and solid Blue wires coming from the Coin Eye sensor using the C-5260 Wire Tap Bridge.
  3. Bridge the Blue/Silver and solid Purple wires going to the Machine Control Assembly using the C-5260 Wire Tap Bridge.
  4. Tap the Red, White, and White/Blue wires with the C-5101 Spade Taps provided.
  5. Connect the C-6361 Coin Sense Harness to the installed spade taps.
    1. Red connects to Red.
    2. Blue connects to White/Blue.
    3. White connects to White.

Step 4 - Connect Machine Start Harness

Machine Start Harness

  1. Connect the C-5363 Machine Start Harness to the Machine Control Assembly at the debit spade connectors.

Step 5 - Connect and Mount FasCard Reader

Machine Start Harness
Power Extension Harness
Coin Sense 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 Reader Mounting Guide .
  2. Connect the free end of the C-5363 Machine Start Harness to port 1 (Serial Connection Port) as shown in the image above.
  3. Connect the free end of the C-6361 Coin Sense Harness to port 3 (Coin Sense Harness Connection Port) as shown in the image above.
  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 F2 Reader Mounting Guide .
  6. Program the card reader address as described here: How to Program Address on a FasCard Reader.

Associated Equipment Models

MakeModelPulse LengthSensorControlNotes
MaytagMLG32PD###24FalseSingle-Vend (Pulse)
MaytagMLG45PD###24FalseSingle-Vend (Pulse)