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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: 4-wire w/tap connections
Interface Type: Pulse
Install Type: Card Only
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
C-3001
LC WiFi Reader
Front/Vertical Mount
C-3002
LC WiFi Reader
Top/Horizontal Mount
C-5401
F2 FasCard Reader
Front Mount
C-5402
F2 FasCard Reader
High Front/Top Mount
C-5403
FLEX Reader
Front/Vertical Mount
C-5404
FLEX Reader
Top/Horizontal Mount

Installation Kit

QTYPart NumberDescriptionImage
2C-0144Screw
1C-0900Drop Cover
4C-1013Nut
3C-5101Spade Taps
1C-5210Power Adapter Harness
1C-5500Power Extension Harness
1C-5602Power Converter
1C-6334Combination Harness
1C-6801F2 Reader Mounting Kit
1C-6936F2, Sm Vault Mount Bracket

Recommended Tools and Supplies (Not Included)

See F2 Reader 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-0144C-0900C-1013C-6801C-6936
Screw
Drop Cover
Nut
F2 Reader Mounting Kit
F2, Sm Vault Mount Bracket

  1. Remove Coin Drop and install C-0900 Drop Cover.
    1. Secure with C-1013 Nut.
  2. Spread the C-6936 Vault Mount Bracket wings outward before insertion to lock bracket into place.
  3. Insert the C-6936 Vault Mount Bracket into the Coin Vault.
  4. Secure the C-5414 F2 Mounting Bracket to the C-6936 Vault Mount Bracket with the C-0144 Screws.

Step 2 - Connect Power

C-5101C-5210C-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-5210 Power Adapter Harness to the installed spade taps.
  3. Connect the C-5210 Power Adapter Harness to the C-5602 Power Converter.
  4. 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 the Combination Coin Sense/Machine Start Harness

C-6334
Combination Harness

  1. Disconnect the existing wires from the Coin Drop.
    1. Connect the C-6334 to the Coin Drop.
    2. Connect the Violet wires to Blue wires 36 & 35.
    3. White wires wrapped with Violet go to Red wires 207 & 30.
    4. White wires wrapped with Blue go to Brown coin blocking solenoid wires.
      1. Wrap the connectors in electrical tape to keep the bare terminals from exposing.
  2. Blue wires will remain disconnected and unused.

Step 4 - Connect and Mount FasCard Reader

C-5401C-5500C-6334
F2 FasCard Reader
Power Extension Harness
Combination Harness

  1. Feed remaining harness ends through mounting hole as described in F2 Reader Mounting Guide.
  2. Connect the 6 pin white connector (Violet and White wires) to port 2 (Pulse Connection Port) as shown in the image below.
    1. 5 pin white connector with two blue wires will remain disconnected.
  3. Connect the free end of the C-5500 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

MakeModelPulse LengthSensorControlNotes
ContinentalL####CM#500FalseSingle-Vend (Pulse)