This space contains information specific to the current v9 version of LaundryCard

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The configuration section of the system is for configuring new equipment (washers, dryers, and LaundryCard readers).  This is often done only during the initial installation of the system and should not be accessed during normal business hours.  Follow the steps below to add a machine to your system and assign a reader. 


Equipment Setup and Configuration

To access this function, your specific Card ID (The 12-digit number on the back of the card) must have CONFIGURATION (EQUIPMENT/MACHINE SETUP) selected under SYSTEM SETUP in permission settings.  Please see your store Owner/Manager to update your permission settings.  See Permission Settings and Functions for more information on how to set permissions.

  1. Insert your card.
  2. Select System Setup.
  3. Select Card Reader Setup.
  4. The System will shut down all card readers temporarily while the new equipment is being added.
  5. Select Add New Equipment Type.
  6. Add each new piece of equipment and complete the fields below.
  7. Selecting Save then Next will save the information and bring up the same screen with completed fields except the Control Field to enter the next equipment type. 
  8. See the chart below of field and descriptions for reference.


The method the card reader uses to communicate with the machine, ie: single vend or multi-vend.

Equipment Name

Brand Name of Equipment
Equipment Type

1 = Washer

2 = Dryer

See last row in chart for full list of type descriptions

Free Dry AwardsNumber of free dry awards allowed on this machine
Vend PriceThe cost of this machine for each start
Bonus AllowedWhen checked, Bill Bonus allowed on this machine
Discount AllowedWhen checked, percentage discount is allowed on this machine
W2W Points AllowedWhen checked, machine allows customer to accumulate Wash to Win points
Start HoursThe time the machine can be used
End HoursThe time the machine is no longer available to be used
Cycle TimeThe length of each cycle on the machine
Pulse LengthThe length of time the electrical signal is sent to the machine to represent a coindrop.
Door SensorWhen checked, allows compatible equipment to allow the reader to 'sense' whether the door is closed. Do not change this option once your store is set up.
Equipment Types

1 = Washer

2 = Dryer

4= Vending

5= Door

6 = Door Attendant

7 = Door Employees

10 = Other

100+ = Secure Machine

For more information regarding the Configuration module refer to the LaundryCard Installation Guide.

The configuration pages can only be accessed from the X-Changer, not available remotely.

Machine Reader Setup

  1. Select System Setup.
  2. Select Card Reader Setup.
  3. The readers will temporarily stop for configuration.
  4. Select Machine Config.
  5. To assign a reader to a machine, select the machine number in the left column.  (These numbers may have been previously assigned to each machine during installation.)
  6. Complete the fields referencing the chart below for descriptions.
Card Reader AddressThe assigned number given to the reader during installation
Line NumberThe physical line connected to the control head on the X-Changer used to communicate with the reader
Equipment Type IDThe identifier for each equipment type established in the previous step of Machine Configuration
Date in ServiceThe installation date

7. When finished, click Back and then Done.  This will restart all of the card readers.

Entering the config module will stop all card readers from accepting cards, and preventing new equipment starts!

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