electronic payment terminal
Apparatus by which shoppers can use a debit or credit card to pay for their purchases.
Button for authorizing the transaction.
Buttons for selecting the account from which to make a payment.
personal identification number (PIN) pad
Small keypad connected to an electronic payment terminal; it is used to enter a personal identification number when making a payment.
A series of keys corresponding to letters, numbers and symbols that the customer uses to enter a purchase amount, a PIN, etc.
card reader slot
The card is inserted into the device, which verifies the customer’s personal identification number (PIN) before the transaction can begin.
Receipt or record of a transaction that is printed after the transaction is complete.
Keys for selecting from a menu (e.g., debit card, credit card).
Screen featuring various menus and indicating the steps to follow to complete a transaction.
programmable function keys
Keys that program the machine to execute specific functions.
Signal that lights up when the machine is on and blinks when the paper feed is complete.