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Using the PAX S80 Terminal

From sales to returns, learn how to use some of the PAX S80 Credit Card Terminal’s basic functions.

IMPORTANT: This ShopKeep Payments device is an external device and does not integrate with ShopKeep. This device is only available to ShopKeep Payments merchants. For device setup please see our support article HERE.

Table of Contents

Run a Sale

Charge a customer’s credit card using the magnetic strip reader, EMV chip card reader, or the built-in support for contactless payments (e.g. Apple Pay).

  1. On the 'Input Amount' screen, press the 'F3' button to choose 'Credit'.
  2. Enter the sale amount and press 'Enter'.
  3. Swipe a magnetic strip card down the right side, insert an EMV chip card into the bottom, or hold an NFC card/device near the terminal.
  4. Wait for the sale to process and for the business copy of the receipt to print.
  5. Press any key to print a customer receipt or 'Cancel' for no receipt.
  6. (optional) If using ShopKeep, run a sale, tap 'More', and select 'External Credit'.

    To enable ‘External Credit’ as an active tender, visit our Tender Settings support article.

Perform a Void

Void a sale to cancel it before it shows up on a customer’s statement. Voids can only be performed for transactions from the current open batch, sales from previous batches must be returned instead.

  1. Press the down key until 'V/SALE' is on screen, then press 'Enter'.
  2. Enter the transaction number from the receipt and press 'Enter'.
  3. Confirm the void amount and press 'Enter'.
  4. Swipe a magnetic strip card down the right side, insert an EMV chip card into the bottom, or hold an NFC card/device near the terminal.
  5. Wait for the void to process and for the business copy of the receipt to print.
  6. Press any key to print a customer receipt or 'Cancel' for no receipt.
  7. (optional) If using ShopKeep, perform a return, tap 'More', and select 'External Credit'.

    To enable ‘External Credit’ as an active tender, visit our Tender Settings support article.

Settle a Batch

Most accounts are configured to batch out automatically, but batches can also be closed manually if desired.

  1. Press 'Func' to access the Functions menu.
  2. Push '2' to select 'Batch'
  3. Select 'Batch Close' by pressing 'Enter'.
  4. Wait for the batch to close and for the batch report to print.

Process a Return

Return a sale to refund a customer’s purchase back to their card. If the sale you’re returning occurred during the current open batch, void it instead.

  1. Press the down key until 'RETURN' is on screen, then press 'Enter'.
  2. Enter the return amount and push 'Enter'
  3. Swipe a magnetic strip card down the right side, insert an EMV chip card into the bottom, or hold an NFC card/device near the terminal.
  4. Wait for the return to process and for the business copy of the receipt to print.
  5. Press any key to print a customer receipt or 'Cancel' for no receipt.
  6. (optional) If using ShopKeep, perform a return, tap 'More', and select 'External Credit'.

    To enable ‘External Credit’ as an active tender, visit our Tender Settings support article.