First Data FD130 Credit Card Terminal Setup

The touchscreen FD130 allows credit card processing over a telephone line or an ethernet connection. Use it to accept swiped cards, EMV chip cards, and contactless payments like Apple Pay.

IMPORTANT: This ShopKeep Payments device is an external device and does not integrate with ShopKeep. This device is only available to ShopKeep Payments merchants.

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In the Box

The First Data FD130 Credit Card Terminal ships with all of the parts listed below.

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  • FD130 Terminal
  • Power Cables (2 pieces)
  • Telephone Cable
  • Privacy Guard
  • Roll of Thermal Paper (terminal does not require ink)
  • Connect the Terminal

    Before anything else, connect the FD130 via phone line or ethernet and plug it in to power. The credit card terminal needs a connection to be able to communicate with the processor and run transactions.

    *Ethernet cable must be purchased separately.

    1. Remove the cover from the bottom of the terminal.
    2. Plug an ethernet cable into the yellow port OR the phone cable into the blue port.

      An ethernet connection is recommended for faster transaction speeds.

    3. Plug the other end of the ethernet cable into a numbered port on the router.

      If using the telephone line, connect the other end of that cable to an analog wall jack that is not shared with other devices.

    4. Connect the two parts of the power cable.
    5. Plug the power cable into the adapter port and replace the back cover.
    6. Lift the hatch to open the paper tray.
    7. Drop the paper into the printer tray with the end of the roll feeding up from the bottom.

      The FD130 uses thermal receipt paper that prints text via heat instead of ink.

    8. With the end of the paper sticking out, close the lid on the paper.
    9. Plug the power cable into a power outlet to turn on the terminal.

      The terminal takes about 1 minute to boot up. It is ready to process cards when it displays the ‘Swipe or Insert Card’ screen.

    With basic set up complete, visit one of these resources to learn how to run sales, voids, returns, and settle batches on your new credit card terminal:

  • ShopKeep Suppport – Using the FD130
  • First Data – FD130 User Manual
  • First Data – FD130 Quick Reference Guide
  • Privacy Guard Installation

    Attach the optional privacy guard to shield customers as they enter PIN information.

    1. Align the notches on the guard with the bottom of the terminal.
    2. Press down on the top of the guard to snap it into place.

    FD35 PIN Pad Installation

    The optional FD35 PIN pad is a customer-facing device that pairs with the FD130 allowing customers to quickly swipe/tap/insert their card or enter a PIN.

    IMPORTANT: The FD130 terminal must be unplugged from power before connecting or disconnecting the PIN pad. Failure to do so will damage the PIN pad.

    1. Remove the terminal's back cover and unplug the power cable.
    2. Connect the PIN pad cable to a black USB port on the terminal.
    3. Reconnect the FD130's power cable and replace the back cover.

      The PIN pad powers on and displays Ready for Sale or Insert or Swipe Card when ready to use.

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