VeriFone Tranz 460

The VeriFone Tranz 460 is an inexpensive, reliable and compact point of sale (POS) credit card terminal and printer combination that is ideal for merchants who need to conserve counter or desk space. The two-in-one printer and terminal is also a great value.

The VeriFone Tranz 460 combines a contemporary VeriFone terminal with a 2-3/4″ wide printer. The Tranz 460 is barely noticeable, takes up very little space and eliminates messy printer cables. The VeriFone Tranz 460 only requires one power cord, which frees up outlets and reduces the number of cords clogging up counter or desktop space. Plus, it’s easier to set up, with no DIP switches to set, and it costs less to ship.

The VeriFone Tranz 460 accepts all major credit cards, debit cards and private label cards. It allows merchants to add a VeriFone PIN pad for debit card transactions, as well as a bar code wand reader for direct entry of other important encoded information. It also provides support for smart card readers.

The printing quality is very good with this unit. It easily provides fast and accurate receipts and reports through its convenient integrated roll printer. It allows the printing of double-width and double-height characters, ideal for a business logo or any special marketing messages to customers. This terminal also prompts operators through every step of a typical transaction with an easy-to-read display.

The Tranz 460 comes with the keyboard layout used on millions of VeriFone terminals for easy use. It also includes all the security and fraud control features required in normal credit card processing environments. The VeriFone Tranz 460 system is a powerful device for the point of sale as merchants can get 128 KB of RAM to handle modern applications as well as transaction batches.

The printer, which is built-in, offers accurate printing of both reports and receipts. The VeriFone TRANZ 460 makes ultra-clear, two-copy printed receipts. For accurate balancing at the close of the business day, it also gives a full audit trail report to compare against your other electronic or computerized records.

Since the Tranz 460 employs an impact printer, it provides merchants the option of using carbonless paper with a ribbon to achieve darker merchant copies or impact-sensitive paper to stop the pricey replacement of ribbons completely. It also prevents paper jamming with straightforward paper guides.

The VeriFone Tranz 460 features rapid application downloads and batch uploads with a 2400-bps modem. It also has a double-track card reader, which can read both credit cards and debit cards. This attribute also enables a merchant to get the name of the cardholder from the first data track and use it to personalize the printed receipt.

Merchants can also rapidly update, add or create new applications when they use VeriFone’s powerful TCL programming language. Merchants can also rapidly establish the system through the an advanced download program, Zontlak 2000, which allows them to directly download individual Tranz 460 system parameters. The device also supports telephone downloads through the same telephone line with no extra equipment needed at a remote site.

The VeriFone Tranz 460 takes all major debit cards, credit cards and elite cards, and allows merchants to add a VeriFone PIN pad to conduct debit card transactions or a wand for bar codes, enabling immediate entry of encoded data. It also gives support for readers of smart cards.

Hardware Specifications

  • Memory: 64 KB EPROM and 128 KB or 256 KB battery-backed RAM for increased data storage.
  • Display: 16-character vacuum fluorescent display, which includes decimal point as well as comma.
  • Card reader dual-track magnetic card reader: Track 1 and 2 or track 2 and 3 reader available.
  • 24-column dot matrix roll printer
  • Peripheral Ports: RS-232 serial communications port for direct connection to a PC, e-cash register or journal printer.
  • Up to 9600-baud port for a PIN pad or bar code wand; additionally supports future connection for a smart card reader.