Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
3bit.com
5889 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 195

Moderator
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 702274 17-Oct-2012 04:17 Send private message

scottjpalmer: My VISA credit does it sometimes too. I blame the terminals.


I have an eftpos machine and this happens with customers all the time.  Not sure what causes it, we haven't been able to pin it down to a particular bank and/or card.




997 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 85


  Reply # 702289 17-Oct-2012 07:02 Send private message

I have had the same issue with my ASB MC, I called them up and they told me that there was a known issue that the chips are sometimes faulty and they replaced the card free of charge. The new card has no issues at all.

Try to call them and ask for a free of charge replacement, it didn't seem to be an issue for me.




I know a little more than nothing but not much...

779 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 17


  Reply # 702295 17-Oct-2012 07:45 Send private message

We have the problem with ASB and Kiwibank cards, usually it comes up with ICC card error please swipe, I talked to the eftpos supplier and they said that it is due to the different techknology these banks used for their chips.
I just reboot the pinpad and it stops doing to for a few days.

But have to say out of the 80ish pinpads that we have it only happens on 2 of them, newer ones should not have the problem but will find that out when we upgrade.

Dion

1264 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 85


  Reply # 702322 17-Oct-2012 08:58 Send private message

nakedmolerat:
richms:
lucky015: When I use chip cards I consistently end up removing at the wrong time causing the transaction to fail.


How hard is it to wait till it tells you to remove it.


+1

I dont find it troublesome at all. You can clearly see the instruction when to remove the card.


It even makes the eftpos screen flash! :P




812 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 93

Subscriber

  Reply # 702475 17-Oct-2012 13:09 Send private message

Been getting this a whole lot with my Westpac Visa, mostly at fast food places. Maybe it's trying to save me from heart disease. 

109 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 702509 17-Oct-2012 13:45 Send private message

Our football club had this issue a couple of years back. It was the terminal. It would happen periodically for all banks and both MC and Visa. The first time they replaced the terminal with the same model. The second time they reflashed the firmware. Low and behold no issues since.

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Government Limos
Created by networkn, last reply by joker97 on 30-Oct-2014 23:24 (78 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Snap refuses to replace faulty gear
Created by Brendan, last reply by MadEngineer on 28-Oct-2014 19:07 (92 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by joker97 on 28-Oct-2014 17:13 (123 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


House Auctions
Created by t0ny, last reply by Geektastic on 27-Oct-2014 14:26 (80 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Won a prize draw at Homeshow....sort of.
Created by heylinb4nz, last reply by eracode on 30-Oct-2014 17:56 (15 replies)

Help choosing a BBQ
Created by lokhor, last reply by blakamin on 28-Oct-2014 21:30 (31 replies)
Pages... 2 3


50 free Airpoints Dollars™ when you spend $300 OneSmart
Created by jnimmo, last reply by khull on 30-Oct-2014 16:04 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


VF - months of poor internet, hours of waiting on hold, no help!
Created by pcs, last reply by NZCrusader on 30-Oct-2014 09:39 (27 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.