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PDQ stands for ‘Process Data Quickly’
What is a PDQ machine?
What you need to know about PDQ machines
What is a PDQ machine please see definition of the meaning?
A Card machine, Card payment machine, credit card machines, Chip and PIN machine or PDQ machine is an electronic device that processes card payments. Terminology which means the same thing but called different names at times can cause confusion.
People also refer to PDQ equipment and not always meaning the terminal. There is another terminology that at times gets used and that is a point of sale terminal, credit card terminal, Electronic funds transfer at point of sale (EFTPOS). With confusing jargon, why not give Accept Card Payments a call on 0333 305 4500 or email [email protected] and, see if we can help with your PDQ machine requirements.
PDQ machines in all their forms be it: Countertop PDQ machine, Portable PDQ machine or a mobile PDQ machine have changed the way people pay. Now with the majority of consumers paying for at least half their purchases with a payment card. A PDQ machine in all forms has become common expectation of paying in modern life.
We enjoy the convenience and ease that card payments and PDQ machine payments have brought to us. The ease-of-use that we now enjoy.
With most PDQ machines having the same basic purpose, below are some functions.
A gratuity (also called a tip) available on PDQ machine in all forms
Purchase with Cashback available on PDQ machine in all forms
Pre-Authorisation available on PDQ machine in all forms (this option is only available for certain types of business Contact for further information.)
Key Entering Card Details available on PDQ machine in all forms
Reversal available on PDQ machine in all forms
Cancelling Transactions available on PDQ machine in all forms
Printing Duplicate Receipts available on PDQ machine in all forms
Induvial ID’s available on PDQ machine in all forms
Above PDQ machine functions are for example purposes and is not a definitive function list. For more information about the functions available. Contact ACP on 0333 305 4500 or email [email protected] and, see if we can help.
A PDQ machines basic purpose is to allow a merchant to transmit data to the merchant service provider for authorization and finally, to transfer funds to the merchant.
So, if that is the basic purpose of a PDQ machine, what is the ideal role for each type of PDQ machine:
Countertop terminal PDQ machine
In this section, countertop terminal PDQ machine will be known as PDQ machine. These PDQ machine are fixed line card terminals, perfect for shops as well as fast food outlets, supermarkets and hair salons. The PDQ machine works where there is a fixed point of sale. The PDQ machine is where the customer comes to pay. This PDQ machine will require a telephone or broadband line connection. PDQ machine also needs a continuous power supply. This type of PDQ machine will also help with a professional and established look to any business. For more information on Countertop PDQ machine Contact ACP on 0333 305 4500 or email [email protected] and, see if we can help.
Portable terminal PDQ machine
In this section, portable terminal PDQ machine will be known as PDQ machine. These PDQ machine as with fixed line card terminals, perfect for, Restaurants, pubs, clubs. Unlike the countertop PDQ machine. This PDQ machine has the flexibility to be taken to a point of payment. PDQ machine could work throughout your premises. The PDQ machine can be used up to 100m from the base unit. It is important to remember that. The Portable section of this PDQ machine works via Bluetooth, which communicates with a central hub section of this type of PDQ machine. The base unit in this type of PDQ machine again has to be connected to your phone or broadband line, with the PDQ machine being handed to the customer. With this PDQ machine it is important to ensure that the battery is charged.
Think about your premises where this PDQ machine is to be used as obstructions such as walls, doors and screens, can reduce the level of the signal. When receiving your PDQ machine we suggest checking signal shown on PDQ machine from various locations within your premises. you may experience ‘out of range’ signals. If so, you may wish to relocate your PDQ machine base unit to improve your signal strength and coverage of the portable section of the PDQ machine. Your PDQ machine will have a test function for this operation.
With this PDQ machine able to be taken to your customer and the PDQ machine having the waiter ID function ideal where your business is based on a service factor but, also capable to be used for the mail order/telephone order side of PDQ machine sales. This type of PDQ machine will also help with a professional and established look to any business. There are accessories available for the PDQ machine such as.
- Terminal holster
- Battery chargers
For more information on Portable PDQ machine and Portable PDQ machine accessories Contact ACP on 0333 305 4500 or email [email protected] and, see if we can help.
In this section, Mobile terminal PDQ machine will be known as PDQ machine. The PDQ machine perfect for, Restaurants for paying at the table, Mobile service professionals, Off Site events such as festivals and market stalls. The PDQ machine can be used by Taxi drivers and mini cabs for customers that may not have cash. A fixed location business can have a PDQ machine for Home deliveries or if your business has salespeople and agents who need to take a payment each can have their own PDQ machine. In short, a PDQ machine that you can take to your customer wherever that customer may be.
This PDQ machine will enable your business to accept PDQ machine card payments anywhere within the UK as well as abroad. With a PDQ machine businesses that have no fixed trading address can accept PDQ machine payments. A mobile business such as a food truck can accept PDQ machine payments from their customers. This PDQ machine is ideal if your business needs to accept card payments on the move.
This PDQ machine should have roaming, from all the major providers O2, Vodafone & EE.
So in summary a PDQ machine that can potentially work anywhere in the UK and abroad. A PDQ machine that can be used indoor and outdoor. For more information on Mobile PDQ machine and Mobile PDQ machine accessories Contact ACP on 0333 305 4500 or email [email protected] and, see if we can help.
Getting the right PDQ machine is vital. it needs to be something that will benefit you and your business. At acceptcardpayments.com we provide independent impartial advice to help you find the correct PDQ machine and the correct service.
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