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The Verifone VX 680 is a small, portable payment device designed to help merchants accept payments anywhere, including at tableside dining businesses, or while making deliveries. The terminal offers wireless connectivity through GPRS, Wifi, or 3G and is lightweight for easy carrying. The terminal also has a power save mode, to help lengthen the battery life while away from the charger.

The VX 680 can accept a wide range of payments, including newer technologies such as NFC mobile wallets and EMV chip cards. For customers with traditional cards, the VX 680 accepts magnetic strip credit cards, and PIN debit using an internal PIN pad.

In addition to accepting payments, merchants can also process voids and refunds. For times when a connection isn’t available or goes down, the VX 680 offers an offline mode, also known as store and forward. In offline mode, merchants can accept payments, and they will be held for authorization until a connection is available. Once transactions are uploaded for approval, authorization can occur.

The Verifone VX 680 also offers transaction reconciliation directly from the terminal. After reconciling, merchants can print a reconciliation report and clear the daily transactions out of the system. Merchants must be in online mode to use the reconcile function. If there are any offline transactions that haven’t been processed, merchants will be prompted to upload the transactions for authorization before using the reconcile function.

Security

The VX 680 offers a high level of security and features end-to-end encryption. Additionally, the terminal is PCI PED 2.0 and PCI PTS 3.0 approved.

Features

The VX 680 terminal provides a variety of features for convenience, including wireless connection options, a large touchscreen display, spill-resistant keys, and a built-in printer.

Connectivity and Communication
The Verifone VX 680 offers multiple connection options. The VX 680 is ideal for businesses on the go and for pay-at-the-table scenarios. You can connect the terminal wirelessly with GPRS, Wifi/Bluetooth, or 3G connections. Wired connections are available through Ethernet or dialup.

Additionally, the terminal has several ports for connecting optional peripherals. The VX 680 has both serial ports and USB ports.

Display
The generous 3.5” color touchscreen makes reading easy in any lighting conditions and can display graphics, logos, or promotional messages to customers. Intuitive buttons allow your customers to interact directly with the VX 680 without handing over their credit card. The color screen can also display engaging graphics, logos or promotional messages.

Keypad
In addition to an intuitive touchscreen, the Verifone VX 680 includes a 15-button backlit, spill-resistant keypad with durable alphanumeric keys, command keys, and special characters.

Size
The VX 680 is designed to be easily carried. The small terminal measures 172mm L x 82mm W x 62mm H. The terminal weight varies depending on model (GPRS, Wifi, or 3G version.) The VX 680 GPRS weighs 479g, the VX 680 Wifi weighs 481g, and the VX 680 3G weighs 502g.

Memory
The Verifone VX 680 provides 192MB of total memory, split into 128MB flash memory and 64MB SDRAM.

Printer
The built-in printer takes 38mm paper rolls and can print customer receipts at up to 18 lines per second.

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Product Features
Status Universal
Product Category Credit Card Machines
Features Dial-Up, Dual/Comm, Wireless, Wifi, Contactless, EMV/ Smartcard, Built in Contactless Reader, NFC Capable, Internal PIN Pad, Store & Forward, Multi application support

Verifone VX 680 Q&A

How do i put my VX 680 in the off-line mode?
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Please refer to the user guide for this instruction. 

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Can it do multi merchant processing?
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Yes you can

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Can I use the VX 680 tethered to a 4G/LTE cellular modem?
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This terminal uses wireless connectivity through cell phone towers related to a SIM card. 

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Can I have the device setup with 3G and wifi?
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Yes. 

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Can I have options for both dial-up and wireless available?
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Yes, you can do both dial up & wireless. 

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"Send offline txn"... what does it mean?
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This indicates you are needing to settle some transactions that you processed when the terminal was not connected to the network. 

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Can this machine do EBT transactions?
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Yes.

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Can the vx680 process a transaction when it's offline?
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Yes, you can do store & forward the transaction. 

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Does this have to be plugged in at all times?
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You can get it set up with Ethernet as well. 

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How do I do offline processing?
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The terminal will give an offline option to process when the terminal is not connected to a wireless signal and or plugged into the ethernet/phone line. 

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Can I use the VX 680 without wireless?
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It can be used with a phone line.

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How do I know when store and forward transaction is saved?
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It will will show in the transaction batch report as a pending transaction and [the terminal] should prompt you to authorize and settle the transactions once you try to close the batch.

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Submit your review for Verifone VX 680

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Review posted: 01/21/17 new
Name: CardFellow
Title: Good machine

Comment:

Small, portable terminal that lets you take almost any payment type.