Authorize.net is a Payment Gateway & Know your Payment Processor ?
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What is a processor?
Think of a processor as a network dedicated to credit card traffic. Authorize.Net connects to a number of these networks, so we need to know the correct one. Only First Data Nashville & TSYS supports Authorize.net EMV - Chip card reader BBPOS other than these processor supports a dedicated "Mag-stripe" card readers only. (not a dual as chip & magestipe)
So it is good to know about who is your payment processor before ordering any card reader.
Payment Processors with Authorize.net
How to check who is your processor ?
Login to your "Authorize.net" account https://account.authorize.net/
- Once successfully logged in you will see dashboard.
- Click on "Account" tab located on on the top right side.
- Once clicked on it you will see "Settings" page as shown in below screenshot
- Scroll down this page and find "Security Settings" section to find "Processor" option & click on it as shown below
Once clicked on "Processor" it opens below page where you can read your payment processor name.
So Make sure if your processor is First Data Nashville or TSYS then only EMV Chip Card Reader BBPOS will be supported.
All other payment processors to use other "Mag-stripe" card readers only, and to get is from Authorize.net. Call merchant support for further help.