Nurit 3010 CDPD terminal

This question is for the folks who do business without the benefit
of a wireline telephone and need realtime credit card verification.
I don’t want to sell my pretty baubles without being sure I really
get paid.

I’m probably the last person on the planet to find out that the CDPD
protocol used by the Lipman Nurit 3010 wireless terminal is being
discontinued. I’m unhappy that my $1000 box will no longer be
useful as a remote terminal but struggling with what to do.

Does anybody out there have a good solution for a card swiping
remote credit card terminal? All I can find are either old cell
phones hooked to a willymokus swiper or something that you have to
key in. I hear new stuff is coming based on GSM technology, but
now, what??


Judy Hoch, G.G.


I just purchased one which works on a digital network. Call Lipman
US at (516) 484-9898. These machines have been designed for
digital. The number on the back 3010USxxxxxxx will tell them if it is
digital or not. This machine can use the CDPD network but was
designed for digital. Hope this works out for you.

Barbara Smith McLaughlin - Handcrafted Jewelry
PO Box 793
Stratham, NH 03885

Hi Judy,

After nervously accepting credit cards at shows without running
transactions real-time, I ended up getting a wireless processing
machine called LinkPoint 9000. I bought it on e-Bay for about $500.
It is critical to check with your service to verify what
devices/technologies are compatible with their systems.

I was surprised to learn that this device does not use cellular
technology, but uses radio waves. There is a Web site that shows
coverage areas. In most metropolitan areas the signal is strong
enough for the device to work indoors. In remote rural areas,
coverage may be an issue.

There is a newer model of LinkPoint out now, but this machine still
works fine. I’m not doing shows any more… if anyone is interested
in taking this unit off my hands, I will consider offers!

All the best,

Dave Sebaste
Sebaste Studio
Charlotte, NC (USA)