The Helcim Card Reader.

Introducing the one device for all your payment needs. Whether you’re accepting payments at your countertop checkout or looking to accept payments on-the-go, the lightweight and easy to transport Helcim Card Reader connects to an array of devices and offers your business the flexibility to accept any type of payment, wherever you are.

In-Person Payments, No Compromises.

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Accept Credit and Debit Cards

Customers can pay using their credit or debit cards from all major card brands.

The Way Your Customers Want to Pay

The Helcim Card Reader is EMV and NFC enabled so your customers can pay the way they want.

Interac Debit

Want to accept Interac payments over $100? Can do! You accept Interac for any amount and benefit from the added security of Chip & PIN when customers use their chip debit cards.

Works Across Devices.

You get to decide how you use the Helcim App and Card Reader, and which device you use them on. You can use the app on a Windows or Mac workstation, or on your tablet or smartphone, and even a combination of devices – all linked to your data through the cloud. Whether you have one location, multiple locations or are on the go – flexible devices plus unlimited users allows you to customize the experience to your liking.

A Desktop Solution for Mac and Windows

Download the Helcim Payments app onto your Mac or Windows workstations to create a traditional point-of-sale experience. The point-of-sale will open in a browser window and give you easy access to your product and inventory information.

Accessible from Apple and Android Tablets

Download the Helcim Payments app and access your Helcim account from a tablet for a versatile point-of-sale experience. You can mount the tablet in a stand for a traditional countertop checkout experience, or bring it with you to pop up events for quick and easy mobile transactions.

Accept Payments Using Your Smartphone

Serve customers from anywhere by turning your smartphone into a point-of-sale. The Helcim Point-of-Sale provides an uncompromised sales experience so you can continue to sell your products no matter where your business takes you.

Process the Way You Want.

Initiate Payments from the Helcim Card Reader

Once paired with your device, you can activate terminal mode and initiate your transactions right from the Helcim Card Reader. Simply pick up the card-reader, enter the sale amount, and let your customer complete the transaction.

Initiate Payments from the Helcim Payments App

Whether you are using a desktop computer at your checkout, or a tablet or smartphone on-the-go, you can initiate transactions, settle batches, and even change device settings right from the Helcim Payments app. The Helcim Card Reader will connect to your device through a USB cord, WiFi, or Bluetooth using your device’s existing data plan.

 

Initiate Payments from the Helcim Payments App

Whether you are using a desktop computer at your checkout, or a tablet or smartphone on-the-go, you can initiate transactions, settle batches, and even change device settings right from the Helcim Payments app. The Helcim Card Reader will connect to your device through a USB cord, WiFi, or Bluetooth using your device’s existing data plan.

 

The Perfect Countertop Solution.

The Helcim Card Reader with the countertop stand helps you create a modern in-person payment experience that still feels familiar. The reader easily connects to the existing tablet or desktop computer at your front desk – including Mac and PC workstations and laptops. Accept credit and debit card payments, search your transaction history, and easily manage daily batches all through the Helcim Payments app.

Goodbye clunky terminal, hello future.

Better Checkout With the Helcim Point-of-Sale.

The Helcim Card Reader is the perfect addition to your countertop checkout. The device works with the Helcim Payments app on your computer for a traditional payment experience, or with a tablet. Each time you accept a payment, your transaction and customer data is automatically captured and stored for you by Helcim.

One Low Price, Free Shipping.

No need to worry about rental agreements or leasing contracts. You get one device for all your payment needs, at one great low price. Order directly from your Helcim dashboard and you’ll get the equipment delivered to you within a few business days.

ZJ-5809 Lightweight Thermal Printer

$ 79/per unit

Countertop Stand

$ 39/per unit

ZJ-5809 Lightweight Thermal Printer

$ 99/per unit

Countertop Stand

$ 49/per unit

Better Pricing.

Lower Rates, No Monthly Fees

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Average Credit Card Rate

1.92% + 8¢

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Average PIN-Debit Rate

0.91% + 8¢

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Average Credit Card Rate

1.77% + 8¢

Interac

Average PIN-Debit Rate

9¢

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Average Credit Card Rate

2.38% + 25¢

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Average Credit Card Rate

2.47% + 25¢

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FAQ.

You can accept payments wherever your business takes you with our mobile card reader. You can connect the Helcim card reader to your mobile device via Bluetooth, or plug it in to your desktop. The card reader accepts payments by tap, chip and pin, or swipe.

You can accept all major card brands with the Helcim Card Reader, including Visa, Mastercard, Amex, and more!

It's easy to get started with the Helcim Card Reader, just follow our user-friendly prompts for the initial startup. If you ever get stuck along the way, don't sweat it. Helcim has instructional guides, support videos, and an entire team of helpful Merchant Experience specialists available to assist you.

Helcim encrypts all sensitive merchant data and cardholder data using Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) with 256-bit keys. To meet PCI compliance requirements, all sensitive cardholder fields which are processed via the credit & debit card reader, including name, card numbers, expiry dates, and cardholder addresses (for AVS) are encrypted and securely stored.

While leasing might seem like a cost-effective option upfront, the monthly fee other payment processors will charge you to rent equipment can add up over the life of your contract. Learn more about why we never recommend leasing your hardware.

When you order a Helcim card reader, we work hard to ensure it reaches you as quickly as possible. Please know that shipping can take up to 5 business days for businesses for US locations and up to 7 business days for Canada.

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