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Card Readers

You can add a card reader to a Toast POS device to process payment cards, such as traditional credit cards, prepaid cards, and gift cards. All supported card readers can swipe magnetic stripe (non-chip) cards, and some can also dip EMV chip cards.

The following table lists the supported card readers.

Card Reader

Pairing Required?

Bluetooth Easy Pairing Supported?

EMV Supported?

MagTek eDynamo (Bluetooth)

Yes

Yes

Yes

MagTek eDynamo (USB)

No

Not applicable

Yes

MagTek BulleT (Bluetooth)

Yes

Yes

No

MagTek DynaMag (USB)

No

Not applicable

No

Ingenico iCMP (Bluetooth)

Yes

No

Yes

Ingenico iCMP (USB)

No

Not applicable

Yes

The following sections provide information about how to add card readers to Toast POS devices.