4DET Forecourt Data Entry Terminal

Improve customer experience, free your staff to focus on customer needs, and drive new business growth with Postec’s Forecourt Data Entry Terminal.

Designed for both retail and commercial (including unmanned) sites the 4DET facilitates wet stock automation and control on the forecourt, integrating a keypad, back lit display, receipt printer and card reader.(RFID Mifare or Magnetic).

The 4DET combined with the Postec Communications Controller (PCC) enables a variety of functions including Driver Tagging, Local Account Management, Unmanned Operation (Truck stops, Aviation) and Automatic Vehicle Identification.
 

  • Improve customer experience
  • Low cost for non-banking applications
  • Free your staff to focus on the customer
  • Drive new business growth
  • Graphical back-lit LCD display
  • Configurable back-lit keyboard
  • Magnetic Card Reader
  • RFID Mifare Smart Card reader/writer
  • Bar code scanner
  • Receipt printer

 

HARDWARE PLATFORM

Display

• LCD Graphics display
• 128 X 64 Pixel’s
• Green LED back light
• 33 x 66 mm visible display
• Ambient temperature Operating: - 20 deg C to 70 deg C
• Vibration Operating: 0.5 G
• Shock Operating: 3G

Power Supply

• 7.5 to 9 VDC or VAC
• Power Good input signal
• Battery Charger State input signal
• Back Light Control
• Printer 24V PSU Control
Processor Board

• 78E516 Micro-controller
• External watchdog timer
• Real Time Clock
• DUART
• 256 bytes EEPROM
• 128 Kbytes RAM
• 512 Kbytes Flash (used for LCD Prompts)
• Battery backed Ram and Real time clock (Super Cap)

Overall Environmental Ratings

• IP55 rating without magnetic card reader (self-rated)
• IP23 rating with magnetic card reader (self-rated)
• Ambient temperature -10’C to 50‘C

Dimensions

• Width : 240mm
• Height: 145mm (excludes cable glands at bottom)
• Depth: 92mm

User Input

Keyboard
• 25 Button Keypad
• LED back light
o Sealed Mechanical Key Switch behind membrane
o Electrical Life 1,000,000 cycles
o Virtual vandal proof construction design (cannot be knifed)

Magnetic Card Reader
• Track 1 and Track 2
• Water-tight design that meets UL50 requirements
• MTFB:
o Electronics: 125,000 hours
o Head: 1,000,000 passes (500,000 insertions)
• Operating Temperature: 32ºF to 158ºF (0ºC to 70ºC)
• Operating Humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing


Other Input Options
• Mifare contactless smart card reader/writer (ISO-14443A&B support)
• Dallas i-Button Reader

Serial Communications

• RS 485 to PCC controller
• RS 232 to Receipt printer
• One spare RS 232 serial port (available for Smart Card reader interface)

Receipt Printer (option)

Mechanism: TK41 Thermal line printer
• Printing speed: High speed mode: 150mm/s (5, 9”/s) max
• High reliability: 15 million lines
• Thermal head life
o Activation pulse resistance 100 million pulses
o Abrasion resistance 100 Km
• Auto-cutter life 1.000.000 cuts (when above 30ºC and above 60% HR, 750.000 cuts)
• Operating Temperature: 0 to 55ºC (32 to 131ºF)
• Reliable printing: 5 to 50ºC (41 to 122ºF)
• No-paper and paper-near-end sensors
• Both parallel (CENTRONICS) and serial (RS-232) data input interface
• Scissors type auto cutter
• Self-test feature
• High-speed printing: up to 150mm/s
• Maximum printing width 56mm (448-dot positions)
• Dot density: 203 dpi x 203 dpi (8 dots/mm)

Print
• High resolution printing (8 dots/mm)
• Programmable character and line space
• Printing adjustments (speed, density and consumption)
• Graphic bitmap printing capabilities
• Several Bar Code formats
• Two different font sizes (Font A = 12x24dots. Font B = 8x16dots)
• Character size: Font A: 12 x 24 dots (1, 5 x 3 mm). Font B: 8 x 16 dots (1 x 2 mm)
• 32 characters per line (standard Font)

Paper
• Paper type: Single-ply thermal paper roll
• Paper width: 59.5 +/- 0.5mm (2.34” +/- 0.02”)
• Paper roll outer diameter: 150mm (Max.)

Postec Battery Backed Printer Power Supply
• 30V 1.2Ah gel cell battery’s (2 x 12v, 1 x 6V)
• Nominal 230 AC 50Hz input
• Regulated 24 VDC output. (Printer)
• Regulated 7.5 VDC output (CAT)
• Power Good and Battery Charge State signal outputs
• Battery Life greater than 1 hr
• External control of 24V supply
 

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