Frequently asked questions
Are manual credit card machines still used?
Yes, they are commonly used as a back up to a digital credit card system in case of power failure or internet outages.
Is it better to do automatic or manual credit card payments?
This depends on the environment and consumer preference.
What is the purpose of a credit card imprinter?
To take a physical copy of the credit card by “imprinting” and impression of the card numbers on to a carbonless credit card sales slip.
What is a manual credit card imprinter called?
Slang terms like “knuklebuster” were commonly used years ago. Now, most people simply refer to them as credit card imprinters.
What industries or businesses commonly use credit card imprinters?
Retail and restaurants are most common.
Are credit card imprinters still relevant in today's digital age?
Yes, they are a great back up to an electronic system.