Before you begin, ensure that you meet the System Requirements listed below. We also recommend fully charging your Link/2500 reader before the initial setup and pairing. The charging port is located behind a rubber flap on the right side of the device.
Note: The Link2500 supports Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Connectivity however it is only Supported via Bluetooth for talech at this time.
- iPad (with iOS 9 or higher)
- talech Register for iPad (version 4.8.3 or higher)
Bluetooth Pairing Procedure:
Begin by ensuring your Link/2500 is fully charged and powered on. (Hold the Green Button on the keypad to Power ON the Link/2500.)
Important Note: When Pairing you can Power Cycle the Link/2500 by: Holding Down the Yellow and Pound Key (#) until the screen turns OFF, then use the Green Button to turn it ON again.
Step 1: Quickly enter
0001 on the keypad to put the Link/2500 into Bluetooth pairing mode.
Step 2: The screen should change to "BT Pairing Required." Press F1 to pair. The Link/2500 will now become discoverable and its name will be shown on the display. The device name will appear as LK2500_XXXXXXXX (unique to each device.)
Step 3: On your iPad, navigate to Settings > Bluetooth.
Ensure Bluetooth is enabled, and look for LK2500_XXXXXXXX in the nearby devices list. Select LK2500_XXXXXXXX to pair to it. Confirm that the Bluetooth pairing PIN shown on the iPad matches the PIN shown on the Link/2500.
Step 4: If Bluetooth pairing is successful, the Link/2500 will appear as a connected device, and a "Welcome" message will be displayed on its display.
talech POS Setup
Step 1: After Bluetooth pairing is completed, launch talech Register on your iPad and sign in as Administrator.
Step 2: From the talech Dashboard screen, navigate to Back Office > Settings > General > Payment > Card Reader.
Step 3: Select Link 2500 as your card reader.
Step 4: That's it! Your Link/2500 is ready to accept payments on talech POS.
Troubleshooting Screen Brightness:
If a Merchant is having issues reading the screen of the Link/2500 they can access the brightness control by completing the following steps below.
Press 2634 > click Green > click Control Panel > click Terminal Settings > ECO > you can use Green to increase and Red to decrease.
If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact us.