[access-uk] Re: Card reader for reading Visa/debit and master cards!

  • From: "Clive Lever" <dmarc-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> (Redacted sender "clive.lever" for DMARC)
  • To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:02:56 +0100

Hi Richard,

I've found that by reading the last four digits with my tongue, I've become
increasingly adept ad moving on to reading them with my fingers. 

I like that different Nat West Cards now have different tactile symbols on
them to show whether they are debit or credit cards and so on. As far as I'm
aware, that has been quite a recent development at the bank.

Best,
Clive



-----Original Message-----
From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Richard Godfrey-McKay
Sent: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 8:31 PM
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Card reader for reading Visa/debit and master
cards!

Clive/all,
To help identify different cards, of which I have too many, I do use very
small cuts from Braille transparent label sheets sold by RNIB to indicate,
for example, by HX that it's my Halifax card.  I just stick them in a corner
of the side of the label which has the raised numbers, and take care to miss
the chip square and no one bats an eyelid - or at least not one I've seen!


Richard
Richard Godfrey-McKay
Telephone: 01738-445 880
Mobile: 07791 452 593

-----Original Message-----
From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Clive Lever (Redacted sender "clive.lever" for DMARC)
Sent: 30 August 2016 19:48
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Card reader for reading Visa/debit and master
cards!

Here here Richard. I memorise my debit card details and only use the
portable biological reading device occasionally to check that I am about to
put the correct card into an ATM or chip and pin machine. (smile) My
response was, I confess tongue-in-cheek, or rather out of it.

Best,
Clive





-----Original Message-----
From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Iain Lackie
Sent: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 6:45 PM
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Card reader for reading Visa/debit and master
cards!

I have found 3 and 4 work very well. Their cost is also minimal. 

Iain 

On 30 Aug 2016, at 4:52 pm, Richard Godfrey-McKay
<lists.godfrey-mckay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Yes, Clive, I understand that, and if that's all it is, then surely the
solution is pretty simple:
1. Assuming we're dealing with a PC user, then why not write the particulars
in a file and read them back when required; or 2. Record them on one of the
many portable devices available; or 3. If a Braillist use Braille; or 4.
have some memory training!


Richard
Richard Godfrey-McKay
Telephone: 01738-445 880
Mobile: 07791 452 593


-----Original Message-----
From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Clive Lever (Redacted sender "clive.lever" for DMARC)
Sent: 30 August 2016 16:46
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Card reader for reading Visa/debit and master
cards!

Hi Richard,

If you are paying for anything over the phone, you will be asked to say the
sixteen-digit number on the card, the expiry date, and sometimes but not
always, the three-digit security number on the back of the card. If you've
forgotten the long number, and there's no sighted person around, you might
need to read it out somehow. This is rather sad though. I have a portable
device I use for reading the long, raised number on my visa card if I need
to. It's called...a tongue!

Best,
Clive


-----Original Message-----
From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Richard Godfrey-McKay
Sent: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 4:26 PM
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Card reader for reading Visa/debit and master
cards!

What exactly is the situation in which you need to know the numbers?  

Richard
Richard Godfrey-McKay
Telephone: 01738-445 880
Mobile: 07791 452 593

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Sent: 30 August 2016 15:02
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Subject: [access-uk] Card reader for reading Visa/debit and master cards!

Hi All,

I know this is a bit of a longshot but is there such a portable device as
something that would read the numbers from say a Visa/debit card, master
card etc?. 


Thanks for any help on this.

Paul.




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