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Integration of MiFare Card Reader with FusionRetail 6

MiFare card is widely used by educational institutes and business organization as ID card. You can use the Mifare card reader in FusionRetail 6 Prepaid Card system used in canteen and food court.



Step 1: Download the drivers:

    1. Download  Fr6ThirdPartyDrivers.exe from here
    2. Run the above file to extract its content to C:\FusionRetail6\ or the directory where FR6 is installed.

Introduction : Fr6ThirdPartyDrivers.exe
RanceLab® FusionRetail™ 6 Third Party Drivers: : These drivers are required by RanceLab® FusionRetail™ 6 to integrate some devices. It installs all the necessary drivers and dll file required to integrate 3rd party devices. Please choose the installed folder of FR6 during the installation..


Step 2: Edit C:\FusionRetail6\FR6.CreditCard.xml file:

    1. Open C:\FusionRetail6 \FR6.CreditCard.xml by right clicking and open in Notepad.
    2. Go to the bottom of the file
    3. And then type the following changes as shown in the picture given below;
Mi Fare Card Reader Credit Card XML



  • There is one more dll file for a different type of card reader and that is FwS3Dll.dll. You just need to make dcrf32.dll file active and FwS3Dll.dll file inactive. Adding "<!--" at line start and "-->" at line finish will make the dll file inactive and adding “<” at line start and “>” at line finish will make the dll file active for the software. Else you may choose to completely delete the line which is not required.
  • Two dlls will not work at the same time, so make sure that only one dll is active.

Step 3: Plug in the device:

  1. Now connect the Smart Card Reader with computer
  2. Subsequently operating system will show a message say “New Hardware Found”. If supporting driver is already exist for the device then it will not prompt for update driver else prompt for update driver, and in that case you just need to update default driver of operating system. Now device is ready to read and write.

Step 4: Assign a Card to a Customer:

  1. Go to the Customer Master (M O C)
  2. Put one card on card reader and select an existing customer
  3. Press Alt+C at Card Number field to assign the card
  4. Now press Alt+S to save.


You cannot assign a Smart Card while creating a new customer, as this feature works only with already created customers. So you need to create a customer first then after assign a card in modify mode.

For more detail please check the link given below;


Step 5: Sales Transaction Option:

  1. Press Alt+O in Sale Voucher (S T S)
  2. Set Quick Mode to “Type of Operation (Module)” field
  3. Set Smart Card Device to “Prompt to select Customer on start” field
  4. Set Yes to “Activate Prepaid System” field
  5. Now press Alt+S to save the option.

For more detail please check the link given below;


Step 6: Smart Card Transactions e.g. Fill, Refill and Refund:

  1. Go to the Prepaid Card Transaction (S T P)
  2. Put customers smart card on card reader
  3. Press “F7” or click on “F7 Read Card” to get the card selected for transaction.

For more detail please check the links given below;


Step 7: Sale Transaction:

  1. Go to the Sale Invoice (Touch POS) (S T T)
  2. It will prompt you to “Use Your Card” screen
  3. Put customer’s smart card on the card reader
  4. Click on Read button to select the customer.

Use Your card

For more detail please check the link given below;

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