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Install the USB Card Reader Plug-in

Product support for: VersaLink B405

Article Id: 2024352 | Published: 02/14/2018

To use a USB connected card reader, in combination with Xerox Convenience Authentication, certain Xerox devices require the installation of a USB Card Reader Plug-in.

To use the supported USB Card Readers listed below, the plug-in cardreader_sig.jar, included in the zip file, cardreader_plugin_with_signature.zip, must be installed.

Supported USB Card Readers for the VersaLink Multifunction Printers include:

Elatec TWN4 MultiTech -P, Elatec TWN4 LEGIC NFC-P, Elatec TWN4 MultiTech -PI Proximity, Elatec TWN3 HID Prox, Elatec TWN3 Multi ISO Proximity, Elatec TWN3 Legic, Elatec TWN3 Multi 125, Elatec TWN Inditag, Elatec TWN iClass, OMNIKEY HID 5427, ID Tech Mini Mag 2, RF Ideas RDR-6081-AKU and RDR-6281-AKU, RF Ideas Mag Stripe Reader, YSoft 125Khz ASK FSK, YSoft Legic Advant, MagTek Mag Stripe, Honeywell 3800, Motorola DS9208, Motorola DS457.

To install the card reader plug-in:

  1. Extract the cardreader_sig.jar file from the zip file to a convenient location on your computer.
  2. To access the device Embedded Web Service, from a Web browser, enter your device IP address.
  3. In the device webpage, select Log In, and then log in to the device as the administrator.
  4. Select System > Plug-in Settings.
  5. Slide Plug-in Feature to the right to the checked position.
  6. Select Restart Now when prompted.
  7. When the system is back online, return to the Plug-In Settings page.
    1. In the device webpage, select Log In, and then log in to the device as the administrator.
    2. Select System > Plug-in Settings.
  8. Select Add.
  9. Browse to the location of the cardreader_sig.jar file you previously extracted from the .zip file.
  10. Select OK.
  11. Select Close.
  12. Reboot the printer to activate the plug-in.
  13. When the printer is back online, return to the Plug-In Settings page.
    1. In the device webpage, select Log In, and then log in to the device as the administrator.
    2. Select System > Plug-in Settings.
  14. Ensure the status for the plug-in Xerox USB Car Reader is "Activated".
  15. Select Close. The plug-in is now ready for use.

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