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DC Direct

DC Direct™

For any Point of Sale

DC Direct embeds payments logic into the Ingenico Group Telium TETRA and PAX Android line of pads to facilitate a direct communication between the device and NETePay Hosted – no Datacap hardware or software is necessary.

A few DC Direct Devices

All Processors

Datacap’s industry-standard payments integration delivers instant access to every major processor in North America and a best-in-class feature-set.
In addition to major processors, Datacap also supports 1,000’s of ISOs and merchant service providers.

DC Direct Device Compatibility

DC Direct is available on Ingenico’s Telium TETRA and PAX Android line of PIN pads today with more devices coming soon.

CL1/CL2 versions only

CL1/CL2 versions only

CL1/CL2 versions only

Stand-alone or Semi-Integrated mode

DC Direct is available in Stand-alone and Semi-Integrated configurations. Convert between modes on demand.



Out-of-the-box payment processing

No development required

Convert to Semi-Integrated mode remotely



Consolidated batching and reporting

One-to-many payments integration

Connection to Omnichannel payments platform

Integration Options

RESTful Web service

Initiate transactions via HTTP Post.

Serial-based Connection

Connect serial cables and use AT commands to communicate to DC Direct.


Pay API allows POS integration partners to incorporate in-app, ecommerce or non EMV swipe transactions within the same ecosystem as any of Datacap’s card-present solutions that utilize the NETePay Hosted platform.

Dev Portal EMV Transactions

Open Sandbox/Testing

Open sandbox testing ensures processor compatibility.

Dedicated Integration Support

Our integration support reps are standing by to help you with any integration needs or questions.

Key Features


Accept all forms of credit (EMV/magstripe) from all major card brands.

EMV Tip-Adjust

Add a tip to an EMV card transaction without the card present (ideal for restaurants).

EMV Store & Forward

PCI-Validated EMV Store & Forward provides offline processing in the event of an IP outage.

Virtual Terminal

Payments, voids, returns, etc., through a merchant-facing virtual terminal.

PCI-Validated P2PE

PCI-validated P2PE solution secures transactions by encrypting all data within a PCI-approved point of entry device, removing clear-text cardholder data from the merchant environment.

Automatic Updates

Datacap products can be updated automatically via our product portal, PSCS™.


Support for all forms of debit (EMV/magstripe) from all major card brands.

NFC/EMV Contactless

Support for NFC/EMV contactless transactions such as ApplePay, GooglePay, and other mobile wallets as well as contactless enabled cards.

Omnichannel Gift

Load/redeem gift cards that can be used online or in-store.


Data is encrypted at the point of interaction (POI) and decrypted outside of the Point of Sale environment (at NETePay Hosted) using Datacap proprietary encryption.

Real-time Reporting

Datacap offers real-time reporting online, anywhere for Datacap partners and their merchants.

Remote Key Injection (RKI)

RKI facilitates a more simplified, secure and cost-effective method of key injection at the Point of Sale.


Lightning-fast EMV transactions available on select PIN Pads.


Easily add eCommerce to existing merchant locations or utilize eCommerce to run your online business​.

Cross-Platform Tokens

Shared tokens across processing platforms allow merchants to switch processors seamlessly without disrupting recurring billing.

PA-DSS Validated

Datacap products are PA-DSS validated under the latest version of payment application data security standard as defined by the PCI council.


Support for Flexible Savings Accounts, Health Savings accounts and Electronic Benefits Transfer cards. 


Datacap supports many other features. Contact us to learn more or to request a new feature!

+ dozens of industry-standard payment features and accepted transaction/card types

Flexible Sales Models

Sales models that fit any business

Timed licenses

Rent DC Direct directly from Datacap for a set
period of time and set your own pricing to create
your own SAAS model regardless of processor.

Solutions-as-a-service (SAAS)
  • Lifetime support
  • Control via PSCS™
  • No Charge Upgrades
  • No Charge Processor Changes
  • No Per-Transaction fees

Direct Rental

Rent DC Direct directly from Datacap at a
wholesale fee and set your own pricing to create
your own SAAS model regardless of processor.

Solutions-as-a-Service (Saas)
  • Lifetime support
  • Control via PSCS™
  • Wholesale Monthly Rental
  • No Per-Transaction fees
  • No charge upgrades
  • No charge processor changes
  • Predictable Monthly Recurring Revenue

Processor Usage Programs

Obtain DC Direct from your processor
and receive on-going residuals* for
the life of each account.

Solutions-as-a-Service (Saas)
  • Lifetime support
  • Monthly Rental
  • No Fees from Datacap
  • Variable Recurring Revenue

Get Started

Integrating to Datacap has never been easier. Request access to our developer portal or contact us to get started today!

Let's Talk DC Direct!