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DC Direct Set-up Guide / PAX Aries8 – Wi-Fi (DHCP)

DC Direct Setup - PAX Aries8 - Wi-Fi (DHCP)

What do you need to connect the PAX Aries8 via Wi-Fi (DHCP)?

  • Configured WiFi network and router
  • Wi-Fi network name and password
  • PAX Aries8 configured with Datacap keys and the appropriate Datacap ECN

Access Android Desktop

1 Swipe up from the bottom of the Welcome screen.

2 Touch the back key twice.

Back Arrow

3 When prompted for Back Desktop password type "pax9876@@". Touch "Enter".

Note: “123456” may work on some devices as passwords may vary. For EVO Snap devices, use “EVO72963687” for the password. 

Back Desktop

Connect to Wi-Fi (DHCP)

1 From the Android Desktop, touch "Settings".

Aries Android Desktop

2 When prompted for password, type"pax9876@@". Touch "OK".

Note: “123456” may work on some devices as passwords may vary. For EVO Snap devices, use “EVO72963687” for the password. 

Aries Password

3 Under "Wireless & networks" touch "WLAN".

Aries 8 Settings

4 Select the SSID of your access point. Type your network's password.

Aries Network Password

5 Touch "Connect".

6 Touch the home button to return to Android Desktop.

Pair POS and DC Direct

Configure your Point of Sale using the DeviceID, the corresponding Merchant IDs (MIDS), and Terminal IDS (TIDS).  

If using Wi-Fi or Ethernet connected PIN Pads, configure your POS with the corresponding IP addresses and port numbers from Step 4 above.  

1 Tap the DC Direct app from the Android Desktop To view the DeviceID (serial #) and connected IP address.

Aries Android Desktop
Android Desktop
Aries 8 DC Direct Screen
DC Direct Settings

2 Touch the home button to return to Android Desktop.

3 Touch "PXRetailer" to return to Welcome Screen.

If you need help pairing DC Direct, contact your POS provider for specific instructions.

Run a Test Transaction

Initiate a $1.00 test sale from your POS.

Transaction detail

Virtual Terminal

Run a “card-not-present” transaction using Datacap’s Virtual Terminal. To configure the Virtual Terminal, enter your merchant secret key generated from PSCS. Refer to your Reportal dashboard to view/confirm any Virtual Terminal test transactions. 

VT