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How do I install the MagTek Excella device?

  1. Download the excella.zip file: https://www.paymentsgateway.net/code/excella.zip.
  2. Install the file by double clicking on the setup-204.exe file.
  3. Plug in the Excella power and USB cords.                        
  4. Select Search for a suitable driver for my device when the Found New Hardware wizard displays.
  5. Browse to Excella.inf                        
  6. Browse to the Excella Installation folder (i.e., C:\Program Files\MagTek\Excella Demo) and double click on ExcellaUSBConfig.exe.
  7. Apply the following settings to your device:
    • Excella Device(s) in MICRDEV.INI file: Excella_USB
    • IP Address (PC Side): 192.168.99.5
    • IP Address (Device Side): 192.168.99.100
    • Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
  8. Restart your system.
  9. Verify settings by going to the micrdev.ini file located here:
    • C:\WINNT for Windows 2000/98
    • C:\WINNT for XP
  10. The file should look like the following:
    [DEVICE 1]
    Name=EXCELLA_ETHER
    Transport=ETHERNET
    ConnectionString=192.168.10.100
    SimulatorFile=c:\program files\magtek\Excella Demo\Script\Device1.ini
    ScriptFile=c:\program files\magtek\Excella Demo\Script\Script1.ini
    [DEVICE 2]
    Device=Excella
    Name=EXCELLA_USB
    Transport=ETHERNET
    ConnectionString=192.168.99.100
    SimulatorFile=c:\program files\magtek\Excella Demo\Script\Device1.ini
    ScriptFile=c:\program files\magtek\Excella Demo\Script\Script1.ini

    *Verify the ConnectionString contains the correct IP Address(es); if ok, restart the computer.

  11. Open Direct Billing v3.51 or higher.
  12. Click the ARC Entry icon (to the right of the calendar icon).
  13. Click the Connect to Image icon in the ARC Check Entry window and then the process icon.

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