Simply £49 upfront*, no monthly fee

Easy for your customers. Easy for you too. Made to be simple and portable, the PAX A50 could be the ideal card machine for you and your business:

  • Take secure face to face card payments
  • Standalone all in one payment device
  • Simply connect via Wi-Fi or 4G​​
  • Average eight-hour battery life
  • Receive funds typically next working day
  • 12-month warranty

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PAX A50 card reader

Only pay when you use it

Our rates and charges explained:

  • *£49 one-off joining fee for the service
  • Ongoing pay-as-you-go fee for card payments. Fixed transaction fee of 1.75% applies for each payment you accept
  • 1.75% fee applies to all major credit and debit cards. American Express is also available. The per-transaction fee for Amex may differ from the 1.75%

Payments you’ll be able to accept

With the PAX A50, your customers can pay with their chosen method, including MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Apple Pay and more

Logos for supported payment types

How do I apply for a PAX A50? ​

1. Log on

Get started by logging on to Online for Business or use your mobile app.

2. Navigate

Select ‘Take payments with Cardnet’ in the apply menu or navigation on the left.

3. Apply

Select ‘Apply for a card reader’, complete the application to receive a PAX A50 in 2 working days.

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Log on to Online for Business or use your mobile app.

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Payments to suit your customers

Setting up your PAX A50 is easy and means you’re ready to serve your customers from anywhere.​

  • Comes preinstalled with the Nexo app through which you can take payments and view transactions​
  • Accept contactless, Chip & PIN, and digital wallets including Apple Pay, Google Pay​
  • Send receipts digitally via email​
  • Process refunds directly from the preinstalled app

Payments to suit your business

Card and payment data is automatically secured and protected. ​

You can view historic and real-time transactions, as well as see daily summaries via the preinstalled app. ​

​We’ll also provide the required Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard information when you apply, saving you time and keeping you compliant.

  • Weight​: 161g.​

    Battery​: Rechargeable via a USB cable. 2 hours for a full charge and average battery life of 8 hours. Can accept payments while device is charging.​

    Connectivity​: Comes with a pre-installed SIM card. Can also connect to Wi-Fi or 4G on premises.​

    Set up​: Ready in less than 30 minutes.

    Receipts​: Send receipts digitally via email​.

    Payment methods​: Accepts all major credit and debit cards as payment, plus Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay.​

    Refunds​: Refunds are processed in preinstalled app and are PIN-protected for extra security.​

    Warranty​: Limited 12-month warranty. We aim to provide a replacement device within 3 working days if reader gets damaged or stops working.​

    Support​: Email us on or call us on 01268 567100.

Important legal information

Cardnet® is a registered trademark of Lloyds Bank plc.  Mastercard® is a registered trademark. Apple and the Apple logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.  American express® is a registered trademark.  Visa® is a registered trademark.

We may monitor or record calls to make sure we have carried out your instructions correctly and to help improve the quality of our service.  Please remember we cannot guarantee the security of messages sent by email.

Lloyds Bank plc and Bank of Scotland plc (members of Lloyds Banking Group) are authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.

Authorisation can be checked on the Financial Services Register at