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Processing mobile payments with M2, Chipper and WisePad bluetooth readers
Processing mobile payments with M2, Chipper and WisePad bluetooth readers

Fully-integrated mobile card readers for iOS devices

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You can use Stripe Terminal M2 (U.S.), Chipper (U.S.) and WisePad (Canada) devices to capture in-person payments through our iOS app directly into your Stripe account.

M2, Chipper and WisePad readers

  1. Pair with a single iOS device via Bluetooth.

  2. Can be used with their built-in rechargeable battery, or while plugged-in to a power outlet.

  3. Support swiping, dipping (chip cards), Apple/Android/Samsung Pay and tap cards. In Canada, the WisePad also supports Interac Debit.

M2 is available in the U.S.

Chipper is supported in the U.S., but is no longer available for purchase.

WisePad is available in Canada

Pricing and How to Buy

Stripe's processing fees for card-present payments are 2.7% + 5-cents per transaction.

There are no additional Starboard Suite service fees for using a reader.

In Canada​

In addition to credit cards, the WisePad also supports Interac Debit.
Stripe's Interac Debit fees are 15-cents CAD per transaction.​

*All prices subject to change, see Stripe's website for latest pricing.

Processing your first payment

There's no need to explicitly pair the device -- we'll prompt you to pair it and update your reader when you process your first payment.

  1. Turn on your M2, Chipper or WisePad device.

  2. Make sure your iOS device has bluetooth turned on.

  3. Make sure you have the latest version of our iOS app.

  4. In your Starboard app settings (the cog on the bottom right), set Payment Hardware to Stripe.

  5. Follow the steps to select or add a Reader Location.

  6. Make sure your reader is powered on.

  7. Under Reader, connect your reader.

  8. Queue up a sale in your Control Panel.

  9. On the payment screen, select "Stripe Terminal (M2/Chipper/WisePad)" as your payment method.

  10. Follow the prompts to process your payment.

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