Countertop Card Machines

The smart and compact desktop device designed for maximum efficiency.

As more and more customers look to pay by card, countertop card terminals are likely to be the simplest and most cost-effective solution for companies that sell goods and services from a fixed location. Take credit and debit payments from customers at your till or over the phone with our countertop card terminals. They are fast, secure, and very easy to use. The countertop terminal accepts contactless payment, including Google Pay, Samsung Pay, and Apple Pay.

Countertop - iCT 250

Ingenico’s new generation iCT250 terminal series combines powerful processing technology with the latest PCI PED 3.x security standards. Engineered to last, while maintaining a compact design ensuring faultless operation in the most demanding of banking and retail environments. While its ergonomic styling delivers the most comfortable and convenient user experience of any terminal in its class. The iCT250 is ideal for any payment environment with a broadband or PSTN (telephone) connection.

Get a Quote
countertop card machine ICT250

contactless img

countertop card machine being swiped

Highest Security

The iCT 250 meets the highest security requirements to keep your customer’s card data safe and protect your business.

Designed for You

Our countertop terminal is one of the smallest and lightest devices available in the market. The iCT 250 is ergonomically designed for easy handling, making it ideal for daily use. The backlit keypad makes PIN entry and menu navigation easy and intuitive. Also, the large keys and power buzzer improve transaction times and reduce PIN entry errors.

Supports All Payment Options

Our countertop terminal supports Chip & PIN, magstripe, contactless, NFC (ApplePay, GooglePay and Samsung Pay) and Card Not Present over the phone payments.

Fast Connectivity & Authorisations

Equipped with an unparalleled array of communication technologies such as high-speed modem and Ethernet, the iCT 250 delivers anytime, anywhere connectivity.

Colour Display

Our standard colour display makes the iCT250 easy to use. Allowing your customers to quickly confirm transaction amounts and enter their PIN or present their contactless card or mobile phone.

Key Features of countertop card payment terminals

  • Always connected – IP and Telephone options
  • Ergonomic design for easy PIN Entry
  • Tough and durable
  • Easy to read colour display
  • Simple to navigate menus
  • Large, easy to use keys
  • Fast thermal receipt printer
  • Contactless, Apple Pay and Google Pay support
  • Supports Card Not Present or payments taken over the phone
  • Comprehensive reporting tools
  • Secure PCI PTS 3.x approved
desktop card machine being tapped by card

retail customer paying at till with card machine

What's included in the package?

  • Decals for windows and tills to show what card types can be accepted
  • Countertop card machine
  • Installation guide to setup your terminal
  • Ethernet cable to connect to the router
  • Power cable
  • Phone line connector to connect to the phone socket
  • Power supply unit
  • Receipt roll

Frequently asked Questions

How does the countertop card terminal work?

The iCT250 countertop card terminal can be connected through a phone line and/or broadband.

What cards are accepted?

All major debit and credit cards including Mastercard, Visa, and American Express (with a separate agreement.)

Can I accept contactless payments?

Yes. All our card terminals have contactless built-in including Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay.

Can I setup the terminal myself?

Yes. All our terminals are easy to install and we provide freephone support should you have any issues.

Can I take card payments over the phone?

Yes. All our card terminals support Card Not Present transactions.

How will you support my card terminal?

Our freephone helpdesk is available 7 days a week and if your terminal is not working, we will send you a new one.

What are the supported transactions?

  • Sale
  • Refund
  • Reversal
  • Pre-auth
  • Cash back
  • Gratuity / Tips
  • Contactless
  • Mobile payments – Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay
  • Chip & PIN
  • Swipe / Magstripe cards
  • Card Not Present / Over the phone
  • Comprehensive End of Day reporting:
  • - Sales by card type

    - Contactless sales by card type

    - Refunds by card type

    - Cash back totals

    - Gratuity / tip totals (including waiter totals if enabled)

Get a Quote

Great Savings

Save up to 40% on your processing costs.



Full warranty and replacement service.



Support provided free of charge.


Reporting Tools

Available online for free.