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Old Jun 1, 19, 10:26 am
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Originally Posted by Cardboard55 View Post
I just don't know of a way to test this before leaving the US
This USB card reader:

Identiv SCR3500 Smartfold Smart Card Reader Identiv SCR3500 Smartfold Smart Card Reader

plus a free-to-download program called lets you check any chip card on your computer to see which terminal protocols it supports. That's how I've been verifying the chip capabilities of every card I get for a few years now.

If you need more info on this, see this thread in the credit cards forum:

USA EMV cards: Availability, Q&A (Chip & PIN or Signature) [2017>]
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