Non-Financial Messages (Tran Type 36)

Transaction Type 36 is used for non-financial purposes.

The purpose of a Tran Type 36 message is indicated by the value in the first two bytes of Field 11 which define the Message Type.

Non-Financial Message Format

The generic format for Non-Financial messages (Transaction Type 36) is described below. The other pages under this heading provide the details of each Message Type.

API Field #, Value Description
0001,36 Transaction Type 36. Non-Financial message
0011,xxx.. Field 11 is defined as User Data. See Appendix F for the use of this field. For Transaction Type 36, it will always include the following:
Positions 1-2 Message Type
5001,xxx.. Non-Financial Data.
The format of this field depends on the value of message type

Message Types

Currently defined Message Types (Field 11) are as follows:

Message Type Use Direction
01 Signature Request from POS to Simplify
02 Signature Response from Simplify to POS
03 Demo Message (NOT USED) NOT USED
06 Program/Parameter Version Inquiry Message Request from POS to Simplify.
Response from Simplify to POS
07 Initiate IngEstate Message Request from POS to Simplify.
Response from Simplify to POS
10 Scrolling Receipt Message From POS to Simplify
11 Scrolling Receipt Stop Message from POS to Simplify
12 Exit Reversal Mode Message from POS to Simplify
14 Informational Prompt Message (see note below) Request from POS to Simplify.
Response from Simplify to POS
51 Status Message from POS to Simplify

Notes:

  • Additional bytes in Field 11 can be used, depending on the message type.

  • Due to its many uses, Message Type 14 ( Informational Prompt Message ) is documented separately.