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New £50 Polymer Banknote 


    Meet the new £50 banknote! The Bank of England is constantly working on making their banknotes safer and more secure, to reduce the risk of counterfeits being spread. On the 23rd of June they have released the new £50 banknote. Just like the previously updated banknotes, the new £50 is printed on polymer, making it more durable, secure and safe for you to use. The new £50 banknote is the final additional to the renewed banknote line-up and completes the new polymer range. Prepare your business and eliminate the chance of accepting counterfeits by updating your Safescan device now.


    At Safescan we make sure that our devices are packed with the latest software to ensure that they work with the highest level of accuracy and security. Most of the products we supply are already suitable for the new £50 banknote. For previously purchased products, Safescan offers multiple update packages which can be downloaded for free from the download section. This means that you can continue to count, sort and check your banknotes with maximum security and confidence.


    Visit our download section to find your update package for the new £50 banknote. Simply select your Safescan device from the drop-down list and save the update package to your computer. The package contains the update tool, the currency update file and extensive update instructions in multiple languages.

    Updating your device is a straightforward process and can be done via the USB port or MicroSD card. It only takes a few seconds, is free of charge, and you'll be ready to verify and count the new £50 banknote.

    For instructions on how to update your Safescan device please watch the instruction videos ▸ (opens in a new window)

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