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Dinerware Hardware List
By: Sergio - 2/16/2017

Dinerware POS Software (version 3.4) Hardware Compatibility List Operating System (OS): Win7 Pro, Win7 Enterprise, Win7 Ultimate, Windows Server 2008 R2, POSReady 2009, POSReady 7, Windows 8 (workstation only) Screen: 1024x768 screen resolution Supported peripherals: RS232 Serial Printers, Ethernet IP Printers, USB Barcode Scanners, RS232 Serial Pole Displays, RS232 Serial Scales, RS232 Coin Dispensers For All-in-one touch screens these are the minimum specifications. Server Computer (Main station that has database): 1-3 stations running with the server, minimum- 2.4 GHz Dual Core CPU,...

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Scan all Uppercase or Lowercase with Zebra Barcode Scanner
By: POSGuys - 2/13/2017

Most applications using barcodes are not case sensitive where you can use barcodes with either uppercase or lowercase characters in the barcode and your application will treat it is the same barcode. However if your program treats them differently or you prefer to just use ALL uppercase or ALL lowercase characters then the following barcodes will set how the alpha characters are outputted. Step 1: Recall Defaults (optional) - In some cases the case conversion will not work until defaults are recalled. Step 2: Scan the barcode for the type of conversion you want to do, or select "No Case...

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Teklynx Labelview Network License types and Install
By: Sergio - 1/24/2017

I am going to discuss the different license types and quick installation process for deploying Teklynx Labelview Network across your network and client stations There are 4 licenses: * USB key * virtual server * perpetual keyless license * yearly subscription The two main licenses ordered is the perpetual keyless license and USB key license. According to the document: "Your software can be protected using a software key (an electronic code) or a hardware key (a dongle). Without a protection key, the program will run in “evaluation” mode. You will not be able to save and print your la...

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Zebra DS2208 vs DS4308 Scanner Comparison
By: POSGuys - 1/23/2017

The new Zebra DS2208 2D barcode scanner, the newest edition to the on the LS2208 and LI2208 line of barcode scanners, is similar in many ways to the Zebra (formerly Symbol) DS4308. Both the DS2208 and the DS4308 can scan 1D and 2D barcodes like QR codes, can scan off of smartphones, and automatically switch to hands free mode when placed in the stand. Determining which of these two scanners to is best for your business can be difficult because of their many similarities, so we went through a series of tests to compare the two scanners. Compared to the DS2208, DS4308 has a better scan range, a...

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Zebra Printer Power Supply Recall
By: POSGuys - 12/21/2016

Zebra has issued a voluntary recall of power supply units of their barcode printers as of December 2016. The product recall potentially impacts the power supply units (PSUs) manufactured by FSP Group between October 1, 2010 and December 31, 2011 and were either sold as after-market kits or included with the sale of the following models of Zebra printers: G-Series (GK420D/T, GX420D/T, GX430D/T) GT Series (GT800, GT810, GT820, GT830) ZP455, HC100, P1XX Series (P100, P110, P120) ZXP3 After independent testing, Zebra has been confirmed that the issue is limited to a discreet batch of PSUs ...

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Aldelo SHA-2 Credit Card Processing Mandatory Security Update Information
By: Charles - 12/16/2016

There are mandatory updates/upgrades that may need to be implemented depending on your version of Aldelo Pro for Restaurants, Aldelo EDC and/or your version of Windows OS and version of Windows Server. If these updates are not met you may not be able to process credit/debit payments and/or be PCI Compliant. These updates/upgrades are necessary because Aldelo in an effort to increase security and avoid large-scale cyber attacks, is transitioning to SHA-2 (Secure Hash Algorithm) level certificates that provide stronger encryption and user authentication. In order to process credit/debit payments...

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Can you convert a printer driven cash drawer to a USB cash drawer?
By: POSGuys - 12/1/2016

Is it possible to convert your printer driven cash drawer to a USB cash drawer? Yes! If you are looking to use your printer driven cash drawer without a receipt printer for paperless receipt printing, you can convert your cash drawer into a USB interface cash drawer with the POS-X USB Cash Drawer Converter. To use the converter, you simply plug the cash drawer cable into the converter box, plug the USB cable into your computer, and your cash drawer will now work with your computer. To purchase the USB converter, see our POS-X USB Cash Drawer Converter product page. For more information on ho...

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Epson TM-U220 Impact Receipt Printer
By: POSGuys - 11/30/2016

Although the Epson TM-U220 is not a new receipt printer, it remains an industry leader among impact printers. We receive many questions about this printer, along with questions about the difference between thermal and impact printers, so we thought it was time to update our review of the TM-U220. The TM-U220 is an impact printer, also known as a kitchen printer. Instead of using the heat sensitive paper that a thermal printer uses, an impact printer uses ribbon to print on paper. The use of ribbon makes impact printers suited for kitchens for two reasons: the paper is not heat sensitive, meani...

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Global Price Change in Aldelo
By: POSGuys - 11/15/2016

Global Menu Item Price Change The Global Menu Item Price Change feature allows you to update multiple menu item prices in Aldelo at once, by percentage or set amounts. For example, use this feature to increase all item prices by 20% or change the price of a subset of menu items by one dollar. To use this feature, follow these steps: Navigate to Activities > General Activities > Global Menu Item Price Change Select the group in which you wish to make changes (or select All Menu Groups). Select the items to be changed. Select the change option. Markup By Percent Markup By Amoun...

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Installing A Star Ethernet Printer
By: POSGuys - 11/14/2016

The following instructions go over how to set up an Ethernet interface Star Micronics printer. These instructions should work for all Ethernet Star printers, including the TSP100, TSP700II and SP700. For Windows 7, 8.1 and 10: Connect the printer to the network router Once powered on, the printer should acquire an IP address automatically Once it acquires an address, print a self test Turn printer off Hold down FEED button Continue to hold down the FEED button while turning the printer back on Release the FEED as soon as the printer makes a mechanical noise The printer should print...

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