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Zebra 2D Imager Comparison Chart
By: POSGuys - 9/14/2017

Comparison of the latest 2D Zebra imagers; DS8108, DS8178, DS2208, DS2278, and DS4308. The new Zebra line of 2D scanners is growing and with that growth comes an abundance of choice. Use the table above to decide which DS 2D barcode scanner is best for your business. For further assistance or help with your order please contact us at 800.903.6571 or sales@POSGuys.com.

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Sterling Retired Hardware
By: POSGuys - 8/8/2017

Sterling Payment Technologies is officially retiring many devices as of August 2017. These retired devices are too old to support industry changes and will no longer be supported by Sterling's Help Desk or boarded onto systems. These devices include the following terminals and pin pads:

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My Epson U220 doesn’t work with my Aloha system. What could be going on?
By: POSGuys Support - 8/4/2017

With the Aloha POS system, it is recommended by the manufacturer of the software to use an RS-232 interface (serial) on the TM-U220B impact printer. If you have an Ethernet or USB enabled U220, you should be able to swap out the interface cards with your old printer, or you may order a new printer. Once you have the serial interface installed (if it didn’t already come with it), plug in the serial-to-Ethernet adapter on the back of the device. One additional step that you may need to follow, is to modify the DIP switches on the bottom of the printer. This can be done by performing the followi...

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Wristband Printing
By: POSGuys - 7/16/2017

Are you looking to print your own custom wristbands for bars, parks, concerts and other events that require tracking of guests? To get those custom look wristbands with your own logo, information, and barcodes, purchase the POSGuys.com wristband printing kit. It's designed for people just starting out with wristband printing who don't already own a printer. The kit includes the following pieces: 1. Wristbands Four rolls of wristbands. We sell the kit with an option for purchasing one of two wristband types, ZBand Fun for single day dry use or Splash for water park environments. They look th...

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Star Micronics Cash Drawer Cable
By: POSGuys - 7/10/2017

The Star Micronics CD3 cash drawers come complete with a cash drawer cable. This cable is not bi-directional, meaning if you plug the incorrect ends into the cash drawer and printer, the cash drawer won't receive the signal from the printer to open. If your CD3 cash drawer isn't working, make sure the correct ends of the cable are plugged in to the cash drawer and printer. Each end is labeled. See the video below for more information: Video Transcript: Hi, Travis from POSGuys.com. I want to go over a tech issue that we're having a lot recently. Star released a set of cash drawers that match...

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What's the difference between the Star Micronics lines of receipt printers?
By: POSGuys - 5/9/2017

What are the differences between the Star Micronics TSP100 and the TSP100 ECO? Or the TSP650II and TSP100III? The Star Micronics receipt printer lines can get confusing, especially since Star printers can go by different names, like their product line name (such as the TSP100 or TSP650 line of printers) or their product name (like the TSP143U or TSP654IIE3). This post will go over the differences between Star Micronics receipt printers and help you figure out which receipt printer is right for your business. The primary differences between these printers are their print speed and interface op...

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Square Compatible Receipt Printers
By: POSGuys - 5/4/2017

Which receipt printers are compatible with Square? Whether you have the Square Stand or just the Square card reader, the only receipt printers that are compatible are Star Micronics brand printers. For an in depth look at these printers, see our Square Compatible Receipt Printer Video: The following receipt printers are compatible with Square for iPad and iPhone: Ethernet Interface TSP100III (TSP143IIILAN) in Grey or White TSP650II (TSP654IIE3-24 GRY) in Grey SP700 (SP742ME-GRY-US) in Grey Bluetooth Interface TSP650II (TSP654IIBI2) in Grey SM-S220i (SM-S220i-DB40) Mobile Printer SM-S23...

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How to Install a Zebra Desktop Printer
By: POSGuys Support - 4/18/2017

To install your USB interface Zebra desktop printer, you need to first install the printer drivers (available under the Downloads tab on the product page). For in-depth instructions on setting up your printer, see our how-to video and transcript below: Transcript: Hello, this is Ben from POSGuys, and in this video I'll be showing you how to install the Zebra desktop printer. Specifically the ZD410, but also the same process would apply to earlier series such as the LP or TLP2824 Plus. The first thing you want to do is install the Zebra certified driver. Once it's downloaded, we'll go ah...

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Age Verification Mode With Code's CR3600 Series Scanner
By: POSGuys Support - 3/22/2017

Have a CR3600 series scanner from Code, and want to use it in Age Verification mode? POSGuys.com Technical Support team can assist you with that. It requires some minor re-programming of the device in order to work in AV mode. The following steps will help you to get the device programmed. The first thing you want to do, is download CortexTools from our website, POSGuys.com under the CR3600 series scanner. Then, you will need to contact POSGuys.com Technical Support team via phone or email in order to get the firmware files needed for this process. Putting the standard CR3600 into age ...

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Recall Notice: External Battery Pack SURT192XLBP, SURT192RMXLBP, SURT192RMXLBP3U, SURT192XLBPJ
By: POSGuys - 3/20/2017

Schneider Electric recently sent out this second product safety notice for a recall on specific external battery packs. If you have any questions about the recall please contact us and we will help you through the process. All existing POSGuys.com customers should already be notified of the safety recall but if you are concerned you may have missed the notice feel free to call and double check. If you are not an existing POSGuys.com customer we can still help. Give us a call at 800.903.6571 if you desire assistance with the recall. Download Complete PDF Of Notice: Schneider Electric Produc...

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