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How to use a Zebra imager to take photos
By: POSGuys - 11/22/2017

This video is an answer to a question posted to AskPosGuys by Andrew. He wanted to know how you can use a Zebra imager to capture images, rather than just scanning barcodes. Transcript: Hi, Travis from POSGuys. Today's Ask the POSGuys question comes from Andrew. He asks how you take a picture with a Zebra imager. This is the latest Zebrea imager. It's the 8178. This also applies to older versions of the imager. It uses the same tool and it has the same functionality. Depending on what scanner you have is the quality of the image. The other tool that you are going to need is the Zebra 123S...

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How to set up Contactless Tear on the Brecknell 6710U Scale
By: POSGuys - 11/21/2017

Here is a video tutorial on how to set up contactless tear on the Brecknell 6710U Scale. In it, we show how to set the scale to retear the scale by waving a hand in front of it, without touching the scale itself. Transcript: Hi, Travis from POSGuys.com, Today we are taking a look at the Brecknell 6710 scale, and going over tear options for it. One of the unique tear options of this scale is that it has a motion sensor in order to do tear. So, if you are trying to do something like put a tray on top of the scale and your hands are dirty because you are using raw meat or some kind of chemic...

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Five Easy Upgrades to Make Your Register Faster
By: POSGuys - 11/13/2017

With the holiday shopping season right around the corner, we thought we'd put out a list of five easy upgrades that can be added to older cash registers to help make them faster are more efficient. #5 - Replace impact printers with fast thermal printers Thermal printers are affordable, quiet, and incredibly quick. Besides those obvious benefits, there are a few lesser-known reasons to upgrade your impact printer to a thermal one. Thermal printers can print a sharp barcode for use with returns or promotional coupons. Thermal printers also tend to use thinner paper which results in the receip...

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Windows 10 - Prolific USB-to-Serial Adapter Issue
By: POSGuys Support - 11/7/2017

With Microsoft rolling out many of their Creator Updates over the last several weeks, on the Windows 10 platform, we have started to notice some issues arising from the implementation of these updates. Especially, in regards to older hardware. One of the issues we have taken notice of, directly affects the functionality of devices using the Prolific USB-to-Serial Adapter cable. After the update, the device loses connectivity with the PC, and even though the system indicates that the driver is installed, and is the correct version, this is simply not true. In order to get around the driver is...

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Windows 10 Mobile Sync not Working
By: POSGuys Support - 11/6/2017

Windows 10 Creator Update Breaks Windows Mobile Sync Microsoft recently released an update to the Windows 10 operating system that creates problems with the Windows Mobile Device Center(downloaded here: 32or 64) and its ability to support Windows Mobile and Windows CE devices. Connecting a Windows Mobile device will not launch Windows Mobile Device Center properly, new devices aren’t recognized and applications aren’t able to synchronize data with the desktop computer via USB or Bluetooth. POSGuys has developed an application that will fix these sync issues by making a few configuration ...

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Using a serial scanner with Windows
By: POSGuys - 10/31/2017

Honeywell Orbit Barcode Scanner with a serial interface, setup to work like a standard keyboard input barcode scanner. The video covers what adapter you need, what middleware software enables keyboard input, and what the settings should be. This tutorial applies to Win7, Win8, and Win10. This technique will work for just about any serial barcode scanner, the main thing is that you set up the keyboard wedge software to match the port and scanner transfer settings. By default most ports and scanners are set to 9600, N, 8, 1. Honeywell Orbit Rebox On Sale $65! USB to Serial Adapter $20

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How to scan barcodes with the Honeywell Captuvo iPhone Sled
By: POSGuys - 9/29/2017

Here is an update to our Honeywell Captuvo video. We focus on a major change between the original Captuvo SL22 and the newer Captuvo SL42. In this video, we show you how the Captuvo can now be enabled for keyboard wedge entry. Once things are set up, the Captuvo can enable an iPhone to scan things into wherever you can type with the keyboard. Transcript: Hi, Travis from POSGuys.com. Today we are doing a follow-up to our Captuvo video, where we're showing where it now does keyboard wedge entry. So, I'm in iOS now. One thing you'll need to do is make sure that you update the firmware on your...

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POS Hardware Trade-In 2017
By: POSGuys - 9/27/2017

Tired of waiting on slow hardware? Upgrade to fast next-generation Zebra printers and mobile devices and save money in the process. Call POSGuys at 800.903.6571 for assistance with your order today.

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How to pair your TM-m10 or TM-m30 with your Android or iOS device
By: POSGuys - 9/27/2017

Here is our latest video on Epson receipt printers. In it, we show you how to pair via Bluetooth the TM-m10 receipt printer and TM-m30 receipt printers with your Android or iOS device using the TM Utility app. Once connected, you will be able to configure printer settings and print sample receipts from your Android or iOS phone or tablet to the Epson receipt printer. Transcript: Hi. Travis from POSGuys.com. We're doing a quick video today on how to pair your Android m10 or m30. It's the same process, and virtually the same printer, with an Android device. iOS is also very similar. What ...

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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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