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TLS 1.2 Security Updates for Cash Register Express and First Data
By: POSGuys - 2/17/2018

** UPDATE** We have been informed that pcAmerica's Cash Register Express customers who are processing credit card payments through First Data will need to be upgraded to version 12.8033. If you are not on version 12.8033 or higher, please contact POSGuys to purchase a PC America Technical Support Contract before the end of February to upgrade your software and avoid any payment processing interruptions. Once you have a contract we will be happy to assist with the upgrade process. What is TLS? Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a protocol that provides privacy and data integrity between two c...

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How to set up a USB Cash Drawer
By: POSGuys - 1/25/2018

Our newest video from Ask POSGuys shows how to set up a USB cash drawer. For this example, we use a Logic Controls CR3000 cash drawer and Windows 10, but the process will apply to other USB cash drawers and work with other operating systems. Transcript: Hi. This is Travis from POSGuys.com. Today we're covering the Logic Controls CR3000 Cash Drawer, the USB version and connecting it with Windows 10. So, this also has some generic applications as well, where it works for other USB cash drawers and works for other operating systems. The steps are going to be pretty much the same, but if you ...

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Square Compatible Receipt Printers
By: POSGuys - 1/4/2018

Which receipt printers are compatible with Square? Whether you have the Square Stand or use the Square card reader, the only receipt printers that are compatible are Star Micronics brand printers. For a detailed overview watch our video on Square Compatible Receipt Printers for iOS. 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-S230i ...

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Mobile Inventory with Cash Register Express
By: POSGuys - 12/13/2017

Our latest video is an update on how to set up mobile inventory with Cash Register Express and the updated Cipher Lab 8200 Kit. This creates a lower-cost option for counting your inventory and doing on the fly item look-ups. Transcript: Hi, This is Travis with POSGuys.com. Today, we're going over the new inventory solution for Cash Register Express. This uses the Cipher Lab 8200. This is a new, updated batch collection model, which means that it works offline. It doesn't have the ability to automatically bring things in using a Wi-Fi connection and a direct-connected database. You do have ...

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Setting up a Zebra DS2278 with iOS
By: POSGuys - 12/6/2017

In our latest video, we show how some recent updates to the Zebra DS2278 scanner make it an excellent choice to pair with an iOS system. The new units have been equipped with a micro USB port to give it charging capabilities without the use of a cradle. Zebra has also added a double-click feature to quickly open and close out the keyboard in your OS while scanning. Transcript: Hi, Travis from POSGuys.com, Today we are going over the DS2278 and pairing it with iOS and using it in iOS. Out of all the retail styled barcode scanners this is the one we recommend the most because they added a cou...

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Using an Epson TM-M10 with Square Register
By: POSGuys - 12/1/2017

Setting up an Epson TM-M10 to work with Square for iOS Square has finally been upgraded to allow for Epson receipt printers to be used. The Epson TM-M10 is an ultra compact thermal receipt paper that is perfect to use alongside an ipad as it is extra small, quiet, and fast. Much smaller than any of the Star Micronics options other than their portable battery power printer. You will need to make sure that both your iPad OS and Square app are updated to the most current releases. Transcript: Hi, Travis from POSGuys.com Today we are doing a video on pairing the Epson TM-m10 receipt printer ...

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How to print to a Zebra printer from Android
By: POSGuys Support - 11/28/2017

This video takes a look at how to print from your Android device to a Zebra label printer. We go over using the Zebra Printer Setup Utility app, and we print to the desktop ZD410 Bluetooth printer and the mobile ZQ520 Bluetooth printer. For more information on the ZD410: https://posguys.com/barcode-printer_1/Zebra-ZD-410_2493/ For more information on the ZQ520: https://posguys.com/mobile-printers_55/Zebra-ZQ500_2541/ Transcript: hi travis from posguys.com today we're gonna go over printing in android either using desktop printers or mobile printers using Bluetooth or Wi-Fi same set of to...

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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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