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DS9208 Ruby Verifone Programming
By: POSGuys Support - 10/15/2018

How do I program the Zebra DS9208 barcode scanner, for use with the Ruby Verifone system? In order to program the scanner to work with the Ruby Verifone system, you will need to scan 13 configuration barcodes from the document found here: Ruby Verifone Setup You will want to make sure that you cover the barcodes before and after the code you need to scan, in order to prevent double scanning of the configuration codes as you go through the list. If you are still having difficulty after going through the aforementioned documentation, then we would recommend reaching out to POSGuys.com Technica...

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Batch Scanning With Cipher Lab
By: POSGuys Support - 9/25/2018

In order to be able to transfer batched, scanned data with the default app on the Cipher Lab batch scanner, you will need to follow the below procedure for transferring the data from the scanner, onto a PC as a text file. For this, you will need to download the Forge AG Utility from Cipher Lab. Once the application is downloaded, and installed, proceed to the following: On the device itself: - Utilities > Prog. Settings > Upload Interface - Cradle IR > Download Interface - Cradle IR > Transmission Speed - 115200 BPS In Forge AG: - Transfer > direct-link data transfer > ch...

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Setting up a receipt printer and cash drawer with Square Stand on iOS
By: POSGuys - 9/11/2018

Travis shows how to set up your Square Stand receipt printer and cash drawer. Follow the basic steps in the video to get your printer or cash drawer up and connected in no time at all. For help finding a new Square Compatible receipt printer visit our list of Square Compatible Receipt Printers complete with links to purchase with lifetime POSGuys support.

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Under Counter Cash Drawer
By: POSGuys - 6/26/2018

Save space with our under counter cash drawer kits. APG Vasario 16 x 16 - Black 5 Coins, 5 Bills, removable till, painted face. Starting at $160* Add To Cart POS-X ION 16" Black This kit is a very economical option. It works great under the counter and comes with a cash drawer cable for Epson or POS-X brand receipt printers. Starting at $135* Add To Cart MMF Val-U-Line - Black Val-U-Line The most durable finish of the three cash drawers. All metal construction and roller bearings make it one of the better valued drawers out there. Starting at $140* Add MMF Kit to C...

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TLS Security Update Requirements with CRE
By: POSGuys Support - 6/25/2018

With the new TLS security updates being pushed out by payment processors for PCI compliance, many customers are having to upgrade their POS systems to meet the new requirements. With the CRE update 12.8040+, the new system requirements do not support the Atom 1.8 gHz processors or 2 GB of RAM. The new specifications require a minimum 4 GB of RAM, a J1900 processor or better (PCA recommends an Intel i3 CPU minimum), and Windows 7 OS. If you have any questions or concerns in regards to your update requirements, and if your system meets these specifications, please reach out to POSGuys Technica...

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Visa Service Disruptions In Europe
By: POSGuys - 6/1/2018

Visa is facing major service disruptions in Europe. If you're experiencing this problem, try using a contactless payment form instead of chip and pin as they are successfully processing at a higher rate than chip and pin transactions. We hear no reports of service disruptions in the United States. Mastercard and Discovery are not affected. For more information see the BBC news article below. Visa Payment Disruption Hits Europe

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Zebra Printer Power Supply Recall
By: POSGuys - 5/20/2018

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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Building Applications for Windows CE, Windows Mobile or Windows Embedded Handheld platforms.
By: Sergio - 5/17/2018

Looking to develop an application for a windows mobile handheld mobile computer? Please reconsider. According to Microsoft "Visual Studio versions beyond Visual Studio 2008 no longer supports the Windows CE, Windows Mobile or Windows Embedded Handheld platforms. Visual Studio 2008 or earlier versions need to be used to develop applications for for these platforms." However, Microsoft has ended support for Visual Studio 2008 and windows embedded operating systems are being phased out as well. Here are some important dates: April 10, 2018 - Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 (All editions) ...

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Square Compatible Receipt Printers
By: POSGuys - 5/17/2018

Which receipt printers are compatible with Square? Whether you have the Square Stand or use the Square card reader, the most compatible receipt printers are Star Micronics brand printers. Use the table below to find the right printer for your business. Questions? Just call us at 800.903.6571. Square Receipt Printers Ethernet Printers (Wireless Network) Star TSP100III Receipt Printer- TSP143IIILAN in Grey or White Star TSP650II Receipt Printer - TSP654IIE3-24 GRY Star SP700 Kitchen / Impact Printer - SP742ME-GRY-US Bluetooth Printers Star TSP650II Receipt Printer - TSP654IIBI2 Star ...

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What is the difference between the TM-U220A, TM-U220B, and TM-U220D?
By: POSGuys - 5/6/2018

The table below shows the differences between the three Epson TM-U220 models. Give us a call if you have questions or need help with your purchase. Call 800.903.6571 or email Sales@POSGuys.com. SUMMARY: Model TM-U220A is larger, has a take-up device and can't be wall mounted. Model TM-U220B and TM-U220D are essentially copies of each other except that the D model has no autocutter. (Scroll past the table for additional images of take-up device and wall mounting.) This post was originally created to answer Teguh Rianto's Ask POSGuys question on YouTube. the epson tm u220 came with various s...

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