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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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Holiday Easter Egg
By: POSGuys - 12/1/2017

You've unlocked the secret POSGuys winter promo! Save $20 on your order over $200 using the promo code on the back of your holiday card!

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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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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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