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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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Epson M10 Receipt Format
By: POSGuys - 3/15/2017

The EPSON TM-M10 is a smaller version of the EPSON TM-M30 with the ability to print on the more compact 2" wide receipt paper. Overall the printer takes up less room then it's bigger brother and also prints smaller receipts. Configuring the printer may require some small adjustments in your software settings. PC America: Cash Register Express (CRE) With CRE the receipt is based on columns, so when the M10 tries to print a receipt using the standard Epson Thermal format then the additional columns are wrapped into the next line. The software does try and shrink down the font to make it ...

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Cash Register Express Receipt Logo Template
By: POSGuys - 3/13/2017

To prevent the logo from stretching on your Cash Register Express receipt, use this layered PDF template or edit this flat PNG. Samples of where the template displays on the receipt are shown below. Failing to use a logo that is cropped to the correct proportions will result in stretching as shown in the image below. The template is based on a ratio of 1:3. So as an example an image cropped to 100px x 300px should properly display. Use a higher resolution for a sharper quality logo. The samples provided above were printed on the Epson TM-T88V receipt printer using CRE. If you have a quest...

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Star Micronics to Epson - Emulation Setup
By: Chad - 3/7/2017

How do I put my Star Micronics TSP100 into ESC/POS (Epson Emulation) mode? Some specific softwares require that the printer communicates in ESC/POS mode, which is an Epson printer language that enhances and streamlines printing. However, that does not necessarily mean that an Epson printer will be needed. This is where Epson emulation comes into play. 1) Install the futurePRNT Configuration Utility (usually installed when the device driver is installed). Once installed, open the configuration utility, located in All Programs under the Start Menu. 2) As soon as the Configuration Utili...

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What is the difference between the TM-U220A, TM-U220B, and TM-U220D?
By: Camille Meehan - 3/3/2017

Hey there it's Camille, here to answer Teguh Rianto's Ask POSGuys question about the difference between the three Epson TM-U220 models. the epson tm u220 came with various series, u220a u220b u220d, are all the same? ~ teguh rianto In response I give you this handy guide on the differences as well as some of the similarities. BLOG POST SUMMARY: Model A is larger, has a take up device and can't be wall mounted. Models B and D are essentially copies of each other except that the D model has no autocutter. (Images of take up device and wall mounting down below.) For a general Epson TM-U...

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Major Increase In Zebra Long Range Scanning
By: POSGuys - 2/27/2017

Zebra's new DS3678 extended-range, ultra-rugged industrial scanner builds on the former Zebra (Symbol) DS3578 extended range industrial scanner by dramatically increasing the scan range. Not only can the DS3678-ER scan from 70 feet away (and we tested the scan range at over 100 feet), but it can scan from as close as a foot away, much closer than the DS3578-ER. See our comparison video below:

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Dinerware Hardware List
By: Sergio - 2/16/2017

Dinerware POS Software (version 3.4) Hardware Compatibility List Operating System (OS): Win7 Pro, Win7 Enterprise, Win7 Ultimate, Windows Server 2008 R2, POSReady 2009, POSReady 7, Windows 8 (workstation only) Screen: 1024x768 screen resolution Supported peripherals: RS232 Serial Printers, Ethernet IP Printers, USB Barcode Scanners, RS232 Serial Pole Displays, RS232 Serial Scales, RS232 Coin Dispensers For All-in-one touch screens these are the minimum specifications. Server Computer (Main station that has database): 1-3 stations running with the server, minimum- 2.4 GHz Dual Core CPU,...

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Scan all Uppercase or Lowercase with Zebra Barcode Scanner
By: POSGuys - 2/13/2017

Most applications using barcodes are not case sensitive where you can use barcodes with either uppercase or lowercase characters in the barcode and your application will treat it is the same barcode. However if your program treats them differently or you prefer to just use ALL uppercase or ALL lowercase characters then the following barcodes will set how the alpha characters are outputted. Step 1: Recall Defaults (optional) - In some cases the case conversion will not work until defaults are recalled. Step 2: Scan the barcode for the type of conversion you want to do, or select "No Case...

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