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POS-X TP4 Series Harddrive Replacement
By: POSGuys Support - 1/16/2020

TP4 Harddrive Replacement With Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System going EOL, it is highly recommended to migrate to a new installation of Windows 10, to meet PCI compliance for credit card processing and POS software compliance. BEFORE CONTINUING TO THE NEXT STEPS, PLEASE DISCONNECT THE POWER FROM THE COMPUTER To replace the harddrive on a POS-X TP4 series All-In-One computer, you will need to locate the hard drive hatch cover, on the right-hand side of the screen, and remove the single screw. <img src="http://posguys.blob.core.windows.net/download/Blog_Images/20200116_111116.j...

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POS-X TP3 Series Harddrive Replacement
By: POSGuys Support - 1/16/2020

TP3 Harddrive Replacement With Microsoft's Windows 7 Operating Systems going EOL, it is highly recommended to migrate to a new installation of Windows 10, to meet PCI compliance for credit card processing and POS software compliance. BEFORE CONTINUING TO THE NEXT STEPS, PLEASE DISCONNECT THE POWER FROM THE COMPUTER To replace the harddrive on a POS-X TP3 series All-In-One computer, you will need to tilt the monitor portion of the computer, all the way forward. After tilting the monitor forward, locate the power button on the base, and gently press against the plastic top cover that surr...

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Windows 7 EOL (End of Life)
By: POSGuys Support - 12/13/2019

Windows 7 EOL Microsoft will be ending all extended support, and security updates for Windows 7 systems soon, and it is highly recommended that you move to a new Windows 10 computer, PRIOR to the January 14th, 2020 cutoff date for Windows 7 End of Life. If your current Windows 7 system meets the recommended hardware specifications for Windows 10, you should be able to buy a Windows 10 upgrade license for the system, and migrate it to the new Operating System platform. If your system does NOT meet the recommended specs for Windows 10, you will need to replace the computer, and have the new...

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Enable Pick List Mode for 2D Scanner Precision
By: POSGuys - 6/6/2019

Print Pick List Mode Barcode 123Scan Configuration Utility (Windows 32-Bit) 123Scan Configuration Utility (Windows 64-Bit) Transcription: Hi, this is Travis with POSGuys.com. Today we're going to talk about adding precision to your 2D barcode scanners. So we've pushed 2d barcode scanners for quite a while. They scan much better than 1D scanners, they scan in all conditions, good barcodes, bad barcodes. It read a lot better. Overall it's a much better product. But one advantage that older laser scanners had over first-generation 2D scanners was the fact that it was much more precise. So if y...

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Zebra's TC52 Enterprise Touch Computer: A Smartphone-Style Powerhouse
By: POSGuys - 6/3/2019

Smartphones have become business-critical for staying connected and managing our day-to-day schedules and tasks, but they haven’t always been top of mind for enterprise data capture and mobile computing needs, particularly when you need a device that can withstand industrial environments, run resource-intensive apps, and scan barcodes. But more and more companies are turning to smartphone-style touch screen devices for mobile enterprise workflows, thanks to major recent advancements. Zebra Technologies is one of the companies that has been leading this transformation as a developer of compact,...

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Limited-Quantity Refurbished Stock Available!
By: POSGuys - 5/15/2019

We've received an exciting selection of great-looking, fully-functional, and refurbished Zebra brand barcode scanners, both wired and Bluetooth. Below is an easy-to-access list of the limited supply of refurbished scanners and kits, available while supplies last! LS3578-ER INDUSTRIAL LASER SCANNER Included: Extended Range wireless 1D laser scanner, charging/communications dock, USB cable. Optional external power supply available separately. Click HERE for the listing. LI4278 RETAIL LINEAR IMAGER SCANNER Included: Standard Range wireless 1D linear scanner, charging/communications dock...

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Quick Guide to Barcode Label Selection
By: POSGuys - 4/17/2019

Quick Guide to Barcode Label Selection Choosing the right barcode label depends on what you’re labeling, how you’ll apply the label, how long you need it to be scannable and readable, and the environment where it will be used. Fortunately, it’s relatively simple to narrow down your choices when you understand some key factors, starting with the direct thermal vs. thermal transfer label printing. Direct Thermal vs. Thermal Transfer Direct thermal printing is designed for applications that require a shorter label lifespan, such as office or shipping labels. Direct thermal printing doesn’t use...

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How do I load an image onto the PAX PX7 Pinpad?
By: POSGuys Support - 2/25/2019

The PAX PX7 has the capability of loading a custom image on to the display face for your business needs. To accomplish, there are several options available. The easiest step is using the Sideload option, with USB Thumb Drive to load the image onto the device. If that option is not viable or is too difficult to do, we suggest reaching out to your payment processor, to have them add the image to your BroadPOS Account. You can find the instructions for these processes, HERE. If you have any further questions or concerns, feel free to contact POSGuys.com Technical Support team at 800-903-6571 ...

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How do I pair and install my Epson printer via Bluetooth to my Windows 10 computer/tablet?
By: POSGuys Support - 1/28/2019

The first thing that should be done is to print off a Self Test page in order to determine what the passkey may be. Typically, the passkey will be ‘0000’ by default. In order to print off a test page, make sure the printer is off. Once it is turned off, press and hold the FEED button. While holding the FEED button down, turn the printer back on. At this point, a self test print should be printed off containing printer information, including the passkey needed for Bluetooth pairing. On the Windows 10 computer/tablet, go to your Bluetooth settings. Under the Bluetooth settings menu, select the ...

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Scan and Print label Solution with Zebra Print Station
By: POSGuys Support - 1/15/2019

Preparation/parts: Zebra Mobile printer (in this case ZQ620 203dpi) Z-Designer (Basic or Pro) Windows Computer Android mobile device Zebra Print Station App Zebra Print Station is an application for Android that allows you to load a number of templates onto the printer and then select from a list of the stored templates. They can be either a set template or one that allows the user to enter information to be printed on the label. In order to create a template for use in Zebra Print Station, you will need to create a label using the Z-Designer software in Windows. Either th...

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