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A Radio-Equipped Barcode Scanner? - Datalogic PM9600 Product Review
By: Colton Redtfeldt - 5/10/2022

Are you looking for that extra bit of communication range in your barcode scanner? Are you looking for something you can program with special function commands? The new Datalogic PM9600 might be the scanner for you! Unlike most wireless barcode scanners on the market today, the PM9600 uses a radio frequency instead of Bluetooth to pair with it's communication cradle. Because it’s using radio, you’re going to be able to get pretty far away from the cradle without losing connection. The scanner's spec sheet quotes a range just below 500 feet with a direct line of sight - compare that to it’s c...

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Zebra DS3600-KD - A Barcode Scanner with a Screen
By: Colton Redtfeldt - 5/6/2022

Are you looking for an industrial barcode scanner that can do more than scan barcodes? The Zebra DS3600-KD might be the way to go. Equipped with a 2" color display, a suite of pre-built applications, and powerful fleet management tools, the 3600-KD brings value to every level of user in any warehouse setting. Appearance The DS3600-KD features a 10-key numerical keypad with some extra buttons for an enter key, backspace, navigation arrows, and then a programmable function button and a button to convert the keypad to alphabet mode. Above all that is your 2” full-color and backlit di...

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Zebra Mobility DNA Services
By: Colton Redtfeldt - 4/28/2022

Are you looking for a mobile computer that you can get the most out of? Maybe you’re an IT administrator launching a fleet of devices and want to maintain them all from the comfort of your office. Maybe you’re a manufacturing or warehouse manager gathering data you can use to optimize your employee’s performance. Maybe you’re a developer trying to make your life easier when programming applications. No matter what role is your organization, Zebra’s suite of Mobility DNA solutions has a function improve your operation. Designed from decades of R&D and thousands and use cases, Zebra Mobility...

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What's the Difference Between Star Micronics Cash Drawers?
By: Colton Redtfeldt - 4/20/2022

Value Series - CD3 This is Star's entry-level light-duty cash drawer. It’s used primarily for light to medium retail and restaurant environments where you’re taking some cash, but not a ton. It comes in both a 13x13" and a 16x16" option in both black and white exteriors. This drawer will support both a 4-bill 5-coin till for the 13" option and a 5-bill 5/8-coin till for the 16" option. The till has adjustable pieces that can be popped out so you can adjust the till for Canadian bills but they do sell drawers pre-configured already. Construction-wise you’re looking at a s...

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MicroTouch Windows All-in-One Touch Computer Review (IC-156P)
By: Colton Redtfeldt - 4/7/2022

The IC-156P is MicroTouch's entry into the Windows/Android Touch computer market. With its solid performance, adequate build quality, and affordable price, the computer is a great addition to any retail counter or medium-duty industrial application. The unit features a 15.6” capacitive touch screen with a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1920 x 1080 screen resolution. MicroTouch also offers a 21" version as well, if you're looking for something larger. Image-quality wise, the computer performs well. During our review, we ran the computer through a number of monitor color and refresh-rate tests...

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What Can I Use If the Touch Monitor I Need is Out of Stock?
By: Colton Redtfeldt - 3/24/2022

Looking for a touch monitor but can’t seem to find what you need in stock? We have you covered. Here’s a list of commonly sought-after monitors that have been hard to find lately, paired with comparable alternatives. When making an alternative, please make a note of what connection type is being used for the display information. Common types include HDMI, VGA, DisplayPort, and DVI. If you’re swapping out an existing monitor and are unsure what connection type a monitor is using, please refer to this guide here for more information. When in doubt, give us a call. We’ll be able to help you...

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Star Micronics TSP100IV Review
By: Colton Redtfeldt - 3/21/2022

The Star Micronics TSP100IV is the newest model in Star’s flagship line printers and they’ve made a few upgrades and additions to the printer to make it ready-to-use in today’s cloud-based and tablet-dominated industry. New Connection Methods & Ports When compared to the TSP100III, the two units look very different. The TSP100IV features an updated and modern design that is about 20% smaller than the TSP100III. That modern update doesn’t limit itself to just the exterior, because Star really made a big change by swapping out the old USB-B printer port that’s been a staple of receipt print...

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Mobile Inventory Management for Cash Register Express
By: Colton Redtfeldt - 2/1/2022

Are you a business owner using Cash Register Express who wants the ability to manage you inventory from your smartphones, no matter where you are in the world? Then PC America's Mobile Inventory is for you. Two quick notes on this software: If you're looking to generate sales reports and manage your time clock, you're probably looking for PC America's Mobile Manager. That's a separate app from Inventory Manager. Please give us a call if you're interested in that software. Second: At the time of writing, a customer needs to have CRE version 14.1005 or higher to use Mobile Inventory. If you...

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TSC TE Series - Versatile and Affordable 4-Inch Printing
By: Colton Redtfeldt - 1/11/2022

Looking for a versatile and affordable label printer to help combat supply chain shortages? A printer in the TSC TE Series lines of printers might be the way to go. The TE Series of printers is TSC’s entry-level printer model capable of thermal transfer printing. The series is split into two models: the TE200 and TE300. The main difference between them is print resolution and speed. The TE200 prints at 203dpi and clocks in 6 inches per second while the TE300 prints at 300dpi and 5 inches per second. Both models can accept rolls of label media up to 5 inches in outer diameter and with a...

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The Zebra ZSB Series Label Printer - Affordable Wireless Printing for iOS & More is Here!
By: Colton Redtfeldt - 7/13/2021

Time and time again we’ve heard from small business owners looking for a label printer that's affordable, simple to use, and doesn’t require any fancy software to get started. The ZSB Series Label printer is Zebra’s answer to that call. Available in a 2-inch and 4-inch model, the ZSB is ready to go out of the box and comes with a feature-rich suite of software, meaning that you can go from unboxing to printing quicker than any Zebra printer before it. What Makes the ZSB Different from Other Printers in Zebra’s Lineup? The ZSB is Zebra’s first ever cloud-connected label printer. This mean...

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