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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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Can I swap the interface type on a Citizen printer?
By: POSGuys Support - 1/3/2019

There are a few models that are capable of swapping the interface. Below is a list the printers, and the part numbers associated with the interface card: CT-S801 USB: IF1-UB01 Serial: IF1-RS01 Ethernet: IF1-ET01 Parallel: IF1-PA01 CT-S300/CDS500/PPU700 USB: 950036-01 Serial: 950034-00 Ethernet: 010761D Parallel: 950035-00 CT-S310 USB: Built-In Serial: TB66832-00F Ethernet: 010761D Parallel: TA66811-0

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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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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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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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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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