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Mobile POS systems like Square and iZettle are changing the way businesses think about point of sale systems. Even established retailers and businesses can take advantage of mPOS systems connected to a wireless printer and rethink the point of sale part of the sales process.
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This item EOM-POS Thermal Receipt Printer- USB, Ethernet, Serial Ports- Auto Cut – Cash Drawer Port (RJ11/RJ12)- Paper Width 3 1/8″ (80mm) – NOT COMPATIBLE with Mac, Square, Shopkeep, Clover, Shopify, or Paypal
I bought this to work with my Lightspeed POS system. I checked the list of systems it would not work with and it was not on there. I inserted the so called “Installation Disk” and it was just a handful of random pictures. There was a girl in a field and some flowers. There were no other instructions. When I plugged it in ,y laptop starting installing it, it showed up on my printers but as a local usb and when I would try to print from it, it would not show up on the printers list. I tried to call the actual company that makes the printers and unless you use their POS system they will not help you. I have tried several printer to try to get them to work and it has been a nightmare. I would not suggest buying this printer unless you are using the revel systems POS.
There are two different types of Bluetooth printers available: Fully mobile receipt printers that have a battery and plugin versions that need a wall outlet. Most Bluetooth receipt printers use thermal printing allowing them to print fast and quietly and they only require Thermal Paper, you do not need any kind of ribbon.
If you have a Square Stand, in addition to the printers above, you can use certain USB interface receipt printers. The following receipt printers are only compatible with the Square Stand, not the Square card reader:
After the pairing process is completed, your phone and printer will remember this passcode so you won’t need to enter it again. When you want to print from your phone, you’ll simply need to be within Bluetooth range of your printer, call up the photo you want to print and then choose the Bluetooth option. This is usually available in your phone’s photo gallery, where you select ‘Send To’, or something similar. Then you select Bluetooth as the transfer method and choose your printer as the target device.
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Contactless smart card readers use radio waves to communicate with, and both read and write data on a smart card. When used for electronic payment, they are commonly located near PIN pads, cash registers and other places of payment. When the readers are used for public transit they are commonly located on fare boxes, ticket machines, turnstiles, and station platforms as a standalone unit. When used for security, readers are usually located to the side of an entry door.
Bluetooth technology offers an easy way for businesses to set up a wireless point of sale solution operating in an mPOS ecosystem. Star Micronics has an extensive catalog of Bluetooth supported products ranging from desktop receipt printers, portable receipt printers, impact kitchen printers, label printers, wide format printers, secure medical prescription printers and secure wireless cash management solutions. All Star Micronics Bluetooth receipt printers and Bluetooth cash drawers are dual chip Apple MFi certified with Bluetooth iOS support for iOS and all Apple iDevices as well as Bluetooth 2.1 support for Android and Windows based mobile devices.
Contactless technology does not necessarily prevent use of a PIN for authentication of the user, but it is common for low value transactions (bank credit or debit card purchase, or public transport fare payment) not to require a PIN. This may make such cards more likely to be stolen, or used fraudulently by the finder of someone else’s lost card.
Beware of this device! I have been using Square for years successfully (swiper unit plug in). I received this unit as a present, and was excited to try it out. I set it up at home, double checked that it was connected by bluetooth, and ran several successful practice charges. I took it to an art show this past weekend, and following the EXACT same instructions linked the reader to my phone via bluetooth. After inserting the customers card into the unit, after each and every sale my phone indicated “Transaction Complete”. I returned to the square menu and checked that the proper amount was listed for each transaction. I had just short of $2000 in credit/debit card sales. 3 days later when no money had transferred into my banking account I called square. Seems the contactless and chip card reader wasn’t properly synced with my phone (even though my phone indicated the reader WAS connected via bluetooth) and was not operating correctly. It didn’t capture a single complete credit card number. Im not sure if this reader works properly without also purchasing the charging dock. Im not the first person this has happened to. According to Square they are not responsible and Im on my own. 10 of 40 customers requested electronic receipts. Square reached out to them . As of today I have heard from 1 of the 10. I wish I had never used this reader. It’s fussy — and it doesn’t tell you when there is a problem with a transaction. I learned a hard lesson (which cost me just short of $2K. Never again.
Left charge light: Red-charging, Green-charge complete; Right Status light: White-power on, White slowly flashing-processing print job; White quickly flashing-booting up; Red flashing-no paper/20 photos remaining on SD Card; Red-paper jam/cover open/low battery/storage full/other error
We really like the Apple MFi certification with the auto connect feature. We also like the small footprint of this receipt printer. Overall this is one easy and fast printer to setup. The Apple MFi makes it real easy. You just turn the printer on within range of your iPad.
A plug-in Bluetooth receipt printer is great for when you have a more traditional point of sale setup but don’t have an available USB port. In these cases you can pair the printer with your tablet or PC and keep it plugged into the wall. It’ll function like a standard receipt printer, communicating via Bluetooth.
This is an impact printer. So it makes a noise when it prints. Why would you want this? You might want it if you are in an area such as a kitchen where thermal paper receipts don’t print as well because of moisture in the area. You would not want this noise around customers. But if you have a moist area such as a busy kitchen this printer may be what you can use. Here is the user manual for the Star Micronics SP742ML.
58mm POS Printer 384 line Thermal Dot Receipt 12v USB Printer Set w/ Roll Paper Package Content: 1 x Thermal Printer 1 x Instruction Manual 1 x Printer Driver 1 x USB Cable 1 x Power Cord 1 x 58mm The…
There are three main ways to connect your printer into your Wi-Fi network: using Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), using the printer’s onboard Wireless Setup Wizard, or by connecting your printer to your computer via USB and using the supplied software to configure the wireless connection.
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With AirPrint you can print from Safari, Mail, Photos, iWork and PDFs in iBook, and there are a number of third party iOS apps that support printing, too. If you choose to print a photo, AirPrint will even automatically select your printer’s photo tray, if it has one.
The printer is compact, prints clearly, and has absolutely no issue when printing a receipt for my Square sales. The fact that it is blue tooth meant I could put it anywhere in my home office that was convenient and not tied down by the length of a USB cord otherwise. I have it linked up to an old iPhone 4s phone and run credit cards using Square and print receipts easily. I’m so pleased that I paid some more money and got the blue tooth version.
The product was simple and straight to the point. I was able to easily figure out how to use the device without any prior experience. Transactions were easy, fast and made the start to.my small business the kick that it needed to push more sales with more options to pay. I love how easy it is to carry along and keep with me in my bag if I wanted to. So glad to have this device !
Star Micronics tsp650ii bti receipt printer is apple mfi certified and approved for use with the iPod touch, iPhone and iPad. With operating system support for iOS, Android and windows, the tsp650ii bti features the best of both worlds by coupling the comfort of legacy products with the speed and connection options demanded today in fast-paced point of sales environments. The tsp650ii bti’s “just works” sap profile makes the pairing process very simple to use. It allows for a quick connection without the hassle of a passkey or having to choose between iOS and Android modes. Quick and ready to use, no user interaction is needed to pair the tsp650ii bti. One attribute that grabs the user’s attention is tsp650ii bti’s Lightening fast print speed. Capable of printing 60 receipts per minute (300 mm/sec), the tsp650ii bti offers unrivalled processing power and outstanding data throughput. Equipped with easy “drop in and print” paper loading, small footprint and reliable guillotine cutter, the tsp650ii bti is a welcomed addition to any POS system. With exceptional performance, functionality, Bluetooth accessibility and iOS support, the tsp650ii bti embodies star’s motto of “always leading- always innovating.”.
Card data is transferred via radio waves to the central administration system through card read-write devices, such as point of sales devices, doorway access control readers, ticket readers, ATMs, USB-connected desktop readers, etc.
So when i ordered, it was advertised with the Square thingy + card swipe adapter. It did come with both, in box that looks more like the apple company made it. The products itself looks from apple. Quality seems good, sturdy, I just like the feel I don’t have to worry of grabbing it too hard and break it.
We carry a wide variety of receipt paper, ideal for impact and direct thermal receipt printers alike. From standard 3″ wide receipt paper to smaller rolls for mobile printers, if you need it, we have it.
Works great. I use it to print receipt from our andriod POS. If you need to print from your android or IOS let me know. You will have to output your receipt to a pdf or txt file and my app will print it to this printer for u. My contact is firstname.lastname@example.org
Multiple interfaces: USB+SERIAL+LAN, WIFI, BLUETOOTH.This Printer Easy to Operate, and Has High Practicability . Especially Printer With Bluetooth Support Both Android and IOS Apple Device at The Same Time. We Offer USB Cable, But DO NOT Offer Serial Cable & LAN Cable
Thermal printers offer quiet and fast printing, ideal for retail or restaurant printing. For humid, high temperature environments, such as a kitchen or dry cleaners, we recommend getting an impact receipt printer, as their printouts are more resistant to the elements.
The Star Micronics SM-S230i is light weight at only 7.7 ounces. It is small and easy to carry around. If you’re someone who sell at a farmers market, craft fair or some other place where mobility is very important, the Star Micronics SM-S230i may be what you need. It uses thermal paper and connects to your iPhone, iPad with bluetooth or USB. Here is the user manual for the Star Micronics SM-S230i.
You could be sitting in an Internet café in Sydney, for example, and send some photos to your printer at home, so your family can see what you’ve been up to on your travels. Or you could be at your office a few miles from your house and print out your boarding pass for a flight you have to catch later, so it’s ready for you to pick up when you get home.
The key features of Bluetooth technology are its ubiquitous use in consumer electronics, low power consumption and low cost. The Bluetooth Specification defines a uniform structure for a wide range of devices to connect and communicate with each other.
I received this product in exchange for my unbiased opinion. The Square reader is super simple and easy to use. It is an especially good tool for small business owners who want to accept additional forms of payments(such as credit or debit cards) Additionally, the app on the google play store was easy to find and very straightforward. One downside, although somewhat expected are the fees associated with it. For example, 2.75 percent for credit card transactions. Other than that, I recommend this product for it’s simplicity and overall use. 4/5 stars.
No matter what you pick, be scrupulous in reading all the information available as there are various little limitations and special conditions that you might run into. For example, rewards cards, corporate cards, and certain other types may not qualify for the cheaper swiped processing rates. So, before you go with anything, read all the fine print.
You can quickly choose color or black and white when making copies. This Canon printer easily connects to a wireless internet network for seamless connectivity with PCs and gadgets. Model PIXMA MX492 Black Wireless.
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