Point of sale installation the barcode scanner

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A point of sale system is a very crucial component for any retail outlet. It is therefore important to ensure that the hardware used is reliable. You will need to purchase the hardware devices from a local supplier who has the ability to support your computers as well as the POS hardware.

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Point of sale installation the barcode scanner

  1. 1. Point of Sale Installation- The Barcode Scanner http://www.it-netlogistics.com
  2. 2. Point of Sale Installation - The Barcode ScannerA point of sale system is a very crucial component for any retail outlet.It is therefore important to ensure that the hardware used is reliable.You will need to purchase the hardware devices from a local supplier who has the ability tosupport your computers as well as the POS hardware.Your retail store may be forced to come to a halt if the POS system you are using fails!
  3. 3. Point of Sale Installation - The Barcode ScannerIn this article, we will discuss the right method to use when installing POS hardware, mainly thebarcode scanner.The first thing you will need to do is to remove the scanner from the packing materials it comeswith.After that you will look for the Y-cable and then attach it to the scanner.After that you will be required to orient the connector on one end of the Y-cable to have aproper orientation for your computer.
  4. 4. Point of Sale Installation - The Barcode ScannerNote that most computers usually use the small connector that is about half the size of a pencileraser.The next thing you will need to do while connecting the barcode scanner is to unplug thekeyboard from the cable from the rear end of the computer and then connect it to the otherbranch of the Y-cable.If you are using a USB scanner, then be sure to check the instruction manual of the scanner forthe page that contains the scan code for setting your scanner in order for the computer todetect it as a USB device.
  5. 5. Point of Sale Installation - The Barcode ScannerAfter you have finished programming the scanner from the sheet, you can proceed with theinstructions on the USB scan code page.After everything is done and you would like to check if the scanner is working, you can just go tothe DOS command shell and then try scanning any item.You should be able to see the barcode together with the preceding @ symbol just after thefolder prompt, and following it will be a bad command or file name message.That message is what goes to your computer as well as the ComTrac.
  6. 6. Point of Sale Installation - The Barcode ScannerIt is that simple.You will just need to configure the barcode scanner well to get it working properly.Other POS devices you will also need to install include the receipt printer and the cash drawer.After that you will have to configure the point of sale whereby you will have open the POSprogram and then configure it for the particular hardware package that you are using with thehelp of instructions from the point of sale instructions manual.
  7. 7. Point of Sale Installation - The Barcode ScannerWhen it comes to support services for the point of sale system, be sure to get a company that offersthe best services.Some companies have levels of support, one being the support that gives faster response to supportE-mails from clients while the other type allows you as a client to have direct access to the companyssupport via a program like Skype or Windows Messenger.You can also benefit a lot by joining the companys forums mainly for POS solutions.At IT-NetLogistics, we aim at offering our clients the best POS Installer solutions on the market. Visitour website today for more details.
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