Connecting All POS Hardware

Connecting All POS Hardware

  • Connect the Computer Power cable
    • Connect the keyboard
    • Connect the mouse
    • Connect the Ethernet ( Internet ) cable from the router to the computer
    • Connect the Monitor
      • For ordinary monitor power, there are 2  cables
  1. Power cable goes into power outlet
  2. Blue VGI Cable goes into computer
  • For touch screen monitor there are 4 cables
  1. Power cable goes to power outlet
  2. Blue VGI Cable goes into computer
  3. Touch Screen USB Cable goes from the monitor to computer USB port
  4. The green audio cable from the monitor goes to green audio port in the computer
  5. If the monitor has extra serial cable for touch screen just leave it as it is, as you have usb cable connected already
  6. If the monitor has the card reader attached, then the card reader usb cable goes to the computer
  • Connect the receipt printer
    • The receipt printer has 3 cables
  1. Power cable goes to the power outlet
  2. USB cable goes to the computer
  • Connect the cash drawer
  1. Cable that looks like phone jack goes from the cash drawer to the back of the printer
  • Connect the customer display
    • The customer display has 2 cables
  1. The serial port cable comes with the pole goes into the computer
  2. If the computer doesn’t have the serial port, then connect to the computer using a serial port to usb adaptor.
  3. On the head of the adaptor, where it connects to the computer it has a small hole for the power cable to plug in, connect the power cable there to the power outlet
  • Connect the barcode scanner
    • The scanner comes with a usb cable, connect that to the computer. It has a small pocket book size manual, using that
  1. Scan the presenter barcode on page 7
  2. Scan the Add CR Suffix barcode on page 8

 

Connecting Datalogic Magellan Scale

  • Basically the machine has 3 cables to connect
  • The Power Cable goes on the right side of the Machine
  • The scale and scanner cable both looks same and both are same RS 232 interface. You will have to make sure that you are connecting the right cable in the right spot. Before opening the cable bag, note the cable number on the bag and tag the cable as scale or scanner using price tag label.
  • Scale Cable 8-0733-05 goes on the last slot says scale on left side. In Computer this cable connects to the motherboard serial port.
  • Scanner Cable 8-0730-04 goes on first slot says POS Terminal on left side. In computer this cable connects to the serial port, it can be usb to serial adaptor.
  • After connecting the scale, make sure the scale light is on; print this paper and you will have to scan the following barcodes as per order. Remember you will have to scan one barcode at a time, by covering the other barcode

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