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POINT-OF-SALES SETUP
POINT-OF-SALES SETUP PERIPHERALS
  
The point-of sale system only needs to be set once, unless your requirements change. For example, you may wish to change the Point-of-Sale Messages, change the maximum amount in the till, the float amount or select a different printer if you have installed another printer, etc.

 If the Point-of-Sales Setup is not done, TurboCASH will display error messages and launch this screen. You first need to do the basic settings before you may proceed with the Point-of-Sales Invoices.

To Set the Point-of-Sales up:
Click on the Setup - System Parameters - Point-of-Sales menu option or press the and and and keys on your keyboard, if not already displayed. The POS Setup screen will be displayed. Click on the Peripherals tab. The screen will change to reflect the options for the Peripherals Setup.

 

Title bar. Close button - Click to close or exit this screen. Click to set the default batches, accounts, cash in till Invoice numbers and messages. Click to set Float Limits and to allow Invoice Editing. Click to set Drawers and Pol Display and Barcode Scanners. Click to save the changes. Click to cancel and close or exit this screen. Click to select up to 2 Printers, Paper Type and Test the Printers. Select the Parallel or Serial port and port number, if not correct. Select if the Cash Drawer should be opened for Cash, Credit Card and Voucher Payments received. If the Serial Port is selected, you may change the settings, if necessary. Click to test the drawer. Select if the drawer is conneted to your system. Click to set the Cash Drawer settings. Click to set the Pol Display settings. Click to set the Barcode Scanner settings. The control string for your drawer will be displayed, if connected and configured on your system. If nexessary, select a different string.
Select the following options, if necessary:
  • Port - The default ports Parallel or Serial Port and Port Number for your system should be displayed, if the cash drawer is connected to your system. You may need to change the options if necessary.

  • If the serial port is selected, you may need to configure the parameters for the serial port.

  • The control string for your drawer will be displayed, if connected and configured on your system. If necessary, select a different string.

  • Select the Drawer Connected option, if necessary.

  • Select to open the cash drawer for cheques, credit cards or vouchers or to leave the drawer closed when payment on these payment methods are received and test the cash drawer.
If you have a Pol Display device connected to your system, click on the Pol Display tab.

Title bar. Close button - Click to close or exit this screen. Click to set the default batches, accounts, cash in till Invoice numbers and messages. Click to set Float Limits and to allow Invoice Editing. Click to set Drawers and Pol Display and Barcode Scanners. Click to save the changes. Click to cancel and close or exit this screen. Click to select up to 2 Printers, Paper Type and Test the Printers. Select the Parallel or Serial port and port number, if not correct. The default message for testing the Pol Display - enter your own, if necessary. If the Serial Port is selected, you may change the settings, if necessary. Click to test the Pol Display. Select if the Pol Display device is conneted to your system. Click to set the Cash Drawer settings. Click to set the Pol Display settings. Click to set the Barcode Scanner settings.

Select the following options, if necessary:
  • Port - The default ports Parallel or Serial Port and Port Number for your system should be displayed, if the pol display device is connected to your system. You may need to change the options if necessary.

  • If the serial port is selected, you may need to configure the parameters for the serial port.

  • Select the Pol Display Connected option, if necessary.

  • Test test the Pol Display with the standard message ('Can you see this ??") or enter your own.
If you have a Barcode Scanner device connected to your system, click on the Barcode Scanner tab.

Title bar. Close button - Click to close or exit this screen. Click to set the default batches, accounts, cash in till Invoice numbers and messages. Click to set Float Limits and to allow Invoice Editing. Click to set Drawers and Pol Display and Barcode Scanners. Click to save the changes. Click to cancel and close or exit this screen. Click to select up to 2 Printers, Paper Type and Test the Printers. Select if the Barcode Scanner is conneted to your system. Click to set the Drawer settings. Click to set the Pol Display settings. Click to set the Barcode Scanner settings.

Select the Barcode Scanner option, if necessary.
Once each of these settings is finalised, click on the Printer tab to select your printers and test the printers.