Step One - Make sure that your receipt printer is connected via USB to your computer.
Step Two - Make sure that your receipt printer is connected to your cash drawer (generally, the wires will look similar to a telephone wire).
The next steps you take will be dependent on the Operating System you are currently running, i.e. Windows or Mac:
MacOS (iMac, MacBook Air, etc.)
Here's a help guide which Star Micronics have kindly provided. The link below will begin downloading a PDF guide which will show you how to setup a Receipt Printer to open the Cash Drawer on a MAC:
Windows (PC i.e. Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, etc.)
Epson has kindly provided us with some instructions on how to set the cash drawer to kick.
Please follow this guide to set the drawer kick on the Printer Driver settings:
-- On the PC, go to Devices and Printers
-- Right click on the printer icon (For example, your printer name might be TM-T20)
-- Select Printing Preferences
-- Go to Peripherals tab
-- Select 'Open' on both Cash Drawer #
-- Hit Apply at the bottom, then OK to Close
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Still having troubles?
If you need any further assistance in connecting the POS Hardware, it's best to contact the supplier of your Hardware - they're the pros who are best equipped to assist you.