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Configure a printer to open the cash drawer
Posted by Quyen Nguyen on 11 May 2015 10:57 AM

Printer type: Star TSP100 or TSP143

Star TSP100 or TSP143 series printers are reliable thermal printers and can be configured to 'open' the cash drawer on whenever a receipt (or indeed any document) is printed to them.

There are a couple of driver versions for the TSP100 series, depending on the model (FurturePRNT, ECO etc) and operating system. This article explains how to configure both models to fire the cash draw whenever a receipt is printed.

NB: these basic steps for configuring printer preferences may also work for other printer models, such as Epson &Bixolon, though the option names may vary slightly.

Configuration for Windows

TSP 100/143 (older model/driver)
    • Navigate to your TSP100 printer icon located under 'Printers'
    • Right click and select 'Properties'
    • Select the tab 'Device settings'
    • Ensure the following settings:

Please select if you would like the cash draw to open before or after printing

TSP100/143 (newer model/drivers)
    • Navigate to your TSP100 printer icon located under 'Printers'
    • Right click and select 'Properties'
    • Select the tab 'Device settings'
    • Ensure the following settings:

Configuration for Mac OSX

After installing the correct drivers for your model, navigate your browser to the following URL http://localhost:631/printers/

      • Select your printer model
      • Select from the drop down menu 'Set Default Options'
      • Select 'Cash Drawer Control' -> Choose 'Open Drawer 1' and click 'Set Default Options' button

 

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