A cash drawer connects to your receipt printer and opens when you finish a cash or a check (cheque) transaction while the printer prints the receipt. Learn more: Add Cash Registers

This article covers the following sections:

  • Set up cash drawers for the Star TSP100 
  • Set up cash drawers for the Epson TM-T88VI

To set up a cash drawer for the Star TSP100 for a Windows PC:

  1. Plug the RJ12 connector cable from the cash drawer into the receipt printer.
    Tip: The RJ12 connector cable looks like to a phone line.
  2. Go to Devices and Printers.
  3. Right-click your receipt printer, select Printer properties > Device Settings.
  4. Update the Peripheral Unit Type to Cash Drawer.
    This tells the printer that it is attached to a cash drawer.
  5. Set the Peripheral Unit 1 and Peripheral Unit 2 options to Document Bottom.
    The cash drawer opens after the receipt is printed.
    Tip: If you want your cash drawer to open before the receipt is printed, select Document Top.

         5. Click Apply.
             Your cash drawer is now set up.
    

To set up a cash drawer for Epson TM -T88VI for a Windows PC:

  1. Plug the RJ12 connector cable from the cash drawer into the receipt printer.Tip: The RJ12 connector cable looks like to a phone line.
  2. Go to Devices and Printers.
  3. Right-click your receipt printer, select Printing Preferences > Peripherals.
  4. Select Cash Drawer from the drop-down list. 
  5. Select End of Document.
    The cash drawer opens after the receipt is printed.
    Tip: If you want your cash drawer to open before the receipt is printed, select Start of Document.
  6. Select Open for both, Cash Drawer #1 and Cash Drawer #2.

  7. Click Apply.
      Your cash drawer is now set up.

Note
: The cash drawer opens after the full payment is made and the receipt is closed and printed or closed and mailed, depending on your organization level settings.

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