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Star Receipt Printers Certified for Sharp Point of Sale Terminals

Posted February 23, 2010

Star SP700Star Micronics announced that multiple models from its point of sale printer line, have achieved certification for Sharp Point of Sale terminals. As a result, of the certification, Star Micronics is an officially endorsed hardware partner of Sharp USA.

“Star Micronics is honored to announce printer certification from an industry-leading technology supplier like Sharp,” said Michael Hanson, Vice President, Star Micronics America, Inc. “By certifying a variety of Star’s printers, Sharp POS terminal users are guaranteed a first-class, dependable and efficient receipt transaction process; regardless of whether it is a hospitality or retail application, independent operation or a national chain.”

“Sharp is continuously acting to provide the best accessories and peripherals for our customers,” said Greg Tucker, Product Planning Manager for the Sharp Pont of Sales division. “We do this by working with the most innovative companies within each category. We are very pleased to work with a company like Star Micronics who excels in their field.”

Star’s SP700 impact printer and the TSP650 thermal printer have both been certified with Sharp’s UP-3500 and UP-800 terminals. The SP700 is Star’s kitchen printer offering, while the TSP650 is most often utilized at point of service. The impact, SP298 has also been certified with the UP-800.

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Fix Common ActiveSync Problems

Posted February 22, 2010

Our customers occasionally encounter problems getting their mobile computers to connect with ActiveSync.

Solve Active Sync issues contains some tips for:

* Getting Connected
* USB Connect Problems
* IR Syncing
* Hot Tip2
* Killing WCESCOM
* Killing Activesync 4.x
* Stopping Five Minute Sync Interval and Constant Wakeups
* Kill all Active Sync sounds

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Brave Handheld Barcode Scanner [in Hands of Elderly Woman] Fights off Robber

Posted February 22, 2010

A dynamic duo of a handheld barcode scanner and a feisty elderly woman attempted to intervene in the robbery of a convenience store in Malden, Massachusetts.

A security camera recording captured the entire event.

Handheld barcode scanner

We agree with the police that attacking a robber is “not something we would recommend for anybody to do”. If you do choose to do so, swing the base of the barcode scanner stand (that’s where all the weight is)

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Motorola MC3090-Z Handheld Mobile Computer and RFID reader

Posted February 19, 2010

The Motorola MC3090-Z handheld RFID reader, for retail and business environments, boasts a patented omni-directional antenna for increased read efficiency and reduced user fatigue.


Motorolas RFS4000 Wireless Switch and Access Point

Posted February 19, 2010

Learn about the features and benefits of the Motorola RFS4000 802.11n Integrated Services Controller a wireless controller and access point for smaller offices.

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Motorola AP650 Thin 802.11n Access Point

Posted February 19, 2010

Learn about the features and benefits of Motorola AP650 Thin 802.11n Access Point a powerful and low-priced wireless access point for this next generation Wi-Fi technology.

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Epson TM-T88V Thermal Receipt Printer: Newest Generation of Best-Selling Series

Posted February 17, 2010

Epson TM-T88VTM-T88V Boasts Energy Efficiency, Top Reliability, Industry-Leading Four-Year Warranty

Epson, a leading supplier of value-added Point of Sale (POS) solutions, introduces its new TM-T88V thermal printer, the only POS thermal receipt printer available today with ENERGY STAR qualified configurations,* and the newest addition to Epson’s best-selling TM-T88 POS printer series. With an industry-leading, four-year warranty and print speeds up to 50% faster than the previous model, Epson’s TM-T88V offers solid reliability along with advanced, full-featured printing functionality and is ideally suited for a broad array of retail and food service applications.

“Designed to meet the most stringent energy efficiency requirements, the TM-T88V is the industry’s gold standard in thermal POS printers,” commented Mike Helm, Director of Sales and Marketing, Epson System Device Group. “The best-selling single station printer just got better. It’s a workhorse with solid Epson reliability built into it.”

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Honeywell Dolphin 6500 Lightweight Mobile Computer

Posted February 16, 2010

Honeywell Dolphin 6500Dolphin 6500 delivers optimum balance of performance and value for in-premise environments

Honeywell today announced an expansion to its Dolphin® 6000 product line with the introduction of the Honeywell Dolphin 6500 mobile computer, a lightweight solution fit to meet in-premise needs for retail, supply chain, and other light-industrial environments. Equipped with a large, color touch screen display, multiple keypad options, and the latest capabilities in data collection, imaging and communication, Honeywell’s feature-rich and value-oriented Dolphin 6500 mobile computer has the tools necessary to increase productivity and reliability in the enterprise.

Designed for a variety of in-store and back room operations including price checking, product lookup, inventory control, customer assistance and asset management, the Dolphin 6500 features a 3.5 inch color touch screen display. This large display allows users to see more of an application on a single screen, enhancing user experience in graphically-based applications. Two distinct keypad options – the 28-key numeric keypad and the 52-key alphanumeric keypad – allow enterprises to meet key-based data entry requirements, as well as user preference. Additionally, the lightweight form factor and ergonomic design of the 6500 lends itself to single-handed scanning, which enables users to multi-task.

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Motorola Introduces DS3508 & DS3578 Series of Rugged 1D/2D Imager Scanners

Posted February 16, 2010

Motorola DS3508

Motorola DS3508 Series of Rugged 1D/2D Imager Scanners

The DS3508 Series of rugged, omni-directional scanners bring comprehensive, high-performance data capture to harsh industrial environments. Engineered with breakthrough digital imaging technology, this scanner family delivers extremely fast and accurate data capture of 1D and 2D bar codes, images and direct part marks (DPM), and supports Item Unique Identification (IUID). The DS3508 Series is available in a number of models to meet diverse data capture needs:

  • DS3508-SR: 1D/2D bar codes; image capture/transfer
  • DS3508-HD: 1D/2D bar codes and optimized to capture very small, high density 2D bar codes; image capture/transfer
  • DS3508-DP: 1D/2D bar codes; DPM marks; IUID support; image capture/transfer
Motorola DS3578

Motorola DS3578 Series of Rugged Cordless 1D/2D Imager Scanners with Integrated Bluetooth

The DS3578 Series of rugged, cordless, omni-directional 1D/2D imager scanners bring comprehensive, high-performance data capture to harsh industrial environments. Engineered with breakthrough digital imaging technology, this scanner family delivers extremely fast and accurate data capture of 1D/2D bar codes and direct part marks (DPM), and supports Item Unique Identification (IUID). Integrated Bluetooth provides cordless freedom, improving productivity. Three models are available:

  • DS3578-SR: 1D/2D bar codes
  • DS3578-HD: 1D/2D bar codes; optimized to capture very small, high density 2D bar codes
  • DS3578-DP: 1D/2D bar codes; DPM marks; IUID support

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Seagull Bartender Label Software Comparison Tool

Posted February 15, 2010

Seagull BartenderSeagull’s Bartender Label Software is available in a number of different versions to fit your needs.

Reference this comparison table of the different versions to help find the version that best suits you.

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