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Star Announces Wi-Fi Capable DK-AirCash

Posted February 18, 2015

Star DK-AirCashExpanding the field for mobile point of sale solutions, Star introduced its DK-AirCash accessory for enabling secure cash payments in mPOS. Normally, cash drawers are manually operated or by a wired connection to a receipt printer. The DK-AirCash allows you to control a cash drawer directly through an Ethernet, Bluetooth, MFi certified Bluetooth, and now Wi-Fi connection. Star’s DK-AirCash makes “wireless” operation of an existing hard-wired cash drawer possible.

With Wi-Fi interface, Star’s DK-AirCash SAC10EW-24 US model is compatible with all devices running on Android, iOS, and Window platforms. The new Wi-Fi DK-Aircash will provide merchants the ability to use their cash drawer on a network without the hassle of running a cable to the cash drawer. This latest release of the DK-AirCash series will be another step forward in our cost effective way to upgrade your cash drawer’s compatibility for mPOS.

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The Benefits of Mobile POS for Restaurants

Posted December 3, 2014

TabletGathering1With restaurateurs searching for new and innovative ways to make their businesses more efficient, many are turning to technology to impact their bottom line. One of the latest technology trends gaining momentum in the restaurant industry is the use of mobile point of sale (POS) solutions. With the increased popularity of wireless networking and the decreased cost of mobile computing devices, such as tablets and smart phones, more businesses are adopting mobile solutions. In the hospitality environment, a mobile POS solution enables wait staff to perform all the basic functionality of your stationary POS system while also adding a few new benefits. A mobile POS solution enables wait staff to greatly improve efficiency by taking orders, busting lines, and processing payments tableside.

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Aldelo Touch Supports Star Micronics’s Mobile Products

Posted July 16, 2014

Star SM-S220i Portable PrinterAldelo Touch, a full-featured POS solution designed for Apple’s iPad and iPad Mini has been updated with support for Star Micronics SM-S220i Bluetooth mobile printer, SM-T300i Bluetooth mobile printer, TSP143LAN Ethernet desktop printer and DK-AirCash peripheral for secure wireless cash drawer control.

Aldelo provides the next generation in restaurant point of sale technology designed exclusively for mobility, flexibility and simplicity. Incorporating the latest technologies with user-friendly interface designs, unbelievable flexibility and accessible cloud office, Aldelo Touch provides full restaurant capabilities without compromise.

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How to Select a Receipt Printer for Mobile POS

Posted July 1, 2014

ipad-in-actionIs your restaurant or retail store ahead of the technology curve?
Be honest – is it even close?

In this day and age, customers expect to see their favorite restaurants and stores using technologies similar to the ones they use on a daily basis. That’s why today’s top retailers and restaurateurs are turning to tablets and Apple iPads to run their businesses.

In 2014, this concept of mobile point of sale (POS) is very flexible. Mobile elements, such as mobile POS devices and mobile POS printers, can be mixed and matched with your existing assets to accommodate your specific business and/or budget needs. Mobile POS can include:

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Star’s New TSP100 and TSP650 Series in White

Posted April 10, 2014

2014-04-10_0906No detail goes unnoticed when it comes to image and brand. Many stores go to great pains to create a specific aesthetic with their layout or design to convey the mood of the store. Whether a store is quirky, rustic or artsy; shoppers will identify the look of the store and associate it with their brand.

To help retailers make a lasting impression, Star is excited to announce the release of its new white color option on select printers. With clean lines and smooth white tone, Star’s white printers emulate the look of tablets and other mobile devices commonly used by retailers operating in a mobile point of sale environment. With a sleek streamlined look, Star’s white printers can be displayed prominently on a counter without creating disconnect from the store’s brand and visual identity.

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Star Micronics and MMF POS Cash in on mPOS Solution

Posted April 1, 2014

2014-04-01_0953MMF, a leading supplier of cash drawers and accessories, has chosen Star to help strengthen its mobile POS (mPOS) cash management solution. Star’s DK-AirCash units will enable wireless control of MMF cash drawers, including the Advantage ADV-INABOX Drawer as well as the VAL-u Line Series drawers.

MMF’s Advantage ADV-INABOX Drawer is a robust printer-driven 24V Cash Drawer with Star Interface Kwick Kable bundled all INABOX. This package also comes standard with the patented LockIt feature, a hidden locked compartment beneath the currency till for safe storage of larger bills. In addition to its Advantage ADV-INABOX Drawer, MMF’s VAL-u Line Series 13” x 16” and 13” x 13” drawers (Electronic 24Vdc version) offer customers a cost-effective and compact cash management solution with durable construction and high-quality standards.

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APG Releases BluePRO Bluetooth Interface for Cash Drawers

Posted February 26, 2014

APG BluePRO Cash DrawerAPG has officially announced the release of their new BluePRO Bluetooth interface for cash drawers. Now available for purchase, the BluePRO Bluetooth interface will enable cash drawer control via Bluetooth communication and allows retailers to wirelessly synchronize and create a one to one relationship between the cash drawer and tablet.

The BluePRO interface plugs into most printer-driven cash drawers so it can pair with a tablet via Bluetooth connection. The range of this communication is purposely limited by the BluPRO device so that retailers can be assured of having only attended cash transactions. Operating System and device agnostic, the Bluetooth interface allows retailers flexibility with devices. APG will provide the necessary software development kit for integration on the Android and iOS platforms, with a Windows solution coming soon.

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SummerEyes Woodcrafts Serves Customers More Efficiently With Mobile POS and the Star TSP143LAN

Posted December 13, 2013

SummerEyes Custom Woodcrafts is a small business that specializes in the creation of wood products for the home and garden. The owner of Summer Eyes, Ross MacKay, prides himself on his custom wood planter boxes, arbors, trellises and different types of nesting houses and feeders.

During the warmer months, Mr. MacKay and his staff attend many craft shows and farmers’ markets to showcase their wares. SummerEyes only accepted cash or check, but Mr. MacKay and his staff saw that it would be more convenient for customers to be able to pay with credit cards as well. He began to look for a mobile POS solution that would allow him to begin accepting credit cards, easily process payments and print a receipt.

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ShopKeep Now Supports the Star TSP650ii and SM-T300i

Posted November 18, 2013

2013-11-18_1016Leading the way in iPad based POS solutions, ShopKeep continues to expand it’s functionality with support for some of the most popular POS receipt printers from Star.

The newly supported printers include the high performance desktop TSP650ii (Ethernet  version) an the mobile SM-T300i.

Turning your iPad into a fully featured fixed POS station or a completely mobile option is now easier than ever with ShopKeep and Star printers.

For assistance finding the best receipt printer for your ShopKeep solution, contact us at BarcodesInc.


Vend POS Now Supports the Star SM-S220i Receipt Printer

Posted October 17, 2013

2013-10-17_1033Mobile POS has seen a boom recently due to the simplicity and low cost investment involved in getting a functional POS system off the ground. Leading the way in mobile POS is Vend with their app that turns your iPad into a fully functional POS system.  Setting up shop in a physical location or on the go has never been so easy!

With any type of retail transaction their is always a need for some kind of receipt be it via an email or a physically printed copy. Vend has always supported a variety of desktop receipt printers but with their recent update you can go completely mobile with the Star SM-S220i.  The SM-S220i is the perfect compact mobile printer to provide your customers with a printed receipt no matter where your point of sale may be. Quickly pair the printer to your iPad running Vend software and you’ll be printing receipts in no time!

For more information or to start building a Vend mobile POS system. contact us at BarcodesInc.


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