Guest We have an online ticketing system and need the following items to interface with it: bar code readers, credit card readers, programmable keyboards, cash drawers. We have an online only system and need to learn how to interface the above items with it.

With a web based application all of the items you are looking for will interface easily as keyboard emulation devices except the cash drawer. Drawers are normally connected to a receipt printer directly or to the PC via USB but both of these situations require support from the software specifically for this. For the hardware options I would suggest the Motorola LS2208 scanner, a Magtek Dynamag credit card reader, and a Cherry keyboard. The APG line of cash drawers offer the full range of interfacing options but this will depend on what type of support your web application can provide.

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Posted June 19, 2010