Connecting a cash drawer to a POS (Point of Sale) printer typically involves using a special cable that connects the cash drawer to the printer. The exact process may vary depending on the specific models of the printer and cash drawer, but the general steps are as follows:
Identify the type of interface used by both the printer and cash drawer. This may include interfaces like USB, Ethernet, serial, or parallel.
Obtain a cash drawer cable that is compatible with both the printer and cash drawer. This cable may be included with the cash drawer, or it may need to be purchased separately.
Connect one end of the cash drawer cable to the port on the back of the cash drawer.
Connect the other end of the cash drawer cable to the port on the back of the printer that is labeled for the cash drawer.
Depending on the model of printer and cash drawer, you may need to configure the printer settings to ensure that it sends the proper commands to the cash drawer to open it when a transaction is completed. This can typically be done using the printer's software or configuration settings.