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Sales Hardware Wizard window (Create a New Device)
Follow the instructions and use the Next and Back buttons at the bottom of the window to navigate through the process of creating your device.
Device Code
Enter a code of up to six characters for this new device. This device name, or code, will appear in Lookups and on some reports to help you identify the device and distinguish it from any others.
Description
Enter a description for the new device. This description can be up to 50 characters and will appear in Lookups and on some reports to help you locate the correct device and distinguish it from any others.
Device Type
Select the type of device you are creating from the text box. The description on the right side of the window will change depending on the type of device you select.
Bar Code Scanner
A bar code reader is used to capture information from the bar code labels of items being sold and/or received. This may be a keyboard wedge (default) or serial device.
Cash Drawer
This is used to control cash through daily sales transactions. Cash drawers may be “daisy-chained,” with the printer connected to a port on the computer. Cash drawers may be serial (default), parallel, or Printer Code devices.
Check Franker
Also known as a slip printer, this device is used to frank (write company account information on) checks received from customers. This may be a serial (default) or parallel device.
Customer Display (a.k.a. Pole Display)
Also known as a line display, a pole display is used to display item information, such as item and price, to the customer as each item is rung up. Can be a serial (default) or parallel device.
Weight Scale
This device is used for weighing stock items at the time of sale. The weight scale is set as a serial device by default.
Using the Hardware Wizard
Setting Up Hardware Using the Manufacturer’s Settings