How to open cash drawer on Windows computer

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Introduction:

How to open a cash drawer on Windows computer for the Star Micronics Printers.

 

Supported Printers: Thermal, Impact Printer

Supported Interfaces: Ethernet, USB, Serial, Parallel, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Supported Environments: Windows 10 (x32 bit/x64bit), 8 (x32 bit/x64bit), 7(x32 bit/x64bit), Vista (x32 bit/x64bit)

 

Opening Cash Drawer on Windows

Plug the cash drawer to the back of the printer on the port labeled, DK, and turn the printer on.

 

Confirm that the printer is installed on your computer by going to Control Panel then Devices and Printers.

 

Right-click on your printer and select Printer Properties.

 

The property windows will appear. Click on Device Settings.

 

Expand the Peripheral Unit 1 section by clicking on the plus (+) sign.

 

Click on Timing dropdown menu and select one of the following:

  • Document Top: Open cash drawer before receipt prints
  • Document Bottom: Open cash drawer after receipt prints

 

Click on the Apply button.

 

Go back to the General tab.

 

Click on the Print Test Page button.

 

The printer will print a windows test page and depending on what you selected for the cash drawer it will either open before or after the windows test page.

 

Congratulations, you have successfully installed the cash drawer to your Star Micronics Printer!

 

Opening Cash Drawer on Windows with TSP100 series

Plug the cash drawer to the back of the printer on the port labeled, DK, and turn the printer on.

 

Confirm that the printer is installed on your computer by going to Control Panel then Devices and Printers.

 

Right-click on your printer and select Printer Properties.

 

The property windows will appear. Click on Device Settings.

 

Click on the Peripheral Unit Type dropdown menu and select Cash Drawer.

 

Click on Peripheral Unit 1 dropdown menu and select one of the following:

  • Document Top: Open cash drawer before receipt prints
  • Document Bottom: Open cash drawer after receipt prints

 

Click on the Apply button.

 

Go back to the General tab.

 

Click on the Print Test Page button.

 

The printer will print a windows test page and depending on what you selected for the cash drawer it will either open before or after the windows test page.

 

Congratulations, you have successfully installed the cash drawer to your Star Micronics Printer!

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