Point of Sale Hardware Bundle
A CPU, motherboard and memory will form the PC unit of the POS Hardware bundle, with the combination of POS input device like POS keyboard, smart card or credit card reader and barcode scanner; and output device, like customer pole display, LCD screen or touch screen, and receipt printer, all bundle together to form a proper Point of Sale machine. myloweslife employee login
Most POS vendor would provide PC POS solution to their customer for the low cost and high availability of hardware replacement. However, this would open the opportunity for other vendors to compete, although you can get any components easily, but your customer will be able to look for the same source, and they will not rely on you to provide the support and services.
The better solution is using a point of sale terminal, a truly integrated solution with proper hardware mounting, all 3 units are tightly integrated together, saving spaces and eliminates the messy wiring! Most of the integrated POS terminals are expensive, the needs of better and cheaper solutions are in the market.
Types of Point of Sale Hardware Systems
Retail POS Hardware and Restaurant POS Hardware are almost the same, but differentiate by the touch screen and software that manage the business. See below for detail description. Myloweslife Employee Portal
Retail Point of Sale Hardware and System
For single terminal, only 1 set of POS hardware needed, including a proper LCD display, the CPU unit, pole display, receipt printer, barcode scanner, card reader and POS keyboard. For multiple terminals, additional PC server will be needed to consolidate all sales data and provide more sophisticate reporting to management.
Restaurant Point of Sale Hardware and System
There are two main components in restaurant pos hardware and system, the front desk and the back kitchen. The front desk will have a touch screen pos system that receive order and send the order to the back kitchen, and a receipt printer at the kitchen will print the order for the chef.
Depending on the software design, some will support remote data transferring back to the HQ for sales consolidation and control.
Cheap Point of Sale Hardware
One of the best ways to get an integrated point of sale terminal is through used hardware. Some vendors or POS hardware store might have such a solution, however, used point of sale hardware is always a bit old and outdated, might not be suitable to run the new software, and you might need to live with the older software and using the older management method provided by the software!
Do you know that EInspire POStar series with a matching price of normal PC POS, also allows you to rebrand the machine together with your point of sale solution? Not only provide the professional sense and compactness, it help you promote your brand in the market with a minimum price!
Quickbooks Point of Sale Hardware
POStar series are fully compatible with Quickbooks point of sale hardware requirement, and the customizable touch screen allows you to extend your market from retail into restaurant, food and beverages industries, and you can easily rebrand the hardware to your own name.