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Main Menu > Settings > Application Settings > Station Setup (T > A > S)

Here you set up the particulars of each workstation (terminal).

Fields in the Station Setup:

Fields in the Station Setup are as follows:

Station Setup

Station Name

Enter the name of the Terminal (e.g PoS1).

Related Faq:

How can I change station name in FR8?

Attached POS Devices

Bill Printer

Select the device name of attached printer for Windows Bill printing. Press Ctrl+N to create a new device name and enter the particulars.

Bill Printer is used to print Bill from Sale Order, POS and POS Return.

 

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KOT Printer 1

KOT Printer 7

Select the device name of attached printer for KoT printing. Press Ctrl+N to create a new device name and enter the particulars.

KOT Printers are used to print Kitchen Order Ticket. Two KOT printers can be attached to one station / system.

 

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Customer Display

Select the device name of attached Customer Display unit. Press Ctrl+N to create a new device name and enter the particulars.

Customer Display are used to display a few information at POS like Name of the Scanned item, quantity, price, discount, money tendered and returned, etc.

 

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Cash Drawer

Select the device name of attached Cash Drawer unit. Press Ctrl+N to create a new device name and enter the particulars. Cash Drawers can be connected to a station via Receipt Printer. It is used to keep notes and coins. It is connected at POS.

Related Faq:

How to setup a cash drawer with RanceLab® FusionRetail™ 6?

Print Local KOT (Copy)

Set Yes if KOT is to be printed both in Local Printer and KOT Printer else set No.

Related Faq:

Option to Print KOT Copy to Bill Printer Attached to Station.

Delivery Popup delay (Sec)

Default is 30. This is used for Home Delivery transactions through Call Center route only else it does not require if you are taking Home Delivery orders directly.

The KOT Reminder screen as discussed in the Home Delivery Order Entry (Touch POS) module will be appearing  again and again until each and every KOT got printed, whenever the time passed as set Here.

Barcode Printer

Printer Name

Select a barcode printer, if printer does not exist then press CTRL+N to create new.

Voucher Setup

Sale Voucher

Set station wise sale voucher type which helps you to run menu station wise. If this is set to “[None]” then default voucher type will be same as per the logged in user else voucher type selected in station will be default.

Background Pictures

Login Screen (Normal)

Press Alt+L to select background for normal mode login screen.

Related Faq:

Is it possible to add my company’s logo in FusionERP 8?

Login Screen (Touch)

Press Alt+L to select background for touch mode login screen.

Menu Screen

Press Alt+L to select background for menu screen.

Bill Printer setup option:

When you press Ctrl+N at Bill Printer, KOT Printer 1, KOT Printer 2, Customer Display, Cash Drawer, PIN Pad, Signature Capture or Cheque Reader field, get OPOS Master Screen to specify the settings of the attached device.

Fields in the Bill Printer Setup Option:

Fields in the Bill Printer Setup Option are as follows:

OPOS Device

Device Name

Name of the device.

Device Type

Type of Device (e.g Receipt Printer).

Driver Type

Enter the Driver Type. Using OPOS drivers, any of the Device Type specified in field above can be connected to a Station. Create a single instance of hardware (Ex: receipt printer) and use the same from Multiple station. Or choose DOS for traditional pattern of printing.

Printer Option

Number of Column (Normal)

Type the number of characters to be printed in a row in normal font.  Typically 40 Columns printers (3” wide) are normally used at POS. In case laser or DeskJet is used, specify 80 Columns.

Number of Columns (Condense)

Type the number of characters to be printed in a row in condensed font.  Typically 55 Columns printers (3” wide) are normally used at POS. In case laser or DeskJet is used, specify 110 Columns.

No of Copies

Enter the no. of print copies.

Number of Lines before Print

Type the number of lines to be automatically ejected before the each document. The gap at the top of KOT is required to tag it to KOT holder while keeping the content still visible.

Number of Lines after Print

To automatically eject number of lines after each document (to provide the tear off space between 2 documents).

Cut Paper after Print

Set Yes to cut the paper after each print (the printer should have a cutter), else set No.

Open Drawer

After Print = Open the Cash Drawer after print out.
Before Print = Open the Cash Drawer before print out.
No = Will not open Cash Drawer before or after the print out.

Print Logo

Set Yes if you print logo of the Company.

Related Faq:

Is it possible to print Logos through Thermal POS printers?

Logo File Name

If you have set Yes at the above option, then Press Alt + L and select the logo image file.

Customer Display Option

Display Mode

Select the Display mode, Blink, Normal, Reverse etc. Select Normal.

Blink Rate

If Blink mode is set, enter the Blink rate. (Set 1000).

No of Lines

Enter the total number of lines for the selected mode. (Set 2).

No of Characters per Line

Enter the total number of characters per line for the selected mode (Set 20).

Device Port

If standard Dot Matrix Printer is connected at POS, you need to specify the port (Serial & Parallel). Select from LPT1 to LPT9 (for parallel port) or from COM1 to COM9 (for serial printer). Select Default if you have installed the driver and using Windows Default Printer. Use from PNT1 to PNT9, if you’ve installed a print server and printing is done over LAN.

Related Faq:

System don’t have COM11 port

DOS Device Option

Print Format

Select Raw or Text. Raw is recommended.

Condense Normal

27,33,3, (Set default variable for font Condensed Normal).

Condense Bold

27,33,15, (Set default variable for font Condensed Bold).

Standard Normal

27,33,0, (Set default variable for font Standard Normal).

Standard Bold

27,33,10, (Set default variable for font Standard Bold).

Double Width Bold

27,33,40, (Set default variable for big font).

Center Aligned

27,97,1, (Set default variable for center alignment).

Left Aligned

27,97,0, (Set default variable for left alignment).

Cut Command

29,86,66,0, (Set default variable to cut the paper).

Cash Drawer Command

27,112,1,60,120, (Set default variable for the Cash Drawer).

KOT Buzzer Command

27,112,0,50,250 (Set variable for the Buzzer Device).

Barcode Command

29,107,73,

Related Faq:

Is it possible to track restaurant orders through barcode during sale?

Customer Display File Name

Press Alt+L to select file for Customer Display/Pole Display device. Default file for dos driver is Display.Txt.

Buttons in the Station Setup:

Buttons in the Station Setup are as follows:

-C Chk Device

Press Alt+C or click this button to check the devices attached with the station.

Related Faq:

Is it possible to check the hardware devices (connected with RanceLab® FusionRetail™ 6) from the software itself?

Setting up the station with status = close

Open Display by pressing “–D Display”.  Go to column status and press Alt + L to select close from list. Save.

A station with ‘status = close’ will not allow any user to login.  It shows the messages “This Station is closed. Please contact your administrator."
A user with designation = administrator can log in from a closed station