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The most expensive part is the printer. They open the cash draw as well as print. Epson’s are around the $300 mark

Cash draw – around $90 - $110

Router (printer can plug into router)-  If used on a tablet, the staff can approach customers where they are, take there order, which then prints out in the kitchen. They then return to the customer with receipt, change & coffee.  Fun stuff.

 

For Café work I love Mobi POS. About $60 on App store.

It needs to connect wirelessly  (Router needed)

 

Staff can in put the coffee (or what ever), number of sugars, shots, type of milk.

 

Can do table tracking (great for table service restaurants) & normal POS (counter service)

 

Order can be displayed on second Ipad or Iphone in kitchen ($15 more) as well as print order dockets for kitchen & drink areas( up to 3 ) and receipt dockets (one for customer one for the till).

 

Other Pos. Software

 

Openbravo Java POS is free for personal use, which is all I have ever needed.

 

Great for retail & hospitality. (Full business license $4500. usualy not needed)

 

Works on windows laptops & tablets.

Can do table tracking (great for table service restaurants) & normal POS (counter service)

Highly programmable, easy to setup and use.

Used with a laptop (with a usb port) you can plug in a bar code reader ($90).

Supports most brands of printers.

Link to down load:  https://sourceforge.net/projects/openbravopos/

Last updated on January 21, 2017 by David Osborne