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Recommended Hardware

Below are recommended Workstation, Server & Peripheral Recommendations

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Recommended Workstation Configurations

* At least 2 GB of RAM (4 GB if running Windows 7 , 8 or 10) for a single workstation installation

* 1 GB of disk space (additional space required for data files)

* Optimized for 1024 x 768 screen resolution.

* Operating Systems for Workstations:

   Microsoft Windows 7

   Microsoft Windows 8

   Microsoft Windows 10

Recommended Server Configurations

* Intel Xeon CPU or compatible (Dual Processors with Multicore if Possible)

* At least 8 GB of RAM

* 1 GB of disk space (additional space required for data files)

* Optimized for 1024 x 768 screen resolution.

* Operating Systems for Server:

   Windows Server 2008R2

   Windows Server 2012

   Windows Server 2016

* Pricing for the standard workstation system from Dell, Best Buy or Office Depot should range between $400-$600 for a good system that will support our software and last for a several years

* Pricing for a Dell Server (Preferred) ranges from $1100-$2500 and depends on the hard drive and software configuration, one of our techs can assist with this.

Important requirement:

If you intend on running the software on your own server, make sure that you are using Gigabit Ethernet Network Card and that they are running thru a Gigabit Ethenet Switch not a 10/100 router. 

Point of Sale Hardware

* Epson or Star Themal Receipt Printer with AutoCutter 80mm not 58mm

* Pricing for the printers ranges between $150-$250

* The Bar Code Printers we like are the Brother Ql Series and the Zebra brand.

* The Brother QL700 usually sells for under $100 at most office stores, with labels readily available.

* The ZebraLP-2844 is a higher quality printer but it sells for over $300

* Cash Drawers by MMF or other suppliers that connect to themal receipt printers with an RJ11 or to the Computer with a USB

* Pricing for Cash Drawers ranges between $50-$99

* Wireless Bar Code Scanners by Symbol or other well know suppliers

* Pricing for Scanners ranges between $50-$499 (Depends on the Use of the Scanner) Contact Support to discuss

* Credit Card Swipes by Magtek with Software to program them

* Pricing for Card Swipeers ranges between $20-$50

* The preferred Credit Card processor is X-Charge www.x-charge.com but we can work with other if they can interface with PC Charge and supply the software from Verifone

Recommended Affordable Peripherals

Mobirise

Thermal Receipt Printer

Epson TM-T20II Direct Thermal Printer USB - Monochrome - Desktop - Receipt Print C31CD52062

Mobirise

Electronic Cash Drawer

Cash Register Drawer for Point of Sale (POS) System with Removable Coin Tray, 5 Bill/6 Coin, 24V, RJ11/RJ12 Key-Lock, Media Slot, Black. Click link below to be redirected to Amazon.com.

Mobirise

Bluetooth Barcode Scanner

TaoTronics Barcode Scanner 2-in-1 Bluetooth and Wired Bar Code Scanner, USB Portable Barcode Scanner with 32-bit Processor and 750mAh Rechargeable Battery, Compatible with Common System.  Click link below to be redirected to Amazon.com. 

Mobirise

Label Printer

Brother QL-700 High-speed, Professional Label Printer. Click link below to be redirected to Amazon.com.