How To Setup Cash Drawers If I Am Using Mac?

In this article we will show you how to setup your cash registers in Mac. To configure your cash drawers with printers in Windows, please refer to this article.

To set up your cash drawer with RepairDesk in Windows, follow these steps:

A) Setting up Cash register with Star TSP 100 Printers

The cash register is to be configured with your thermal receipt printer in such a way that it opens when a receipt is sent for print from your receipt printer.

Note: Sometimes you may want to open your cash drawers automatically. In such situations, perform a test sale if you are using Cash Registers for Mac.

Perform these steps to configure the cash drawer:

1. Connect your receipt printer and cash drawer with RJ12 connector cable. The cable looks like a phone line.

2. Open your browser and enter the following URL: http://localhost:631/printers/. You will be taken to CUPS, which is used by Mac as a network printing service, allowing you to configure your printers on a network, and provide options for customization such as setting up cash drawers.

You will be asked to enter your login details. Enter the username and password of your Mac to login.

3. Once you have logged in to CUPS, select your desired printer model from the list.



4. From the drop down menu select the option: 'Set Default Options’.



5. Now from here, select 'Cash Drawer Control' option. Then select 'Open Drawer 1 and 2' under 'Cash Drawer' and click on the 'Set Default Options' button.



Your cash drawer is now configured and ready to use. Perform a test sale from RepairDesk POS to confirm settings.

A) Setting up Cash register with Epson TM-T88V Printers

The cash register is to be configured with your thermal receipt printer in such a way that it opens when a receipt is sent for print from your receipt printer.

Note: Sometimes you may want to open your cash drawers automatically. In such situations, perform a test sale if you are using Cash Registers for Mac.

Perform these steps to configure the cash drawer:

1. Connect your receipt printer and cash drawer with RJ12 connector cable. The cable looks like a phone line.

2. Open your browser and enter the following URL: http://localhost:631/printers/. You will be taken to CUPS, which is used by Mac as a network printing service, allowing you to configure your printers on a network, and provide options for customization such as setting up cash drawers.

You will be asked to enter your login details. Enter the username and password of your Mac to login.

3. Once you have logged in to CUPS, select your desired printer model from the list.



4. From the drop down menu select the option: 'Set Default Options'



5. Now from here, select 'Cash Drawer Control' option. Then select 'Open after printing' for 'Cash Drawer #1' and 'Cash Drawer #2'. Once done. Click the 'Set Default Options' button below.




Your cash drawer is now configured and ready to use. Perform a test sale from RepairDesk POS to confirm settings. 



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