Attaching Bixolon Printers to ViewTouch using the CUPS Browser
Open the FireFox Browser on the ViewTouch 'Planet Earth Blue Marble Desktop'.
If you see a Dialog 'Authentication Required', select 'OK'.
- INSTALL PRINTERS
- 'Administration: Installing Printers'
- 'Add Printer'
User is root and password is vtpos.
You may see something like this > socket://192.168.1.168:9100
- 'Other Network Printers' > select 'AppSocket' , then select 'Continue'
- 'Connection' select 'socket'
If so, click on it, write the IP Address down, then
'Name' should be a word, easy to remember, which describes the type of job the printer is to be assigned; receipt, kitchen, bar, hotline, coldline. (No Spaces)
'Description' can be a reference to the model of the printer, Bixolon SRP 330.
'Location' can be a reference to where the printer is located, such as Front Counter, Service Line, Hostess Station One.
- Checkmark 'Sharing', Select 'Continue'
- 'Make': Select BIXOLON, Select 'Continue'
- 'Model': Select Bixolon SRP-330II (en)
- Select 'Add Printer'.
- Select 'Set Default Options'
Let's test now...
If the printer produces a test pattern then GREAT !
Move the mouse cursor over 'Maintenance' and select
Under Queue Names one sees a list of the printers defined for your system and the corresponding Queue Names for the types of jobs your printer(s) can do in ViewTouch.
to see its Connection Information (USB or IP Address)
If you have a written list of Queue Names and IP Addresses, close the Browser and run ViewTouch.
Logon as Editor and Proceed to 'Configuration'>Add Displays & Printers.