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Creating Amazing All In One Printers

You would never want your point of sale system to be down because you ran out of paper. Receipt and remote printers are the parts of your point of sale system most prone to failure. We are not suggesting that you have a warehouse full of backup printers, but we are suggesting that you can almost eliminate your downtime by having a single backup printer for your business. This is also true for all in one printers. Using the standard parallel printer connection for your receipt printer gives you the option to utilize the serial and USB connections for other peripheral devices that will not work on a parallel interface. Printer ink cartridges are absolute necessities in the UK and all over the world.

You might be shocked at the cost when compared to owning your own backup equipment. Which is similar to types of printers most of the time. These standards help manufacturers and consumers determine the yield (number of pages) of inkjet cartridges and toner cartridges. They did so because of the superior speed and reliability of the parallel interface compared to the then standard serial connection.

Look at your point of sale printer to determine what type of interface it is. Not all Lexmark cartridges are labelled “single use only. That makes them difficult to use as remote printers since those runs require distances of 100′ – 300′ feet from the connection point.

The only real difference you might encounter is a speed difference between a thermal and dot matrix printer. Those buying printer ink cartridges in the UK and elsewhere are advised to investigate the policies surrounding the reuse or refill of these indispensable items before engaging in this practice. Usually this is the exact opposite of pros and cons of all in one printers. Unless you screw in a serial cable you will have the same problem with cables coming loose.

In the time it takes to call your service provider you could have already exchanged the broken printer and be back up servicing your customers. As always, check with your point of sale software vendor to make sure that they support parallel receipt printers. You are not as stressed by having your point of sale system be crippled by a down printer.

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