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How Do I Set Up IP Printing?

The following procedure is specifically for setting up the thermal receipt Epson TM-T88III printer to print to the driver rather than directly to the comm port. One of the advantages of this is that you get more connectivity options. Instead of serial ports or parallel ports, the printer can be connected via USB or TCP/IP. It is mainly a Windows orientated set up process with appropriate drivers and so on used with existing Till Device and kitchen printer set up options.

Note: The drivers and tools mentioned are off the Epson website.

Prerequisites:

a) Epson TM-T88III Printer

b) Network card

c) Printer set-up utility

d) Printer drivers

1

Printer

a. Install network card.

b. Set the dip switches:

i. SW1 – 7 is ON, all others OFF.

ii. SW2 – 8 is ON, all others OFF.

2

Printer IP Configuration

a. Install the Epson tool TMNet Win Config on to a PC.

b. Attach the Epson TM-T88III to the network (Note – it’s default IP address is 192.168.192.168).

c. Using the tool set the desired IP address for the printer.

3

Install drivers on server/POS

a. Install the drivers for the Epson TM-T88III.

b. Select appropriate Language.

c. Select Module; ‘TCP/IP Driver’ and ‘Epson TM-T88III Receipt’.

i. Select Port Settings and entry printer IP address.

d. Reboot when requested.

4

If the driver is installed on Server

a. Set up a shared Windows printer on POS machine to use the server printer.

Note: If the server is not available then the printer will not be available.

5

Receipt Printer Set-up (See How Do I Add A Receipt Printer?)

a. In Tills under the Till Devices tab, add a Device Type of Printer - Receipt.

b. Set the Sub Type to Epson Compatible.

c. Set the Port to WIN.

d. Set the Network Path to the printer IP address or the printer name from the drop down box.

e. Set the Receipt Printer to match the Device Code.

6

Kitchen Printer Set-up (See How Do I Add A Kitchen Printer?)

a. In Tills under the Till Devices tab add a Device Type of Printer - Kitchen.

b. Set the Sub Type to Epson Compatible.

c. Set the Port to WIN.

d. Set the Network Path to the printer IP address or the printer name from the drop down box.

7

Kitchen Printing Set-up (See How Do I Set Up Kitchen Printing?)

a. Set up Kitchen Printer for Till, Department, Category, Group as per previous set up.

b. Add a Kitchen Header in Tills, Location tab.

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