With POS 58 or POS 80 printer type, numbers in printer type name refers to paper width in millimeters.
These printer types are using Windows driver to print receipts as graphic. Most modern thermal printers are capable to print graphic so there is no need to upload logo to printer and no need to set code page.
With this printer type it is much easier to get desired and modern receipt look.
Testing Windows printer
In order to ensure your printer supports Windows print and graphics printing, you can try printing any text from any text editor (Notepad, for example).
If text from Notepad has printed as expected, you can safely use "POS 58 / 80" printer type.
If you selected that your printer type is "POS 58" or "POS 80", your printer settings screen will look as in the screenshot below.
In this screen, you can also set number of copies you wish to print.
Basic settings tab contains the following properties that can be modified:
You can adjust receipt margin to fine tune receipt width
Header will be printed before print document body.
To align header and footer, use alignment option on the right side
Footer is printed after print document.
- Print barcode
If turned on, barcode with receipt number will be printed at the bottom of the receipt
- Font settings
This section allows you to change font family by selecting any installed font from drop down list and to change print size by simply using the slider.
Cutting a paper
These printer types relies on your Windows printer driver to handle print job, meaning that your printer should be responsible for cutting the paper at the end of print.
To set paper cut on your printer, find printer in Control Panel and adjust print options, similar to the screenshot below.
This tab gives you the ability to enable and set up your cash drawer.
If you are equipped with a cash drawer connected to your POS printer, you can select this option to kick drawer after receipt is printed.
You can read more about cash drawer setup at Cash Drawer page
Advanced settings option is not available for this printer type.