Connecting your printer in talech
This article will guide you through setting up your printer, with your Talech register system
Before proceeding, please make sure that you have the following:
- You have completed the setup of your respective printer.
- You have the required level of access, Manager or Admin, to access the Settings in the Talech Register.
This article applies to any with the following criteria:
Contents in this article
Automatically add a printer to the talech Register:
To begin, log into the app and select Dashboard in the top right hand corner, if you are currently viewing your Product menu.
Next select Back Office.
In the Back Office, the Settings option.
Along the left hand side, select the Printers option.
You will then be presented with another screen. Select the Auto Detect button on this screen.
After a moment, the printer should then appear with an IP address, for an ethernet connected printer, or with a name preceded with BT for Bluetooth connected printers. Note: Bluetooth printers are currently only supported with a talech Register operating from an iPad. They cannot be used with a Poynt device.
If there are already printers listed in the Printers section, you will see a message that will either, Available or Not Available, depending on whether or not the Talech Register can communicate with the printer.
Manually add a printer to the talech Register:
Auto-detect can take up to several minutes depending on the number of printers and configuration of your network.
You can also tap the [ + ] button to add a printer manually. Select the correct printer model from the list provided. If you have selected a network printer, you will then be able to enter the IP address of the printer.
In the case of Network connected printers, you will need to retrieve the IP address from the printer first.
Additional Printer settings in Talech:
Now that your printer is connected to Talech, you can change settings on each individual printer, if you are using more than one, based on what they will be used for.
Changing a printers name in Talech:
To change the name of a printer, select the printer on the right hand side of the screen. You will be presented with a pop up window with information for the printer. Select the Name, erase the information already in the field and enter an applicable name.
Once a new name has been entered you can then select Save to complete the change.
Selecting a printer to print Receipts:
You can also select which printer will be used as your receipt printer.
Select the Customer Receipt printer option at the top of screen on the right hand side.
You will then be presented with a list of all printer names that are currently set up with your system.
Select the printer name from the list and a check mark will appear beside it. Once the check mark appears, the selection is automatically saved.
Select the back button at the top of the screen to return to the Printers setup screen.