Pairing a Thermal Receipt Printer with TA100C FMM

Thursday, June 15, 2017 FingerTec 0 Comments


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Introduction
Now you can pair a Thermal Receipt Printer with TA100C FMM! A receipt can be printed after every clocking is done at a TA100C terminal. Currently, the thoroughly tested model of a Thermal Receipt Printer that works with TA100C is the EPSON printer. However, the same printer model might consist of different configurations in different countries.
Benefit
By connecting a Thermal Receipt Printer into a FingerTec TA100C FMM, a company can impose a policy whereby each employee is responsible for their own clocking activities and the burden is proof is on the employee’s control.

Process
First of all, to enable the print option inside your terminal, you need to connect your device to FTFunction tools and tick the printer option. You can refer here: Picture 1
Connect your device to the tools > tick printer > update.
You can get the FTFunction tools from here:
After that, you need to connect your thermal printer using the Ethernet port. Make sure you are using Ethernet port and not the USB port. You can refer to attachment 1 for the cable type.

The printer option is disable by default. To enable the printer option in the device, please go to device menu > print > printer option > turn on the option.
You also need to turn on RS232 connection and change the communication Baud Rate in the terminal to 9600. To enable this feature, go to device menu > comm > serial comm > turn on RS232 and change the baud rate to 9600. You can refer to attachment 2.
After that, you are ready to use the thermal printer that is already connected to your TA100C FMM. When the user verifies, the receipt will be printed out  from the terminal. You can set the details that you want to print from the device such as company name, user ID, user name, device ID and few more. An example of the receipt, you can refer to attachment 3.


You can refer to attachment 4 and 5 for the connection between the printer and device.


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