July 23, 2020

Connecting devices to iPad

How to connect devices and apps to iPad

Below is a selection of hardware connecting to ClickPOS. Includes receipt and label printers, cash drawer, pair eftpos and xero integration

Cashdrawer connection to printer


Connecting power cables and cashdrawer to Epson printer Tutorial shows how to connect the  Power, Cashdrawer and iPad power cables to an Epson M30 Bluetooth printer.
UT500   2:16 minutes

Receipt printers


Bluetooth connection :  Epson TM-M30 printer model.
USe your iPad or iPhones bluetooth option to pair to printer.
Bluetooth is limited to one printer to one iPad. if you require multiple ipads to print, then use the ethernet connection. Most bluetooth has ethernet option as well.


Ethernet Connection : Connecting an Epson Ethernet Network Printer App. 
An ethernet connection printer allows multiple iPads to connect and print to one printer. You will require to connect a cable from your internet modem to the printer.    


Connecting Epson Ethernet printer to ClickPOS

Adhesive label printer


Connecting a Epson TM L90 Linerless Label Printer to ClickPOS App. 
Epson TM L90 is designed to print labels and receipts. What makes it more special is that it can print Linerless adhesive labels. 
These labels are used for food packaging and identifying the packaged purchase. Uses include Bubble tea shops, burger shops, even coffee cups. ClickPOS has option to print one label per item under the menu category.

ClickPOS can only connect to Ethernet version of printer.

Kitchen Buzzer


Connecting a plug and play Buzzer to Kitchen printer. 
Most buzzers are connected to the printer cashdrawer plug and a melody plays as it prints. A buzzer is used by Restaurant kitchens, plays a melody or chime  sound for noisy kitchens to highlight a new order is printed.
UT530   1:53 minutes


Kitchen buzzer

Enable Epson Buzzer option and Melody sounds of Epson OT-BZ20 . 
Video shows how to Enable the kitchen buzzer option on Epson TM-M30.
Unlike other buzzers, the Epson buzzer does not play out of the box.  in order to hear the buzzer, you need change the Printers buzzer settings as it is Disabled by default. This is only applicable for the Epson OT-BZ20 model M251A buzzer.
The end of video also plays the different options of melody.
The kitchen buzzer, is attached to a printer in the restaurant kitchen. The buzzer plays a melody sound each time a new order is printed. 
UT531   3:09 minutes

EFTPOS pairing


Pairing Tyro Eftpos to ClickPOS App
Tyro eftpos connects via the internet, this means you may have multiple Apple devices connected to the one Eftpos terminal. For example, if you have several Registers sharing the one eftpos. Having Eftpos connection is crucial given majority of customer payments are made by card. As you finalise the sale, simply select Eftpos payment, and the amount is automatically displayed on the Eftpos terminal which avoids manually typing in saving you hours every day.

Tyro’s user guide


Click here to learn How to Pair Tyro Eftpos to ClickPOS App


Pairing Westpac Eftpos to ClickPOS App –  Westpac mx51. 
Having Eftpos connection is crucial given majority of customer payments are made by card. As you finalise the sale, simply select Eftpos payment, and the amount is automatically displayed on the Eftpos terminal which avoids manually typing and user errors.
Connect eftpos terminal to same wi-fi connection as ClickPOS.
On terminal press  ENTER  and 3 
to see wi-fi connection menu

Westpac’s user guide to  VX690 eftpos terminal


Click here to learn How to Pair Westpac Eftpos to ClickPOS App


How to PAIR CommBank smart eftpos (Verifone CM5 terminal) to ClickPOS
Using the SmartDash app


Click here on how to pair Commbank smart eftpos to ClickPOS App

Compatible iPad or iPhone

ClickPOS works on following Apple devices

iOS software version  13 and above. Preferably use devices that supports latest iOS.
iPhone 5S, 6, 6 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, SE, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X. iPad Air, Air 2 and 5th-gen iPad, iPad Mini 2, 3, and 4, All iPad Pros. and 6th-gen iPod Touch 

ClickPOS App will Not work on Windows or Android devices.