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Networked Printers -Restaurant POS

Arun Sivasailam
on 6/30/14, 2:11 PM 4,375 views


Could u please help me with, configuring the pos module, to provide with 3 prints, basically one for the customer and the other two for kitchen(say kitchen1, kitchen2). The kitchen printers are networked with the pc running pos.

On 8/22/14, 7:11 AM

Sharing the same issue, here are our options we've tried: 

1. Used "Printer Pooling" function but this only applicable to same make and same model printers. 

2. Used third-party solutions like "INTELLIscribe" or "Print Distibutor" (NOTE: these are not free) to name a few, or you would like to check open-source alternatives.

Though we have all EPSON TM-T81 thermal printers, the problem is we wanted to print different print-out formats in just one click. For example, All Food orders will be sent to "Kitchen" printer and all Drink orders will be sent to the "Bar" printer. We, as much as possible do not want to make some customization but with this I guess it is a need to do so. Or if ever that other "Odooers" here have experience and solved this issue, please let us know. 

Even if this is an old question I'll give you a reply: Pos_restaurant module on V8 let you choose the product categories for any printer configured under Odoo. You need to install hw_esc/pos module and have all lan printers. If you have just usb printers shared the Pos restaurant module is useless since is not compatible with report_to_printer module due to the layout and the report generation of the Point_of_sale module. For now I've resolved sacrificing the invoice function to have a full working usb thermal printer: https://www.odoo.com/forum/help-1/question/print-order-instead-of-coupon-on-pos-what-qweb-view-82635

on 4/24/15, 6:09 PM

Hi Frederico, what's the procedure to set up EPSON thermal printers connected to the LAN? I have a printer plugged into a network port in the kitchen, but can't figure out how to get orders sent to it. Any help appreciated.

Daniel Holden
on 12/10/15, 3:14 AM

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