Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services


Heavy-duty ticket printer

30 March 2011 Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Custom Engineering has introduced a compact ticket printer which comes equipped with the latest technologies for heavy-duty applications. The VK80 works in tough environments between -20°C and +70°C, and its strong cutter can handle heavy paper up to 255 gsm.

The unit’s embedded printing server allows users to use an Ethernet connection to remotely set up the printer and read its status. The printer can also send an e-mail to the user to request support. A USB port can alternatively be used together with a DLL and Windows driver to read the status directly into a user application. The VK80 comes with a suite of software including CUPS driver suitable for all Linux kernels and distributions and for Mac. Opos, Javapos and Opos in .NET complete the software suite of drivers.

The connectors behind the chassis make integration into a kiosk very flexible. The black mark sensor and paper out sensor have been designed specifically for parking and TVM applications.

For more information contact Kenny van Heusden, Custom Printers, +27 (0)11 462 0984, kenny@customprinters.co.za, www.customprinters.co.za



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