We only support the Bixolon Pole Display (BCD-1100), and this pole display is not supported in version 6.5 or above.

If you connect into a Terminal Server to run the Evosus software from your POS computer, you will need to adjust your Remote Desktop Connection program to bring the ports used by the pole display into your session.  To do this-

Open your Remote Desktop Connection window-

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Select the Local Resources tab at the top

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Click on the More button at the bottom

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Check the Ports box and click OK.  This will bring you back to the Main RDC Window.

Click back on the General tab

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Click on the Save button so it will retain these changes.

Driver install

1.Place the Bixolon driver disk in your computer.

2.Close the AutoPlay window that automatically opens.

3.This pole display does have a red power switch underneath the top part of the display.  Check to make sure the power switch is in the OFF position (O)

 

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4.Connect the pole display’s USB cable to a USB port on your Point of Sale computer.

5.Switch the pole display’s power switch to the ON position (-).

6.Open the Device Manager by right clicking on Computer and choosing Properties.  Choose Device Manager in the upper left-

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7.In the Device Manager you will have a USB device that does not have a driver loaded-

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8.Right click on this device and choose Update Driver Software

9.At the screen below, choose Browse My Computer for Driver Software

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10.Click on the Browse button and navigate to theBCD1100\Windows Driver\VirtualCOM  Driver folder on the Bixolon driver disk.

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11.Click OK.

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12.Next

13.At the Windows Security warning window choose – Install this drivers software anyway.

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14.Click Close

 

15.There is still a Unknown USB device listed in your Device Manager.  To load the driver for this item, repeat the process you just went through starting at step 8.

 

16.After both of these devices have had their drivers loaded, you Device Manager should now show the BCD-1100 device-

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17.Right click on the BCD-1100 device and choose properties-

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18.Choose the Port Settings tab

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19.Click on the Advanced button

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20.The COM number at the top may be different than the one shown here – that’s fine.  You will want to make a note of the COM port number that your computer is using.

21.Check the Serial Enumerator and the Serial Printer check boxes and click OK.

22.Click OK again and close the Device Manager.

The Pole Display is now installed.

 

How to turn the Pole Display ON in the Evosus software

1.On the computer that the Pole Display is installed on, log into the Evosus software with an Administrative account.

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2.Go to the Administration tab and choose System\Stores\Cash Drawers

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3.Double click on the cash drawer used at this POS station

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4.Check the ‘Has Pole Display’ box and set it to the correct COM port number for this computer.

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5.Click on the Test button

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6.On the pole display you will see – Test Success! $25.99

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