Setup | System Options | Hardware Devices

System Options - Hardware Devices

This screen is where the hardware components are enabled in CSM.
 

Screen Resolution – Select the desired screen resolution for the program to function in. 800 x 600 is the legacy default. Newer systems it is recommended to use 1024 x 768. The menu layout is different depending on the resolution. If the menu was designed for 800 x 600 it will need to be modified to look correctly on the higher resolution. 1920 x 1080 is the resolution for a Surface Pro 1/2 and Dell Venue tablet PC's.  Auto will attempt to detect the best fit for the screen, and is the proper resolution for the Surface Pro 3/4 tablet PC's.

Tablet PC – Select this button to automatically fill out the default settings when using a Surface Pro 1/2 or Dell Venue tablet PC for the register.

Top / Side Border – Used to adjust the borders around the screen if the software appears to stretch beyond the visible edge of the monitor. If the edges are cut off on the desired screen resolution increase the numbers.

Desc – Adjust the number of characters show on the register tab for the description field. Increase the number to decrease the un-used space on the right side of the register lines.


 
Font Reg / Font Q – Adjust the font size used for the lines on the register tab and queue tab.

Optimize Register for Tablet PC – Maximizes the button size and positions for the button bar at the bottom of the register. Commonly used buttons are larger. This is used for all tablet PC's.

Default Drawer – Select the Cash Drawer from the drop-down list to be automatically selected at the beginning of a Shift.

Default Display – Select the Customer Display from the drop-down list to be automatically selected at the beginning of a Shift.

Enable Fingerprint Interface – Enable this if you have purchased a Fingerprint reader to be used for program log in purposes.

Enable WebBeams – Enable this if you have purchased WebBeams’ services. Please contact our Sales department if you have any questions regarding this.

Tablet Device – Do not use this feature unless instructed by GS support. This is unrelated to using the software on a tablet PC.

Cash Drawer




If a package was ordered with us, a default Cash Drawer will be set up here. This screen allows new Cash Drawers to be created and edited.

Drawer ID – ID assigned to a Cash Drawer.

Description – Name given to a Cash Drawer.

Drawer Hardware Settings – The settings must be accurate for CSM to properly communicate with the equipment.
  • None – Select this if a Cash Drawer is not being used in CSM.
  • USB – Select this if the Cash Drawer connects via USB to the computer. Enter the appropriate Drawer ID/ #.
  • Serial – Select this is if the Cash Drawer connects via Parallel or Serial port to the computer. Enter the appropriate Port #. 
  • MMF/MS – Select the appropriate manufacturer Cash Drawer type.
  • Printer Driven – Select this if your cash drawer does not connect to a COM port but to a jack in your printer. Enter the appropriate Printer Code.
Force Drawer Close (if supported) – Select this to force the user to close the Cash Drawer before continuing to use the program.  NOTE:  This is only supported on certain USB MS and MMF cash drawers.

Use Media Slot – Select this to allow the Cash Drawer to only automatically open at the end of a cash sale.

Test Drawer – Use this utility to test if the Cash Drawer is functioning properly within CSM.


Customer Display


  

If a package was ordered with us, a default Display will be set up here. This screen allows new Displays to be created and edited.

Display ID – ID assigned to a Customer Display.

Description – Name given to a Customer Display.

Display Type – The settings must be accurate for CSM to properly communicate with the equipment.
  • Serial – Enter the appropriate Port #.
  • OCD – Enter the appropriate Port #.
  • OPOS – Enter the appropriate Device Name. 
  • Emax / AEDEX / Ptech – Check the box corresponding to the pole display brand you are using, Emax, AEDEX or Partnertech.
Test Display – Use this utility to test if the Customer Display is functioning properly within CSM.


Other Devices




Enable Scale Device – Allow input from specific models of scales.  Contact your GS sales representative for more information.

Port Name – Enter the COM port for the scale device.  Only serial models, or USB models with virtual COM port are allowed.

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