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Old 11-05-2012, 07:28 PM   #1
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I'm looking for a good cash register for our vending trailer. Trying to keep it under $150. I think it would help us out during the rushes. Any help woul be great. Thanks
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Old 11-05-2012, 07:48 PM   #2
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What do you want the register "to do"? When we did sales at markets we used a money box, calculator, and credit card knuckle buster. Today I would do CCs on a iPhone with one of the CC input devices. Unless you have a need to record every sale in detail, or track inventory, I would keep it simple.
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Old 11-06-2012, 02:01 AM   #3
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I dont know if you have an ipad.
There are several good POS-apps available.
I only use a moneybox and a calculator...
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Old 11-06-2012, 12:59 PM   #4
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Been using this one for 3 years http://www.equippers.com/shop/produc...H%257cREGISTER Works great and tracks sales by time annd quanity.
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:27 PM   #5
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Staples has a register at a good price and easy to program and for credit cards with a smart phone the Sguare is great a 2.75% swipe fee...you can get it at Radio Shack for $10.00 and after you sign up and register...Square send you another reader. No problems....quick up dates. I charge a swipe fee and have no complaints.
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:07 PM   #6
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I charge a swipe fee and have no complaints.
Be real careful doing that. Unless done properly, it is in violation of credit card company policies.
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:00 AM   #7
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Staples has a register at a good price and easy to program and for credit cards with a smart phone the Sguare is great a 2.75% swipe fee...you can get it at Radio Shack for $10.00 and after you sign up and register...Square send you another reader. No problems....quick up dates. I charge a swipe fee and have no complaints.
You don't even have to go to Radio Shack, you just sign up on the Internet and square will send you a card reader.
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