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I am writing a POS program in vb6. My program needs to response when the cash draw has been closed. I want to know how to capture the "draw-close" event by VB6.
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you need some kind of hardware/software interface between the register and your program.
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ChenChen,

For your POS program you will need to have an intelligent cash drawer hardware interface that can accept an open signal and respond with a close signal as well.

I've seen drawers from M-S Cash Drawer and they fit what you are asking for.

Go to this link:

http://www.mscashdrawer.com/Tech_Information/tech_information_CD.php3

It will provide you with the actual Visual Basic code, using their control, for connection to a USB port.  You can also get code for Parallel and Serial connections to the drawers.

Hope this solves your question,

Sweat

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