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Need to kick out a CashDrawer, connected to an Epson Parallel printer

Posted on 2004-09-28
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Iam currently trying to figure out how to kick out a cashdrawer connected to a Epson Parallel printer, the thing is i need to be able to kick the drawer without printing anything. Using commands such as

Printer.FontName = "Control"
Printer.print "A";
Printer.enddoc

Results in paper being feed, which is not very smart if the need to open the drawer say 10 times before actually printing a reciept, so my question is how do i submit the kick drawer command to the printer without triggering the printer driver (which must be the one triggering the feed)

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by:Ryan Chong
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>>how to kick out a cashdrawer
Try use mscomm control ? You may try to send 10 "0" to the cashdrawer, like:

...
MSComm1.Output = "0000000000"
...

refer more to your device on what's the exact API/commands to use.
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Opening a Cash Drawer Through Reciept Printer in VB
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open a cash drawer in vb6
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by:mSchmidt
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As i said it is Parallel these do concern Serial
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by:mSchmidt
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Does someone have an sollution for the parallel version ?
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