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Buyer's Guide for Complete POS Systems

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Complete POS System

How does a Complete POS System Work?

POSGuys.com has put together complete retail and restaurant point of sale systems, combining the hardware and software we feel is best suited to speed the checkout process. These complete POS systems are a great solution for both new and established businesses, taking the guesswork out of putting together a complete system. Our complete POS systems are equipped with everything from monitors to software to printers for your restaurant, retail, and salon & spa needs.

What Kind of Complete System Do I Need?

Our complete systems are separated by business type, including retail, restaurant, mobile retail, and even salon evironments. From there, we have created systems to meet the various needs of businesses of all sizes. Whether you're a small boutique looking to manage inventory better or a multi-location chain wanting to improve communication between stores, we have a POS system right for you. Your Complete System options include: POS Restaurant Systems, POS Retail Systems, Mobile POS & Salon & Spa Systems


Complete Restaurant POS System

Our restaurant POS systems are available for two distinct restaurant experiences: full-service/table-service dining, or counter service/fast food dining. Questions to consider before you choose a POS system:

  • Do you need Dine-In or Fast-Food/Counter Service Capabilities?
  • What kind of Point of Sale software features do you need?
  • Do you need Software Features such as table layout & reservations or order split/combine capabilities?
  • Is size a factor in your overall system choice?
  • Is speed or noise a factor in your printer choice?
  • Do you need kitchen printer in addition to thermal receipt printer?
  • Would you like next day replacement on any faulty hardware in the first year?
  • Do you need features such as Integrated Graphics and Audio?

 


POSGuys Complete Restaurant POS System Comparison
Standard Options Shown. Optional upgrades available on product pages.
POSGUYS.com Value Restaurant System
Value Restaurant
POS System
POSGUYS.com Premium Restaurant System
Premium Restaurant
POS System
POSGUYS.com Value Counter Service
Value Counter
POS System
POSGUYS.com Premium Counter Service
Premium Counter
POS System
POS Hardware 15in Touchscreen & Base PC
Base PC

15" Touchscreen
w/Base POS Computer

Intel Celeron 2.4 GHz Dual Core Processor
2 GB DDRII RAM
60 GB SSD Hard Drive
Windows 7
1 Serial/1 Parallel/6 USB 2.0


15in All-In-One POS Computer


15" All-In-One
POS Computer

15" 5-Wire Resistive LCD
2.4GHz Celeron Dual core Processor
2GB DDR RAM
32GB SSD Hard Drive
Windows 7
Integrated Graphics/Audio
Integrated Network Card
15in Touchscreen & Base PC
Base PC

15" Touchscreen
w/Base POS Computer

Intel Celeron 2.4 GHz Dual Core Processor
2 GB DDRII RAM
60 GB SSD Hard Drive
Windows 7
1 Serial/1 Parallel/6 USB 2.0


15in All-In-One POS Computer


15" All-In-One
POS Computer

15" 5-Wire Resistive LCD
2.4GHz Celeron Dual core Processor
2GB DDR RAM
32GB SSD Hard Drive
Windows 7
Integrated Graphics/Audio
Integrated Network Card
POS Software Aldelo Pro
Aldelo Pro
Pro vs Lite Features
Aldelo Pro
Aldelo Pro
Pro vs Lite Features
Aldelo Lite
Aldelo Lite
Pro vs Lite Features
Aldelo Lite
Aldelo Lite
Pro vs Lite Features
Receipt Printers Thermal & Impact Receipt Printer
Epson ReadyPrint T20
POS-X EVO Impact
Thermal & Impact Receipt Printer
Epson TM-T88V
POS-X EVO Impact
Impact Receipt Printer
Epson ReadyPrint T20
Thermal Receipt Printer
POS-X EVO HiSpeed
Cash Drawer 18in Cash Drawer
POS-X EVO-CD18
18in Cash Drawer w/ Stainless Front
MMF Advantage
18in Cash Drawer
POS-X EVO-CD18
18in Cash Drawer w/ Stainless Front
MMF Advantage
Card Reader Integrated MSR
POS-X EVO-MR2
Integrated MSR
POS-X EVO-MR4
Integrated MSR
POS-X EVO-MR2
Integrated MSR
POS-X EVO-MR4
Other Keyboard, Mouse,
UPS & All Cables
Keyboard, Mouse,
UPS & All Cables
Keyboard, Mouse,
UPS & All Cables
Keyboard, Mouse,
UPS & All Cables
Receipt Paper Thermal & Impact Receipt Paper
5 Rolls Impact
5 Rolls Thermal
Thermal & Impact Receipt Paper
5 Rolls Impact
5 Rolls Thermal
Thermal Receipt Paper
10 Rolls
Thermal Paper
Thermal Receipt Paper
10 Rolls
Thermal Paper
Integrated Credit
Card Processing
Mercury
Mercury
Mercury
Mercury
Mercury
Mercury
Mercury
Mercury
Phone Support
& Free Training
1 Year Phone Support
30 Minute Training
1 Year Phone Support
60 Minute Training
1 Year Phone Support
30 Minute Training
1 Year Phone Support
60 Minute Training
Warranty 1 Year
Silver Warranty
w /7-Day Replacements
1 Year
Platinum Warranty
w / 1-Day Replacements
1 Year
Silver Warranty
w /7-Day Replacements
1 Year
Platinum Warranty
w / 1-Day Replacements

* System parts subject to change

Complete Retail POS System

Depending on your needs, we have a retail POS system built for you. We offer a wide variety of POS systems, using top software from major developers including Intuit, Microsoft, and PCAmerica. Before you select a retail POS system, there are some questions to consider:

  • Is size a factor in your POS system choice?
  • Is noise level a factor in your POS system choice?
  • Do you need a pole display?
  • What kind of Barcode Scanner do you need?

 


POSGuys Complete Retail POS System Comparison
Standard Options Shown. Optional upgrades available on product pages.
POSGUYS.com Starter POS System
Starter
POS System
POSGUYS.com Essential Retail POS System
Essential Retail
POS System
POSGUYS.com Preferred Retail POS System
Preferred Retail
POS System
POSGUYS.com Premium Retail POS System
Premium Retail
POS System
POS Hardware
15in Touchscreen & Base PC
Base PC
19" Monitor
w/Base POS Computer

Intel Atom-Based 1.8 GHz Dual Core Processor
4 GB DDRII RAM
60 GB SSD Hard Drive
Windows 7
1 Serial/1 Parallel/6 USB 2.0 Ports

15in Touchscreen & Base PC
Base PC
19" Monitor
w/Base POS Computer

Intel Atom-Based 1.8 GHz Dual Core Processor
4 GB DDRII RAM
60 GB SSD Hard Drive
Windows 7
1 Serial/1 Parallel/6 USB 2.0 Ports

15in Touchscreen & Base PC
Base PC
19" Monitor
w/Base POS Computer

Intel Atom 1.8 GHz Processor
4 GB DDRII RAM
60 GB SSD Hard Drive
Windows 7
1 Serial/1 Parallel/6 USB 2.0 Ports


15in All-In-One POS Computer

15" All-In-One
POS Computer

15" 5-Wire Resistive LCD
2.4GHz Celeron Dual core Processor
2GB DDR RAM
32GB SSD Hard Drive
Windows 7
Integrated Graphics/Audio
Integrated Network Card
POS Software
Basic POS Software

Proxis Store Manager Classic
Proxis Store Manager
PCAmerica CRE
PCAmerica CRE
PCAmerica CRE Features
PCAmerica CRE
PCAmerica CRE
PCAmerica CRE Features
Receipt Printer Impact Receipt Printer
POS-X EVO Impact
Thermal Receipt Printer
Epson ReadyPrint T20
Thermal Receipt Printer
Epson ReadyPrint T20
Thermal Receipt Printer
Epson TM-T88V
Barcode Scanner POS-X VLINE
POS-X VLINE
POS-X VLINE
POS-X VLINE
Symbol LS2208
Symbol LS2208
Motorola DS9208
Motorola DS9208
Cash Drawer 18in Cash Drawer
POS-X EVO-CD16
18in Cash Drawer
POS-X EVO-CD18
18in Cash Drawer
POS-X EVO-CD18
18in Cash Drawer w/ Stainless Front
MMF Advantage
Card Reader N/A N/A POS-X XM95
POS-X XM95
Integrated MSR
POS-X EVO-MR4
Customer Display N/A N/A N/A Rear Mounted 2-Line Display
POS-X EVO-VFD
Other Mini Keyboard, Mouse,
UPS & All Cables
Keyboard, Mouse,
UPS & All Cables
Keyboard, Mouse,
UPS & All Cables
Keyboard, Mouse,
UPS & All Cables
Receipt Paper Impact Receipt Paper
10 Rolls
Impact Paper
Thermal Receipt Paper
10 Rolls
Thermal Paper
Thermal Receipt Paper
10 Rolls
Thermal Paper
Thermal Receipt Paper
10 Rolls
Thermal Paper
Integrated Credit
Card Processing
XCharge
XCharge
XCharge
XCharge
Mercury
Mercury
Mercury
Mercury
Phone Support
& Free Training
1 Year Phone Support
15 Minute Training
1 Year Phone Support
30 Minute Training
1 Year Phone Support
30 Minute Training
1 Year Phone Support
60 Minute Training
Warranty 1 Year
Silver Warranty
w /7-Day Replacements
1 Year
Silver Warranty
w /7-Day Replacements
1 Year
Gold Warranty
w /2-Day Replacements
1 Year
Platinum Warranty
w / 1-Day Replacements

* System parts subject to change

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POSGuys Complete Retail POS System Comparison (Continued)
Standard Options Shown. Optional upgrades available on product pages.
POSGUYS.com Quickbooks POS System
Quickbooks
POS System
POSGUYS.com Microsoft POS Retail System
Microsoft
POS Retail System
POSGUYS.com Basic Salon & Spa POS System
Basic Salon & Spa
POS System
POSGUYS.com Premium Salon & Spa  POS System
Premium
Salon & Spa
POS System
POS Hardware
15in Touchscreen & Base PC
Base PC
19" Monitor
w/Base POS Computer

Intel Celeron 2.4 GHz Dual
Core Processor
4 GB DDRII RAM
60 GB SSD Hard Drive
Windows 7
1 Serial/1 Parallel/6 USB 2.0 Ports

15in Touchscreen & Base PC
Base PC
19" Monitor
w/Base POS Computer

Intel Celeron 2.4 GHz Dual
Core Processor
4 GB DDRII RAM
60 GB SSD Hard Drive
Windows 7
1 Serial/1 Parallel/6 USB 2.0 Ports

15in Touchscreen & Base PC
Base PC
19" Monitor
w/Base POS Computer

Intel Celeron 2.4 GHz Dual
Core Processor
4 GB DDRII RAM
60 GB SSD Hard Drive
Windows 7
1 Serial/1 Parallel/6 USB 2.0 Ports


15in All-In-One POS Computer

15" All-In-One
POS Computer

15" 5-Wire Resistive LCD
2.4GHz Celeron Dual core Processor
2GB DDR RAM
32GB SSD Hard Drive
Windows 7
Integrated Graphics/Audio
Integrated Network Card
POS Software
Intuit Quickbooks
Intuit Quickbooks POS
Pro vs. Basic Features
Microsoft RMS
Microsoft RMS
Microsoft RMS Features
Salon Iris
Salon Iris Basic
Basic vs. Pro Features
Salon Iris
Salon Iris Pro
Basic vs. Pro Features
Receipt Printer Thermal Receipt Printer
Epson ReadyPrint T20
Thermal Receipt Printer
Epson TM-T88V
Thermal Receipt Printer
Epson ReadyPrint T20
Thermal Receipt Printer
Epson TM-T88V
Barcode Scanner Symbol LS2208
Symbol LS2208
Honeywell Voyager 1200g
Honeywell Voyager 1200g
Honeywell Voyager 1200g
Honeywell Voyager 1200g
Honeywell Hyperion 1300g
Honeywell Hyperion 1300g
Cash Drawer 18in Cash Drawer
POS-X EVO-CD18
18in Cash Drawer
POS-X EVO-CD18
18in Cash Drawer
POS-X EVO-CD18
18in Cash Drawer w/ Stainless Front
MMF Advantage
Card Reader POS-X XM95
POS-X XM95
POS-X XM95
IDTech MiniMag
N/A Integrated MSR
Integrated MSR
Customer Display N/A Logic Controls PD3000
Logic Controls PD3000
N/A N/A
Other Keyboard, Mouse,
UPS & All Cables
Keyboard, Mouse,
UPS & All Cables
Keyboard, Mouse,
UPS & All Cables
Keyboard, Mouse,
UPS & All Cables
Receipt Paper Impact Receipt Paper
10 Rolls
Thermal Paper
Thermal Receipt Paper
10 Rolls
Thermal Paper
Thermal Receipt Paper
10 Rolls
Thermal Paper
Thermal Receipt Paper
10 Rolls
Thermal Paper
Integrated Credit
Card Processing
Mercury
Intuit
Mercury
Mercury
Mercury
Mercury
Mercury
Mercury
Phone Support
& Free Training
1 Year Phone Support
30 Minute Training
1 Year Phone Support
30 Minute Training
1 Year Phone Support
30 Minute Training
1 Year Phone Support
60 Minute Training
Warranty 1 Year
Gold Warranty
w /2-Day Replacements
1 Year
Gold Warranty
w /2-Day Replacements
1 Year
Silver Warranty
w /7-Day Replacements
1 Year
Platinum Warranty
w / 1-Day Replacements

* System parts subject to change

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POSGuys Complete Retail POS System Comparison (Continued)
Standard Options Shown. Optional upgrades available on product pages.
POSGUYS.com Grocery POS System
Grocery
POS System
POSGUYS.com Dispensary POS System
Dispensary
POS System
POSGUYS.com Pre-Financed Retail POS System
Pre-Financed
POS System
 
POS Hardware
15in Touchscreen & Base PC
Base PC
19" Monitor
w/Base POS Computer

Intel Core i3 3 GHz Processor
4 GB DDRII RAM
60 GB SSD Hard Drive
Windows 7
1 Serial/1 Parallel/6 USB 2.0 Ports

15in Touchscreen & Base PC
15" All-In One POS Computer


Intel Atom-Based 1.86 GHz Dual Core Processor
2 GB DDRII RAM
250 GB Hard Drive
Windows POSReady 2009
1 Serial/1 Parallel/6 USB 2.0 Ports

15in Touchscreen & Base PC
Base PC
19" Monitor
w/Base POS Computer

Intel Atom 1.8 GHz Processor
4 GB DDRII RAM
60 GB SSD Hard Drive
Windows 7
1 Serial/1 Parallel/6 USB 2.0 Ports
 
POS Software
PCAmerica CRE
PCAmerica CRE
PCAmerica CRE Features
Proxis Store Manager Classic
Proxis Store Manager
PCAmerica CRE
PCAmerica CRE
PCAmerica CRE Features
 
Receipt Printer Thermal Receipt Printer
Epson TM-T88V
Thermal Receipt Printer
Asterix Thermal Printer
Thermal Receipt Printer
Epson ReadyPrint T20
 
Barcode Scanner POS-X VLINE
Motorola LI4278
POS-X VLINE
Honeywell Voyager 1400g
Symbol LS2208
Symbol LS2208
 
Scale Honeywell Stratos
Honeywell Stratos
Brecknell Medical Scale
Brecknell Medical Scale
N/A  
Cash Drawer 18in Cash Drawer w/ Stainless Front
MMF Advantage
18in Cash Drawer
POS-X EVO-CD18
18in Cash Drawer
POS-X EVO-CD18
 
Card Reader Keyboard Integrated Asterix Integrated MSR POS-X XM95
POS-X XM95
 
Customer Display N/A N/A N/A  
Other IDTech VersaKey Keyboard
Mouse,
UPS & All Cables
Keyboard, Mouse,
UPS & All Cables
Keyboard, Mouse,
UPS & All Cables
 
Receipt Paper Impact Receipt Paper
10 Rolls
Impact Paper
Thermal Receipt Paper
10 Rolls
Thermal Paper
Thermal Receipt Paper
10 Rolls
Thermal Paper
 
Integrated Credit
Card Processing
Mercury
Mercury
XCharge
XCharge
Mercury
Mercury
 
Phone Support
& Free Training
1 Year Phone Support
30 Minute Training
1 Year Phone Support
30 Minute Training
1 Year Phone Support
30 Minute Training
 
Warranty 1 Year
Gold Warranty
w /2-Day Replacements
1 Year
Gold Warranty
w /2-Day Replacements
1 Year
Gold Warranty
w /2-Day Replacements
 

* System parts subject to change

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POSGuys Mobile System Chart
Standard Options & Available Upgrades Shown
Mobile POS System
Mobile
POS System

 
POS Hardware


PartnerTech EM-200

Partner Tech EM-200 Tablet PC


1.6 GHz Intel Atom
Core Processor
1 GB RAM
Upgradable To 2 GB
Bluetooth/802.11b/g
Windows 7
3 USB/1 RJ45/VGADB-15 1.3 Megapixel Camera




 
POS Software
Proxis Store Manager Classic
Proxis Store Manager
     
Receipt Printer Mobile Receipt Printer
Star Micronics SM-S300
     
Case Protective Sleeve
Protective Sleeve
     
Other All Cables      
Receipt Paper Impact Receipt Paper
10 Rolls
Mobile Paper
     
Optional
Barcode Scanner
Motorola CS3070
Optional Motorola CS3070
     
Optional
Jacket
EM-200 Jacket
Optional Jacket with Integrated MSR & Handstrap
     
Optional
Stationary Kit
Stationary Kit
Stationary Kit with POS Base Station, Stationary Thermal Printer, Cash Drawer. and Customer Display
     
Integrated Credit
Card Processing
XCharge
XCharge
     
Phone Support
& Free Training
1 Year Phone Support
30 Minute Training
     
Warranty 1 Year
Silver Warranty
w /7-Day Replacements
     

* System parts subject to change

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