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Andy Neil
01/30/06 06:16
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Basingstoke
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#108705 - PoS?
Responding to: Manish Gajjaria's previous message
Manish Gajjaria said:
I was just thinking of coming up with a project wherein the total functionality of the 8051 is tested to the core, with the more readily available peripherals viz LCD, Stepper Motor, Serial Commn, Keypad, EEPROM, RTC etc.

See above

Just then, i thought of developing a kind of 8051 based POS (Point of Sale) device which could be used as a data logger when on site (typically on the job) and through wich one could upload the data to the host PC at the end of the day.

Have you just entirely changed the topic of your post? Have we now abandoned the "8051 total functionality tester", and started a PoS project instead?

I'm not quite sure what you mean by "PoS Terminal" given the rest of your description above.

To me, a "PoS Terminal" is the thing at the checkout in a shop; functions of such a thing would be:
  • barcode scanning
  • price lookup
  • accumulate total bill
  • control the cash drawer
  • credit card authorisation
  • calculate change from tendered amount
  • receipt printing
  • interface to weighing scale
  • calculate price for weighed goods
  • displays for both customer & checkout operator
    Of course, it would also have to do some sort of "audit" recording - which is a type of data logging.


    What exactly do you mean?

  • List of 23 messages in thread
    TopicAuthorDate
    8051 based POS      Manish Gajjaria      01/30/06 05:09      
       8052.COM SBC?      Andy Neil      01/30/06 06:02      
       PoS?      Andy Neil      01/30/06 06:16      
          Specifications      Manish Gajjaria      01/30/06 20:52      
             PoS with Stepper motor??      Andy Neil      01/31/06 03:44      
                Stepper Motor Purpose      Manish Gajjaria      01/31/06 03:59      
                   You mean a printer!      Andy Neil      01/31/06 06:33      
             extras      Andy Neil      01/31/06 03:57      
       Code Generation      Andy Neil      01/30/06 07:52      
       it is a hard job      Frank Jin      01/30/06 08:06      
          I'd start with the below with an eye on      Erik Malund      01/30/06 08:15      
          PC      Andy Neil      01/30/06 09:26      
             PC or Microcontroller      Frank Jin      01/30/06 20:50      
             Absolutely!      Hal Albach      02/01/06 20:57      
                Not that complex !      Manish Gajjaria      02/01/06 21:59      
                   Yes        Neil Kurzman      02/01/06 22:17      
                      Can anyone guide abt the Indian maket ?      Manish Gajjaria      02/02/06 01:38      
                         How about some demographic research?        Hal Albach      02/02/06 21:55      
                            Market Research      Andy Neil      02/03/06 02:58      
                         Swipe card machines      Vignesh Prasad      02/04/06 22:24      
                         Language ?      Farshid Jafari Harandi      02/05/06 02:22      
       8052 based PoS vs Mobile Phone based PoS      Manish Gajjaria      02/05/06 07:06      
          Sure      Neil Kurzman      02/05/06 22:43      

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