Epson OmniLink TM-T88VII Intelligent Receipt Printer Installation (Cloud Printing)

Instructions on how to setup the Epson OmniLink TM-T88VII Intelligent Receipt Printer with a link to purchase online.

Commerce7 is integrated with the Epson OmniLink TM-T88VII Receipt Printer. Using this integration, you can print receipts in the tasting room.

If you ordered the older version of this printer model, Epson OmniLink TM-T88VI-i, you can also follow the steps described here as the set up is the same. 

This article includes:


Purchasing the Device

Please only purchase the printer from the source linked below. There are many fake/knock off devices on Amazon and we only recommend the following site.

This device is currently only available on back order due to supply chain issues. 

  • Ethernet connectivity only
    • Please note that we do not recommend or support the WiFi connectivity as it is complicated to setup and maintain. 
    • You will require a cat5/cat6 ethernet cable to connect this to your network.

 


Adding the Printer in Commerce7

  1. To set up this integration, first navigate to Settings > POS Profiles
  2. Select the POS Profile you want the printer added to

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  3. Once you have select the POS Profile, scroll to the bottom of the selected POS profile to reach the Receipt Printers section. 
  4. For each receipt printer you'd like to add to a POS profile, add a Printer ID and Title.
    1. Type - Select Cloud this is the default and what you need to set for Cloud Printing.
    2. PrinterID - Create your own 6-30 digit, alphanumeric ID. You cannot have spaces or use special characters in this ID (numbers and letters only).
    3. Title - Give your receipt printer a title. Staff will select a printer by title when deciding which printer to send receipts to. Example titles could be "Printer1", "Counter Printer", etc.
  5. After entering all your receipt printers, click Save

 



    Setting Up the Epson Printer

    To set up the actual receipt printer, follow the instructions below:

    1. Install supplied sample paper roll into the printer
    2. Plug in the printer to a Cat5/Cat6 Ethernet Jack on your local network, and plug in the power and turn the printer on.
    3. Wait 1 minute and the printer will startup and print the local IP address it obtained from your network.
    4. Type in the IP address into a web browser from a computer on the same network (Example: http://192.168.1.78)
    5.  Login with the following credentials:

    Username = epson
    Password = epson (if "epson" doesn't work, try the using the serial number on the side of the printer as the password).


    6.  You will see the EpsonNet Config page as below, click Epson OmniLink TM-T88VII

    You will see the EpsonNet Config for TM-ii as follows:

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    7. Click Server Direct Print

    For example, https://apigateway.commerce7.com/lambdas/print-receipt?tenantId=spectrawinery

    You can find your tenant ID from the admin panel and navigate to Settings > General 

    Make sure the URL is exact. Spelling it slightly incorrectly, such as "tenantID" will not work. 


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    • Interval = 30. (Do not set less than 15 seconds or service may be throttled).
    • ID = The ID of the printer you configured earlier in this documentation in the POS profile section of the Commerce7 admin panel.
    • Name = The ID of the printer you configured earlier in this documentation in the POS profile section of the Commerce7 admin panel. 
    • Server Authentication = Disabled 

    8. Under Device Admin click Printer and the following page will be displayed. 

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    • Device ID = The ID of the printer you configured earlier in this documentation in the POS profile section of the Commerce7 admin panel.
    • IP Address = Enter the internal IP 127.0.0.1

    9. Click Apply and restart

     


    Using the Printer

    1. To use the receipt printer, in the POS make sure you are in the correct POS Profile. To change the POS profile select the menu (3 line) icon at the top left.
    2. Next, select POS Profiles and use the drop down menu to select the POS Profile that you added the printer to and Save
    3. When order payment is complete, on the confirmation modal, you'll see a button to Print Receipt
    4. If you have multiple printers use the drop down menu to select the printer you'd like to have the receipt sent to.

    The next time you print a receipt, the device will automatically remember and select the last printer you used.