Test Driving A Mobile Receipt Printer - Epson's Mobilink P20

One of the fastest growing areas of point-of-sale is mobile printing, and specifically, mobile receipt printing.  The payoff for adding this type of technology is substantial and multi-dimensional:

Benefits include:

* on-demand receipt printing anywhere in the store

* line-busting capability in peak selling seasons

* increased customer satisfaction through faster check out

* simple Bluetooth and/or WiFi connectivity

Epson continues to grow and deliver some of the most innovative printing solutions around the globe. Their line of Mobilink Wireless Receipt Printers offers ultra compact, ultra light, 100mm/second printing solutions for the employee on the go. These easy to use and efficient printers are set up with the latest technology in order to make your life easier by printing directly to iOS, Android and Windows mobile devices.

Epson's Mobilink P20 is an ultra compact 2" receipt printer that weighs only .50 lbs pounds and fits in the palm of your hand. It delivers all the features you need to print anywhere, anytime. Featuring Epson’s ePOS-Print technology, it can print directly from any mobile devices running an iOS, Android or Windows operating system.

 
 epson mobilink p20  

 

Unpacking and setting up the Mobilink P20.  

The P20 ships with instructions in over 20 languages, a CD-ROM, and all the cables you are going to need.  Everything clips together very easily and it’s intuitive.  I plugged the power cable, charger and charging stand together and popped in the battery.    epson bluetooth instructions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next, I downloaded the Epson ™ Utility app on my phone.

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To pair the printer with your Bluetooth device, you press a button to print a unique QR code right out of the printer - then just scan it. 

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What an invoice looks like:

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 The P20 in its charging station:

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Summary:  

The Epson Mobilink P20 is the smallest in the collection of Mobilink printers. This ultra compact and lightweight printer weighs in at only .5 lbs and prints 2-inch receipts. Compatible with iOS, Windows and Android, this printer also offers NFC pairing technology and supports Bluetooth. Small but mighty- the P20 offers up to 8 hours of battery life and 100/second of printing speed!

The printer is lightweight, has a belt clip and is easy to use. 

Mobile printing - in retail and restaurants - is the next wave in technology.  Start planning to get on board now and experience the amazing benefits this device offers!

You can find the Mobilink P20 at online vendors like POSPaper.com or through your local POS reseller specialist.

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