5.1.5. Which hardwares are compatible with Kiu POS

→ Devices

There are 3 ways to set up your Point of Sales:

Desktop PC & Laptop

Running your shop in your browser on your PC or Laptop is the cheapest and most flexible option. Usb barcode scanners are natively supported. Receipts can be printed on any thermal or inkjet printer compatible with your web browser.

Extra hardware such as weighing scales or ESC/POS printers can be used with the PosBox.

Industrial Touchscreen

Hard to break and steal, industrial touch-screens are the perfect solution for shops and restaurants with a high volume of staff and customers. KiuBMP POS on industrial touchscreen is compatible with the same peripherals as Laptops & PCs.

Tablet (iOS and Android)

Tablets take a lot less space, their touchscreens are a joy to use. And they are light enough to be freely moved around your shop. Or you can put them in a nice stand and secure them on your front desk.

→ Kiu POS web base can run smoothly on all above devices. Moreover, Kiu POS mobile app is developed to run effectively on any mobile (iOS & Android). Although you can also use Kiu POS mobile app on ipad or tablet, you should use your phone for the best experience.

→ Printer


KiuBMP POS can print on any web-browser compatible printer. This includes most inkjet, laser and thermal printers, connected by USB or via network. We recommend using the PosBox for easier setup and faster printing.

With the PosBox

The PosBox is compatible with popular thermal printers such as the EPSON TM-T20, the EPSON TM-T70, the EPSON TM-T88 and the Star TSP650II.

Other printers that support the ESC/POS protocol natively (not via software emulation) will often be supported too.

Support for other printers can be added on a case by case basis.

→ The POSBox’s Hardware 

It is based on a Raspberry Pi 2, a popular single-board computer. The Raspberry Pi 2 is powered with a 2A micro-usb power adapter. 2A is needed to give enough power to the barcode scanners. The Software is installed on a 8Gb Class 10 or Higher SD Card. All this hardware is easily available worldwide from independent vendors.

 →   Scanner

+ If you use POS web base: you can use this following app to scan by your own mobile. Your phone will become like a physical USB barcode scanner.

Kinoni Barcode Reader – Wireless Barcode Scanner for PC and Mac by Kinoni


+ If  you use POS mobile app: you can also scan by Kiu POS app.