QuickBooks POS Hardware Compatibility Guide

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QuickBooks POS gives any merchant a powerful platform for drawing more customers and maintaining an accurate inventory counts. Selecting hardware that is most compatible with QB POS solution can be difficult.

The QuickBooks POS Hardware compatibility guide makes your selection easier, we have highlighted some of the most compatible hardware, best for your business needs. Hardware devices such as bar-code scanners, receipt printers, card readers, and cash drawers will provide fantastic service for business.

Why Need QuickBooks POS Hardware Compatibility Guide

QuickBooks POS developed by Intuit provides a powerful platform to a retailer for maintaining the inventory and bookkeeping accurately. For better performance of QuickBooks POS, it is a compatible task to choose hardware, especially when you have many different products in the market.

To make this process easier, Postechie has created a list of hardware that is useful for the user such, as a barcode scanner, receipt printer, cash drawer, and card reader.

Barcode Scanner

Honeywell Hyperion 1300g is a super bar-code scanner, providing the aggressive and durability scanning required for about any retail application. It has an 18 optimal scan range and comes with an optional presentation stand, making it a great choice.

Apart from the Honeywell Hyperion 1300g, you can use other USB bar-code scanners with your QuickBooks POS. You should check the performance of the selected bar-code scanner reaches your requirements.

Receipt Printer

QuickBooks POS solution is compatible with a variety of receipt printers, even the popular Star’s TSP100 and the Epson TM-T88 line. The QuickBooks certified kit includes the Star TSP100 thermal printer that offers a near silent and reliable printing.

Quick Books POS is also compatible with Epson TM-T88 printer. Another two alternatives are the Seiko Qaliber RP-E receipt and POS-X EVO Hi-speed printers.

Cash Drawer

Mostly the cash drawers are connected to the receipt printer in order to receive the open signals. You can pick up almost any cash drawer available on the market. Just make sure you choose the right cash drawer that meets your software security and installation requirements.

QuickBooks certified kit includes the MMF Val-U-Line. This gives you a firm and reasonable medium-duty cash drawer. While, heavier duty drawers such as the MMF Advantage, provide the durability required in rough and high volume retail environments.

A firm and durable card reader should have the ability to embrace the abuse of constant daily card swipe while sending precise card info. QuickBooks certified kit includes the MagTek MiniWedge. Other card readers such as POS-X XM95 and the IDTech MiniMag, also offer similar easy to use and longevity.

Card Reader


There are different paths to add inventory management mobile tools to QuickBooks POS solution. The more traditional technique involves batch data collector, which can synchronize with the store’s inventory, to allow users to take out inventory counts from the check-stand. The Honeywell OptimusS – mobile data collector is most recommended.

The GoPayment is a brilliant addition for mobile payment, inventory, and other mobile tools. This software can easily run on iPads, iPhones, or Android devices, and enable users to take inventory quickly and more efficiently. With an extra attached encrypted card reader, you will have a fantastic mobile POS device for trade shows and line busting.

Postechie Tech Technical Help for QuickBooks POS

If you want to know more about QuickBooks POS Hardware Compatibility or minimum system requirement, give us a call on 1-800-935-0532. Our help service is available 24/7 to assist you with any QuickBooks matters. We also provide service via emails info@usingpos.com and Live Chat help link on the website.