Printer and Peripheral Interface Types
This document will not explain details about the different interfaces. It is meant to help you identify the different interfaces used on your POS Computer and Peripheral Devices.
Ports on the Printer
Confused about what interface your printer is using?
Here are the common printer interface connectors As seen from the back or underside of your PRINTER.
Ports on the Computer
Confused about what the Corresponding interface on your computer looks like?
Here are the common interface connectors As seen from the back of your COMPUTER.
Other Special Purpose Ports
While these ports are not used for interfacing printers or Point of Sale specific devices, it may be helpful for you to identify these ports.
|15 pin VGA/SVGA Video output port (connects to the monitor).|
|Keyboard/PS2 Mini Din connector.|
|Mouse Mini Din connector.|
|HDMI port. This is an audio/video interface often used to connect to a computer monitor or digital television.|
Other USB types. These are most commonly used on Laptops, Tablets and Smart Phones.
Created by Steve Wind April 29 2016
Updated July 22 2019