Android Phone/Tablet Receipt Printer Support

From: Mike Harrison 
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I need to cobble up some smart phone / tablet point of sale units.
I can print to my Samsung Laser printer from my Samsung Note II, but that 
seems to be specific to that combination.

Anyone have any experience printing to USB/Bluetooth receipt printers from 
Android devices? It works great in Linux..

When I look at printers, they seem to list Windows Mobile and WinCE 
support... but it'd be nice to know that someone else has made something 
work well.. or that while it says it works, something sucks.



=============================================================== From: Ed King ------------------------------------------------------ I have no personal experience with it, but I was curious, so I went to yout= ube and searched for "android receipt printer"... =A0=A0 =0A=0A=0A=0A=0A

=============================================================== From: Jon Stanford ------------------------------------------------------ This should help: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.cloudprint

=============================================================== From: Wil Wade ------------------------------------------------------ Just a note, but you can run your own Google Cloud Print Server on a headless server even: https://support.google.com/a/answer/2906017?hl=en Also here is a receipt printer at least: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AU9L95G/ref=as

=============================================================== From: Mike Harrison ------------------------------------------------------ Already done that and installed some printing applications.. Found Epson support, etc.. Best magic I have found was the HP printing app, that even includes/wraps a working web browser and prints to HP networked printers. Still looking.

=============================================================== From: Mike Harrison ------------------------------------------------------ headless server even: https://support.google.com/a/answer/2906017?hl=3Den Thanks,=20 We live in a world where bandwidth and services like that work. I'l = looking at needed to do vending via USSD or SMS, and printing without a = net connection beyond something local.=20 Whats weird is we may have found dedicated devices that do this, based = on older "Nokia" cell phone's. http://www.thebposonline.com/product.php = is one of them. =20

=============================================================== From: Ed King ------------------------------------------------------ I always like to read about how Mike creatively solves his 3rd world tech c= hallenges.=A0=A0=A0 He's kinda like a digital macgyver (I was hesitant to s= ay hacker, oh no, I said it).=A0 Mike, stay where you are, don't run, it on= ly makes it worse.=0A=0A=0A=0A=0A

=============================================================== From: michael pearson ------------------------------------------------------ something like this ? http://www.starmicronics.com/absolutefm/absolutefm/afmviewfaq.aspx?faqid=242