[vcf-midatlantic] Label Printer / Coder / Consignment?
telmnstr at 757.org
Fri Oct 29 16:02:25 UTC 2021
They sell easy remove direct thermal labels.
On Fri, 29 Oct 2021, Martin Flynn via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> CDL has a bunch of pressboard tags with strings. If you want, stick the
> barcode to the tag, and tie it to the device.
> Can also use blue painters tape to fasten the pressboard tag to the box /
> gadget to avoid damaging the finish.
> martin flynn
> On 10/29/2021 10:48 AM, Jeff Salzman via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> I have offered a touch screen POS system to be used at the next
>> A software inventory system could be implemented to bring your idea to
>> One suggestion, though. If it's suggested to print out scannable item
>> stickers with a product barcode, keep in mind that conventional thermal
>> sticker rolls really "stick" to the item its placed on. That might leave
>> hard to remove residue on an item, or worse, tear away the printing on an
>> item's packaging when peeled off.
>> Avery makes nice "peel away" labels in laser or ink jet sheets. I used
>> on my stuff without fear of damaging an item.
>> Jeff Salzman
>> On Fri, Oct 29, 2021, 10:34 AM Ethan O'Toole via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>> A fellow VCFer hooked me up with a ballin' thermal label printer. I
>>> If someone could make an app that:
>>> 1. Consignment seller could plug in Item name, description, price
>>> - Could be done pre-event or on-site
>>> - Could be text based like a mainframe for that retro feel or
>>> 2. Pile of thermal labels are printed with this info on site when
>>> attendee shows up. I think the 3" core direct thermal label rolls aren't
>>> terribly expensive
>>> - Could kick out a "seller" id card with a code as well for end
>>> 1. Barcode read, item tally done, money tendered, etc
>>> 2. Maybe a dot matrix printer involved cause it sounds cool. Either
>>> for a receipt or sales transaction log.
>>> 3. Can print out end tally page
>>> Barcode readers act as keyboards usually with a tab or enter or
>>> whatever (configurable) so that part is easy. Could drive that side of it
>>> with a
>>> python/php/whatever script on a Pi. Text interface is probably easier.
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