Included in the Kit
|Heckler WindFall Stand|
|Square Reader for magstripe|
|Ethernet receipt printer|
|Receipt printer paper|
|Printer-driven cash drawer|
|Bluetooth bar code scanner|
|Ethernet kitchen printer (for food and beverage)|
|Kitchen printer paper (for food and beverage)|
|Security lock, wire, and anchor point|
Let’s get set up
What You Need to Get Started
- Internet access
- If you purchased the optional Ethernet kitchen printer, you also need an Ethernet Internet connection (e.g., cable modem, router, and Ethernet cable).
Follow these steps to assemble your kit:
Step 1. Download our free point-of-sale app
If you haven’t already, download Square Point of Sale from the App Store to your iPad.
Step 2. Check your router
Make sure there are two free output ports on your router to plug things in. Keep your receipt printer close to the router for easy setup.
Step 3. Connect to Wi-Fi
Head into the Wi-Fi settings on your iPad, choose your router’s network, and wait a few seconds for the signals to communicate. If you’re having trouble connecting, unplug the router’s power cord and Ethernet cable, then plug everything back in.
Step 4. Secure your iPad
Use the provided L-shaped hex key to unscrew the top two screws on the face of the WindFall Stand. Slide the iPad inside and refasten the screws to keep it in place. Make sure the iPad’s headset jack is on the right. If you purchased the security lock, wire, and anchor point, go ahead and get things locked down. Superglue the anchor point to your device, slip in the lock, and then loop the wire around a fixed point and attach it to the lock.
Step 5. Set up your Square Reader
To connect your Square Reader for magstripe, simply plug it into your iPad’s headset jack.
Step 6. Connect your receipt printer
Connect one end of your printer’s Ethernet cable to your printer and the other end to one of your router’s output ports. Plug your printer into a power source, then switch on the power button. Place your receipt printer on the counter next to your WindFall Stand.
Step 7. Connect your kitchen printer (optional)
Just as you did with the receipt printer, connect one end of the Ethernet cable into your kitchen printer and the other end into another of your router’s output ports. Plug your printer into a power source, then switch on the power.
Step 8. Add paper to your printer(s)
Lift the lever on the top-right side of your printer, open it up, and rest the printer paper inside. The trick is to keep the roll underhand, leave a little slack, and then shut the top with some paper sticking out. Once you get a solid green light, it’s good to go.
Step 9. Set up your cash drawer
Take the interface cable (labeled CD-014A) from the cash drawer packaging. The larger end plugs into the bottom of your cash drawer, and the smaller end plugs into the DK port on the back of your receipt printer.
Your Square app is designed to automatically open the cash drawer after every cash sale. Or you can use the included manager keys to manually open the cash drawer.
Step 10. Connect your bar code scanner (optional)
Use a coin to remove the back panel on the bar code scanner, load the batteries inside, and snap everything back in place. Hold down the button on the scanner to turn on Bluetooth. Go to your iPad settings, make sure Bluetooth is turned on, and then select the scanner to pair.
Step 11. Test it out
Open your Square Point of Sale app. Tap the three lines on the bottom left to access the Settings sidebar menu.
Tap Settings > Printers. From here, you’ll see all available printers. Select your printer from the list and make sure to turn on Receipts, Order Tickets, and/or Order Ticket Stubs.
Then tap Cash Drawers, select your cash drawer, and tap Test Cash Drawer to make sure it pops open automatically.
Then tap Bar Code Scanners and make sure your scanner appears in the list of connected devices. Test it by scanning a bar code.
Need Onsite Support?
Call our partner Boomtown.
Boomtown can send a local technician onsite to set up your Square hardware and network, and provide technical support for your business.