Supported Hardware for Square Register

Connect your Square Register with the recommended hardware accessories to help run your business.

Third-Party Hardware

You can add hardware accessories to your Square Register order or you can purchase them separately from third-party retailers. We recommend the following:

Learn how to connect Square Register hardware accessories.

Additional Supported Hardware for Square Register

If you’d like to use your existing hardware in place of the recommended accessories above, review this list for additional supported hardware.

USB printers:

USB receipt printers can be used to print customer receipts, order tickets, and order ticket stubs.

  • Star TSP113
  • Star TSP113GT
  • Star TSP143
  • Star TSP143GT
  • Star TSP651
  • Star TSP654

Note: TSP100 series printers used with the Square app require 80mm receipt paper.

USB kitchen ticket printer:

Receipt Printers with Ethernet Interface

Ethernet receipt printers can be used to print customer receipts, order tickets, and order ticket stubs. Ethernet interface printers are best for stationary use, and aren’t designed to be mobile. Note: you cannot plug an ethernet printer into the ethernet port on the hardware hub of Square Register. Ethernet printers must be connected directly to a router. The ethernet port on Square Register is only for connecting Square Register to the internet.

They require heat-sensitive paper and won’t work with non-thermal receipt paper. These types of printers aren’t ideal for kitchens or high-temperature working areas.

*Ethernet interface thermal printer with 80mm/3” receipt paper.

Impact Kitchen Ticket Printer with Ethernet Interface

Impact printers only print order tickets for a kitchen. They’re not affected by heat and can withstand warm environments. They require heat-sensitive paper and won’t work with non-thermal, receipt printer paper.

Bar Code and Label Printer

Cash Drawers

The following cash drawers must be connected through the interface port receipt printer to open automatically after a sale:

USB bar code scanners:

Keep in mind: Square Register is currently not compatiable with Fresh KDS or other kitchen display systems.

Purchase a Square Register

Order a Square Register and supported hardware accessories from Square’s e-commerce site.

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