Receipt printer is a special thermal printer which is designed for printing sales receipts, invoices and other non-fiscal documents, and in some cases, for printing copies of cashier's checks on the computer. Such equipment is typically a part of POS-systems. Receipt printers are used in cafes, bars, restaurants, and hotels where checks fulfil a function of the documents confirming the fact of the act of purchase and receiving cash. Receipt printers may differ in a number of parameters - weight, size, performance and print quality, and also the width of the cash tape and application method of laying of information on it. Receipt printers There are laser and matrix receipt printers. Matrix printers are very economical in the use of supplies, however, the visual resolution is not so high. That's why they are in general use in small trade and catering facilities. Laser receipt printers have significantly higher capacity and higher speed characteristics, while maintaining an appropriate image quality. More of it, the use of laser receipt printers eliminates the possibility of "spreading" the information printed on the receipt. Depending on the connection method receipt printers may be be integrated or freestanding. Integrated receipt printers are generally integrated directly into the control unit, such as POS-system or POS-terminal, whereas the autonomous printers through USB cable or cord connected with the terminals or PC. With a wide range of receipt printers, it is possible to buy one which will match all the needs of your trading or catering facility.