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Star Software Update: Beta Windows USB Cash Drawer SDK Released

Star Software Update: Beta Windows USB Cash Drawer SDK Released


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Welcome to the Star Software Update, the regular series of blog updates where Star’s Integration Team informs you about the latest important Star Micronics software updates.

What’s New:

Star Micronics has released the Beta Windows USB Cash Drawer SDK. This SDK is distributed as a DLL and a sample app is provided to demonstrate usage. This SDK is ideal for any industry that uses a cash drawer (retail, hospitality, etc.)

What is Included in the SDK?

The SDK for Star Micronics USB cash drawers (currently the SMD2 Max Series and CD3 Value Series) includes three functions:

  • Discovering connected cash drawers (up to 8 can be connected at once)
  • Checking open/closed state of the cash drawer(s)
  • Opening the cash drawer(s)

About Star’s USB Cash Drawers

Star Micronics has two series of cash drawers that feature USB connectivity. Learn more about them below:


Value Series Cash Drawers (CD3)

Durable steel construction
Black or white coated finish
Cash till options for US and Canada
13”x13” and 16”x16” models available

Learn more >


Max Series Cash Drawers (SMD2)

High quality steel construction
Black or white coated finish
Kensington lock capable for added security
13”x17” and 16”x17” models available

Learn more >

Next Steps

Visit GitHub to access and learn more about the SDK:

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