How to set up production dockets.

How to set up production dockets.

Once you have setup your printers follow the steps below to setup production dockets:
    1. Login to Kounta Back Office

    2. Tap Sites or mySite

    3. Select a Site (mySite, go to step 4)

    4. Tap on Printers

Simple or Complex Kitchen Printing 

You need to decide how complex your printing setup is using the 
Production Printing options.


A) Choose if you want All Items to All Printers (All products to print to all printers)


 Choose Printer/Item Specific to specify what products will print to each printer (e.g. Drinks print to the Bar Printer, Food prints to the Kitchen Printer)

Products marked with "PRINT PRODUCTION TICKET" are the only items available for printing from this section. This can be edited via the Products Tab or was setup initially when performing your import.

If you setPrinter/Item Specific then you will see the edit icon  next the each printer. Clicking this will bring up a list of all items marked with Print Product Docket.

Simply tick the Categories or Products you want to print from that printer.

The TMi Epson Intelligent Printer is always called local_printer and it's name cannot be changed so use that to reference it is a kitchen printer or receipt printer.

For iPad printing, simply use the IP of the printer when creating a new Kitchen Printer, in this format

Split Production Docket Printing  

In complex environments you can use the TMi (intelligent printing) or Kounta App to send multiple dockets to the same printer and split the products to print separate production dockets. 

  1. Go to Sites > Printers

    Kounta App Printing Method

    Simply click the 'duplicate' button for the printer that needs to print the extra split docket.


    EPSON TM Intelligent Printing Method

    You will need to create a new printer with the same printer name as on the Intelligent Printer Server followed by a pipe symbol | and a label e.g. food.

    The | pipe character (Shift + \) needs to be entered after the printer name to add a label to the printer.
    Printer name: (local_printer|label) if you are using Epson TMi Intelligent printing.

    For example:
    local_printer would become: local_printer|food



  1. Once done ensure the Printer Configuration Level is set to Item/Printer Specific then Save.

  2. Going back in now you should be able to see a  next to each printer where you can then tick the items you want printed. Tick the same items on both printers for duplication.

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