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businesses. The terminals have PC capability using MS-DOS and can be connected to
another PC using an RS232 cable, or used in stand-alone mode as a PC. This manual
describes the file and system configuration functions which set up and control the terminal
operations. It is strongly recommended that these functions are not accessed during trading
maintenance functions. Alternatively, you can update the files on a PC and transfer the files,
using the terminal loading software.
your customers, server information, tables, and the keyboard layout on the terminals.
Keyboard macros can be set up so that the user can press one button to perform several key
depressions. There is the facility to set up groups and departments, which provide a way of
classifying products for terminal reporting purposes.
keyboard. When the server presses the key, the relevant sale can be recorded quickly and
easily. Lists also provide a way of establishing set menus (condiments) for a set price. For
example, pizza, garlic bread and soft drink for £2.99. The main product is set up as a “list”
type with the price and the other products use normal product types, but their prices are not
used when selected as part of a condiment. A “dummy” product type is also available for a
condiment item which will not be selected until later, for example, a dessert. This ensures that
the “free” dessert cannot be selected unless the main item has already been selected. The
products are then assigned to lists which are linked to form a chain for selection. Another use
of linked lists is to enable the server to enter all the elements required for a kitchen order for
example, cooking instructions for steaks, or flavours of ice creams.
on the system and may only be available to dealers and systems support personnel. The
functions include the modifier keys, payment types and limits, function control and parameters
to configure the terminals and system. Messages and other information you want to print on
receipts and customer bills can also be entered. Up to three “Happy Hour” periods may be set
up on the system. At the appropriate time on the appropriate days the system will
automatically start to sell the products at the specified price band when selected on the
terminal. Prices will be returned to the normal selling price automatically at the end of the
“Happy Hour “ period.
required to run your Sharp 800 Series Terminals efficiently and easily.
from the second menu is documented in turn. The menu name of the function is shown on the
header of each page followed by the access route from the Main Menu. Below this is an
overview; a description of what will happen as you progress through the function. The
overview will also give details of how this particular function will affect the terminal operation,
or perhaps which other System Maintenance function you should use next.
by a colon (:). This is followed by instructions on what to enter and what will happen.
Generally, a screen example will be illustrated for each menu function.
and down arrow keys. These instructions are shown with an arrow symbol, the same as the
These are shown with a border line around the paragraph.
the files. This key is also used to cancel the information currently being
created or amended on the system.
clear the current field and, if pressed again, escape without updating the
files. The previous menu may also be redisplayed using this key.
that there are some validity checks built into the system, but it is up to the user to enter correct
and consistent information.
Maintenance option displays a menu showing functions which maintain the products and
servers offered for use in the system. The System Configuration option displays a menu
showing the functions which configure the terminal system for operation.
Please note that authorised personnel only should be able to access the system maintenance
the highlight bar to File Maintenance and press ENTER. Alternatively, you can select a
function by pressing the number beside the File Maintenance option.
keyboard. Up to nine keyboard layouts may be specified.
terminal keyboard instead of several key depressions.
the terminal keyboard.
use the terminals.
the highlight bar to System Configuration and press ENTER. Alternatively, you can select a
function by pressing the number beside the File Maintenance option.
maintenance of the keyboard files. The special data keys are relevant to A850 terminals.
on the site.
this function. All items have a unique code which the system will use to identify the product.
The other fields form the basic product details which are used by other functions in the terminal
system including the pricing levels and the dispense printer information.
qualifier, dummy. The system uses the type field to establish the type of order print or define
the processing for the item, for example, qualifier (cooking instructions), or dummy products
which form part of a condiment (set menu), or extra portions. A list number may be specified
for the product if it is a condiment item, or a product which requires a qualifier, or selection of
extras such as jacket potato toppings.
change or delete a product, you must first locate and display the product details.
File), or a preset key (Preset PLUs).
product code of the item. The product details are then displayed for you to continue.
the file, press any key to continue.
Printer 2 :
Printer 3 :
‘A’ (add), ‘C’ (change), ‘D’ (delete), ‘S’ (search), ‘N’ (nxt rec), ‘P’ (prev rec)
details of the new product.
digits. The last digit (0-9) will be used by the system to determine whether this product is a
modified item. Where the last digit is zero (0), the product is not used with a modifier key. If
the last digit is 1-9, the number will correspond to the appropriate modifier key. For example,
to sell the product using modifier key 3, the last digit of the product code must be 3.
displayed in other maintenance functions when the product code is entered and also on the
terminals when the item is sold.
entered. This field cannot be changed. To change the modifier code, you must enter a
different product code before saving the new product.
used to classify products for sales analysis reporting. Please note that the department code
must be assigned to a group before you can allocate a product to the department.
codes are set up in System Parameters.
example, Price 1 may be the regular selling price, Price 2 and 3 may be the Happy Hour
selling prices, and Price 4 may be the VIP price. The price the terminal will implement
depends upon the price level set in the Happy Hour Period and Till Parameters functions.
entry and will not change until the next time a server number is entered. For
example, if Happy Hour is currently running, the Happy Hour price band will be
in use. However, if the Happy Hour period ends during the transaction entry
the normal prices will be reinstated when the next server signs on, not in the
middle of the Happy Hour transaction.
select the product type and move onto the next field. Available food types are:-
also be set (see field description below).
of the condiment and the other as the only item on the list (with the
minimum and maximum items set to one). This second list must be one of
those linked from the “chain” of lists started by the main product of the
condiment. The dummy item does not have a dispense printer set and is
may be number 1, 2, or 3. You should set one dispense printer for each product which is to be
printed. Press the SPACEBAR to set the printer to YES or NO. The selected printer will show
YES beside the dispense printer number. Press ENTER to confirm the selection and move
onto the next field.
of the menu list which contains the first set of items from which a selection is to be made, for
example, starters. This is the start of a “chain” of linked lists to enable each component of the
condiment to be selected. Alternatively, leave the field blank
condiment) which requires additional selection for cooking instructions and so on. Enter the
number of the menu list which contains the qualifiers and/or extras for the item. Use of
qualifier or extra lists does not interfere with any other “chain” of linked menu lists from which
the item is selected. Alternatively, leave the field blank.
change the details.