All RedTail software is developed for .Net Windows environments and not hardware specific. We have a variety of partners to enable us to source a vast selection of computers and related peripherals.
Hardware listed in this section is our recommended product list as it has been tested for use in environments running RedTail. A sales representative is available to provide bundled software and hardware pricing for your POS project.
RedTailSQL Server Runs on Microsoft Windows Server
RedTailSQL is our back end solution for RedTail - built using one of the world's most powerful database applications - Oracle MySQL Server. Available as a 64 bit industrial grade product, RedTailSQL offers thousands of trouble free hours of operation with little maintenance. While RedTailSQL Server performs well on any standalone Windows Home and Pro product, it also takes advantage of servers running Microsoft Windows Server. Our installer software and accompanying documentation easily allows for high performance configuration for those larger and more demanding network environments.
RedTailSQL is our back end solution for RedTail - built using one of the world's most powerful database applications - Oracle MySQL Server. As an industrial grade product, RedTailSQL offers thousands of trouble free hours of operation with little maintenance. RedTailSQL Server can be installed on any 64bit Windows PC in any form factor.
Windows PC Technology
RedTail runs on any Windows PC running version 7 or higher and is optimized for widescreen technology, ranging in size from 20 inches or higher. Whether it's an all in one touch design or a a PC with traditional keyboard and mouse our intuitive selling interfaces accommodate either configuration. RedTail has undergone extensive compatibility testing on many different Windows PCs and it is extremely robust and reliable - even for the most demanding environments.
Microsoft has discontinued support for Windows 7 and while our software works on both 32bit and 64bit editions, we recommend running Windows 10.
Windows PC Technology
RedTail runs on the Microsoft Surface Pro. When set to Tablet mode it's selling interface is ideal for use in small spaces.
Heavy Duty Driverless POS Cash Drawer
Cash Drawer w/Drawer Kick Interface for Epson POS Receipt Printer & Removable Cash insert, Cable Included
Medium Duty Driverless POS Cash Drawer
Cash Drawer w/Drawer Kick Interface for Epson POS Receipt Printer & Removable Cash Insert, Cable Included
Light Duty Driverless POS Cash Drawer
Economy Cash Drawer w/Drawer Kick Interface for Epson POS Receipt Printer & Fixed Cash Insert
Small 12" Light Duty Driverless POS Cash Drawer
Space Saving Economy Cash Drawer w/Drawer Kick Interface for Epson POS Receipt Printer & Fixed Cash Insert
5 Coin Slot Cash Drawer Insert
Cash drawer inserts for our matching cash drawers that have removable inserts. Excellent for shift changes, lock box option available to allow for easy carrying and transporting of cash.
USB Drawer Kicker
Electronic drawer kick device - Plug & Play install on majority of Windows PCs, COM port emulation, Eliminates interfacing with POS receipt printer for drawer pops. USB to PC cable included. Cash drawer cable not included (check with cash drawer manufacturer). In the event of non-plug and play - Driver available on our downloads page for quick and easy install.
Epson POS Receipts Printers
The Epson TMU88 series. Fully tested with RedTail, high speed thermal receipt printing, Available with and without power supply, USB or Ethernet interfaces available, Drivers included and available for download on our downloads page.
The Epson TM200 series printers. Install as either USB or Ethernet configuration. Ideal for food and beverage establishments or environments where receipts are placed close to heat.
USB Handheld Bar Code Scanner
RedTail selling screens can accommodate bar code scanning with no configuration required. Choose from a variety of scanning devices. USB or wireless configuration both great options.
Tabletop Bar Code Scanner - RedTail utilizes bar code scanner for its Gift Card module and various customer and user activities. Available in counter top or in counter configurations. USB interface is recommended.
USB 3 Track Swipe Reader
RedTail utilizes swipe card readers for its Gift Card module and various customer and user activities. USB interface is recommended in keyboard emulation mode.