TM-m30: Epson’s gateway to tablet POS printing

Epson provides the ideal point-of-sale solution for specialist retail and hospitality environments

TM-m30: Epson’s gateway to tablet POS printing

With the growth in e-commerce and an increasing trend towards experiential shopping, point-of-sale manufacturers are seeing the need to develop technology that enhances the shopper experience and speeds up in-store transactions.

While large retailers can afford to implement complex, integrated systems, smaller boutique stores tend to be left behind. Epson, manufacturers in innovative printing and projection technology, have developed a product best suited to specialist outlets, replacing the traditional cash register with a compact device that acts as both a transaction port and stock information device.

With the current migration to cloud-based system management and mobile functionality, the TM-m30 is designed for hospitality and boutique retail environments looking to move to a tablet POS system.

One of the smallest stationary POS printers in the world[i] and focused on mobile connectivity and a reduced carbon footprint, the TM-m30 can be paired with any NFC-equipped mobile device or tablet. ePOS print[ii], the printer's built-in intelligence system that communicates with web applications, allows direct printing from any mobile device without the need to install or update drivers, and is available for iOS and Android.

Hugh Davies, product manager, Epson South Africa, says: “With its sleek, stylish and compact design, the new TM-m30 is ideal for tablet POS applications and fits perfectly into small and medium-sized retail and hospitality environments. The TM-m30 provides a cost effective POS device that assists retailers to operate more efficiently and productively. With Ethernet, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi interfaces, it can be integrated into virtually any operating environment and provides staff with an easy-to-use, fast, and on-demand printing solution to improve the customer experience.”

Functional, as well as pleasing to the eye, the TM-m30 can be installed either horizontally or vertically by easily swapping its two covers. For retailers looking to replace their traditional POS solution, the new DM-m30 optional display matches the modern design of the device, and a tablet stand is also available.

Available in both black and white, this printer can print receipts in multiple greyscales, with advanced graphic and barcode printing capabilities that allow for highly customised layouts of receipts, including logos and promotional messages, that can be added with ease – all of this with the quality you’d expect from the number one POS printer manufacturer[iii].

The TM-m30 is now available in South Africa and queries can be directed to Hugh Davies at the local Epson office.

Price is available on request.

Key features:

  • Sleek, compact and stylish design
  • Flexible placement – place horizontally or vertically
  • NFC and Barcode pairing
  • ePOS print2 allows direct printing from ANY mobile device without the need to install or update drivers
  • Print speed of up to 200mm/sec
  • Paper width max 80mm
  • High-quality receipt printouts
  • Prints 1D and 2D barcodes
  • Drop-in paper loading
  • Roll paper diameter 83mm
  • Optional customer display (DM-D30) and optional tablet stand available
  • Wall mount kit available
  • Paper saving functions
  • Energy Star certified
  • ePOS print SDK is available for iOS, Android, Windows CD or Windows mobile platforms

About Epson

Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 67,000 employees in 90 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.

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About Epson Europe

Epson Europe B.V., based in Amsterdam, is the Group’s regional headquarters for Europe, Middle-East, Russia, and Africa. With a workforce of 1,700 employees, Epson Europe’s sales for fiscal year 2015 were 1,577 million Euros. http://www.epson.eu

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About Epson sub-Saharan Africa

Epson’s operations in sub-Saharan Africa were established in 1997 with headquarters based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Since then, Epson has established a panel of distributors and resellers throughout sub-Saharan Africa who are dedicated to serving Epson’s end-consumers with the highest quality products and levels of support. Epson now manages sales and support in 21 sub-Saharan African countries including South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Southern Sudan, Eritrea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

 

[i] As compared in August 2015. Dimensions of comparable products taken from manufacturers' websites.

[ii] Patent pending

[iii] Source: Interconnection Consulting, 2013

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