What Hardware and Software I need?

For Stand Alone (SA)
  • Standard desktop (or laptop) computer. This will cost approximately around Rs 20,000 - 25,000
  • Monitor for Rs 5,000 - 10,000
  • Hard disk space: 80GB
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Operating system: Windows 7 (all editions) or Windows 8 or Windows 10
For Client Server (CS)
  • Standard desktop (or laptop) computer. This will cost approximately around Rs 20,000 - 25,000
  • Monitor for Rs 5,000 - 10,000
  • Intel Core I5 3rd Gen processor (I5 3450 3.1 GHz) (Depends on the number of clients)
  • Hard disk space: 250GB HDD (No Raid Required)
  • RAM:8 GB (Depends on the number of clients)
  • Windows 7 profession – 64bit or Windows 2008 R2 Server - 64 bit is preferred
  • Microsoft SQL server EXPRESS edition 2008 R2 (Free from Microsoft) or Microsoft SQL server 2008 R2 Professional edition (Paid version is suggested for better performance)
  • HDRestaurant Server cannot be installed on any Home Basic operating system and any windows operating system that does not support IIS with asp.net
  • An inkjet or laser printer for invoices, statements, reports, price tags and barcode labels
  • Laser prints are much cheaper than thermal printer. Approximately Rs7,000 - 9,000
  • You can also print your stickers in laser printer and Do NOT require expensive thermal printers
  • You can print your customers receipts in laser printer
  • Use barcode scanner to scan Item at any point where an item code is required
  • With HDRestaurant any type of barcode scanner will work
  • You can also use a USB barcode scanner
  • Barcode scanner generally costs around 9000 - 10,000 Rs
  • If you are running Windows 7 and facing problems with application installation, you need .Net framework 4.0 runtime
  • You can download these directly from Microsoft's site :
  • Thermal printer are not must for HDRestaurant as you can print your receipt’s and barcode stickers with laser printer
  • Thermal printers are usually very expensive and run from Rs 15,000 - 20,000/-
  • If you already have thermal printer HDRestaurant is completely compatible with them
  • Advantage of thermal printer is that there is no ribbon or cartridge to replace
  • A cash drawer is not a must but if you want it can be connected with your hardware
  • Cash drawer usually cost's around Rs 5,000/-
  • We support Pole displays that have two lines of display text.
  • We support Pole displays that have "EPSON ESC/POS command set".
  • You will need to configure the pole display in "Epson esc/pos command" mode using the software that you receive from the pole display manufacturer.

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