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Posiflex PD-300 User Manual
2 X 20 LCD
Rev. D0
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which are designed to provide reasonable protection
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Part 1
Two - line LCD display with 20 characters per line.
Dark blue character with yellow green back-light
Easy viewing characters (6.0 mm by 9.66 mm)
Display area 143 mm by 21 mm
Euro dollar sign supported in USA/European font table
Selectable command emulation modes including PST and EPSON
command emulation modes
Long life, trouble free and user friendly operation
Composed of several members in the family for versatile
applications as tabulated below
FOR PD-300, PD-300U:
For these models of customer display it need to be powered by a separate
power adaptor. Therefore there is no need for any operation in the POS host
system. The power adaptor for PD-300 supplies 12VAC, the power adaptor for
PD-300U can either be the 12V AC one or the + 24V DC power adaptor for
Posiflex POS printer and to support the printer through use of on option
cable.(P/N: 21863250900)
FOR PD-302, PD-305, PD-306, PD-307, PD-308:
For these models of customer displays to be used in Posiflex touch terminal
systems, the internal jumpers of the touch system should be modified to
provide + 5 V DC power to the customer display through the specific Part 3
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interface cable to support the operation of the customer display. For PD-302,
please separate the main unit of host system (TP series) from the base and
open the service window on back of main unit as described in User’s Manual
of the system. Have a qualified electronic technician to adjust during power off
the internal jumper in service window to supply 5 V DC to the COM port
selected for the customer display following guide from relevant technical
manual. For PD-305 and PD-306, same operation as for PD-302 is required for
the host system (KS or TP series). For PD-307, a qualified electronic
technician will be required to open the top cover of the base (main) unit of HT
or PB series host system during power off to adjust the internal jumper to
supply 5 V DC to the COM port selected for the customer display following
guide from relevant technical manual. For PD-308, a qualified electronic
technician will be required to open the base unit of FT series host system
during power off to adjust the internal jumper to supply 5 V DC to the COM
port selected for the customer display following guide from relevant technical
FOR PD-303:
There are 2 cables from the PD-303 for application in a host computer system
as shown in the right picture. The cable with a DB9 female connector is for
connection to the COM port of the system for data transmission. Plug the
male/female connector pair of the other cable in between PS/2 KB and KB port
of the host computer system for power support.
FOR PD-306U, PD-307U, PD-308U:
The power for the USB interface type pole display is supported through the
USB connection. Therefore there is no need for any operation in the FT series
host system. However, should these customer displays are to be connected
through an USB HUB instead of a direct USB port of the system, the HUB
must be powered by a separate power adaptor otherwise there could be the
power shortage problem.
PD-300, PD-300U:
In base of stand alone models, looking from rear side of the bottom, the
connector area will look like below:
For PD-300 model:
The RJ45 type modular connector is for internal use and is already
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occupied. The RS232 input port is a DB9 female connector. Connect the
attached RS-232 signal cable to this port and one of the COM port in the host
system. Set the RS-232 communication protocol for this port to 9600 bps, no
parity, 8 bits, 1 stop bit with hardware handshaking. Connect the power
adaptor to the rightmost power connector. Turn on the switch in the front side
of the base.
For PD-300U model:
The RJ45 type modular connector is for internal use and is also already
occupied. Connect the “B” type connector of the interface cable to “USB” in
connector area and the “A” type end to USB port of the host. Insert the 2 pin or
3 pin power connector from either 12 V AC or +24 V DC power adaptor to
the“12 V DC In” or “+24 V DC In” jack in the connector area. Insert either
end of the power cable to “+24 V DC Out” jack in the connector area and
insert the other end to the power connector of Posiflex POS printer if needed.
Be sure to hear a click at each connection to obtain a firm contact. You may
now place the base on a horizontal surface and prepare to power on and adjust
the direction of the display head for best viewing effect in application.
1. Aim the bottom center cavity of PD302 series toward the latch stub at
rear of TP series main unit as circled in the right picture.
Then aim both metal and plastic hooks at rear of the
PD302 series toward the suitable ventilation openings
on top rear of the main unit. Please use a phillips head
(“+” sign) screw driver to fasten the screws on the
Metal Hook
metal hook but not to overdo it so that the metal hooks
Plastic Hook
hold the ribs of the ventilation holes from inside.
2. Plug the DB9 female connector to the COM port with power DC supply
from the TP series. Please remove the COM1 terminator and save it at a
safe place for future use if COM1 is to be used for PD302.
3. Route the cable to go through the notch on back of the
stand assembly of touch terminal as indicated in the
picture. Reassemble the main unit and stand assembly.
(Guidance for future un-installation: Please use screw
driver to release the metal hook before removing PD302 from the
ventilation holes.)
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1. Adhere the two pieces of EVA tape on the metal plates at
bottom as indicated in picture at right. Peel off the
protective covers of the tape to stick PD303 series on a
flat and clean surface.
2. Apply the screws at 2 arrows in the right picture for firm
fixation on counter if necessary.
PD-305, PD-306, PD-306U:
1. Remove rear connect cover of the KS or
TP series terminal system from the base
per instruction of the terminal system.
2. Have the cable of PD-305, PD-306 or PD-306U that
comes out of its base joint to enter the base of host
system through the cable exit so to connect to the
Cable Exit
main unit.
3. Match the base joint of PD-305, PD-306 or
PD-306U to the system rear connect area Fit
2 screws through washers at arrowed points
in the right pictures to hold the joint tight.
PD-307, PD-307U:
1. For ease of PD-307 / PD-307U installation operation,
the HT main unit or PB system has to be opened with
sufficient precautions. First push in the circled knobs on
both sides as in the right picture to remove the back
cover. Take out the arrow pointed pole cover from it.
2. Prepare a piece of clean soft clothe of appropriate size in
front of the HT system to prevent damage to the display
panel. Turn the display panel to straight up position. For
both HT and PB system, push in the rectangular marked spring button in
the same picture mentioned above on both sides of chassis and raise the
rear edge of the top cover. The COM port DC support for PD-307 can be
set at this moment.
3. Refer to the picture at right of the HT or PB
chassis near the right bottom corner (as you
are facing the HT or PB system from
its back) with 3 enlarged portions
around, please find 2 rectangular PD
installation holes A on the bottom
chassis; 2 circular locating holes B on
I/O plate; and 2 circular screw holes C
on metal sidewall.
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Please then refer to the pictures below for the base unit (lowest part) of
PD-307 / PD-307U with 2 enlarged portions to the right and a slightly
enlarged side view picture to the left to find 2 bottom locking lugs A’; 2
short cylindrical locating bosses B’ to fit into I/O plate; and 2 plastic
screw bosses C’ on side. Please note that the PD cable comes out of the
bottom end of the base tube yet in the illustration pictures the cable is
eliminated for sake of minimum visual confusion.
C’ C’
Turn the pole display base unit opposite to have
the bottom locking lugs A’ facing left and now
insert the 2 bottom locking lugs A’ on base unit
into the 2 rectangular installation holes A on
bottom of HT or PB chassis from the right
corner with the pole display slightly inclined to
the left as in the upper picture at right. Please
note that both bottom locking lugs A’ should be
completely inserted and come out of the bottom
plate of HT or PB system as emphasized by an
arrow in the enlarged portion in lower right.
Please always keep a
gentle pressure at the
bottom end of pole base (bottom locking lugs A’)
to the left (away from the sidewall of system
chassis) when moving the upper part of pole
toward sidewall as in the left picture.
7. Please refer to the right
picture taken from inside of HT or PB system to
show that the 2 short cylindrical locating bosses B’
should match into 2 round holes B
in the I/O plate. The bosses B’
inside holes B are show in the
enlarged portion.
Part 6
Please note the importance of keeping the leftward pressure on bottom
end of pole display during the process of turning the pole upright and
inserting the locating bosses B’ or even when you want to release the
locating bosses B’ away from I/O plate B and turn the upper end of pole
display to left to remove the locking lugs A’ from bottom chassis A.
Ignorance of this point may damage or even break off the locking lugs A’
due to improper torque applied.
9. The screw bosses on base of PD-307 /
PD-307U should now align with the PD-307 Base
screw holes on sidewall of system
chassis. Only 1 screw needs to be
applied. Use the self-tapping screw
that comes with PD-307 to fix from
external side of sidewall as Outside of sidewall
demonstrated in the right picture.
10. Carefully close back the top cover of HT or PB system and connect the
interface cable of PD-307 or PD-307U to appropriate port in system
connector area. Then close the back cover of the system.
PD-308, PD-308U:
1. To install PD-308 or PD-308U onto FT series host
system, the back cover of FT system base has to be
opened. First push in the circled knobs on both
sides as in the right pictures to remove the back
2. Remove the pole cover
on rear edge of the base top cover of FT system
by first removing the 2 arrowed screws in the
left picture and then pushing the wedge shaped
pole cover up.
3. Insert the base of PD-308 / PD-308U from top
of FT system base and screw back the 2 screws
as in the right picture. Connect the interface
cable to appropriate port.
Stand Alone Model:
This instruction is for stand alone model only. Please
unpack the inner box of pole display and it easy to
find the base, display unit with tube and adaptor
separately. Please remove the PE foam and bring out
the components carefully.
Firstly, place the display head and tube on a flat
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surface and find the cable which in the end of tube. Let
this cable pass through the short tube which on the base
stand and it shows in the picture at right.
Next, please assemble the display head with tube to the
base stand which shows in the right picture. Please pay
more attention during the process since there is a hole
and a compression lock which are in the two side of
tube and marked arrow signs. Aim these two arrow
signs nearby compression lock to the holes and push the
tube to the end. After hear the “click” sound, the
assembly is complete.
Once combine the display head with tube and base stand,
please place the pole display as a horizontal position
which can easily to check the bottom plate.
Please plug the cable to the connector which showing
“To Display” and route the cable as arrowed in the right
For direct I/O control over the serial interface (RS232) models, you have
to send all commands (listed later in this manual) under communication
protocol 9600 bps, none parity, 8 data bits, 1 stop bit with hardware
handshaking on CTS signal to the COM port used. No other driver installation
is required.
Copy the driver and library from Posiflex Product Information CD under
\Drivers\PD23_26U to your system or download from web site
D%20Series&Model_Name=PD-2300U. Follow instructions given in the file
“README.TXT” to send commands (listed later in this manual) and data to
the customer display under the programming language.
Find the subfolder \Drivers\UPOS\OPOS of the Posiflex Product
POS&Model_Name=OPOS and execute the file “SETUP.EXE” to install the
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OPOS Control Manager. To add the customer display under OPOS control
please set in OPOS Control Manager device name “PD3x-Line Display” in the
top row. For RS-232 models, select the COM port in the 3rd row and set baud
rate to “9600” in 4th row as in the left sample screen below. Select “USB” in
3rd row for USB interface models as in the right sample picture below.
Part 9
Display type
Number of digits
Character color
Back light color
Wave length
Max. brightness
Active display area
Character height
Character width
Character pitch
Dot size
Dot pitch
Display head size for
PD-302 /-303 / -305
PD-306 ~ 308
Pole height (PD-306 ~ 8)
Input power type
Input voltage
Current consumption
Operation temperature
Storage temperature
Display window size for
PD-302 /-303 / -305
PD-306 ~ 308
LCD, STN positive transflective with back light
20 digits/row, 2 rows
Dark blue
Yellow green
570 nm
150 cd/m2
142.8 mm (W) x 20.64 mm (H)
9.66 mm
6.0 mm
7.2 mm (H) x 10.98 mm (V)
1.12 mm (H) x 1.12 mm (V)
1.22 mm (H) x 1.22 mm (V)
217 mm (W) x 80.5 mm (H) x 28.5 mm (D)
196.7 mm (W) x 57.5 mm (H) x 39.6 mm (D)
200 mm
500 mA max.
0ºC ~ +50ºC (+32ºF ~ +122ºF)
-10ºC ~ +60ºC (+14ºF ~ +140ºF)
147 mm (W) x 21 mm (H)
169.8 mm (W) x 31.9 mm (H)
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