SAM4s makes several great entry level cash registers for both retail stores and restaurants. You should stay away from the cheap cash registers offered at the big box store when looking for an entry level cash register. Buy a cash register that you can get support for if needed.
A real popular machine for both small restaurant, fast food, snack bar is the SAM4s ER-285M. The reason people like this machine so much is features and price. This cash register is very small with a decent size cash drawer, options include interfaced credit card, bar code scanner, pc interface etc. Easy to program and very durable.
If you need a simple open entry cash register you might want to look at the SAM4s ER-5215M. This register comes with 5 dept./group buttons, receipt and journal printers, great cash drawer and pretty simple to use.
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